BEAR Bargains Discount List

The following business partnerships have agreed to offer discounts to the BEAR Bargains program for all members of the Brown community.  All faculty, staff and students will receive discounts on the products and services listed on this website by showing your Brown ID Card or using your Brown E-Mail address. Brown University does not sponsor or endorse any of the businesses included in this list, nor does it guarantee the quality of the products and services. This list is updated periodically with new offers - check back frequently!

Due to COVID-19, please contact the vendor to confirm the hours of service and restrictions.


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auto

BTS Tire & Service

113 Broadway

Providence, RI 02903

401-621-3390

 

BTS Tire & Service

580 Pawtucket Avenue

Pawtucket, RI 02860

401-727-7670

Receive a 10% discount on all service parts and labor with your Brown card. Not valid with other coupons.

Grieco Toyota

415 Taunton Avenue

East Providence, RI 02914

401-438-0350

Receive a 10% discount for any service, repair or parts, by showing your Brown ID before you pay. Access the service page to make an appointment online, or call.

ZipCar

Whether you need a car for a few hours to run errands or the whole day, you can use Zipcars. Save $25 on the application fee and $15 on the annual fee. Cars are parked on campus and throughout Providence. Visit www.zipcar.com/brown to join. Use promo code BROWNFAC13 for $10 in free driving credit. *Applicants associated with Brown University must be 18+ to join. See zipcar.com/restrictions for complete details.

books

Books on the Square

471 Angell Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-331-9097

Visit Books on the Square in Wayland Square and receive a 10% discount off your total purchase with your Brown ID Card. This discount cannot be combined with any other sales or promotions.

Brown Bookstore

244 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02912

401-863-3168

20% off faculty & staff discount program takes place on the first Friday of each month. Our First Fridays discount features 20% off general books, Brown clothing and gifts.* (A valid Brown ID card must be presented at the time of purchase.)
*Some exclusions apply. Not to be combined with sales or other discounts. Excludes web & mail order purchases, special orders, technology merchandise, course materials, periodicals, medical reference & supplies, food & drink, health & beauty items, chairs, class rings, regalia and diploma frames.

clothing + Jewelry

Ana Luisa

 

Sustainable luxury jewelry, without the luxury markup. Faculty, staff, and students receive 15% off using your Brown email address when making a purchase and using the code STUDENTS15 at checkout.

Amegamall Uniforms

25 Dryden Lane

Providence, RI 02904

401-274-2700

Receive a 20% discount on medical uniforms, lab coats, and shoes with your Brown Card.

Francesca’s

257 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-225-4330

Enjoy 10% off full-priced items when you show your Brown Card. Sale items are not included in this promotion.

J. McLaughlin

182 Wayland Avenue

Providence, RI 02906

401-680-8985

Show your Brown ID card and receive a 25% discount off clothing and accessories from J.McLaughlin. Discount available on full price items only.

Spectrum India

252 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-421-1010

Show your Brown Card and receive 10% off regular priced clothes, jewelry and handbags; 5% off on all other regular priced items; this offer may not be combined with other offers.

Fitness

Fitness Together

145 Elmgrove Avenue

Providence, RI 02906

401-369-7660

Show your Brown Card and receive 10% off your first one-on-one personal training package.

Industrial Revolution CrossFit

154 Smithfield Avenue

Pawtucket, RI

401-724-4500

Build strong bodies, strong hearts and strong minds. Show your Brown Card and receive 20% off all memberships.

Orange Theory Fitness

228 Washington Street, Suite B-290

Attleboro, MA 02703

508-916-6903

Show your Brown Card and receive $10 off monthly for Premier membership; or $10 off monthly for Elite membership.

Providence Power Yoga

51 Bassett Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-273-3500

Show your Brown Card and receive 10% off a 5 or 10-class yoga pass.

REV'D Indoor Cycling

272 Thayer Street

Providence, RI, 02906

781-570-8140

*Providence location temporarily closed

Achieve your best self both mentally and physically with a 45 minute signature Rev'd Ride in a supportive culture that offers motivating instruction. Students, faculty, staff can enjoy $10 classes by showing their Brown ID or by emailing [email protected] from their Brown email address.

 

home + garden

Chestnut Hill Realty

300 Independence Drive

Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

617-469-6532

Members of the Brown community receive discounts on the first month’s rent at Chestnut Hill Realty properties in MA and RI, as part of CHR’s Preferred Employer Program.

Bush Quality Cleaner

147 Elmgrove Avenue

Providence, RI 02906

401-808-6321

Show your Brown ID and receive 10% off dry cleaning clothes and home furnishings (laundered shirts not included). Why take your clothes and comforters home for the summer? Bush will clean and store for free! Bush Cleaners is environmentally conscious and uses no toxic chemicals. Cannot be combined with any other discount or promotion.

LawnStarter

244 Weybosset Street

Providence, RI 02903

LawnStarter makes lawn care easy. To receive $20 off lawn care service, sign up online with your Brown email address and use the code college20 at checkout.

RI Painting Company

Rhode Island

401-217-4347

Brown faculty, staff, students receive a 10% discount on all painting services. Use your Brown email address when making inquiries and/or show your Brown ID at the time of service.

River House Apartments

River House

1 Point Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-859-2390

Faculty, staff and students receive a full pass on the application process in addition to no security deposit and one month of free rent on a 12-month lease when you show your Brown ID.

Rustigian Rugs

1 Governor Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-751-5100

Show your Brown Card for a 15% discount on rugs purchased from inventory; receive a 10% discount for cleaning orders over $100 (intake between Nov. 1 and May 1). Brown discounts may not be used in conjunction with other discounts.

Walcraft Cabinetry

888-547-5573

Walcraft Cabinetry is a national supplier of high-quality affordable RTA cabinets (Ready to Assemble) and Assembled Kitchen Cabinets. Faculty, staff and students receive 20% off of your order, as well as free nationwide delivery, free kitchen design assistance, and free samples. Inquiries should be made using your Brown email address. Use discount code UDC20 at the time of purchase. A copy of your Brown University ID will be required to finalize the purchase.

Wikilawn

Whether you are looking for recommendations on the best local lawn & garden professionals or simply the tools to get the job done. To receive $20 off , use your Brown email address when signing up and use promo code, EDU20, before checking out.

entertainment

Great Wolf Lodge

Great Wolf Lodge offers Brown University up to a 30% discount at their 15 resort locations in the U.S. Your Brown ID must be presented at check in. For more information or reservations, visit greatwolf.com or call 800-905-9653 – use corporate code BROW029A

Providence Bruins

Dunkin Donuts Center

1 LaSalle Square Providence, RI 02903

Purchase tickets for Providence Bruins games for the upcoming season. Look for special offers every month! The ticket price includes a complimentary beverage and snack!

RI Historical Society

Aldrich House

110 Benevolent Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-331-8575

Show your Brown Card and receive a $5 discount when you join or upgrade your existing membership; cannot be combined with other offers. Membership includes admission to the John Brown House, the Museum of Work and Culture, and the Robinson Research Center. Call in advance to purchase a ticket.

RISD Museum

224 Benefit Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-454-6500

Show your Brown Card and receive free admission.

Trinity Repertory Theater

201 Washington Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-351-4242

Faculty, staff, and students are invited to enjoy an evening at Trinity Rep. To receive a discount, call the box office and mention your affiliation with Brown; show your ID when picking up the tickets.

phone + internet

AT&T

Visit your local AT&T store and take advantage of great savings by showing your Brown Card! New and existing AT&T wireless customers may receive special discounts. Enroll online by using your @brown.edu email.

T-Mobile/Sprint

New and existing Sprint mobile customers may take advantage of special savings.

Verizon Fios

NEW and EXISTING Fios customers receive discounts. Sign up is online only from the employee portal. For questions, please contact [email protected].

Verizon Wireless

Visit your local Verizon Wireless store and take advantage of great savings by showing your Brown Card. You can also enroll using your Brown email via this link.

restaurants

Andreas Restaurant

268 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02906

40-331-7879

Show your Brown Card and receive 10% off your lunch or dinner check. This does not include alcohol and can’t be combined with other discounts or promotions.

The District

54 South Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-421-0050

Visit this easygoing, brick-walled eatery and receive 15% off your bill. This discount cannot be combined with other offers and please show your Brown ID card.

Flatbread Company

161 Cushing Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-273-2737

Wood fired organic pizzas and fresh salads. Full bar menu available. 20% discount good Sunday through Thursday for dine-in and takeout with Brown ID card. Discount can not be used for buffet pricing or combined with any other offers.

Geoff's

401 South Main Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-751-2248

Show your Brown Card and receive a 10% discount after 3 p.m. any day

Kabob and Curry

261 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-273-8844

Kabob and Curry offers a 10% discount on food all day, every day, with your Brown Card!

Like No Udder, Dairy-Free & Vegan Ice Cream

170 Ives Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-228-3880

Non-Dairy & Vegan Ice Cream, treats and beverages. Perfect for those with dairy/lactose allergies and vegans! Show your Brown ID when ordering for a 10% discount on ice cream and beverage related purchases. Discount is available weekdays. Not available on packaged and gift items.

Meeting Street Cafe

220 Meeting Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-273-1066

Meeting Street Cafe offers a 10% discount on all purchases with your Brown Card. Pick up a free punch card to buy 10 sandwiches or cookies and get the 11th free!

Minerva's Pizza

20 South Angell Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-272-2279

Receive a 10% discount on all purchases with your Brown Card.

Pizzico Restaurant

762 Hope Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-421-4114

Show your Brown Card and receive 10% off your bill – lunch or dinner. No restrictions apply. This offer is also good at the Barrington location.

wellness

Acupuncture & Herbal Health Center

960 Reservoir Avenue

Cranston, RI 02910

401-332-3860

Brown faculty, staff, and students receive up to $10 off any medical supplement for an acupuncture visit when they show their Brown Card. Acupuncture & Herbal Health Center is a network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and United Health Care.

Aella Aesthetics Medspa and Wellness Center

95 Sockanosset Cross Road, Suite 209

Cranston, RI 02920

401-228- 9002

[email protected]

Aella Aesthetics Med Spa offers an amazing menu of Beauty and Wellness Services. Show your Brown ID and receive 20% off.

Citron Spa

225 Wayland Avenue

Providence, RI 02906

401-861-0908

Visit Citron Spa and show your Brown ID to receive 20% off all spa services.

East Side Skin Spa

120 Wayland Avenue, Suite 1

Providence, RI 02906

401-480-5453

All students, faculty, and staff with a Brown ID Card receive a $5 discount on their first appointment and $2 off thereafter; in addition, receive a 10% discount on spa services booked Tuesdays through Saturdays.

East West Company

189 Governor Street, Suite 202

Providence, RI 02906

401-519-5190

All faculty, staff and students receive 10% off any acupuncture, cupping, or bodywork session with their Brown ID. Balance Acupuncture is located .5 miles from Brown’s campus and is in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield, United Healthcare and Cigna insurances. Insurance coverage applies to acupuncture only; discount does not apply to copays.

Luminous Salon & Spa

133 Pitman Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-228-7008

Faculty, staff, and students receive a 10% discount with their Brown Card on hair, nails, and facial services every Tuesday and Wednesday. Walk-ins welcomed or call for an appointment. This discount excludes retail products and cannot be combined with other offers.

Motion Center

84 Fountain Street

Pawtucket, RI 02860

401-654-6650

First-time clients receive a $10 massage with a Brown Card; receive $2 off a $16 drop-in visit. No discounts on class cards or lunchtime classes. This offer cannot be combined with other discounts.

Personal Best Wellness Massage

173 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02906 8

401-808-0837

Show your Brown Card and receive a complimentary 15 minutes with your first 1-hour massage.

Providence Power Yoga

51 Bassett Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-273-3500

Show your Brown Card and receive 10% off a 5 or 10-class yoga pass.

Salon Persia

308 Thayer Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-831-9536

During the academic year only, receive a 20% discount on all services just by showing your Brown Card. This discount excludes retail products and special discounts and cannot be combined with other offers.

Serene Solutions by KT

154 Waterman Street, Suite 13.

Providence, RI 02906

508-406-1154

Full service skin care Studio. Faculty, staff and students, show your Brown Card and receive a $13 gift card on your first visit to use toward retail skin care products. In addition, take 10% off all spa services.

Traditional Eastern Medicine

148 Waterman Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-743-9533

Reiki Master Teacher & Practitioner Bridget Bourne offers all Brown Card holders a 15% discount on all Reiki and reflexology services. Please call for an appointment and show your Brown Card when you receive the service.

Z Nails & Spa

265 Wickenden Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-270-2538

Show your Brown Card prior to services and receive a $2 discount on all services. This offer may not be combined with other offers.

Zola Chiropractic Center

144 Waterman Street, Suite 2

Providence, RI 02906

401-785-1978 

Brown faculty, staff, and students receive 15% off any medical supplies or custom supports (TENS units, traction devices, pillows, orthotics) when they show their Brown Card. Zola Chiropractic is a network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield and United Health Care. Appointments required.

miscellaneous

Diggs Revol Dog Crate

Receive a 10% discount on Diggs’ Revol Dog Crate, an attractive, collapsible dog crate that is easy to set up, transport, and store. Contact [email protected] using your Brown email address.

East Side Market

165 Pitman Street

Providence, RI 02906

401-831-7771

Staff, faculty and students receive a 5% discount on groceries every day when you show your Brown ID.

EverPresent at Providence Picture Frame & Dryden Gallery

1350 Mineral Spring Avenue

North Providence, RI 02904

401-491-3368

EverPresent is a photo and video scanning service that turns family photos and home movies into digital files that can be saved on DVDs, flash drives, and cloud storage. Members of the Brown community receive a 10% discount off all services by presenting your Brown ID.

Healthy Babies, Happy Moms Inc.

4512 Post Road

East Greenwich, Rhode Island 02818

401-298-9275

Show your Brown Card and receive a 5% discount off all services and breast pumps and 10% off all other products. You may use your health care spending account to pay for all products and services.

Language Services LLC

U.S. Language Services is offering standard and certified translations into and from English. We offer Brown University students, faculty and staff a 10% discount on all translation services. To claim your discount, simply contact us using your Brown University email address. Contact: Alyssa Morse-Salvati

Nora's Beauty Bar, Specializing in Permanent Makeup

[email protected]

Facebook: Nora's Beauty Bar

401-580-5155

As a licensed/insured Tattoo Artist specializing in permanent makeup, being informed and confident is important. A consultation is always required prior to any service. Call or text with any questions or inquiries. Brown staff, faculty, and students receive $100 off any service with a Brown ID.

RIPTA (Rhode Island Public Transit Authority)

269 Melrose Street

Providence, RI 02907

401-781-9400

Faculty, staff, and students ride a RIPTA bus or trolley anytime, anywhere in the state, at no charge. Swipe your Brown Card and take a seat - it's that easy!

RISD Store

30 North Main Street

Providence, RI 02903

401-454-6460

Show your Brown Card to receive a 10% discount off non-sale merchandise. This discount does not apply to fine art and consignment.

Seniors Choice Consulting

175 Danielson Pike

North Scituate RI 02857

401-585-0509

Senior's Choice Consulting can provide as much service as a senior or their family may desire – ranging from completing the RI Medicaid application to assessing needs and identifying resources available for the Care Provider to access.

Schedule online here to receive 10% off a 30 or 60-minute telephone consultation (enter code BrownU at check out. You will also be prompted to enter your Brown ID).

Tomedes Translation Services

985-239-0142

[email protected]

District employees and students are eligible for a 10% discount on all translation services. We provide 24/7 human support and a 1-year guarantee on all translations. Use the discount code of GIFT2021 at check-out. For additional information, please visit https://www.tomedes.com or call 985-239-0142.