A landmark in the city, the Eastern Market is a bustling marketplace where one can find everything from hats and scarves to decorations, photographs, poultry, produce, fruits and vegetables. A hub of activity, it is centered around a historical building that used to be the site of the old market. Today, the market has overflowed onto the roadside as well, with vendors displaying their goods to daily shoppers. On Saturdays there are often events and cultural performances here along with a flourishing flea market.
There are more than 200 stores in this enormous mall, including department stores like Sears and Nordstrom. Shoppers will find an especially good, diverse mix—from inexpensive to upscale shoes and clothing, and fast-food to gourmet fare. There is an abundance of specialty stores as well. Entertainment options include a movie theater and an arcade. Everything you need is here somewhere.
The founders of this delightful clothing boutique named it after their pets and the story is still crazy about animals. From the water bowl out front to the dog biscuits on the counter, Sherman Pickey is a pet-friendly store where you can find top fashion. This store caters to both men and women's clothing needs, including brands like Vineyard Vines, Skirtin' Around, Vilebrequin and Lacoste. You can also find coordinating accessories for your pet! So what are you waiting for? Come by to pamper yourself and your pet too!
Kit and Ace is an apparel store known for its elegant wardrobe collection, for both men and women. The chic store offers a wide variety of clothing and accessories, such as, sweaters, jackets, pants, shirts, skirts, t shirts, beachwear and a lot more. The prices here are highly reasonable and the quality of goods is unmistakably the best, making the charming store, highly desirable among shopaholics.
Paper Source is an art and craft store. It is essentially known for its creative party invites, envelops, calenders, invitation cards, personalized gifts, do-it-yourself art and craft kits, and a lot more. The products at this vibrant shop are hand crafted by budding artists and have a personal touch attached to them. The shop has new collections for every season and that's what makes it so dynamic and inviting. Paper Source is an art station for all those who want to want discover their artistic talents.
Escape a few miles north outside of the hectic district and beltway and relax at the stylish, trendy, and quaint Bethesda Row. Choose from a wide variety of over 30 international restaurants including Irish, Thai, American, Asian, Spanish, Mediterranean, and American for a nice outdoor lunch or dinner. Enjoy desserts at specialty shops such as Dolcezza Gelato or Sweetgreen. There are plenty of new boutiques and stores to please all types of shoppers. Bethesda Row also holds many events such as Movie Nights and art fairs.