The month’s salary burning in your pockets? Itching to get gifts for friends and family? Curious to find the very best stores, bookshops and markets in Philadelphia? Is browsing your number one hobby? We understand, and so do our locals, who have their own favorite hidden gems, top picks for when nothing but a bit of window (or actual) shopping will do the trick. Check out their recommended local shops and never fall in a tourist trap again.
AIA Bookstore – Specialty store
“AIA Bookstore” is one of the first places I found when I moved to Philadelphia, and I fell in love with it instantly. AIA = American Institute of Architects.
Full Article by Rob Hall
Bell’s Market – Eastern European grocer
“Bell’s Market” is a grocery shop in Philadelphia with Eastern European goods. Huge place with affordable goodies! Here are my recommendations…
Full Article by Holly Miller
Blue Line Collectibles – Comics and action figures
“Blue Line Collectibles” in Philadelphia is a comics and action figures shop I just love – Tom keeps it really clean and tidy: not so easy to find!
Full Article by Doug Daub
C. Neri Antiques & Lighting – Antiques & Lighting
“C. Neri Antiques & Lighting” Philadelphia overwhelms my visual senses each time I visit. This shop has America’s largest and most unique collection of…
Full Article by Cara Jo Castellino
Clay Studio – Best pottery in the city
“Clay Studio” in Philadelphia should be your first stop in the city if you love pottery and ceramics! Stop in for a show, shop for mugs or join a class…
Full Article by Andrea Szyper