More Space Place discreetly disguises napping provisions with spy-style Murphy wall beds that fold into a variety of built-in cabinetry. Keep floor space open for impromptu break-dancing tournaments with any of the full-length twin ($2,100+), full ($2,400+), queen ($2,700+), or king ($3,800+) beds, each of which are supported by steel-coil springs and set in motion by a lowering mechanism. Choose from a variety of styles, such as the Jefferson Library Bed system ($5,700+ for a queen), a distinguished sleep sack accompanied by a set of book-bearing shelves. Rooms appear polished and pristine with the Cosmopolitan Panel Bed, which opens horizontally to accommodate narrow spaces and gymnasts who sleep in the splits.
In Great Balls of Yarn's four boutiques, knitters and crocheters of all experience levels browse more than 20,000 balls of yarn, including luxurious fibers from Trendsetter and Noro as well as hand-dyes from Prism and Malabrigo. Talented fiber artists guide knitters and crocheters as they transform vibrant fibers into wearable works of art during beginner through advanced classes. Project-specific sessions focus on creating table runners, borders for blankets, and baby booties to keep wee ones' feet warm and steps soundless during midnight refrigerator raids. Amid the shops' soft lighting, tapestries intermix with shelves of color-coded worsted and washable yarns alongside cashmeres and silks. Great Balls of Yarn also arms textile technicians with needles, notions, and books full of inspiration and yarn-charming incantations.
For more than 88 years, the lamplighters at Capitol Lighting have illuminated homes with attractive fixtures in styles ranging from French country to Art Deco. More than 500,000 products, including bright lamps and bulbs from Corbett Lighting, Schonbek, Hudson Valley, and Savoy House, await their opportunity to banish darkness and beautify home spaces ranging from dining room ceilings to outdoor paths. Beyond bulbs in all shapes and sizes, Capitol also carries a vast selection of home accessories, such as hallway mirrors that give residents a final chance to ensure their antennas are hidden before leaving the house.
Cattails and knotty trees shake themselves in the breeze drifting off waterways, where gentle wakes spread behind Riverfront Kayaks’ colorful vessels. The staff presides over a range of single and double kayaks, as well as paddleboards, which let one stand upon the surface of the water. Their gears purring in the sun, bikes also cruise from the shop with easy speed. During eco-tours and other activities, the crew introduces guests to Florida's rippling rivers, fishing hot spots, and official state fishing story.
The fashion-forward staff at Downtown Divas stocks their garment racks with outfits to style ladies from the workday through the weekend. Colorful tops and dresses, crafted by designers such as Solemio ($30–$70), Lush ($40–$60), and Naked Zebra ($30–$60, come in an array of cuts and varying degree of flounce, transitioning easily from hanger to torso. Pieces by Mia Rena ($40–$60) mingle with Wax Denim threads ($60–$90), and looks from last spring included lacy scarves and camis.