In honor of the month of love, we’re sharing a two part blog series, “Loving Local.” Supporting small local businesses is close to our heart, so it feels fitting this time of year to share the spots we adore. In part one of this series, we’re sharing our favorite places to grab a bite, grab a drink, shop and workout! Stay tuned for part two which covers February and March festivities. You’d be surprised how much there is to do in the Ocean State “off-season.”

Now, on to the good stuff….

Places we love to eat:

These our a few of our most favorite spots to grab a bite, and very fitting locations for date nights or spending time with someone special (Valentine’s Day is only days away)…

Spirits and fun we adore:

If you’re looking for a fun cocktail, amazing ambience and yummy small plates, look no further…

Shops & local businesses we swoon over:

If you want to shop or support some fabulous small businesses, here’s a few picks…

Fitness centers we’re crushing on:

Looking to try a new class or build a new routine? Here are some of our favorite places to get a sweat in!