MAST is a beautiful boutique that has sold unique accessories and home goods since they opened in 2009. The three founders of the shop, artists Mellow Dawn Lund, Sofie Albertsen Gelb and Tasha Bundy, have created most of the goods in the shop, and what they haven't created they have carefully chosen to put of their shelves. Leather goods like purses and stunning handmade jewelry are just some of the items that are sold here and make fantastic gifts.
Situated in the funky but hip environment of Fourth Avenue, this bookstore specializes in books by and for women, inspired by the tradition of the ancient Greek heroine who lent her name to the establishment. Feminist essays, women's studies and lesbian material are represented along with the works of the famous women writers of all ages and nationalities. Recently, the store has expanded to include cards, calendars, jewelry and gifts; but books are still at the core of the business.
Visit Pop-Cycle to find goods that are truly unique. That is because this shop sells goods made by local designers and artists that have been created by recycled and repurposed materials. Part secondhand shop and part gift shop, the staff here handpicks all of the items on the shelves, meaning that there is no junk that you have to sort through to get to the good stuff. The inventory constantly changes, meaning you never know what you might find when you visit.
Mildred and Dildred is the perfect place to find the perfect toy. Locally owned since its opening in 2007, this shop emphasizes the importance of imaginative play, and the goods they sell are not only fun to play with but will keep any child's imagination very busy. Kids will just love spending time here looking for their new favorite toy, while you'll appreciate the high quality products and excellent customer service. Events like storytime are constantly occurring here as well.
Mercado San Agustin is located in the burgeoning Menlo Park neighborhood in downtown Tucson. This recently built structure houses about a dozen different shops and restaurants, all of them very unique and cool. For a unique handmade gift visit MAST, for some wine and cheese visit Blu, and for quality skin care products visit Estudio Piel. If you are hungry, head to La Estrella Bakery for some tasty baked goods.
Located in an old warehouse neighborhood just south of Broadway between Euclid and Campbell is an area affectionately known as the Lost Barrio. The barrio contains a row of importers and manufacturers of custom furnishings inside its old brick and adobe walls. The shops offer southwestern antiques as well as imports of decorative items from faraway places. This is a definite stop for the lover of ethnic and exotic styles. All stores here accept major credit cards.
Located in the historic Broadway Village shopping district, Clues Unlimited is a must for detective story and mystery aficionados. A bookshop that offers mysteries, and nothing but mysteries, from established authors to emerging writers of the genre, old and new, classic and contemporary. The owners are constantly at the service of their customers and will go to great lengths to find just the book you have "no clue" where else to find.
This picturesque shopping plaza on Broadway two blocks west of Country Club, designed in Spanish Colonial-Style, entices visitors to linger in its shaded courtyard before going back into the blazing Tucson summer heat. The area has recently attracted some of the city's finer retailers, as well as a bakery-cafe, Southwestern furniture shops and galleries, a deli, an upscale wine restaurant and a hair salon. This is a nice retreat from the noise and bustle of a major thoroughfare.
If you are hunting for retablos, those Mexican images of saints painted on wood or clay, don't forget to check out this shop. It also carries a variety of other Latin American antiques such as hacienda doors, wrought iron works and handcrafted Sabino benches made by renowned regional artisans. The staff has traveled widely and is very knowledgeable about the merchandise. The store is located on busy Broadway Boulevard between Tucson and Plummer Streets.
This is not just a shopping mall but also an entertainment destination for locals and visitors alike, featuring a multitude of shops and restaurants. Recently renovated, the mall added a new food court and plaza area, plus the new 20-plex Century theater. More changes are under way. Additional stores and exterior renovations in southwestern architecture are likely to make this mall even more popular ever.
With department stores in US, Canada and UK, Whole Foods Market is a place where one can find quality products. Daily essentials, grocery, seafood, poultry, meat, body care products of superior quality are available here. The store in Tucson has over 20,000 organic items to offer it customers along with a juice bar and a deli. Come here to experience what organic shopping is like.
Selling more than just records, Zia Record Exchange is where locals head to satisfy their entertainment needs. Of course, they do offer a huge selection of new and used music albums, both on vinyl and on CD. But they also sell DVDs, Blu-rays, video games, collectible toys and entertainment-related apparel. And if you have some music and movies that you no longer need, Zia Record Exchange offers top dollar buyback for your goods.