Murder and mayhem are no strangers to the usually gentle clientele of Murder by the Book, which opened in 1980. A comprehensive selection of more than 25,000 mystery titles is available to choose from, including collectible first editions. Shopping for a gift? Check out the large variety of mystery-themed T-shirts, coffee mugs and other items that will please any fan of this genre. If you are really into spine-tinglers, you will not want to miss the monthly discussion group, or the book-signing parties with prominent mystery writers.
Phoenicia Specialty Foods carries an abundance of European and Middle Eastern specialty items. You will find the finest spices, cooking oils and garnishes from the Middle East. It also carries almost every variation of Greek olive. Customers familiar with Eastern Europe will recognize the smells emanating from the finest Polish sausages and Hungarian paprika. Canned fish and caviar are available from Russia, along with a huge assortment of other European treasures. The store is so popular that another branch opened in downtown, as well as a wine bar and cafe.
The Guild Shop is a great consignment shop where you can find cool items for your home at bargain prices. You can find almost anything here, from kitchen items to musical instruments, hats to wall art, and everything in between. The longer a particular item is in the store, the more the price goes down, so you can decide if you want to gamble and see if the price will continue to drop, or if you want to grab it while it's still available. With a plethora of items to browse through, it's only a matter of time before you find something you quite simply can't live without — better snag it now while it's still available!
Do not mosey in here looking for any leopard-skin or satin creations. Western hats done the cowboy (or cowgirl) way are the only hats you will find inside the walls of the Hat Store. Top brands include Stetson, Resistol and American. The inventory also includes a full line of belts and hat accessories. Started as a family business in 1915, the thriving shop is now owned by the grandson of the founder of the American Hat Company. The staff offers friendly service and hot cups of coffee while you wait for your hat to be custom fitted and shaped.
Residing in a nondescript beige building along Richmond Avenue, Sonoma Retail Wine Bar and Restaurant is a hidden treasure that manages to invoke the relaxed atmosphere and unmatched wine selection of Sonoma, California. Featuring over 150 varieties of wine from all over the globe, Sonoma is something of a mecca to wine aficionados in the area who stay to unwind in the sunny patio or meet friends for the delectable charcuterie platters and cheese spreads. With several staff members on site to aid you in your selection and a host of food and beer options in addition, Sonoma Retail Wine Bar and Restaurant is a culinary highlight that ought not to be missed.
Are you ready to go on a treasure hunt for baseball cards, model kits or train sets? Nan's Games & Comics Too will probably seem a little cluttered and disorganized, but if you are willing to spend some time browsing, you can find some incredibly fun stuff. Beyond the realm of games from years gone by, the store masterfully serves the needs of modern-day gamers. You will also find a nice selection of comics - both current and collectible back issues - and comic-related merchandise.
Started in 2016, The Market at Sawyer Yards continues every 2nd Saturday of the week. This market showcases a blend of artist mediums with a focus on folk art and artisan crafts including packaged specialty foods. The market may be canceled on rainy Saturdays.
Luggage & Leather is a bastion of quality in the shop-crazy Galleria district. Open since 1981, the shop ensures their entire staff is trained to assist shoppers find the perfect piece of luggage. A huge array of products are offered at Luggage & Leather from duffels, totes and backpacks to briefcases, suitcases, laptop cases and more. Because their stock is sourced from trusted brand name retailers, any item you purchase will be of a very high quality.