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Pawsox Stadium plan stalls, despite team ownership willing to pay more than half the...

The Pawtucket Red Sox stadium plan has stalled, as leading legislators said they don’t have enough time to consider the proposal in the waning...

Warwick’s Ocean State Theater closes

Only two months after announcing an aggressive 2017-2018 season, featuring the likes of five-time award winning Titanic: The Musical, Warwick’s Ocean State Theater is...

Mark Zuckerberg Makes Stops in Newport and Providence on Monday

After checking in on Facebook from Newport on Sunday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has confirmed that he was in the City-By-The-Sea on Sunday and...

Rhode Island is 3rd Worst State for Military Retirees in 2017, According to WalletHub

With May being Military Appreciation Month and the military pension system undergoing significant change this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report...

Prosnitz joins WhatsUpRhodeIsland as news editor

Frank Prosnitz, a veteran journalist who has worked for both the Providence Journal and Providence Business News, has joined WhatsUpRhodeIsland as its news editor. He...

Former RI Senate President Paiva Weed Sells Newport Home

Teresa Paiva Weed, former long-time Senator for District 13 (Newport, Jamestown) and Senate President, has sold her home at 48 Admiral Kalbfus Road in...

Craft Beer Corner: American Craft Beer Week 2017

Sarah Fimple is the Beverage Manager of The Wharf Pub on Bowen's Wharf in Newport, RI. The Wharf Pub was named "Best Craft Beer...

REVIEW: I Got a Song – A History of the Newport Folk Festival

A new book on the history of the Newport Folk Festival is a treasure trove for music fans. Former Providence Journal reporter Rick Massimo has...

Tyler’s Two Cents: For My Mother…

It has been roughly three and a half months since I last published an editorial on WhatsUpNewp. In that absence, I spent a month...

Eating with the Ecosystem presents Scales & Tales, a Seasonal Fundraising Dinner Series

Eating with the Ecosystem has announced that they are partnering with Eat Drink RI to present a series of educational dinners at local restaurants to...

Just My Opinion: ‘Send in the Clowns’

This story originally appeared on www.whatsupnewp.com, it was written by Frank Prosnitz. What I remember most of my one big day as a clown in...