Ped-Friendly Business Directory

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Food & Drink

Blush Bakeshop

Outspoken vegan bakery on Atwells Ave with pedestrian-conscious sidewalk seating, refillable water station, & public restroom.

Good Game Grill

Community-oriented board game cafe with vegan options on Weybosset Street featuring public access to water & restrooms.

Long Live Beerworks

Craft brewery on Sprague Street with walk-up window & outdoor dining. Pre/post-COVID, also dog-friendly & happy to refill water bottles.


Family restaurant at Westminster & Dorrance with walk-up window, spacious outdoor dining, & engaging art detailing.

Rebelle Artisan Bagels

Dog-friendly neighborhood bagel/coffee shop on Doyle Ave with both sidewalk dining & benches as well as an amazing street-facing mural.


Health-minded salad joint on Fountain Street downtown with colorful sidewalk dining & skyline views. Offers access to water & restrooms & is also dog-friendly.

Wild Colonial Tavern

Vocal neighborhood pub on South Water Street that heavily engages with pedestrian issues. Dog-friendly, Steel Yard bike rack outside, & outdoor seating with river views.


Bloom Collective

Roaming pop-up business selling a variety of local makers’ wares. Dog-friendly locations feature engaging displays & a commitment to walkability.


Active-transportation-specific gear-maker on Carpenter Street & champions of the car-free movement. Dog-friendly shop offers refillable water station & public restrooms.

Nostalgia Antiques

Antiques co-op on Wickenden Street with amazing rotating window display. Dog-friendly & very sidewalk-conscious.

Simple Pleasures

Landmark eclectic gift shop in Richmond Square with engaging exterior & unique bench seating. Dog-friendly!

Symposium Books

Highly engaged dog-friendly indie bookstore/record shop on Westminster Street with sidewalk seating/displays & books on urbanism/walking.