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Tracking COVID-19: The latest local, national, and global data

Positive Cases In Rhode Island Cumulative Cases in Rhode Island April 2: 657April 1:...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 2: Governor takes questions from children in Rhode Island

Today’s press conference will be an opportunity for the Governor to take questions directly from Rhode Island’s kids. More than 13,000 students...

Coronavirus cases are growing exponentially – here’s what that means

Andrew D. Hwang, College of the Holy Cross In the U.S., scientists stress that the number of coronavirus cases has been growing exponentially....

Whats Up Podcast: A convo on comedy and quarantine with Doug Key, founder of Rogue Island Comedy Festival

Doug Key, founder of Rogue Island Comedy Festival, is currently quarantined in his apartment in the Bronx and recovering from an illness...

Real estate market collapsing, falling victim to COVID-19

The signs of spring are everywhere. Daffodils are blooming, tulips are not far behind. Buds are popping on trees. 

Should we wear masks or not? An expert sorts through the confusion

Thomas Perls, Boston University As a professor at Boston University’s School of Medicine and a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center caring for the...

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COVID-19 Press Conference – April 3: Governor, Department of Health provide daily update

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will provide their daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update on Friday at 1 pm.

Band of the Day: Deer Tick – Support Local Artists

As many professional musicians continue to find themselves out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis, we’ll do our part and feature...

401Gives raises $1.2 million for nonprofits across Rhode Island

In a sign of unity that will impact the lives of tens of thousands of their neighbors, Rhode Islanders came together to...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 1: COVID-19 testing expanded to all symptomatic Rhode Islanders, 657 positive cases now in R.I.

The Rhode Island Department of Health has provided the following announcements and data. With Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019...

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VIDEO: Rhode Island National Guard COVID-19 effort

The Rhode Island National Guard has made the following information, photos, and videos available regarding their COVID-19 effort; 143d...

Just My Opinion: What are you reading?

These are strange and difficult times – the likes of which have become the subject of numerous science fiction books about pandemics,...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 1: COVID-19 testing expanded to all symptomatic Rhode Islanders, 657 positive cases now in R.I.

The Rhode Island Department of Health has provided the following announcements and data. With Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 3: Governor, Department of Health provide daily update

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will provide their daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update on Friday at 1 pm.

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COVID-19 Press Conference – April 3: Governor, Department of Health provide daily update

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will provide their daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update on Friday at 1 pm.

401Gives raises $1.2 million for nonprofits across Rhode Island

In a sign of unity that will impact the lives of tens of thousands of their neighbors, Rhode Islanders came together to...

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 1: COVID-19 testing expanded to all symptomatic Rhode Islanders, 657 positive cases now in R.I.

The Rhode Island Department of Health has provided the following announcements and data. With Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019...

CCRI donates thousands of personal protective equipment items to support Rhode Island’s healthcare personnel

The Community College of Rhode Island today announced that they have donated a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Rhode...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 2: Governor takes questions from children in Rhode Island

Today’s press conference will be an opportunity for the Governor to take questions directly from Rhode Island’s kids. More than 13,000 students...

Coronavirus cases are growing exponentially – here’s what that means

Andrew D. Hwang, College of the Holy Cross In the U.S., scientists stress that the number of coronavirus cases has been growing exponentially....

Coronavirus Disease

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 3: Governor, Department of Health provide daily update

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will provide their daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update on Friday at 1 pm.

COVID-19 Daily Update – April 1: COVID-19 testing expanded to all symptomatic Rhode Islanders, 657 positive cases now in R.I.

The Rhode Island Department of Health has provided the following announcements and data. With Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019...

CCRI donates thousands of personal protective equipment items to support Rhode Island’s healthcare personnel

The Community College of Rhode Island today announced that they have donated a variety of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Rhode...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 2: Governor takes questions from children in Rhode Island

Today’s press conference will be an opportunity for the Governor to take questions directly from Rhode Island’s kids. More than 13,000 students...

Coronavirus cases are growing exponentially – here’s what that means

Andrew D. Hwang, College of the Holy Cross In the U.S., scientists stress that the number of coronavirus cases has been growing exponentially....

Should we wear masks or not? An expert sorts through the confusion

Thomas Perls, Boston University As a professor at Boston University’s School of Medicine and a geriatrician at Boston Medical Center caring for the...

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COVID-19 Press Conference – April 3: Governor, Department of Health provide daily update

Governor Raimondo and the Department of Health will provide their daily coronavirus disease (COVID-19) update on Friday at 1 pm.

Tracking COVID-19: The latest local, national, and global data

Positive Cases In Rhode Island Cumulative Cases in Rhode Island April 2: 657April 1:...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 2: Governor takes questions from children in Rhode Island

Today’s press conference will be an opportunity for the Governor to take questions directly from Rhode Island’s kids. More than 13,000 students...

COVID Daily Update – April 1st: Governor Raimondo provides several updates, 566 positive cases now in R.I.

Governor Gina M. Raimondo today made several announcements today about the state's response to COVID-19. RI Delivers: Today the state...

COVID-19 Press Conference – April 1: Governor, Department of Health provide daily update

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Dr. James McDonald, who is one of the Medical Directors at the Rhode Island Department of Health...

Coronavirus Update – March 31st: 488 positive cases in R.I.

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Nicole, Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH, the Director of the Rhode Island Department of Health (RIDOH) made several announcements...

Real Estate

Real estate market collapsing, falling victim to COVID-19

The signs of spring are everywhere. Daffodils are blooming, tulips are not far behind. Buds are popping on trees. 

Rhode Island Airbnb hosts earned $13 million during biggest weekends of 2019

Airbnb announced today that its Rhode Island host community earned a combined $13 million in supplemental income while welcoming approximately 39,300 guest...

Realtor.Com: U.S. Housing Market short 3.8 million new homes

 As the new decade begins with a strong economy and low interest rates, home buyers still face a big hurdle -- extremely...

Tyler Bernadyn: Why waiting until “Spring” to buy or sell might be a mistake

To say the Spring market is off to a hot start would be an understatement.  With a large pool of qualified buyers...

Realtor.Com: 2020 begins with lowest housing inventory in two years

December saw the largest year-over-year decline of housing inventory in almost three years with a dramatic 12 percent decline, pushing the number...

Things To Do

DEM: Enjoy the beauty of Rhode Island

via RIDEM The Department of Environmental Management (DEM) is reminding Rhode Islanders that many diverse and varied outdoor spaces...

Newport Folk Festival: 2020 lineup announcements

The Newport Folk Festival has begun its annual tradition of rolling lineup announcements ahead of the 2020 Newport Folk Festival at Fort...

Live Stream: Climb the Walls and Dance with Island Moving Company and Newport Academy of Ballet

Learn a few new moves while you’re physically distancing! To break out of your isolation blues and get you...

What’s Up RI Live Stream: Behind The Virtual Bar with Christina Mercado

What's Up Newp Live Stream continues on Friday evening. This time around we're taking a step away from the music and having...

What’s Up RI Live Stream: Timmy May performs on St. Patrick’s Day

What’s Up Newp will continue our live stream series on Tuesday with a very special St. Patrick’s Day performance by Timmy May!

WATCH LIVE: Dropkick Murphys ‘Streaming Up From Boston’ on St. Patrick’s Day

Dropkick Murphys will be performing for a free live stream concert from Boston on St. Patrick's Day. "We hope...

Entertainment & Music

Band of the Day: Deer Tick – Support Local Artists

As many professional musicians continue to find themselves out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis, we’ll do our part and feature...

Musician of the Day: Charlie Marie – Support Local Artists

As many professional musicians continue to find themselves out of work due to the COVID-19 crisis, we’ll...

Musician of the Day: Mark Cutler – Support Local Artists

As many professional musicians continue to find themselves out of work due to the Coronavirus crisis, we’ll do...

Photos: ‘Hearts For Healthcare Workers’ in North Kingstown

The parents of a six-year-old in North Kingstown yesterday told What's Up Rhode Island photographer Morgan Macia that their daughter wanted to make this...

Just My Opinion: What are you reading?

These are strange and difficult times – the likes of which have become the subject of numerous science fiction books about pandemics,...

Newport Festivals Foundation Launches Musician Relief Fund

Newport Festivals Foundation announced the launch of The Newport Festivals Musician Relief Fund. Priority for the grants, which are...

Dine & Drink

RI Hospitality Association, RI Hospitality Education Foundation establish “RI Hospitality Employee Relief Fund”

The RI Hospitality Association (RIHA) and RI Hospitality Education Foundation (RIHEF) announced yesterday that it has established the RI Hospitality Employee Relief Fund to benefit statewide foodservice, lodging...

RIDOH: Restaurants and bars to offer delivery and take-out only, Gatherings limited to 25 people

Full Press Release From RIDOH Restaurants and Bars to Offer Delivery and Take-Out Only, Gatherings Limited to 25...

Dine-in food and beverage service at all restaurants, bars, and cafes shut down from March 17 – 30; drive-thru, take-out can remain open

Governor Gina M. Raimondo and Director of Health Nicole Alexander-Scott, MD, MPH provided updates to reporters about Rhode Island’s coronavirus disease 2019...

Ben & Jerry’s postpones ‘Free Cone Day’ amid coronavirus disease concerns

Ben & Jerry's announced this week that they will take a break from their long-standing tradition of "Free Cone Day" due to...

Quahog Week returns March 23-29

Quahog Week is back – bigger & better than ever! The 5th Annual Quahog Week, a statewide...

People & Profiles

Whats Up Podcast: A convo on comedy and quarantine with Doug Key, founder of Rogue Island Comedy Festival

Doug Key, founder of Rogue Island Comedy Festival, is currently quarantined in his apartment in the Bronx and recovering from an illness...

What’s Up Podcast: Ivan Colón, Philanthropy Officer for Care New England

With today being 401Gives Day, What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island are touching base with local and statewide nonprofits to...

Photos: ‘Hearts For Healthcare Workers’ in North Kingstown

The parents of a six-year-old in North Kingstown yesterday told What's Up Rhode Island photographer Morgan Macia that their daughter wanted to make this...

What’s Up Podcast: COVID-19 upends events industry, a conversation with Carbotti Experiences

With the cancellation of sporting events, concerts, trade shows, conferences, and virtually all other types of gatherings, the >$1 trillion global...

What’s Up Podcast: John Marion, executive director of Common Cause in Rhode Island

John Marion, executive director of Common Cause in Rhode Island, talks with WUN's Frank Prosnitz about the challenges that COVID - 19 puts...

What’s Up Podcast: Conversations and moments from Newport, R.I., and beyond

From the award-winning team behind What's Up Newp and What's Up Rhode Island, What's Up Podcast brings you interesting conversations and moments...