If there was ever a year for local small business shopping, it’s 2020. This year has shut down some of the local places we love the most: local small businesses and restuarants. The holidays are a big deal for everyone, but it can be the saving grace for small businesses. In this guide you’ll find local small business that can use our support AND provide awesome and unique gifts for our loved ones.
Built on the foundation of authenticity, quality, and passion, our team seeks out the best grape growing regions in the world to bring our favorite varietals into your glass. This is always done with grace and style, wrapped in the fabric of our New England culture, and is guaranteed to enhance life’s every day moments.
Born in Venezuela, Aura gives others the experience to taste a piece of her homeland in her creations. She blends a unique combination of Venezuelan cocoa, recognized as one of the best in the world, with local ingredients from New England that envelops the richness of the chocolate’s taste.Recently, she has been “experimenting” with other types of Cacao such as the “Ruby”, which is considered the “fourth” type of chocolate alongside the dark, milk, and white.She is also opening to cacao of other latitudes.
mod mama first opened on the east side of providence in 2006. since then, it has doubled in size and moved to a location in garden city center, the premier shopping destination in rhode island. the philosophy has always been less is more when it comes to modern parenting, invest in quality products that will grow with your little one and that will withstand the demands of your little one, but do it all with style.
Soulita is a local organic skincare and soap business founded in 2019 by Lexus R. S. Fernandez, Rhode Island based and ruptured brain aneurysm survivor. in 2020, it has grew into a small team of Lexus and Evan Delpeche which has built a significant following over time with it’s elegant minimalist and trend-spotting products. Each product of the Soulita brand collection is created with specific intentions for it’s consumers. The brand continues to conjoint with the right synergy between essential oils and the healing botanical extracts that addresses the skin’s concern.
Whether you are ready for a night out on the town but need that accessory to finish the look, a home decor piece for that special room or that unique gift for anyone on your list. Serendipity is the place to go! The charming store will captivate shoppers of all walks, with classy and chic, yet everyday affordable styles will keep shoppers coming back for more! Melissa is always incorporating new pieces and keeping the store fresh and full of excitement, consisting of all New England and Etsy Artists and their Handmade Artisan Goods!
We’re the largest used and rare bookstore in the smallest state in the US. Cellar Stories has been buying and selling all types of books for over thirty years.
We have a stock of approximately 70,000 volumes covering all categories from vintage paperbacks, pulps and collectible ephemera to antiquarian volumes on many subjects.
Like art, the beauty of handcrafted furniture is its ability to tell a story and stir emotion. Each of our antique and vintage pieces is restored to maintain the integrity of its history, while giving it new life and aesthetic value.
Our furniture is carefully selected and given an individual rehab plan. Each of our one-of-a-kind pieces is hand painted and in some cases transformed beyond the imagination…truly works of art.
A passion for wellness led to the creation of a brick-and-mortar store on Hope Street in Providence, where you will find a curated collection of the very best products available for skin, body and home care.
The Spa is a natural extension of the store, featuring organic linens, aromatherapy, and clean products so you can truly relax! The benefits of spa treatments along with the use of the clean products featured in our store will leave your skin vibrant and your spirit revived.
Stop by and see us on Hope Street in Providence!
Nineteen years ago, Erin and Asher Schofield opened their special little neighborhood shop with an ever-changing selection of affordable items from around the world, ranging from lovely and inspiring to odd and incredible, and featuring lots of locally-made goodness. Since then, the store has doubled in size… and stuff! You’ll find hand-knit sweaters, jewelry, handbags, throw rugs, pop culture odds and ends, locally-printed and designed graphic tees, Fair Trade handicrafts from around the globe, and much, much, much more. Frog and Toad also offers complimentary gift-wrapping and a staff that loves what they do. Browsers always welcome. See you soon!