1515 N. I-35 East
Desoto, TX 75115
Phone: (972) 224-9100
Fax: (972) 228-8238
Formerly named Foley's, Macy's came into the limelight when it acquired one of Dallas' most popular department stores, Sanger-Harris. With locations in several major malls across the city, Macy's offers shoppers a wide variety of popular brand names, well-known designer stuff and lots more at wallet-pleasing rates. Apparel for the whole family, furniture, gifts and accessories are all in abundant supply, as well as linens, bedding and coats. An extensive bridal registry and online shopping enhance the appeal.
This new edition to the South Dallas side has become a big hit due to its' big selection of retail chains such as mega-stores Barnes and Noble and Dick's Sporting Goods. If shopping isn't your forte then the dining may bring you this way with Bailey's Prime Plus or Razoo's. Or perhaps the open pavilion in the center of the plaza with free water fountains for the kids to play in while the adults munch on fresh pretzels and lemonade from the Wetzel's Pretzels. A fun outing for all with the variety of what Uptown Village offers.
Emporium Pies serves up a selection of delicious gourmet pies that will surely change the way you think about this humble, classic dessert. Every pie is prepared using all natural, seasonal ingredients, creating a menu that changes with the seasons, offering new treats to discover and explore. Some popular regulars include the smooth operator with French silk chocolate and a pretzel crust, the cloud nine with caramel, butterscotch and brown sugar meringue, and the Drunken nut with bourbon pecan and shortbread crust. Sweet, scrumptious and unlike anything you have tasted before, these pies will certainly keep you coming back for more.
The Wild Detectives combines a bar, café and bookshop under roof. It is appealing to bibliophiles, coffee and wine connoisseurs and attracts an intellectual crowd. Academics and professionals head here to get their work done using the free WiFi facility and loose themselves in a book while sipping a cup of warm coffee. The bar also provides wine and cheese pairings and is known for its gourmet Emporium pies. Soft music playing in the background makes the reading and coffee drinking experience memorable. The wood-beamed, sloping roof, wood-decked flooring and shelves filled with volumes lend a nostalgic aura to the place. So head here if you want an indelible combination of good food, drinks and books.
This clothing store, at the end of the Bishops Art District has more childrens clothes (girls 0-14) (boys 0-7) per square inch than can be contained. They even put racks out on the porch of this reused home. However, clothing and a few items that may belong in a diaper bag are the specialty so don't expect an array of children's items. The clothing is a wide variety and definitely tips the cuteness factor. If a baby shower is in the future, stopping here might just be what is needed.
Located in the Bishops Art District, this unique gift shop is a blast to visit. It is most commonly visited for the handmade soaps and bath items from natural products around the work. However, it should be noted for the amazing candles and unique gift items. The prices are very reasonable, which can be difficult around this shopping center. A stop here will be one of fun and complete relaxation after smelling the different products that will surely put you in a natural state of mind.
Bishop Street Market is less of a traditional market and more of a unique artistic gift shop with one-of-a-kind items ranging from sculptures to soaps to the most creative gift cards in the city. If individual is your style then you will meet your match here. Voted "Best Gift Store" by such notable sources as "D" Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, and Texas Monthly, how can you pass by without a stop?
Spinster Records brings to you a collection of soulful music. This music shop has something for everyone. Owned by the veteran rock and roll showman David Grover, Spinster Records has various genres of music in store for you. This music store houses new and old music albums and accessories for you to choose from. The idea behind starting this store by David Grover was to let people explore their taste in local music and hence the store acts as a platform for local musicians to perform. Visit their website to know more about the upcoming events.
The Bishops Art District is a shopping paradise found in the middle of Oak Cliff. This artistic, inviting district is a collection of unique, independent shops, restaurants, and galleries. There's a lot to explore, so wear your walking shoes. Whether you're looking for something for your home, your pet, or your friends, you'll find one-of-a-kind items to fit your needs here.
Urban Acres Farmstead is a co-operative style store that is a great place to stop by when looking for authentic, quality local produce and groceries. The store stocks everything from organic, locally sourced meats, cheese, breads, baked goods, coffee, groceries and more. The Farmstead Kitchen located on the premises serves up delicious, fresh seasonal fare in a communal style setting. The menu features only local, fresh and organic produce, and features breakfast and lunch specials like their Perfect granola, cinnamon rolls, farm tacos, quiches,pizzas, sandwiches, salads and more. The menu is limited and their tasty treats can get sold out, so its a good idea to get here a little early. For more information, visit the website.
Dallas has plenty of big malls but sometimes those little intimate Mom and Pop shops can be sorely missed. For one of those reminiscent moments stop over at the Downtown Carrollton shopping area. This old downtown still stands as a block of old shops that have been occupied by independent craft and antique sellers.
Come to the Dallas Farmers Market early to make sure you can pick up the best of the best from their selection of produce, meat, plants, and more. Many of the items sold here have been grown by farmers within a 150 mile (241 kilometers) radius of the market. The market also hosts special events like book signings, cooking demos, festivals, and other fun activities.