3910 Kilgore Memorial Drive
Birmingham, AL 35210
Phone: (205) 956-4100
Fax: (205) 956-0906
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!
Most people will agree that books and coffee are a match made in heaven, so it's no wonder that's exactly what Church Street Coffee & Books specializes in. On the coffee end, the cafe prides itself on making as many different menu items as possible from scratch. All the incredible pastries and baked goods are made fresh in house, and they even make their own vanilla syrup and offer gluten-free options. On the other end, they sell a wide variety of books of different genres. They also host several different book clubs.
Full Circle is an adorable little shop selling all manner of things for the home. From antique and vintage to new, there is a wide array of products ranging from furniture to blankets, hand lotions, art, candles and so much more. They even sell products for the little furry friends in your life. So if you're looking for that perfect accent for your home or a great gift, come to Full Circle.
Since 2009, Hop City Beer and Wine has been making a name for it'self as one of the best retailers of Beer in the region. With a vast selection of local beers, draft beers and imported favorites; beer lovers will be delighted. Add to this their friendly, knowledable service and no wonder it's become as popular as it has. A unique service they provide is the 'Growlertown' taht allows customers to take away their favorite draft beer in certified jugs. Want to try brewing your own beer? Their selection of equiptment is perfect for the amateur brewer. For details on current specials and more, please visit their website.
Located in the Mountain Brook Village Shopping Center, Smith's Variety Shop is part old fashioned candy store, part old-fashioned toy store mixed in one. Come in and fill up a bag of treats at the candy counter. Looking for a gift? Independently owned, this variety store features toys from around the world. Pick up a token for the Alabama or Auburn fan. Find the perfect card that says exactly how you feel in their large stationary collection. Or shop for unique hair ribbons. This is a great place to kill a few hours browsing or to simply revisit old childhood memories when five-and-dime stores were king.
Bass Pro Shops is known throughout the United States as THE place for all things outdoors, and this location in Leeds is certainly no exception. At this sporting goods and outdoor megastore, you can get anything from hiking boots to hunting knives, outdoor stoves, and even motorized boats. In addition, they also host some classes and seminars on topics like hunting and equipment trade-ins.
The Summit Birmingham provides a little bit of something for everyone. Tire out those legs by walking past what seems to be endless storefronts, and then wear out your arms by carrying all the bags from each shop you go in. With names like Anthropologie, Saks Firth Avenue, Victoria's Secret, Urban Outfitters, Banana Republic, Barnes & Noble, Eddie Bauer and Abercrombie & Fitch, shopping options surround you from all over. And if all the shopping gets your appetite working overtime, The Summit houses some great eateries like The Cheesecake Factory, P.F. Chang's China Bistro and Village Tavern.
Located in South Birmingham, Birmingham Sports Cards and Collectibles offers visitors a chance to pick up some unique collectibles and memorabilia from their trip to Birmingham. Both avid collectors, sports fans and hobbyists will enjoy combing through their collection of vintage sports cards and memorabilia for something special. With signed autographed cards, baseballs, basketballs and other interesting items, it's worth a look for sports enthusiasts. Why not drop in or give them a call whether you're interested in browsing for a gift or looking for a specific item. For details, check out their Facebook page.
If you wanted to explore the fascinating world of Wicca and the occult, then Books Beans & Candles is a great little store from which to start your explorations. With a nice collection of books, candles, tarot cards, herbs, stones and other arcane artefacts, the store is a haven for practitioners and novices alike. The store's charming cafe is a great place to relax with the perfect cup of coffee while checking out what's on offer. With plenty of events and activities, Books Beans & Candles is a lively community space. Drop by for a unique experience, to pick up speciality items, or even just for a special souvenir.
A store that lives up to its name, Charm is a charming 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.
Gardens of Park Place are urban farms that carry out sustainable agriculture to grow food locally. You can stop by at the market and buy the produce directly from the farmer. This project is being carried out to develop sustainable agriculture, grow one's own food and make the city more livable. It also endeavors to educate the youth and children about the environment and agriculture. It is definitely an interesting experience to grow your own food in this fast paced city life. The hours of the market varies according to days and seasons so call before visiting.
What's On 2nd, located right in Downtown Birmingham, is a collector's dream. Whether you're a collector of comics, sports memorabilia, video games, vintage signs or anything between, chances are if you spend some time browsing these shelves, you'll find it. They also carry furniture, knick knacks, toys and an array of everything else under the sun.