Clarion Hotel Midway Airport
7353 S. Cicero Avenue
Chicago, IL 60629
Phone: (773) 581-5300
Fax: (773) 581-8421
As the name implies, this store specializes in rare and collectible coins, especially those made of silver. However, gold, silver, and platinum treasures such as jewelry, chains, rings and silverware are also available. For example, a full-line of 14-karat gold watches, coin mountings and gold rings are available. In addition, you can sell your wares to the store; it pledges to buy all pocket and wrist watches, as well as war relics. On site numismatists Steve and John Hill are very qualified to answer your questions.
Find whatever you are looking for at this great mall just southwest of Downtown Chicago. With dining and entertainment in house, shopping in Westfield Chicago Ridge is quite an experience. They have products that cater to everyone irrespective of age and gender. With food chains like Burger King and Tokyo Express dishing out delectable dishes, hunger pangs after the shopping can be well taken care of. For an awesome dose of retail therapy go to Westfield Chicago Ridge that makes you want to shop till you drop.
This bookstore offers a diverse selection of merchandise and activities for its mainly African American clientelle of all ages. You will find a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction titles, as well as a wide variety of instructive periodicals. For children, the bookstore offers weekly storytelling and after-school tutoring. For adults, the store offers frequent book signings and poetry readings. But the store's selection is not limited to books, it also stocks hand-carved figures, jewelry, posters and a variety of handbags and fashion accessories.
You can't get ostrich skin boots at Wal-Mart. Come to think of it, it rarely stocks boots made from alligator or Iguana hide either. This is exactly what makes Raudel Sanchez's store so popular, especially with Mexican bands trying to stay on the cutting edge of band wear. The store also features a wide selection of hats, jackets and denim. These fashions can be costly, so prices can top out at more than $5,000.
The Plant takes the concept of sustainable and takes it to the next level. Located in a building which formerly used to be a meat-packaging unit, this organization is a unique indoor farm. Several unique techniques are used to cultivate flora and fauna here using symbiotic relationships and purely organic means to produce food which is then sold in their farmers markets every Saturday. The Plant offers a number of tours as well as workshops and volunteering opportunities. You can also get some delicious fresh-baked organic bread from one of their two bakeries. For more information, log on to their website.
The Ashland Swaporama Flea Market is an ideal place to shop for great knick-knacks at throwaway prices. The flea market is not big and happening as the one in Alsip, but is a good bet if you want to buy something cheap on the run. You can find everything here from cheap house-hold goods to video games and fake branded goods.
Specializing in albums, tapes and 1945s from the 1960s and 70s, this family-owned record store also features a decent selection of rare and collectible vinyl. For a bit of an anachronistic feel, you can also look through the collection of contemporary 1945 year, ideal for jukeboxes for your home or your business. The store also offers a selection of rock-oriented posters and the help here is friendly.
If you are after authentic African clothing and apparel, this place has a wide selection that will satisfy even the most discriminating shopper. In addition to garments, the store also carries a wide range of cassettes, videotapes and compact discs. You can also pick-up Kwanzaa supplies, hand-carved statuettes, figurines and jewelry. Finally, it offers a full-line of cosmetics that you can take home or use for an in-store make-over.
To really get in the spirit for an exciting game at Comiskey Park, head out to this store in the ballpark to get geared up. You can pick up a signed team ball, glove, bat or jersey emblazoned with the Sox logo, or just a banner to stick atop the filing cabinet at work. This is an excellent way to show your support at the game and serves as a great reminder afterwards.
Offering unique collectibles from the 1920's to the 1950's.
Be sure not to miss Seminary Co-op Bookstore buried in the University of Chicago's Theological Seminary. The shelves are virtually stuffed with more than 100,000 titles covering almost any academic subject you can think of. Books on theology, philosophy, and literary criticism are their particular areas of specialty, but there are plenty of books on more general subjects as well. This is a truly amazing bookstore located in a particularly lovely and tranquil part of the city.
Featuring a variety of antique collectibles.