Main St Shopping Guide
by Artvoice Staff
Fabulous selection of books, calendars, cards and other gifts and one of the best poetry collections you’ll find anywhere.
Queen City Bookstore 3184 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14214 (716) 833-6220 queencitybook.com
“The King of Comics” has a great selection of vintage comics, new publications and an expansive collection of graphic novels, many of which are reviewed weekly in Artvoice in the Graphic Traffic column.
Parkside Candy has an assortment of boxed chocolates, sponge candy, patties, fudge, sugar free candy, lollipops, seasonal candy and so on.
Fine instruments, amps and gear at great prices
The cream of Buffalo clothing stores with such nuggets as cashmere and soft wool scarves; tweed walking caps, hats; Men and women’s Barbour jackets; flannel-lined khakis; Doeskin blazer and more.
Record Theatre 3500 Main St, Buffalo, NY 14226 (716) 837-2090 recordtheatre.com
Over 30,000 square feet of new and previously owned CDs, DVDs, and VINYL LPs, there is something here for everyone.
Tony Walker & Company 5110 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 626-3280 tonywalker.com
There’s not a hot brand out there that you won’t find at Tony Walker. Shoes, boots, cosmetics, outerwear, casual and formal, they’ve got it all.
The coolest crafts, stuffed animals, dolls, science, preschool, dress-up, books, games, puzzles, trucks, cars, wooden toys, etc., etc.
Buffalo Optical 5350 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 631-3820 buffalooptical.com
Nice selection of popular designer frames including Polo, Versace, Anne Klein, Dolce Gabana, DKNY, and more.
Fashionable designer eyewear with exclusive rights on several top lines. Expect to find several European designers and new lines from Xavier Derome, Mykital Mylon, and others.
Lovely bangles, charms, necklaces, earrings, rings, handbags and “collections”–a group of bangles with charms all harmonious with one theme. Very cool store!
Main Street Popcorn 5546 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 632-1713 mainstpopcorn.com
Popcorn! Box it up beautifully and give someone a gourmet popcorn surprise.
Swimwear, resort-wear, footwear, they have it all. Also attractive lingerie and intimate clothing for when the sun goes down.
LeeLee 5444 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 631-0840 shopleelee.com
LeeLee carries a fine selection of women’s coats, jackets, sweaters, dresses, tops, etc.
Antiques make wonderful one-of-a-kind gifts anyone would be thrilled to place in their home.
Sarah's Vintage & Estate Jewelry 5459 Main St, Williamsville, NY 14221 (716) 633-3738
Antique jewelry from the Georgian Era, Victorian, 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, as well as Art Nouveau, Deco and Retro pieces. Sarah’s carries costume jewelry starting at $20 up to exceptional vintage diamond rings up to $25,000.
When you purchase from Ten Thousand Villages you not only walk out with a handmade gift, you are helping some artisan or craftsperson in a small village of some developing country feed their family. In exchange you get a handmade piece that is usually stunning in its beauty and craftsmanship.
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