7411 New Hampshire Avenue
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Phone: (301) 439-3000
Fax: (301) 439-6927
Though the shop's address is Carroll Avenue, it is hidden from the street. Go around the corner and the entrance is there. Once inside, you will find a surprising array of second-hand books from tomes on history to classics and popular fiction. See if you can discover that special book under a haphazard pile of others. Keep an eye out for signs that explain the store's pricing.
Looking for a 1950s-era bright yellow sheath with a beaded dragon slinking up the side? Then you've come to the right vintage shop. Polly Sue's offers the vintage-clothing lover a virtual nirvana with two floors jam-packed with vintage men's and women's duds—from the classic to the bizarre. Everything from fur-collared coats to old bowling shirts can be found here. Whether you are looking for just the right pair of silver slippers or nothing in particular, this shop is worth a look.
Joe's Record Paradise offers you a wide collection of music. Be it the old music records or the latest album CDs, Joe's Record Paradise is sure to assist you with your requirements. From hip-hop, hard rock, jazz, classical or country music, Joe's Record Paradise has something for everyone.
The Record Exchange brings to you a collection of music CDs, records and more at affordable prices. Be it the latest music album or the CD of your favorite music icon, The Record Exchange is sure to assist you with your requirements. Apart from its music collection, this store houses a number of video games to choose from.
Downtown Silver Spring brings some international and national retail outlets under one roof. This mall houses various retail store catering to your fashion, beauty and generic needs. It also features a multiple restaurants serving different cuisine for your hunger pangs after an exhaustive shopping day. This mall is committed to give you an ultimate shopping experience and has some interesting events planned for you regularly. Check their website to know more.
Spread across 400,000 square feet (37161.21 square meters) City Place Mall houses a variety of retail brands to cater to your fashion, beauty and generic needs. This mall houses various outlets offering everything from your everyday groceries to stylish footwear. This beautiful mall features many restaurants serving different cuisine for the hunger pangs after your exhausting shopping spree.
Boasting of a collection of more than 700 craft beers to offer, Fenwick Beer and Wine is one of the finest liquor shops in town. This store houses a variety of American craft beers and features beers from around the world like German beers, Belgian Beers English beers and more. Apart from its beer varieties, it houses fine boutique wines. Its friendly staff is knowledgeable and is sure to assist you with your requirements.
Upshur Street Books is different from chain bookstores as it boasts a large section of books by local authors. Bibliophiles interested in thought-provoking prose, poetry and art will find this an ideal place to browse for hours. The interiors are bright and welcoming, with lime green walls and parquet flooring. There are plenty of books for kids and young adults too. This shop hosts numerous events such as readings, sing-alongs, and book and movie discussions with popular writers. Check their website for the calender of events.
Pick a book and treat yourself to some caramel cider, mint mocha, gingerbread or eggnog latte from the coffee house in the books' shop. Here, author talks are held almost every night. Children's events also take place periodically. You can even buy books on-line, or have them shipped worldwide. Book group discount program are popular and so are the literature classes. Autographed first editions are also available.
Bread Furst on Connecticut Avenue offers a great range of freshly baked goodies to the Van Ness neighborhood which it calls home. A project by veteran chef Mark Furstenberg, Bread Furst is home to soft, tender and golden loaves of bread, pastries and desserts and lots more. The charming bakery also offers a wonderful lunch menu - several drool-worthy salads and sandwiches on offer here. They also serve a good selection of refreshing coffees that are a fantastic addition to the meal served here.
Kohl's is a department store which houses many national and international brands under one roof. Kohl's is a one stop shop for all your beauty, fashion and general needs. You can shop for fashionable clothing, stylish footwear, elegant accessories and other household products from this place.
Effortlessly blending contemporary decor and rustic charm with its bare-bricked walls, the low hanging brightly colored lamps and red-checkered tables, Alphonse has a warm, casual vibe to it. Open early every morning for breakfast, the restaurant offers all-day dining from a quick bite to go, to a relaxed dinner over a glass of wine with friends. The menu includes options like freshly prepared sandwiches, pastas and pizzas to dine-in or take-away. Dishes to try include artichoke salad, eggplant parmagiana, Venice sandwich and pappardelle with smoked bison. Their wine list is decent and they also serve beer and cocktails. Don't miss out on the authentic Italian desserts to round off your meal. For reservations or delivery, call the restaurant.