Light pours through the windows of Sip & Knit and bounces off the bundles of multihued yarns that are tucked into ordered bookshelves along one of the walls. Inside this cozy space, during classes or open knitting time, knitters of all levels immerse themselves in projects such as forming baby socks or a sweater for a warm-blooded pet goldfish. Visitors can peruse an inventory of supplies from renowned brands, such as Elizabeth Austen, Swedish Yarn, and the Alpaca Yarn Company, all while contemplating new designs with Tucker, the store’s resident dog.
Jonathan's Flowers furnishes floral displays for any occasion demanding a cornucopia of blooms. Present your dearly beloved spouse or chinchilla with the Joyful Bloom ($45+), a purple-and-yellow amalgamation of irises, lilies, and solidagos, or pick petals with Positively Pompons ($40+), a bouquet that's cheerfully decked out with pompons, mums, and mini-myrtles. Herbaceous lovers can reward their sniffers with the carnation-packed Soft Sojourn ($50+), while gift givers will find floral displays that specifically speak their sentiments, be it "Happy birthday!" or "Pistols at dawn!" Exotic efflorescence and European yieldings are among the other items rounding out the floral fandango.
The experienced needle wielders at Perfect Fitting adjust the sizing of all manner of garments for men, women, and children. Shorten jacket sleeves ($30) and shirt sleeves ($20) to better showcase muscular wrists, and alter skirt hems to show off rare third knees ($16+). A fresh plain pants hem ($12) creates a crisp upper border for shoes, and a new zipper ($16) helps to maintain modesty. Ill-fitting slacks and legs reconcile after Perfect Fitting's staff bedeck denim with an original jeans hem ($20), and watermelon smuggling is made simpler after the alteration specialists take out skirt or dress waists ($16
John Craig's award-winning clothier fashions sophisticated men's apparel. Signature ties are handcrafted from 100% silk, pop with color, sport elegant designs and stitched-in firecrackers, and allow wearers to pull off a diverse range of looks from the casual, refined professor to the clean-cut businessman. Craig's sales associates pride themselves on providing individualized customer service to match the upscale atmosphere, replete with traditional rugs, comfortable armchairs, and dark wooden shelving.