Fall 2019 Scoop: Retail, Tours and Wellness + Beauty

Retail Round-Up

AV Collection: Thoughtfully curated décor at incredible prices brought to you by brother and sister style connoisseurs Anthony Venetucci and Lisa Abadie. Home décor including furniture, lighting, art and more. 439 Broadway, Newport.

Vignette: Inspiring gifts and beautiful finds including high-quality bath, aroma and home products, Turkish towels and robes, essential oils, sea sponges, glass containers and more. 225 Goddard Row, Brick Market Place, Newport.

Commonwealth Books: Located inside the ca. 1750 Buliod-Perry House in Newport’s Washington Square, this refined bookstore, known for its longtime Boston location, stocks a diverse selection of titles with emphasis on the arts, architecture, history, literature, philosophy and religion. The shop also has a wide range of antique prints, old maps and other treasures.  29 Touro Street, Newport.

The Salty Babe Shop (formerly Balance on Thames): Women's casual beach lifestyle boutique dedicated to providing fun, trendy apparel and accessories. 391 Thames Street, Newport.

New Wellness & Beauty

The Barber Shop by RaNew Salon: Barber shop welcoming walk-ins located in downtown Newport perfect for a quick cut, a major transformation or beard/neck clean-up. 42 Spring Street, Newport.

Jax & Jill's Barbering Hair Studio: Hairdressers and barbers servicing men, women and children. 53 East Main Road, Middletown.  

mend: With a different take on yoga, mend. offers a bright and minimal space to practice with good music and classes “designed to nourish the mind and body.” These include power vinyasa, sculpt and mindful movement. 4 Equality Park Place, Newport.

WAVE Cycle: This new indoor cycling studio is currently being renovated in the heart of downtown Newport and will offer high energy workouts. Open mid-November. 198 Thames Street, Newport.

New Tours

Newport Boat Ride offers private tours aboard motorboat Baywatch in Newport Harbor for groups up to 21, including little ones (and dogs). Groups may bring their own provisions and beverages on board. Bachelorette parties welcome. Service begins in May but online booking currently available. Docked at The Lobster Bar restaurant at the end of Bowen’s Wharf.