Beers Book Center is the place to find obscure books. New and used books are offered in a variety of sections, such as film, history, diets, cooking, vegetables, gardening, natural history, psychology and sexuality. The National Geographic magazine collection is huge and includes issues almost a century old. The fiction section is strong and features non-mainstream titles. Also, the store has a nice selection of sports, metaphysics, drama, childbirth, and music titles. The decor is "lived-in, but the couches in the reading area are comfortable.
This compact bookstore specializing in, 'whodunits' is fittingly located in Sacramento's oldest neighborhood. Since California's capital city was founded 150 years ago, the streets of Old Sacramento (today a living and working historical district designated a State of California monument) has witnessed many a crime, both solved and unsolved. Mystery authors such as Rex Stout, John D. MacDonald, Dame Agatha Christie and hundreds of other writers famous and not-so-famous are well represented here. Out-of-print searches are available; books by local authors are sold on consignment.
Whether you are a hardcore bug-eating motorcycle rider, or just admire fine leather craft, the items in Leathers by Mary Terry will give your pulse a real kick-start. The owner Mary Terry specializes in creating and repairing custom leather motorcycle wear and accessories. Just describe what you want and it will be made for you. The place also specializes in custom leather formal and casual wear. Every new or repaired piece comes with a lifetime guarantee.
Elder Craftsman offers arts and crafts lovingly created by Northern California's senior artisans, 60 years and older. In this great little Old Sacramento shop, the craft items of clothing, jewelry, quilts, doll house furniture and other works of art, have a level of skill and craftsmanship missing from today's mass-produced products. The selection changes all the time and you are welcome to call the store to see if they have what you are looking for.
Aside from being one of the area's most popular sources for cameras, photographic and darkroom equipment, this shop is also noted for its monthly photo shows. The shows are truly "open," meaning anyone is welcome to display. Displayed works are also featured at a reception held from 6p-9p as part of its participation in the Second Saturday downtown art festival. If you are inspired by the photo show, the expert staff can help you select the equipment needed to become a featured artist.
Sears, Macy's and J.C. Penney anchor this upscale mall. This colorfully decorated contemporary shrine to spending features a wide array of America's favorite mall residents such as Gap, Guess and Abercrombie and Fitch, along with many other trendy specialty shops like Williams Sonoma and Aveda. For the best food fare, try Nordstrom Cafe and Coffee Bar. Kids will be attracted to the carousel dominating the center court of the mall. During busy times, it can be difficult to find a parking space at Wesfield galleria.
Very apt to its name, Vino Volo, which means "wine flight" in Italian, offers wine tastings and also retails wines at the Sacramento International Airport, making it convenient for travellers. The wine shop is situated in Terminal A, you can get great wines here and elegant small plates to go with it. So the next time you forget to pick-up a gift for someone, don't panic. There's nothing better than a bottle of good wine.
The Davis Farmers Market was started in 1975 by a small group of local farmers, and today it is one of the biggest market fairs in the city! A well-known tourist attraction site it is open all year round. You can find a wide range of fruits, vegetables, organic produce, baked goods, flowers and plants here. On some summer evenings the market hosts a 'Picnic in the Park', where everyone is welcome! You can sample foods, watch jugglers in action, take in live musical performances and savor scrumptious snacks. Take the kids along and have fun!
Are bicycles your passion? Then your one-stop-shop has got to be the B & L Bike Shop in Davis. Access all kinds of information on bikes here; plus, they have several bikes from around the world on sale! Moreover, you can go in for a body scan to see which bicycle suits your body best, or get a 'fit kit'-a tool kit to redo your bike as per your needs. If buying one is too much trouble, you can also rent them out at a meagre cost. Repairs and overhauls are also performed with utmost dexterity and professionalism. Check out the website for cycling tips, new bike models, accessories, coupons, specials and more.
The selection in Sweet Briar Books is split 50/50 between fiction and non-fiction books. The proprietor buys as well as sells used books and does estate appraisals. Depending on the condition and demand, used books are priced as low as 30 percent of the original cover price. Another great strength of this shop is the large selection of art books. Adding to the ambiance and decor are works of art by Picasso, Rodin, Goya and other old masters.
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