Newport Rocks The Fort Possible Because of Great Partners from the Business Community

One not-for-profit, the Fort Adams Trust, is seeing companies like Arden Engineering stepping up to help fill the void, reaping benefits for both. August 29, 2014 | via Fort Adams Trust National Historic Landmark Fort Adams, the largest coastal fortress in North America, needs lots of investment to operate and preserve. While State partners continue their support, […]



Labor Day Weekend: Best Things To Do In Newport, RI

Labor Day Weekend In Newport, RI Labor Day Weekend in Newport is packed with live music, comedy, events, festivals and plenty of family friendly and fun activities. The What’sUpNewp crew had hand-picked and curated the very best of what’s happening during this busy weekend, be safe and have fun! Newport Rocks The Fort Newport Rocks […]



Schedule Of Events: President Obama’s Visit To Newport, RI On August 29, 2014

August 29, 2014 | The following information was obtained from The White House: In the morning, the President and Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. In the afternoon, the President will travel to Westchester County, New York. The departure from the South Lawn is […]



Parking Restrictions Have Been Announced For Presidential Visit On August 29th

Parking Restrictions Announced For President Obama Visit To Newport On Friday, August 29th. August 28, 2014 | The following information has been provided by the Newport, RI Police Department. The Newport Police Department will have the following parking restrictions on Friday, August 29th, 2014. The parking restrictions will go in effect at 12:00 PM until […]



Today In Newport, RI History: August 28th | Nation’s First Jail Sentence

The First Jail Sentence For Speeding In An Automobile, Happened On This Day In Newport, RI In 1904. August 28, 2014 | Ryan Belmore, What’sUpNewp On This Day In Newport, RI On August 28th, 1904: Judge Darius Baker imposed the nation’s first jail sentence for speeding in an automobile.Although laws against galloping horses and speeding […]



Back to Back Concerts at Fort Adams Ring in Newport’s Labor Day Weekend

The sound of music floating over Narragansett Bay announces the beginning of Labor Day festivities in Newport, RI. August 27, 2014 | via Fort Adams Trust Sundown Thursday free summer concerts have been providing beautiful sunsets and free live music to concert-goers all season. Tomorrow’s August 28th concert, starts at 6 PM and runs past […]



Providence, Rhode Island Metropolitan Area Among “10 Best Cities for Boaters”!

Narragansett Bay Makes Us All Proud! August 27, 2014 | via BUSINESS WIRE  Just in time for Labor Day weekend, today Redfin, the customer-first real estate brokerage, released a list of the 10 best cities for boaters. With help from Discover Boating and Weather.com, Redfin determined which regions have the most waterfront property for sale, the longest boating seasons, the most boat […]



Notice To Airmen: NOTAM Has Been Published That Will Affect Flight In The Area During President Obama’s Planned Visit

FAA to establish VIP TFR over Providence/Newport, RI on Friday, August 29, 2014 August 27, 2014 | via AOPA TFA Alert A NOTAM has been published that will affect flight in the area during President Obama’s planned visit. 30 NM RADIUS TFR Location On the PROVIDENCE VORTAC (PVD) 169 degree radial at 0.2 nautical miles. […]



Newport Restoration Foundation Announces Fall Programs

The Newport Restoration Foundation will hold a variety of programs during September and October. August 21, 2014 | via Newport Restoration Foundation In addition to the regular tour schedule at Rough Point and Whitehorne House, the Newport Restoration Foundation will hold a variety of programs during September and October.  The schedule features both new programs […]



Tennis Evolves: Racquets & Fashion A Museum Exhibition presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame at the US Open

The exhibit will be open daily August 25 – September 8 in the American Express US Open Fan Experience in the Chase Center. August 25, 2014 | via International Tennis Hall Of Fame & Museum The International Tennis Hall of Fame & Museum will display a special museum exhibition at the US Open featuring an […]



Newport Storm Releases InfRIngement, A Barrel Aged Imperial Stout.

Newport Storm releases a bomber of barrel aged beer! August 25, 2014 | via Coastal Extreme Brewing Newport Storm Brewery, never one to stray from a challenge, is set to release their most “controversial” brew this week. In response to all the petty trademark disputes brought against Rhode Island brewers, Newport Storm offers its friends, […]



Newport Comedy Series Will Wrap Up 2014 Season On Saturday, August 30th With Amy Schumer

Amy Schumer Makes Her Newport Debut On August 30th! The Mattie Volkswagen Audi Newport Comedy Series presented by Coastal Financial Group will wrap up their 2014 season on Saturday, August 30th with Amy Schumer! As the funniest, freshest face on television, Amy Schumer is on the rise in the world of comedy with her blend […]



Newport Hospital receives nursing’s highest credential for third time with Magnet recognition

Among only 2 percent of US hospitals to achieve prestigious redesignation August 23, 2014 | Ryan Belmore, What’sUpNewp | Source: Lifespan   NEWPORT, RI – Newport Hospital has again attained the distinguished Magnet hospital designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. Considered the gold standard for nursing excellence, the voluntary hospital credentialing […]