Nestled inside the Page and Pallette bookstore, Latte Da Coffee Shop treats visitors to piping-hot cups of joe, as well as elaborate latte treats and iced beverages. Guests mingle with friends in the shop's woodsy interior, browse the web with free wi-fi, or read magazines as they snack on pastries and Blue Bell ice cream.
UnCorked Fine Wines & Spirits' vino curators superintend a list of reds and whites. Wine connoisseurs can sip glasses of Starbourgh sauvignon blanc from New Zealand against a wood-paneled, barrel-decorated backdrop at the wine bar while pondering the location of Old Zealand, or nosh on cheese with bread and olive oil while enjoying a libation from down under, such as the Boarding Pass Australian shiraz (each $6/glass). During Wine Down Wednesdays, hold on to a glass of wine ($4) as you browse the large selection of international cigars, which includes "red dot" Cohibas, handmade with an aged mixture of Dominican-grown Piloto Cubano tobaccos ($14.99), and the Macanudo, a top-selling cigar stuffed with Mexican, Dominican, and teddy-bear filler ($7.99). A customized gift basket can be sent to a long-distance friend ($19.99–$49.99), and accessories, such as whimsical wine glasses or functional glass stoppers, can be taken home and be immediately put to work.
GNC's opulent aisles display a wide variety of vitamin and mineral and herbal supplements, as well as sports nutrition, diet, energy, bodycare, and other health products. The Mega Men Sport multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets) supports muscle recovery and energy levels and aids speedy male metabolisms without dangling steaks in front of their treadmills. Fuel feats of female strength with the Women's Ultra Mega Active multivitamin ($19.99 for 90 caplets). Two pounds of Pro Performance 100% whey protein ($28.99) distract taste buds with the flavor of chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry and smuggle 20 grams of high-quality protein into the body in each scoop. Promote healthy bones with a calcium supplement, such as coral calcium ($19.99 for 180 capsules) sustainably harvested from the Okinawa sea to provide a healthy two-to-one ratio of calcium and magnesium.
99 Issues Comics & Gaming has walls upon walls stocked with new comic-book releases and action figures set in a welcoming atmosphere. Pore through boxes of back issues, grab a book, and kick back and read on one of the shop's comfy leather couches.
The friendly staff at B Boutique helps ladies fashionably conceal their bareness with a variety of chic, upscale clothing, purses, and accessories. Fun, feminine swaddlings by designers such as Judith March and Voom by Joy Han compete for guests’ attention with bright colors, contemporary cuts, and waving sentient sleeves. Slip on a colorful summer dress for an evening stroll in the park ($24–$240) or achieve the perfect silhouette with a pair of form-fitting jeans by brands such as !iT jeans ($39-$90). Visitors can shield their little piggies in style with a pair of cowgirl boots by Old Gringo and Corral ($23–$399) or delve into a collection of jewelry to accent décolletages with simple pendants, colorful stones, or strands of classic pearls ($8–$150). A range of purses and bags can be used to store personal items, compliment outfits, or to hide smaller, not as fashionable, purses and bags ($24–$80).
All Around The House's showrooms teem with 5,000 square feet of fine consignment furnishings, antiques, and a variety of works from local artists. Shoppers can wander amid antique and contemporary furniture pieces ($25+), selecting chairs, couches, and wardrobes to accent their homes or barricade front doors against persistent Girl Scout cookie salesmen. A variety of lamps ($10+) flood households with light, and the shops' exclusive Home Sweet Home soy candles ($10+) emit uplifting aromas. The stores also offer painting services to help clients enliven old furniture or paint over the Kiss lyrics they once sharpied onto their armoires. All Around The House showcases its wares seven days a week (the Mobile location is open only by appointment on Sundays), keeping its doors unlocked until 6 p.m. on weekdays and 5 p.m. on weekends.