Like The Escapist, Fantastic Comics rose out of the ashes of the defunct Comic Relief, and carries a wide range of comics.
Features vinyl, posters, rare magazines, and memorabilia.
An "adult gallery" and novelty store selling everything from vibrators to vintage books and magazines.
Stocks vintage furniture, lighting, and more.
Opened in 1949 and still run by the same owner, Jack Fiore, this music store sells instruments and offers lessons.
The shop specializes in fly-fishing supplies, with a knowledgeable staff who can offer fishing tips and tricks.
The Solano Avenue shop sells high-quality toys for kids, from Ugly Dolls to the ever-popular Sophie the Giraffe teether.
Flowerland is a quaint nursery with a good selection and a knowledgeable staff. It carries indoor and outdoor plants, fountains, edibles, and planters. It specializes in architectural plants, four-inch perennials, as well as plants from Australia. You won't get lost in a forest at this store but it carries a few trees including natives, magnolias, madrones, and some fruit trees. Of course, it also has necessary accessories like tools, pots, and fertilizers to help you wrangle your garden into shape.
A clean, well-lighted place with a friendly staff and an extensive knowledge of the many comics that crop up each month.
This owner-operated shop carries a wide selection of eyewear designers, including Oliver Peoples, Paul Frank, Ray-Ban, and Chanel.
Expansive hardware store featuring various garden tools, household supplies, and more.
A sumptuous shoe and handbag boutique that specializes in high-end labels like Christian Louboutin, Manolo Blahnik, Valentino, and Alexander McQueen.
Carries men's and women's clothing and accessories.