Regarded as one of the best Farmers' Markets not only in Philadelphia but in America, The Reading Terminal Market is a terrific place to sample all the culinary grandeur Philadelphia has to offer. Experience the traditional Philly cheesesteak, a custom-made deli sandwich, or an authentic Pennsylvania Dutch hearty home-cooked breakfast prepared by local Amish farmers. Apart from the prepared foods, Reading Terminal Market boasts of over 80 vendors, offering a wide range of local and exotic vegetables, fruits, fresh fish and other seafood, local meats, poultry and other products.
A bookstore housing the largest collection of comics in Philadelphia, the Atomic City Comics is located right in the heart of South Street. It is also known to host a lot of art shows and host signings. The store also houses a collection of t-shirts, graphic novels and magna. A lot of locals favorite this bookstore and praise the efficient staff and the humongous collection.
Spring Garden Indoor Antique & Vintage Market is a huge market open only on the first and third Saturday from November to March. It is a treasure trove of collectibles, textiles, objects, furniture, clothing, records and much more. Get enthralled by the fascinating items displayed and haggle with vendors for the prized possessions. Spread across 36,000 square feet (3344.51 square meters), you can make a pit stop at the food court after a day of shopping. There is an ATM in the facility, hence credit cards are not accepted.
The Cherry Hill Mall is a one-stop shopping destination in Cherry Hill, NJ. The mall has more than 165 retail, beauty and dining options under one roof. Browse brands like Aldo, Alex and Ani, Gap, Guess, Michael Kors, Steve Madden, Urban Outfitters, North Face, and H&M here. From upscale fashion to trendy highstreet wear, the selection caters to every budget and taste.
A collaboration of several independent businesses and local artisans, the Urban Princess Boutique is a gem of the Quaker City’s oldest fabric district. On offer here is a wide range of unique gifting items, apparel and delightful local souvenirs that you wont find at your regular urban shopping centers. Beautiful and unusual hand-crafted jewelry, rare beauty products such as handmade soaps and brilliant local souvenirs are stocked at this wonderful boutique. If you’re tired of your run-of-the-mill departmental stores and malls, Urban Princess Boutique would make for a welcome change.
Book Corner can be found centrally located in the buzzing museum district. It is an ideal store to pick or pursue your next anticipated read. The stock here is donated entirely by the locals of Philadelphia. Thus, browsing it is like discovering the consciousness of the Philadelphians. The volunteers and service staff at this book store are quite friendly. One thing that is hard to miss is that this store is designed like any other traditional retail outlet. Books of various genres are organized expertly and displayed attractively to catch your attention. Apart from low-priced books, you can also find an extensive collection of CDs, DVDs and Vinyl at Book Corner. The store's eclectic stock surely appeals to every book nerd and bargain lover.
Duross and Langel is a vegan soap maker located at 13th south street, Philadelphia. This store is the family run business's flagship store and all the products are made from locally sourced natural materials. There is a wide range of handmade soaps, shampoos, hand washes and other beauty products available. Besides these, they also stock candles, incense sticks, essential oils, room spray and other accessories. Everything in the store is neatly organized and the staff is extremely helpful and attentive in assisting customers and answering their queries. The owner of the shop himself is present at times and converses with the customers about the products and the shop. Duross and Langel is certified by the National Institute of Health and the Food and Drug Administrations as cruelty free. All their products are eco-friendly and the packaging is 100 percent recyclable.
Since 1889, this family owned chain of stores has been providing customers with the best retail sportswear and sporting goods available. With a range of items from the best sports brands- Nike, Adidas, Fila, Spalding, Wilson and more; there is a selection for a variety of budgets. You'll find gear for all major sports like Soccer, Football, Hockey, Golf, Tennis and more. With a dedicated staff, and a vast collection at a central location; Modell's Sporting Goods at Chestnut street has plenty to offer. If you're a Philadelphia Phillies fan, it's just the place to pick up some fab merchandise and support your team!
A part of the popular shopping row in Rittenhouse Square, Ubiq is exceedingly popular for its wide array of vintage sneakers. The boutique stocks on a fantastic collection of retro-style as well as contemporary sneakers and sports shoes. Apart from these highly-acclaimed footwear for men and women, the independent store also boasts of a great collection of tee shirts, jeans, jackets and cool accessories for men. The shop itself is quite impressive with polished darkwood interiors and a contemporary, thoroughly urban appeal. To dress your feet in the very best available, head to Ubiq on Walnut Street.
Philadelphia's oldest and largest tobacconist and premium cigar importers since 1898. New retail store of Holt's Cigar Company features huge selection of handmade premium cigars and a great variety of humidors, cigar and smoking accessories and fine writing instruments. Enjoy a cup of coffee in the Smoking Lounge.
You can't miss this place; just look up. Shops at Liberty Place is the shopping center that is part of Philadelphia's popular landmark, Liberty Place. Chain stores such as Easy Spirit, Andrew's Ties, J.Crew, Jos. A. Bank Clothiers, Sunglass Hut and Victoria's Secret complement the assortment of smaller businesses with more specific inventory. Take an escalator to the second level to grab a quick sandwich or a full meal at the food court.
Enzo Custom Clothiers offer a rare and hard to find shopping experience in today's world of mass production. Have you ever craved owning a piece of clothing that is uniquely yours? Then Enzo Custom is just the place for you. The store offers formal men's wear pieces that have been designed upon the client's personal preferences and style, created from only the best materials and in-house manufacturing to ensure the highest levels of quality. Visits are by appointment only, and start out with a chat over a glass of scotch to develop a feel for who you are and what you need from your clothes. Once a style and fit have been selected you are given an almost endless array of options to further personalize the piece. Accessories are also made available for purchase, to complete your look. Relying almost purely on word of mouth, Enzo Custom continues to provide not only affordable, quality custom clothing, but also exceptional customer service.