Shop for secondhand books at reasonable prices at Nine Lives Books. Feel free to browse the shelves and take a seat on one of several cozy chairs to go over your selections before you walk up to the register. If you have gently used books, bring them in to sell and use the money towards an exciting new literary adventure. Their collection spans the most popular genres, so you're likely to find something you can't live without.
This small men's resale clothing store boasts a remarkable inventory of quality brand name fashions. Suits, ties, dress shirts, casual attire, overcoats and accessories fill the racks at prices far below retail. Many a businessman has sauntered into a high-level meeting wearing a discounted Armani suit from this shop with none the wiser. Second Looks is a great resource for men who like to look like a million dollars, but don't want to spend it.
One of the largest flea markets in Texas, Traders Village is the favorite shopping destination for the locals. Browse through extensive collections of new and used furniture, original artworks, pet supplies, baby items, electronics, groceries and even auto accessories among other items. Featuring more than 100 vendors The diverse variety of goodies on offer ensure that there is something to suit every kind of taste, preference and budget. The market is also plays host to various events, concerts and celebrations. If you want to immerse yourself in the local culture, head to Traders Village and get ready to have a great time.
Kids will be kids. Which means stains from grass, formula, popsicles, sloppy joes, markers and more become the enemy in the battle to keep clothes clean and presentable. Kid To Kid offers a great alternative to retail by offering gently used children's clothing at a fraction of retail costs. Name brands abound amid the inventory, which encompasses babies through pre-teens, both boys and girls. It beats the heck out of paying full price for a pair of pants destined to last only five minutes on the playground.
Groceries, a diverse wine and beer collection, fashionable clothing, cleaning supplies, health & beauty essentials and even greeting cards, are all available at a great price in Target. With over 1500 stores in the United States, this trendy department store is recognized as one of the nation's leading discount department stores. This outlet of Target does not miss out on home & kitchen appliances, children's toys, electronics or even pet supplies. Truly, a one-stop shop, this store caters to every age and budget. An organized and clean premise along with the well-trained staff makes for a pleasant shopping experience.
It's hard to miss this San Antonio landmark, as the 30-by-60-foot American flag that gracing the front of the building is an eye-catching sight. This family-owned shop has been making flags for businesses and individuals since 1958, offering everything from banners for theme parks to the flag that flies in front of the Alamo. The store has a huge selection of flags in stock, and custom orders are available in any size and in several fabric styles. Don't miss the historical flag collection. Flags from throughout Texas' and America's history are available at reasonable prices, and you will also find replica flags for sale should you be on a tighter budget. The store carries world flags and banners for schools and religious use as well.
The books in the Book Cellar may be well-worn library books, but there is no better place to find a large, inexpensive selection of reference and fiction books. How inexpensive? Most hardbound books are a dollar. Paperbacks range from a quarter to fifty cents. Even the premium books are reasonably priced. The store also stocks magazines, comics, videos and records, all at very low prices. All profits benefit the Friends of the San Antonio Library Foundation and are used to provide books and services to the public.
Come weekend, its time for grocery shopping. And what better place to shop than the Pearl Farmers Market! This quaint market hosts a number of vendors selling farm-fresh local produce from choicest vegetables and fruits to cheese, poultry, meat, olive o0il and a plethora of other kitchen supplies. The down-to-earth prices and friendly farmers add to the fun of shopping.
This groovy little bookstore in Alamo Heights buys and sells books, magazines, CDs, LPs, tapes, videos and software. Everything is sold for at least half off the list price and the sale items practically define the word "bargain." The store has three other locations, but this one has a particularly nice selection of magazines. Not to be outdone by Borders or Barnes and Noble, Half-Price Books offers seating (the floor), background music (the latest CD they purchased) and free coffee. They also work with anti-illiteracy groups, sponsor a children's summer reading program and offer a home decorating program called "Books by the Yard."
Almost hidden behind a Wendy's fast-food restaurant, this gem of a bookstore is packed with an eclectic array of books, with something to delight everyone. As it specializes in used, rare and hard-to-find editions, the most avid bibliophile could spend hours wandering among the stacks. And that's fine, since lingering is never discouraged—it could take that long just to mentally absorb the inventory!
This tiny toyshop goes way beyond carrying just the usual stuffed animals and games. The emphasis is on toys that teach and kids go crazy over the selection. Its inventory includes everything from infant and toddler toys to electronic gadgets that make teenage boys salivate. The prices are reasonable and they offer free gift-wrapping service on the spot—great if you're a last-minute shopper on the way to a party. Take advantage of the store's frequency card program—the more you purchase the quicker you earn discounts on future purchases.