Five Guys: 63 Airport Rd, Warwick. fiveguys.com This greasy (tremendously unhealthy) burger chain opened a new location on Airport Road in Warwick, with a mobile pick up window that already has car lines going out into the street.
Pizza Marvin: 468 Wickenden St, PVD. pizzamarvin.com This new pizzeria over in Fox Point boosts “New Haven-style inspired” pies, whatever that means.
Foodlove Market: 1037 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown. Opening this summer, they sell pre-made to-go meals made with local ingredients, from pizza to rotisserie chicken to groceries, sushi, poke bowls and more.
Air and Anchor: airandanchor.com An online jewelry and accessory shop started by a couple in Cranston.
Zurner Oceanic: 40 Franklin St, Newport. zurneroceanic.com Opened during the pandemic, this nautical-themed shop sells … well, oceanic-themed goods.
Charter Books: 8 Broadway, Newport. charterbookstore.com Taking its name from the 1663 doc that founded our state, this new bookstore aims to push more than just pulp, airport thrillers.
Graze on Main: 58 Main St, East Greenwich. grazeonmaineg.com Across the street from the Greenwich Odeum (and hidden in the back) this biz curates cured meat and cheeses in specialty charcuterie platters.
Rejects Beer Company: 124 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown. fb.com/Rejects-Beer-Co-102299191680951/. The newest brewer in the East Bay. See story page XX.
Times Are Tough Gallery: Located literally in the breezeway of someone’s Middletown home, this gallery store sells prints, cards, jewelry. And can we get a big ol’ “No shit!” about the name? Visit fb.com/timesaretoughgallery to arrange a visit.
Eli’s Kitchen in Warren: This Warren restaurant, run by chef Eli Dunn, closed at the end of 2020. Dunn announced he and a couple of his partner chefs would open a new space at a new location sometime in 2021.