GIFT GUIDES

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Enamelware from Queen of Hearts and Modern Love

Crisp, vintage lines with durability and style. These homegoods are made by fusing porcelain into steel for a smooth, even surface. Dishwasher and oven safe, enamelware can withstand temperatures up to 500ºF. Perfect for indoor use, and super cute for picnics. Extra helpful for re-warming over a campfire. Find these and more at Queen of…

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On the Hunt: Buy Vintage Like a Pro

Here it is folks – a collection of tips from the pros who man the booths at The Vault Collective. If you love vintage but want to improve your hunting skills, tune into what they have to say!     Julie Miller – GOLD DUST VINTAGE When I’m looking for things for Gold Dust Vintage…

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Tips and Tricks to Stay Chill

Here’s how our fave downcity businesses are helping us stay cool this summer. All natural soothing balm from Craftland is a must have – especially if you overdid it at the beach last weekend. Loaded with essential oils and tons of mint, your peeling, over-heated skin will thank you!   This cotton jumpsuit from Clover…

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New treats at Homestyle

Spotted at Homestyle – new tasty treats that make beautiful party favors. These gourmet lollipops are made from all natural ingredients with elegant flavor combinations. Check ’em out for yourself!       Cilantro Lime         Basil Pomegranate

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Summery Prints from Craftland

Brighten up your guest room or present to your hosts this season! Beautiful, bright, prints with more than a hint of summer. You can find them at Craftland. We love these nostalgic prints from Rhode Trip Photography. They’re made even better by the ingenious use of the 4 x 5 film dryers – a relic…

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Indowncity Picks for Father’s Day

Shopping for dad can sometimes be kinda tough– he is so used to providing, sometimes he’s not that great at receiving! However, we think these classy items found at stores like Clover, Craftland, Queen of Hearts, Eno, and Providence Optical have just the right amount of levity, style, and practicality to really send that message…

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PVDFest Guide: Indowncity Picks

A quick guide to what we’re looking forward to this weekend! What’s getting you downcity for PVDfest? THURSDAY 5:00pm :: Community Dinner on Kennedy Plaza :: Washington Street PVDFest kicks off with a massive 320-foot community table dinner along Washington Street in Kennedy Plaza. Building off the tremendous energy of the Department of Art, Culture +…

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Ask Eno: Summery Red Wines

Dear Eno, What types of red wines do you suggest for the upcoming hot months? – Karen               Dear Karen, Summer-friendly red wines are typically lighter, fruit-driven, and can sometimes even stand to be slightly chilled.   Some suggestions: * Pinot Noir – Reds made from Pinot Noir tend to…

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Gifts for the Grad

Some of Indowncity’s picks for recent grads! It’s important to show your grad that while they’re now proper adults, you are with them through the next set of challenges life throws at them. Here are some thoughtful gifts that communicate love and inspiration.

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Mother’s Day Gifts

Shop small, and shop local – that’s the name of the game when it comes to thoughtful Mother’s Day gifts! Whether your mom needs pampering or something a little glam, here are some ideas to help you take advantage of Downcity’s super cute gift shops. Craftland 212 Westminster Street Sweet, hand-printed designs from Craftland are…

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