With block party season nearly upon us, two North Kingstown businesses decided to kick things off right with a Friendly Neighbors Party last week. Re and their neighbors across the street Pink Chair Consignments hosted vendors and local artisans at their two shops, with products ranging from hand-crafted wooden ducks to clothing to jewelry to home decor.
"We try to do about four of these each year," said Heidi Weilburg Stevens, co-owner of Re. "In this economy, many local artists are struggling so much and we try to help with events like this."
A portion of the proceeds from the event went toward , benefiting .