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.
The museum contains one of the world’s largest showcase displays featuring hundreds of personal items from Willie and his many friends. Visit and you’ll see tributes to Patsy Cline, Porter Wagoner, Dolly Parton, Faron Young, Mel Tillis, Webb Pierce, Marty Stuart, Connie Smith, Jeannie Seely and many other country music legends. The space also features Nashville’s largest souvenir store where you’ll find "one stop shopping" for all of your Nashville, Willie Nelson and country music related souvenirs.
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!
The city of Nashville boasts a unique and singular character that sets it apart from the other cities and towns in the United States. One of the reasons for this distinction is that the city's neighborhoods and areas are rooted deep in history and heritage. The Hillsboro Village, located a few miles southwest of the downtown area, is one such neighborhood that contributes immensely to the city's charm. The neighborhood started as a streetcar suburb, and gradually establishments like theaters, shops, restaurants, bars and more started sprouting up, increasing its popularity as an entertainment spot in the city. The attractions here are best discovered by foot, as the neighborhood is one of the most pedestrian-friendly areas in the city. The Hillsboro Village is also the venue for a plethora of community events, so plan a trip here when visiting Nashville.
A one-of-a-kind destination in Nashville, Coin Purse caters to antique-lovers and avid coin collectors. Visitors are treated to an astonishing set of antiquated coins and currencies, and silver and gold jewelry here. The stunningly clean store has a classy vibe in its spacious interiors, and the professional and well-informed staff complements to that quite effortlessly. You can also sell precious metals or jewelry here; the value of your piece will be determined systematically. Browse through the collection listed on the website and contact them to place an order.
Candy and peanuts, two American favorites, are in abundance at this little sweet shop. Located in Nashville's downtown Arcade, Peanut Shop satisfies the sweet tooth. Tins housing peanuts of all varieties make delicious gifts, as do popcorn and assorted nuts. Specialty items such as chocolate-covered peanuts and Jelly Belly brand jellybeans seduce the sweets lover in all of us. Pick up a bag of nuts and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of this neighborhood candy store.
For nearly 40 years, this downtown store has offered the hottest urban styles in the city. Setting trends in both casual and tailored fashions, Sam's features designs from Boss, Nautica and other brands. There's something for everyone here, from classic looks in suits and sports coats to running and athletic gear, including a variety of sneakers and tennis shoes. Sports fans will love the extensive selection of jackets and hats with logos from favorite professional sports teams.
Goo Goo Cluster Shop is a well established candy shop and bakery that first opened in Downtown Nshaville in the year 1912. This candy store has been churning out their trademark deliciously indulgent Goo Goo Clusters, made with milk chocolate, marshmallow nougat, peanuts and caramel, The Supreme clusters made with pecan instead of peanuts and a variety of other delights like the Rocky Roadkill Goo Goo and the Chocolate Goo Goo Chip Cookie Bars. Stop by here to indulge your sweet tooth and pick up some of their merchandise.
As your stroll through 2nd Avenue North, the colorful displays at Rocket Fizz are sure to beckon you inside the store. This place is a candy store but more than anything else it is a walk down nostalgia ville. They carry selection of candies and sodas that you affectionately devoured during your childhood days. In addition, they have certain hard to find candies and odd sodas too; something like cucumber and buffalo wing soda makes its way to their racks. Fun collectibles and vintage posters will keep you intrigued throughout your lingering walk and when you leave you're sure to have a bag of loot with you.
Fatherland has been emerging into a major shopping district since 2012. There are new shops coming up every week featuring the local vintage products and souvenirs. In addition to shops they also have unique world class restaurants and bars for you to unwind and relax. Some standout shops include Pretty Pretty Pop Pop, Baxter Bailey and Company, Rusty Rats, Nutmeg, Nashville Bakery and many more. The place is ideal for people who want to explore the local cultures and want to buy something distinctive.