The selection of produce at the Eastern Market is impressive. Choose from fresh flowers, specialty foods, and locally sourced meat. 250 vendor booths are opened to the public every Saturday, and you'll find that most products sold here are from local businesses and farms. Freshness is guaranteed along with prices that are sure to keep you engaged in shopping till you explore all stalls. If you work up an appetite, there are several restaurants at the market.
To bibliophiles, this book shop is a must stop. The four floors of the warehouse are home to millions of titles, ranging from the popular to the obscure, covering all kinds of subjects. It's a treasure trove for book lovers, who can spend many happy hours wandering the aisles. The owner of the bookstore moved here in 1983 after outgrowing his first location. There are two smaller King locations, one at Wayne State University and one in Ferndale.
Devonshire Mall is one that appeals to the whole family. Apart from the usual stores and restaurants, all of which you can find here, this shopping center goes above and beyond to ensure no one is left out. There are often special events hosted at Devonshire Mall, like "Fun Fridays," which caters to youngsters. The food court provides more than just something to snack on: it also offers health awareness workshops aimed at educating families about nutrition. There's even a "Mother and Child Comfort Station" for when the little ones need a break. No matter your needs, Devonshire Mall has you covered.
Michigan's most up-scale shopping mall is so impressed with its offerings that it calls itself a "collection," not a mall. Indeed, many shoppers would consider some of these stores, works of art. Nordstrom, Ralph Lauren/Polo, Saks Fifth Avenue, Tiffany & Co., Neiman-Marcus and Sunglass Hut are among the top destinations. Even during the busiest shopping days, Somerset has an unusual air of decorum. It's the equivalent of putting New York's Fifth Avenue indoors. Several dining options rise above the typical mall fare, but then, you'd expect that from a place that doesn't consider itself a mall.
Built in the 1990s, Laurel Park Place departs from the wide-open mall look and has the feel of a series of shopping courts. Shops tend toward the elegant and the upscale. Laurel Park Place also has the only Parisian store in Michigan. Dining options are a cut above the usual mall fare. Laurel Park Place has spawned the familiar satellite system of stores, eateries and office buildings, transforming a sleepy section of the western suburbs into a central destination along the burgeoning I-275 corridor.
Owned and operated by brother, sister duo Andy and Emily Linn, City Bird is an amalgamation of Detroit themed paper goods, accessories, housewares and more. Seventh generation Detroiter's, Emily and Andy have a deep rooted love for their city, which is showcased through their eclectic boutique. This studio and store prides itself on featuring the work of hundreds of local artists and designers. Find silkscreen printed t-shirts, Michigan shaped coasters, handcrafted greeting cards and more.
Wear your city on your sleeve with a selection of uniquely Motown products at Pure Detroit. This store was established in 1998 with the sole purpose of capturing and spreading the essence of the Motor City. And since it opened it has stood as a promoter of the city and its culture. From casual apparel and jewelry to gifts, bags and souvenirs, each item represents Detroit in some way or the other, whether it is through a design, a printed photograph or a logo. So, if you happen to be looking for a souvenir, this is the perfect place to shop.
Bonnie's Gifts & Sundries is replete with racks of souvenirs, t-shirts, caps, hats, soft toys, handbags, mugs, posters and gifting items. The overhead lamps sparkle while this shops bustles with effervescent shoppers, looking for the perfect keepsake or gift for their loved ones. Once you find a souvenir of your choice, stop at their food counter for a delicious pastry or a refreshing ice cream.
With outlets all over the United States of America, CVS Pharmacy is one of the largest pharmaceutical store chains in the country. It has even bagged an under-20 position in the prestigious Fortune 500 list. This Detroit branch stocks personal and childcare products, beauty supplies, drugs, health essentials and first aid products. One can even find sectional merchandise for hair and skin care, nutrition and diet. Besides, it also sells household items just like a department store, including foodstuffs, gifts, games, toys, office supplies, cleaning equipment and electronics.
In business since 1977, City Slicker Shoes has been supplying customers with the latest and greatest in footwear for years. Having expanded to three different locations, this boutique carries a wide selection brands, sizes and styles. Hush Puppies, Emilio Franco, and Mauri are just some of the brand names you'll find here. For more information be sure to visit one of their locations or the website.
Nojo Kicks is a trendy shoe store that sells some of the best sneakers, with exclusive designs, unique styles and also rare collector's editions. The staff is passionate about sneakers and will find a pair that perfectly fits your personality. Rely on them blindly. The store also sells exclusive hats and custom jerseys that complete your entire look. Albeit on the pricier side, their shoes and other ensembles promise durability and they are sure to make heads turn. If you wish to let your feet do all the talking then a visit here comes most recommended.
Comprising of a majority of staff from within five miles (8.05 kilometers) of its store location, Nike Community Store does live up to its name. Opened in 2016, it is just a few minutes away from the Little Caesars Arena. Set in a more than century old building, its walls are adorned with local sports landmarks and a typography work that reads 'Detroit Never Stops'. As an ode to the city's sports legacy, you will also find merchandise for the Michigan State University teams, Detroit Lions and Detroit Tigers. The store also organizes sports and fitness programs in the locality.