The headquarters for the chain's global empire of sporting goods, this mammoth terracotta structure is a sportsperson's Mecca. From guns to basketballs, from bikes to weights, you will find everything spread across five floors. Try out a new golf club in the indoor driving range, or simply browse through the latest gear of your favorite sport. The annual Sniagrab (bargains spelled backwards) event is how Denver gears up for ski season. It is a huge sale that begins on Labor Day weekend.
Whether plans call for a quick pedal through the city or for a white-knuckled ride down a mountain switchback, this shop always carries the perfect two-wheeled prescription. Conveniently located in downtown Denver, near the Cherry Creek Bike Trail, these pedal power specialists offer half and full day rentals of both road and mountain bikes. All rentals include helmet and lock. Bikes can be reserved on-line or via phone. Walk-ins accepted.
One of the few remaining independent music shops left in the city, this music haven looks and sounds the way a record shop should - filled with merchandise and loud music. Blaring tunes the radio never spins and stuffed with the latest underground and commercial releases, plus hard to find imports and rarities, this shop is a notable establishment to browse around and catch up on current music happenings. The experienced and knowledgeable staff is always willing to talk shop and offer the perfect recommendation.
This shop specializes in new and used records since 1971 and also maintains a collection of new CD's. For the budget minded there are also new and used tapes. Folk, jazz, soul, ragtime, reggae, rock, blues, classical, spoken word and movie soundtracks are all in stock. The staff, as would be expected in such a shop, is well versed on music and can usually answer most music related questions.
Buffalo Exchange is by far one of the most popular and well-reviewed secondhand clothing stores in Colorado. Over 80 percent of their inventory is donated, bought, or traded with locals. The remaining 20 percent is purchased from other thrift stores. Buffalo Exchange might function like a normal thrift store, but their selection is anything but. Be it Go Go boots, fashion jeans, or fur stoles, Buffalo Exchange takes in used clothing, as long the clothes meet their quality standards. Local hipsters, fashionistas and others looking for specialty costume pieces will be thrilled by the selection. No matter what you're looking for just about anything and everything can be found at the Buffalo Exchange. -Sabrina Zirakzadeh
The Whole Foods Market is a chain of Stores in the US, UK and Canada. The store quite true to its name provide food that is wholesome, fresh and superior in terms of its quality. It offers a huge selection of daily grocery, poultry, meat, seafood and other items that are organic in nature and grown following the correct norms. Come here to shop for your household needs, gourmet food, or binge on the pre-prepared food at the deli.
Located across from the State Capitol Building on the edge of downtown, this bookstore is like walking into a cluttered closet of old books. Lined with bookshelves overflowing with used titles in a wealth of genres, this shop has been satisfying literary cravings for 20 years. What started as one small room has blossomed into a 3000 square foot book Mecca. An international antiquarian book search makes this a perfect stop when looking for a rare, first or out of print edition. Postcards, greeting cards and posters are also available.
This matchless store sometimes seems to be much more than a specialty shop. Surrounded by fine folk art furniture, furnishings and clothing from all corners of the world, customers at Manos Folk Art tend to lose themselves as the heroes and heroines of adventurous daydreams. The extensive selection is reminiscent of the finest museums, featuring, among other things, Israeli jewelry, Kilim pillows and Moroccan baskets, expanding cultural awareness as well as the tasteful, timeless décor of any home.
Campus Cycles center is a rare find in the often pretentious world of bike shops. The friendly staff and service department, with more than 50 years of bike industry experience, welcomes everyone regardless of knowledge or skill level. After years of operating out of a cramped space the owners moved the shop 10 blocks down the road to a larger building. Hence, Denver's best bike shop became better. Check out the latest mountain and road bikes from Giant, Gary Fisher, GT and Lemond, as well as the latest fashions from Pearl Izumi and Fox.
This massive flagship store is not only a shop but also a tourist attraction. Housed in the historic Tramway Building, the folks at REI coughed up over USD28 million to transform the old structure into an outdoor retail mecca. Besides the usual array of outdoor gear and clothing, it also offers a 45-foot climbing wall, mountain bike test trail, children's play area and a cold room to test winter parkas. It is the only store in the world where one can possibly leave with frostbite, rope burns and bike saddle sores.
St Killian's cheese shop, located next to the main Highland
shopping district, is the best specialty cheese store in Denver. With a huge selection of pre cut, made to order, and rare cheeses, St Killian's variety can't be beat. ...
The Denver Pavilions, located downtown at the south end of
the 16th Street Mall, is Denver's latest upscale shopping plaza and entertainment center, stocked with popular chains. This three tiered, open air venue is a hotspot of activity, especially ...
Green Monkey Baby is Denver's only eco friendly, all organic
baby and infant clothing boutique. The clothes and baby accessories by themselves are fashionable enough, but the company's commitment to only purchasing fair trade clothing made using organic ingredients ...