Rhode Island Historical Society, Newport Historical Society offering a unique opportunity to their members

Newport, RI - As the Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society embark on new ways to collaborate, the members of...

Obituary for Mary Louise Totas

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Mary Louise Totas, 86, of Newport, RI passed away on...

Jamestown Arts Center to host a socially-distanced live music event on August 15

Jamestown, RI - The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) this week announced that they will host ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX “Emergence: Inspiration Alone, Together,”...

Rhode Islanders must quarantine when visiting MA, NY, CT, and NJ

Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut on Tuesday all added Rhode Island to their travel advisory lists. Based...

Expect increased enforcement in and around Newport Harbor beginning this weekend

Newport, RI - The City of Newport today issued a press release advising boaters to expect increased enforcement in and around Newport...

Newport Folk Festival Programming Streaming All Weekend

As you know by now, the Newport Folk Festival will not be happening this year. But don't fret, the Festival has put...

Latest: Newport County

What Sold: 32 Aquidneck Island real estate sales, transactions (July 28 – August 4)

Newport, RI – Here’s what sold on Aquidneck Island over the last week, July 13 – 21, 2020. Aquidneck...

Now Hiring: 100 local job opportunities available right now in and around Newport

Looking for a new gig, job, or career? Here's who's hiring right now in the Newport area. All jobs have been posted...

This August, Newport children can explore the great outdoors, virtually

Newport, RI - Newport Open Space Partnership (NOSP) has announced that its 2020 Summer Programming has gone digital. NOSP...

Rhode Island Historical Society, Newport Historical Society offering a unique opportunity to their members

Newport, RI - As the Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society embark on new ways to collaborate, the members of...

Obituary for Mary Louise Totas

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Mary Louise Totas, 86, of Newport, RI passed away on...

Latest: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Historical Society, Newport Historical Society offering a unique opportunity to their members

Newport, RI - As the Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society embark on new ways to collaborate, the members of...

Rhode Islanders must quarantine when visiting MA, NY, CT, and NJ

Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut on Tuesday all added Rhode Island to their travel advisory lists. Based...

FirstWorks Summer Beats Concert Series Continues August 6th with Sidy Maiga

A new Summer Beats pop-up concert series at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor.

What’s Up at the Movies: We Review “The Rental”

Early responses to The Rental, the directorial debut of actor Dave Franco, have been interestingly divided. While movies often do better with...

Concert Photos: Anthony Geraci and Dennis Breenan at the Narrows Center (7-31-20)

Every Friday night, the Narrows Center for the Arts is presenting live stream concerts featuring top local and regional artists. Friday night,...

Rhode Island Historical Society, Newport Historical Society offering a unique opportunity to their members

Newport, RI - As the Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society embark on new ways to collaborate, the members of...

Obituary for Mary Louise Totas

This obituary originally appeared on O'Neill Hayes Funeral Home. Mary Louise Totas, 86, of Newport, RI passed away on...

Obituary for Ralph Michael DiMarzo

This obituary originally appeared on Memorial Funeral Home. Ralph Michael DiMarzo, 68, of Newport, passed away on Sunday, August...

Jamestown Arts Center to host a socially-distanced live music event on August 15

Jamestown, RI - The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) this week announced that they will host ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX “Emergence: Inspiration Alone, Together,”...

MLK Center receives funding for food acquisition

Although unable to hold its traditional late summer food drive in its 20 branches statewide, Bank Rhode Island (BankRI) is helping ensure...

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What’s Up Newp Live Stream: Governor Raimondo COVID-19 Update | August 5

Governor Gina Raimondo and the Rhode Island Department of Health hosted a press briefing at 1 pm on Wednesday, August 5th to...

Department of Health releases updated COVID-19 data by city, town

Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today released newly updated data on the number of people COVID-19 tested and the number...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Senator Dawn Euer

Senator Dawn Euer (D. District 13, Newport & Jamestown) will join What's Up Newp for a live video conversation on Wednesday, August...

VIDEO: Newport City Council workshop, COVID-19 crisis update

Newport City Council will be meeting virtually today at 4:30 pm for a COVID-19 update and to vote on an extension of...

First, Second, and Third Beach will temporarily close this week due to Tropical Storm Isaias

Newport, RI - The Town of Middletown and City of Newport today announced plans to close local beaches temporarily this week due...

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Rhode Island Historical Society, Newport Historical Society offering a unique opportunity to their members

Newport, RI - As the Newport Historical Society and Rhode Island Historical Society embark on new ways to collaborate, the members of...

Jamestown Arts Center to host a socially-distanced live music event on August 15

Jamestown, RI - The Jamestown Arts Center (JAC) this week announced that they will host ENSEMBLE / PARALLAX “Emergence: Inspiration Alone, Together,”...

Newport Hospital to hold outdoor Art & Gift Sale on August 22 and 23

 On Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, Newport Hospital invites the community to a special Art & Gift Sale being held...

Common Fence Music to present Queen Esther in free online concert on August 23

Common Fence Music today announced that it will present Queen Esther in a free online concert on Sunday August 23 at 7...

What’s Up Newp Live Stream: The Naticks perform live on What’s Up Newp

The Naticks play a mix of covers and original music! Sponsored by Grey Sail Brewing of Rhode Island and What's Up Newp.

Food & Drink

Newport Creamery on Bellevue Avenue closed until Spring 2021 due to COVID-19

Newport, RI - Awful awful news for Newport Creamery fans. The Newport Creamery located at 181 Bellevue Avenue...

RIDOH issues compliance order to ten restaurants, bars for failing to comply with COVID-19 directives

The Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) today announced that it has issued compliance orders to ten restaurants and bars so far...

Bar ‘Cino, Smoke House, and Avvio Ristorante now offering family-style feasts for backyard gatherings

Newport Restaurant Group today announced that it is offering a selection of family-style feasts for takeout and delivery from Bar ‘Cino and Smoke House in Newport...

The Clubhouse opens at Cardines Field

Once a hotspot for baseball fans and Aquidneck Island locals alike, Mudville Pub was a staple next to Historic Cardines Field. The...

Ragged Island Brewing Company gets o.k. to operate a limited series of beer gardens at its future home

The Town of Portsmouth's Zoning Board of Review last night unanimously approved Ragged Island Brewing Company's special use permit to operate a...

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Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut on Tuesday all added Rhode Island to their travel advisory lists. Based...

Newport Hospital to hold outdoor Art & Gift Sale on August 22 and 23

 On Saturday and Sunday, August 22 and 23, Newport Hospital invites the community to a special Art & Gift Sale being held...

VIDEO: Newport City Council workshop, COVID-19 crisis update

Newport City Council will be meeting virtually today at 4:30 pm for a COVID-19 update and to vote on an extension of...

Common Fence Music to present Queen Esther in free online concert on August 23

Common Fence Music today announced that it will present Queen Esther in a free online concert on Sunday August 23 at 7...

What’s Up Newp Daily Video Update: August 4th

WUN's Ryan and Frank will have the latest on COVID-19, Tropical Storm Isaias, and much more. Our guest...

FirstWorks Summer Beats Concert Series Continues August 6th with Sidy Maiga

A new Summer Beats pop-up concert series at Roger Williams Park features live, socially distanced performances with local and international flavor.

Tropical Storm Warning, Coastal Flood Advisory in effect

This story was last updated on August 4th at 11: 35 am. The National Weather Service has issued a...

Service canceled for Newport to Providence Ferry on Tuesday

Newport, RI - Seastreak, the seasonal ferry operator for the Rhode Island Department of Transportation (RIDOT) Providence to Newport and Bristol ferry...

People & Profiles

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Keith Stokes

Keith Stokes, Vice President of the 1696 Heritage Group, will join us to discuss the recent effort to advance Black History for...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with RI Solidarity Fund

Newport, RI - The Rhode Island Solidarity Fund has brought together 6 community-led relief efforts to offer a one-stop option for community...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Joe Louis Walker, Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner

Newport, RI - Joe Louis Walker, a Blues Hall of Fame inductee and four-time Blues Music Award winner who has a career...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Henry ‘Rick’ Lombardi Jr.

Middletown Town Councilor Henry ‘Rick’ Lombardi Jr. has announced his candidacy for Rhode Island House District 74 (Jamestown, Middletown).

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Casby Harrison

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Casby Harrison, Owner of Harrison Law Associates and former Deputy Legal Counsel to Governor Bruce Sundlun, will join...

What’s Up Podcast: A conversation with Bekah Salwasser, Executive Director of Red Sox Foundation

For Bekah Salwasser, a Brown University graduate and former professional soccer player and now executive director of the Red Sox Foundation, the...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Dr. James McDonald, Rhode Island Department of Health

Dr. James McDonald from the Rhode Island Department Of Health will join us on this edition of WUN-ON-ONE on Tuesday, May 19th...

What’s Up Podcast: Caitlin Frumerie, executive director of Rhode Island Coalition for the Homeless

The headline reads "During the Covid-19 pandemic, nowhere is safe for homeless people." That is as valid in San Francisco and London as it...

WUN-ON-ONE: A conversation with Lt. Governor Dan McKee

Lt. Governor Dan McKee joins us to chat about the impact COVID-19 has had on small businesses in Rhode Island, to...

What’s Up Podcast: Suzanna Laramee, president and chief executive officer, Newport Music Festival

To many, the Newport Music Festival, the chamber music festival in the city’s mansions, is the stepchild of the city’s folk and...