Shop Small, Support Local – From Home

This is an extremely challenging time for small businesses, and your purchases can make a difference during their fight for survival. Online shopping is now an option at all the downtown Providence shops listed below, making it even easier to support them from home! Local shipping is quick – likely faster than shopping online from…


Downtown Businesses Can Help with Your Easter

Easter might look a little different this year during social distancing, but the shops and restaurants downtown can help make the holiday feel special even if you can’t celebrate your usual traditions with extended family and friends: 🐰 Customize an Easter basket @homestyleri with your choice of stuffers (like cute plush bunnies) and get a free basket…


InDowncity Block Party 2020

SATURDAY, MAY 2 12-7 PM DOWNTOWN PROVIDENCE 3/23/20 Update: We’re super bummed to say it: in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and CDC guidelines for events, the InDowncity Block Party on Saturday, May 2 is cancelled. The Providence Rock And Roll Yard Sale part of this (offering vinyl, vintage and handmade goods) is POSTPONED and…


LEIGH ShoeCase Pops Up Downtown

If you’ve ever finished packing for a weekend away only to realize you forgot to put your shoes in your bag, and it isn’t clear where they can be safely added in, well, LEIGH ShoeCase has solutions. LEIGH is bringing its innovative bags to the pop-up retail space at 233 Westminster Street starting January 27…


Valentine’s Day Gift Preview

We’re keeping an eye out for Valentine’s Day gifts that won’t make you cringe. Here are some of our favorite finds in downtown Providence so far. Love from Lil’ Rhody onesie, Craftland Heart socks, Queen of Hearts & Modern Love Heart-shaped coffee scoop, Craftland Chocolate set, Queen of Hearts & Modern Love Flower bouquet patch,…


Where to Find Winter Fun in PVD

Oh, January. The holidays have come and gone, and now hibernation season is in full swing. Here are some ways to get out there and experience what Providence has to offer during these dreary winter months!  Book a staycation at The Dean Hotel. You don’t even have to leave the building! Grab a pre-dinner drink…


Gift Ideas for Kids

-2019 Edition- The retail shops in downtown Providence carry a variety of gift options for big kids and newborns, and every age in between! Here are a few of our favorite finds right now: Jellycat plush toys are so soft and so adorable! Hard to resist this fuzzy rainbow guy. Homestyle, $24 Candylab toys are…

Gift options inside Queen of Hearts & Modern Love

Last-Minute Gift Ideas

-2019 Edition- A few people left on your gift list? No worries—we’ve got you covered. These gifts are all available in downtown Providence for under $60: This duffel bag is perfect for weekend getaways. Pack it with goodies for an extra surprise! Found at: Queen of Hearts & Modern Love, $59.99 Give the gift of…


Guide to Holiday Shopping in Downcity

Symposium Books & Records  With a mix of new releases, used and rare books, kids’ classics, and more, Symposium is THE place to shop for the readers in your life. There’s also a growing collection of vinyl to browse.  Shop online: Shop in store: 240 Westminster Street The Vault Collective  You likely know *someone*…

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