Many parents are looking to make playtime a little more educational. Phillips Toy Mart understands and offers a variety of toys that encourage your child to learn while playing. You'll find the best selection of games, puzzles, ray guns, yo-yo's, dolls, and larger items such as wagons and bicycles. Collectors of action figures will love the Star Wars displays, and train buffs are in for a real treat as well. Parents of toddlers will be especially pleased with the large selection of toys suited for little tykes.
This gigantic shopping and entertainment facility called Opry Mills combines 200 stores, restaurants and event venues. You can shop the whole day long at specialty and discount vendors such as Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Bass Pro Outdoor World, Zales Diamond Outlet, Old Navy, Off 5th Saks 5th Avenue and Bath & Body Works. Your taste buds are in for a treat too, with a diverse food court and 10 full-service restaurants including Music City Buffet, Rain Forest Café, and Dickey's BBQ. You'll be entertained at every corner with Regal Cinema 20, IMAX Theater and live musical performances daily.
With all the shopping choices Nashville residents and visitors have, how does a shopping mall set itself apart? By offering the stores people want and a few they can't find anywhere else, that's how! Find your favorite fashions at Louis Vuitton, Ann Taylor, Brooks Brothers, Express, Crabtree & Evelyn and more. At Mall At Green Hills, look for specialty items at Pottery Barn and Z Gallerie. A 16-screen cinema offers entertainment options, and dining options like Ruby Tuesday and the Cheesecake Factory nourish hungry shoppers.
The Hip Zipper carries nothing but retro wear. From biker jackets to bell bottoms, you will find everything you need to make a fashion statement. This trendy store also sells dinner jackets, ball gowns and costume jewelry among other items; however, be prepared to do some sleuthing. You must look closely through the many stacks and racks of clothing to find the real treasures. The inventory changes quickly, so check back often.
Full of unique games, educational toys, with a wide variety of books for all ages, Fairytales Bookstore & More is a whimsical boutique just for children. This independent shop is lovingly run by fairytales enthusiast owner, Tammy Derr. Under her guidance, Fairytales Bookstore & More features weekly events with local children's book writers and artists. Daily story times take place, visit website for details.
Music aficionados, rejoice! Grimey's New & Preloved Music on the 8th Avenue South is a small yet extensive store for vinyl records and CDs. This music store mainly has a collection of underground indie music, though it does have select albums from other music genres. If you think that browsing through a large stack of CDs and records is cumbersome, then think again, as the collections are neatly shelved and categorized to ease your shopping experience. Watch out for the live music events and parties that take place at the shop, which are quite popular among the locals. Grimey's is a perfect place to shop for your favorite works of your favorite artists.
Carissa's Armoires and Antiques is the perfect place to shop for something special to spruce up your home. This Hillsboro Village shop features beautiful antique armoires of all shapes and sizes. These gorgeous pieces make any dressing room or bedroom special. In addition, Carissa also carries an enormous selection of tables, chairs and buffets from various periods. There are more than 6,000 square feet of fine furnishings to browse through, making this shop a required stop for anyone who's redecorating.
This upscale unisex denim boutique has a whole lot to offer to its fashion conscious regulars. They have a plethora of classic and contemporary brands to choose from, like Ya Ya, Catherine, Malandrino, Blue Cult and Foley. The store also stocks an array of trendy tops, jackets and sweaters to go with the all time favorite denim wear. Casual, comfortable style is the hallmark of the apparel purchased here and all this with a promise of exceptional quality and good customer service.
Corzine & Co. has been providing customers in Nashville with an amazing selection of home decorating items new and antique since 1971. This established Green Hills treasure offers casual china, fine china, flatware, stemware and serving sets as well as antique silver and porcelain table pieces. Focused entirely around making the dining experience at home elegant and fashionable, Corzine & Co. emphasizes quality in their new and antique merchandise. In addition to their fine dining pieces, Corzine & Co. also offers a limited selection of high-quality rare estate jewelry. Corzine & Co. is a great place to go for elegant and unique wedding gifts or the perfect accent to your own dining table. -Lynn-nore Chittom
Located along Jefferson Street, Alkebu-Lan Images has been Nashville's best source of African-American gifts and books. You can find books by today's top authors and most other titles can be specially ordered. Besides a wide range of books, the store also has a chunk of jewelry, gifts, apparel and more. The store has original artwork and signed lithographs depicting positive messages for today's urban community. Empowerment is the major theme in everything sold here, from books to art to gifts. In December, the shop has a great selection of Kwanzaa cards and decorations. So stop by and you will be tempted to buy hoards of goodies!
Whether you're looking for the perfect gift or building your own collection of fine jewelry, this family-owned store has items and prices you'll love. For 25 years, owner Carolyn Lindell has kept customers happy by offering top-quality merchandise and excellent customer service. Select a diamond solitaire ring for your fiancee, choose a pair of earrings to match your favorite dress or purchase a watch as a birthday gift.