Located in the complex of brick pathways and quaint shops beside the Pence Gallery courtyard, Han's Tailoring and Alterations handles all forms of alterations and tailoring. The tailors, who are the owners, have seen it all; from wedding dresses needing alterations to letting out the seams in old uniforms. Specialty work includes tent repair and customizing rain ponchos for bicyclists. Although many alterations will take a few days, the shop owners are willing to do emergency or last minute alterations.
Stonegate Coffee & Video has two distinct marketing niches, a sit-down cafe and video rentals. A diverse selection of coffee drinks, pastries, ice cream, popcorn and 20 kinds of licorice bridge the gap between the cafe and the video sections of this establishment. This store has a variety of videos that you can rent. It has a collection of dramas, comedies, an extensive selection of musicals, and foreign titles. The store has a selection of DVDs as well.
Next Chapter has a variety of titles. New and used books line bookshelves and the store has a nice selection of children's books, so the kids will have plenty to keep them busy while you browse. The store features greeting cards, as well as a wide selection of first editions. Occasionally it offers in-store events including author presentations, book signings and musical performances. Telephone and special orders are welcome. See their website for more details.
Heron Technologies has certified technicians who can repair IBM clones and Macintosh computers. The technicians have the capability of building computers, as well, "from the ground up" to exact customer specifications. Dealing with more than 20 wholesalers in California, the staff usually can build to specification with non-proprietary parts in two or three days. It also carries diverse software including games, and perhaps the largest selection of computer cables in Davis.
Davis Shoe Shop and shoe repair facility has been in business for more than 50 years; the current owner learned the craft of shoemaking and leather repair from his father. In addition to being able to repair virtually any shoe or accessory the shop has a complete line of wallets, belts, other leather goods, and greeting cards.
Local columnist and celebrity Bob Dunning once lamented, 'that in this town (not always known for the hard-nosed common sense of its citizens), there was no place to buy underwear.' The proprietors of this store disabused him of that cute notion by mailing him a complete selection of their underwear collection from boxers to jockey shorts. Besides underwear, there is a complete line of sport shirts, slacks, ties, socks, handkerchiefs, suits, jackets and colognes, everything needed to step out in style in any social situation.
Interested in the philosophy of the Dalai Lama? You will probably find exactly what you are looking for here among the diverse, finely bound selections along one wall. Also available are silken tapestries from Nepal, natural fiber clothing hand-woven in Tibet and intricate Tibetan paintings. Tibet-Nepal has a nice selection of candles as well as meditation tapes. The silver jewelry is exquisite set with a variety of gemstones from lapis lazuli to opal.
This New Age shop, named Aquarius, has everything you need to pursue a spiritual lifestyle. You can find items from bundled sage (to burn like incense and cleanse your living space), to books on Feng Shui (to help you align your living space to ensure domestic harmony). The inventory includes silk and other natural fiber clothing, ambient music and meditation tapes. In addition, you can find Native American art, crystals, gemstones, polished petrified-wood pieces and a large selection of moonstone jewelry!
All Things Right And Relevant is a non-profit thrift and consignment shop. The items are slightly used and are sold at bargain prices. On any given day, the shop may have bobby socks, penny loafers, madras shirts, bell-bottom trousers, or even a bridesmaid's dress or two available. Occasionally, the inventory includes interesting trinkets such as Hula Hoops, hoop earrings, faux-pearl necklaces, high-heeled tennis shoes or rhinestone-studded sunglasses. Half the fun, of course, is hunting for the bargain.
Watch the master Cuban cigar makers hand roll top tobaccos into Ecuadorian maduro wrappers at the El Embargo Cigar Factory. Owner Ricardo Aguilera and cigar makers Alejandro Duardo and Ernesto Rabasa have literally spent their lifetimes in the cigar business. By distributing his own product, Aguilera can offer these fine, hand-rolled cigars at affordable prices.
This shop's wide selection of New Age necessities stands out
in contrast to its historic Old Sacramento surroundings. Aromatherapy, wind chimes, crystals, incense, candles, Tarot and jewelry are all represented. For the bedroom, a nice selection of Celtic pattern ...
This upscale gift shop has a vast array of glass
works, soaps, scented candles, body creams, essential oils and aromatherapy supplies. Hand blown glass balls, tapestries and a nice selection of fountains are available as well. The beautiful amethyst ...
The owners, third generation of Skalets, of this shop design
fine handmade jewelry set with diamonds and a wide diversity of other precious gems. In consultation with the Skalet brothers, one may create custom jewelry that will truly reflect ...