The Oddporium opened its doors to avid explorers in September 2015. Today, it is popular among tourists and locals alike as the most bizarre entities of Arden, Delaware. Touted as a gallery full of peculiar objects, the store lives up to its name and how! Among the outlandish items on exhibit here are well-preserved, vintage electroshock therapy kits, asylum relics and a cyclops pig. If eerie collectibles are your thing, there is a host of human skulls and skeletons to browse through too. When in the city, explorers of the curious world must head to the Oddporium, for this the ultimate home of oddity.
Love Marvel, DC, Star Wars and other cool comic books? Well, then Captain Blue Hen Comics is your one and only destination. From a mind-blowing collection of comic books of almost every genre imaginable, graphic novels, posters, games and other goodies, the store has it all. The shop owners refer to themselves as pop culture nerds and looking at the impressive collection on display, you can't help but agree!
Trek Bicycle Newark, situated on East Main Street, is the place to be if you want to buy e-bikes, bicycles or mountain bikes in Newark. The wide selection of bicycles from top brands being sold at competitive prices make this store a favorite among cycle enthusiasts in the city. Apart from this, repairing and maintenance service for all types of bikes are also offered here. The people at Trek Bicycle Newark are experts who love bikes and are always available to solve your doubts and offer advise apart from helping you choose your ride.
While drinking beer straight from the tap is great, you might also need to carry some for special occasions, and bottles just don't cut it. This is where The Delaware Growler comes into the picture. Offering growlers (large containers for storing craft beer) in all shapes and sizes, they also have a whopping 48 varieties of beer to fill it with, like Ace Pineapple Cider, Tropical Dreamsicle, Guayabera and more. In case you aren't a beer fan, the establishment also sells all kinds of liquor. That's not all, you can also browse for merchandise such as garments, scented candles, caps, coasters and pretty much anything else you can imagine. The store itself is huge, with shelves after shelves stacked with growlers, along with a large bar on one end that serves beer from the tap. If you're a beer lover then this place definitely deserves your attention.
The Palette & The Page is a famous art gallery and art shop located on East Main Street. The store also sells a wide collection of books across genres. You can shop for some amazing art merchandise by various local artists.
State & Union formerly The Eco Boutique is the brainchild of Doug Harris. They have a fine collection of clothing and accessories that are environment-friendly. You will only find products made in the United States of America.
Ashley Austin is a chic store for women. Located on West State Street, you will find find trendy boots, pumps, heels, ballerinas, jewelry and accessories. The brainchild of Ashley Palandrani, this boutique is done up in pristine white so that the items displayed are beautifully highlighted.
The Produce Place is the brainchild of Chris King. It is probably the best place in town to buy farm-fresh produce from local producers. You will only find seasonal products here. You can be assured of the quality of their items.