Wednesday, December 12, 2012
The fast-growing company already has a jewelry shop on Main Street.
A little bit more of the Alex and Ani gold dust is falling on East Greenwich, with the recent rental of warehouse space just off of Main Street. The company already owns a very busy jewelry store at 232 Main St. The warehouse building, at 461 Main St., is owned by Allen Gammons. Alex and Ani is renting out space at the rear of the building across from Crestar on Liberty Street. According to Alex and Ani CEO Giovanni Feroce, the space is being used as a distribution center for such companies as Bloomingdale's, Nordstrom, and The Paper Store. "We're fortunate in that Allen Gammons had a facility we could use for this holiday season," Feroce said Tuesday. "It's a short-term plan but I could envision it as a long-term plan." Feroce said …
Friday, December 7, 2012
A man and a woman are suspected of stealing jewelry from two stores on Main Street last Saturday.
East Greenwich Police are trying to identify two suspects who entered two stores on Main Street and stole several pieces of assorted jewelry on Saturday, according to Rhode Island Most Wanted. The businesses were Lost Treasures, 75 Main St., and Lola's Vintage Closet, 412 Main St. In both instances, the male asked to see numerous pieces of jewelry. Shortly after, the male suspect told the clerk they would return with money. After the couple left the stores the both store owners noticed several pieces of jewelry missing. According to the store owners, the couple spoke to each other in Spanish and claimed that they were buying gold to bring back to Mexico. Taken in the thefts were assorted gold rings with assorted diamonds and stones. …
Monday, June 18, 2012
Nominate your jewelry store in the comments; it may be voted a Readers' Choice later this summer.
Monday, June 18, 2012
If it's near and dear to your heart, Patch wants to know – tell us about the area's best jewelry store. Nominate your favorite jewelry store in the comments below. Once you do, Patch will officially add it to the running for best of the best—and later this summer, it may beat out the competition to become the number one Readers' Choice. We will take nominations through July 9; voting begins July 23.
Thursday, February 9, 2012
From chocolates and roses to jewelry and orchids, finding something special for your someone special is easy in EG.
As Valentine’s Day draws near, we always seem to be constricted by that suffocating question of “What do I buy?” Luckily, local businesses around East Greenwich have alleviated the stress of Valentine’s Day to make it easy and enjoyable. Here is just a sample of some ideas for that special someone. Sweet Twist With all the pretty confections at Sweet Twist, it can be hard to choose which one for Valentine’s Day? In preparation for one of the largest candy holidays of the year after Halloween (Americans will purchase approximately 58 million pounds of chocolate leading up to Valentine’s Day), Sweet Twist has an abundance of choices. Always a favorite is the heart-shaped box of chocolates for a classic approach. A more unique choice …
Wednesday, December 21, 2011
If you haven't finished your shopping, EG Patch feels your pain - and wants to help.
In Part Two of our last-minute gift ideas, we take it beyond Main Street, to a few other spots in town. If you have other local ideas to share, add a comment or post a photo. For Part One, click here.