When thinking about the array of shops in Birmingham, an independent record store may not be the first thing that comes to mind, but Seasick Records is about to change that. Step into this Avondale record store for a huge array of both new and used music, on vinyl, tape and CD. Genres are all over the map, from hip-hop to blues and jazz to grunge, the selection will have you browsing for hours!
One of the largest consignment stores in town, Kid's Market and Mom offers patrons a chance to shop for pre-used children’s clothing and accessories. The expansive store is home to children’s furniture, games, toys and even maternity clothing for expectant mothers. Not only are the goods on offer priced reasonably, but their quality and condition is also top notch. If you want to shop for your little one without breaking the bank, then Kid's Market and Mom is your best bet.
Located in Riverchase Galleria, this fantastic store is every Indoor Sports lover's dream. This store looks like an arcade game zone, but what's unique is that you can buy most of the things you see here. You can find table tennis equipment, pool and billiards tables, Foosball, arcade games like shooting games, dance games, basketball games, casino games, poker, darts, chess, board games and many more. You can even find many other accessories and they even do pool table repairs. Everything you need to have fun can be found here.
For people who love collecting antiques, this is the ideal destination. Hoover Antiques is a huge gallery with 75 vendors, each one being distinct and unique in their own way. The place is owned by Chris Feagin, and most of the objects are sold at an affordable price. This is a quintessential location for collectors as well as designers looking out for something uncommon and exceptional.
For a true taste of local flavor, the Alabama Farmer's Market on Finley Avenue is a nice place to visit. The market features over 500 local farmers and growers displaying their fresh produce year round. Not only that, but it's a great place to pick up or sample some local specialities and favorites from across Alabama. With plenty of stalls to choose from you're sure to find one that fits your budget as well. On Saturdays, the market has a rather festive air, with the local Fleamarket setting up shop. You can pick up knick-naks, curios, second-hand goods and lots more at the market. With plenty of variety, and plenty of character the Alabama Farmer's Market is one of the oldest in the States, and a must-visit. As timings change as per the season, please visit the website for details.
Soothing pastels and bright ethnic patterns invite you into the Anthropologie store. Stocking a charming collection of versatile products for you and your home, Anthropologie offers customers a unique choice of products. From quality furnishings to give your home just the right touch, to chic apparel and accessories; you'll find it all at their store. With exclusive tie-ups with designers from across the globe, the brand is known for the craftsmanship and creativity of it's collections, as well as the beautiful display in-store. Stop by for a look at the latest fashions and trends, or the perfect accent to your new home. For details on new collections and in-store events and promotions, please visit the website.
A store that lives up to its name, Charm is a wonderful little boutique in downtown Birmingham. This store sells and exhibits vintage and new handmade jewelry, scarves, handbags, and even art. You can also sell your costume jewelry here. A favorite among locals for the variety and quality of goods, Charm is definitely worth a visit if vintage is your style.
The largest florist in Birmingham, Norton's has four branches spread across the city. The main branch in Downtown Birmingham offers a wonderful variety of floral arrangements, gift baskets, balloon bouquets, candy bouquets and more; perfect for a special occasion, Thank you note, birthday or as a corporate gift. While you can visit the showroom to pick up the perfect item out of a large selection for all occasions, the great thing is that Norton's will deliver your gift for you if you'd like. With one of their beautiful arrangements, it's easy to make someone smile. For details on delivery, gifts and more please visit the website of give them a call.
Since 2009, Hop City Beer and Wine has been making a name for itself as one of the best retailers of beer in the entire Southeast. With a vast selection of local beers, draft beers and imported favorites, beer lovers will be delighted. Add to this their friendly, knowledgeable service and no wonder it has become as popular as it has. A unique service they provide is the 'Growlertown' that allows customers to take away their favorite draft beer in certified jugs. Want to try brewing your own beer? Their selection of equipment is perfect for the amateur brewer.