One of the last locally owned bookstores of its kind, the Bookworm is thriving with the assistance of a caring, knowledgeable staff, a homey atmosphere, an outstanding reputation and a dedicated circle of regulars. Open since 1964, the Bookworm offers a huge children's book section, a frequent buyer program, book club discounts and free gift wrapping. They also hold occasional live book readings and author signing events.
If the only thing you enjoy more than shopping is finding a great bargain, then the Nebraska Crossing Outlets is for you. This center, located just outside of Omaha, houses outlet stores where dozens of well-known companies sell their goods at bargain basement prices. Shops here include outlets for Nike, Coach, Under Amour, Kate Spade, Polo Ralph Lauren, and many more. Be sure to get here early, because the outlets can get pretty crowded (especially on weekends).
No visit to Omaha is complete without a stop in the Old Market with its cobblestone streets. This eclectic corner of the city lays claim to some of the best shops and restaurants in town. Enjoy Italian at Vivace, invite a special someone to The French Cafe or sip a microbrew at the Upstream. Small shops offer everything from alternative music to cultural clothing, even a year-round selection of Christmas decorations. Several art galleries are also located in the area.
Omaha's most upscale, open-air mall boasts 27 shops and restaurants including big-name national chains and local specialty shops. Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Gap, Ruby Tuesday, Crabtree & Evelyn, L and N Seafood Grill, Paper Bazaar, Wheatfields Eatery and Bakery, Mimi Maternity and the Village Toymaker are just a few of the shops located here. Have a coffee craving? Be sure to visit Cappuccino Etc., a drive-up specialty coffee shop situated in one corner of the large, free parking lot.
A chic boutique featuring women's accessories, jewelry and apparel, Bliss Boutique is your one stop store for on-trend, chic clothes and accessories. Its collection appeals to career-oriented women, fashion-conscious girls, soccer-fanatic moms and active wear lovers. Bliss Boutique offers a personalized and a unqiue shopping experience where its style gurus help you in finding an outfit that is just tailor-made for you.
Love the University of Nebraska Cornhuskers or just curious to see what all the hype is about? This store features all that is red and white. Husker clothing for the smallest infants to the largest adults can be found here. Also available are game day glassware, flags, souvenirs, jewelry, sports accessories and more. Fans with a bigger budget may be interested in autographed footballs and other Husker memorabilia. Gift certificates are available.
Light up and relax in a place that not only allows cigars, but also encourages them. A smoking lounge invites guests to enjoy the finest tastes & emdash;all of which can be found on the retail side of the store. Choose from more than 300 kinds of premium cigars, including Napa, Partagas and Excalibur. Shoppers will also appreciate the selection of premium pipes, as well as a variety of bulk tobacco and tins.