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NARRAGANSETT
Low-key Living
BY JAYNE GUERTIN
At a glance
Out and about
Salt air, sunshine, early evening surfing at Narragansett Town Beach
and dinner at the Coast Guard House exemplify what Narragansett
is all about: Low-key living. But, as we know, Narragansett is
much more than that. Narragansett Bay is graced with a generous
coastline that stretches over 256 miles, including pretty coves, bays
and islands. In this year-round community, it is not surprising to
spot surfers in the ocean during the winter months. The town of
Narragansett encompasses several distinctive neighborhoods, such
as Saunderstown, with its green sloping lawns and views of the sea
and the Jamestown Bridge. Bonnet Shores is home to summer and
year-round residents, and Point Judith and Galilee are well known as
a harborage for the Block Island Ferry and fishing fleets.
Dotting Narragansett Pier are shingle style homes that reflect New
England’s architecture. In town, shoppers can find plenty to explore.
There are several shopping centers and independently owned stores
throughout the town. Residents and visitors may find quirky
boutiques, bistros and cafes, as well as bookstores like Wakefield
Books and Allison B. Goodsell Rare Books. Dining options include
old staples such as Aunt Carrie’s and Champlin’s Seafood, as well as
the culinary pleasures served up by fancier restaurants, like Spain
of Narragansett and The Coast Guard House located on the water
next door to the iconic Narragansett Towers. The exclusive Dunes
Club and Bonnet Shores Beach Club, aside from their beaches and
pools, offer high-end casual dining, as well as outdoor recreation and
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