Shop: PVD 101

September 2022


September in Providence means an influx of fresh faces – after all, nearly half our state’s colleges and universities are right here in the city. To give newbies some help, we’ve amassed goods from local shops and makers along with words of wisdom to help initiate our newest residents right away.

1. Lonelyville Dad Cap

Hungry Ghost Press
OLNEYVILLE: 60 Valley Street, Unit 2

“Shade yourself from the sun and break the ice in all situations, whether grabbing a drink at Troop, reading a book at Riffraff, enjoying lunch at La Lupita, or heading to the Big Top Flea on the weekend for some killer deals.”  Chris Morrison Blackwell, owner

2. Tour de Tentacle T-shirt

Lovecraft Arts & Sciences
DOWNTOWN/ARCADE: 65 Weybosset St.

“Combining stylish esoterica with bold, art deco graphics, no shirt better conveys the cool, weird vibe of Providence than a Tour de Tentacle T-shirt.” Niels Hobbs, director

3. Can Glass

FOX POINT: 79 Ives Street

“This is a must-have item because it’s great for anything. Water, coffee, beer, name it.”Lori + Paul Kettelle, owners

4. Keychain

Rhody Craft
EAST SIDE: 769 Hope Street

“Organize keys Rhody-style!” Kim T. Clark, owner

5. Flag

Frog & Toad
EAST SIDE: 795 Hope Street

“Don’t be a tourist for four years and then go on your merry way. Allow the people and the culture to affect and influence you.”  Asher Schofield, owner


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