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What’s In A Name? The Origin Of Newport Street Names and...

Photo: Boston Public Library, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center The streets and landmarks of Newport are rich in more than three hundred years of history, triumphs,...

Fun, Interesting, Famous and Memorable Quotes About Newport, Rhode Island

{Photo via Frank G. Harris (1885)/Wikimedia Commons} Newport, RI has inspired many writers, celebrities, musicians and creative minds over the last several hundred years. While there's never any...

17 Popular Movies Filmed in Newport, RI

This story was originally published on September 2, 2015. It was updated on September 2, 2017. According to IMDB, there are more than 100 films, documentaries...

Black History Month – People, Places & Events: Remembering a group...

February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, an annual time to celebrate the achievements, and a time...

18 famous actors and actresses that have ties to Newport

Editor's Note - This story was originally published on November 15, 2015. It has been republished. Newport has a long history of socialites, presidents, celebrities...

Black History Month Newport: A look at 19th century black-owned businesses,...

Introduction: February is Black History Month, also known as African American History Month, an annual time to celebrate the achievements, and a...

20 Must-Have Drinks in Newport, RI

It's no secret that Newport is home to some amazing mixologists who provide a wonderfully diverse variety of drinks. The What'sUpNewp Crew with the help...

40 Facts You Might Not Know About Newport

The What'sUpNewp Crew has curated some weird, random, wonderful and fun facts about Newport, RI and Aquidneck Island. We hope you'll find them interesting...

7 Places in Newport Tied to Jackie Kennedy

On January 20th, Jane Pickens Theater will begin showing JACKIE starring Natalie Portman as Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy, the First Lady famously tied to the City-by-the-Sea....