Mark Twain House Gift Shop

MARK TWAIN GIFT SHOP Get your favorite Twain-ophiles some sweet merch. Books, puzzles, you can even get a Mark Twain bobblehead that will nod in agreement to that screenplay you’re writing in Starbucks. Photo lovingly borrowed from The Mark Twain House. 385 Farmington Avenue Hartford, CT 06105 (860) 247-0998 Facebook Instagram Desktop

Golfers’ Warehouse

golfer’s warehouse Do you like to golf? Maybe you just like to go to the driving range and see if you can hit the guy in the cart cleaning up all the balls? Maybe you want your own personalized putter for mini-golf? Either way, these guys got you. Photos lovingly borrowed from Golfer’s Warehouse. 75 […]

Barnes & Noble UConn Hartford Bookstore

barnes & noble While it does serve as a one-stop shop for the textbook needs of UConn students, the new Barnes & Noble in downtown Hartford is open to the public as well. Books, magazine, graphic novels, a giant Starbucks, walls of snacks, tons of UConn gear, and even the occasional book signing/events are all […]

Capital Spirits

capital spirits To say that Capital Spirits has a wide array of wines, beers, and liquors would be a drastic understatement. Oh, and they have Scotch… Photos borrowed lovingly from Capital Spirits. 73 Pratt Street Hartford, CT 06103 (860) 947-8111 Facebook

Hartford Flavor Company

HARTFORD FLAVOR COMPANY With a mission to provide uniquely flavored natural liqueurs, the Hartford Flavor Company is the city’s only distillery and is doing their best to extend the new “cocktail culture.” Want to experience some of their distinct Wild Moon Liqueurs? You’re in luck. Enter Diana’s Lair – Hartford Flavor’s tasting room – for […]

Armstrong Rockwell Watches & Fine Jewelry

ARMSTRONG ROCKWELL FINE JEWELRY Al Armstrong of Armstrong Rockwell Watches & Fine Jewelry knows everything there is to know about diamonds, fine watches, and pretty much anything that sparkles. They carry some seriously fancy watches (along with medium fancy and just plain fancy) from Audemars Piguet, BlancpaiN, Carl F. Bucherer, Girard-Perregaux, Glashütte Original, Hublot, Maurice […]

Hartford Prints!

HARTFORD PRINTS! Hartford Prints! is a family-run paper goods shop and studio that specializes in distinctive letterpress for weddings, special occasions, personal stationery, custom stationery and more. Sisters Addy, Callie, and Rory have joined their creative forces to produce paper that blends modern typography, fun design, and offbeat composition. Photos lovingly borrowed from Hartford Prints! […]

Stackpole Moore & Tryon / Tuesdays

morneault’s stackpole moore tryon Full service mens / womens high-end clothing, shoes, jewelry. This is the place to go to define your individual style on-point with today’s trends. Need a bonus? They can teach you how to tie a bow-tie. 860-522-0181. Mon-Fri: 10:00am-6:30pm, Sat: 9:30am-5:30pm. Photos lovingly borrowed from Morneault’s Stackpole Moore Tryon.   242 Trumbull […]

Spiritus Wine Shop

spiritus wines Fine wines, liquors and beers.  Their staff is extremely knowledgeable and completely friendly – it’s impossible to walk out of there without the perfect bottle. 860-247-5431 or toll free at 1-800-499-WINE. In-Store Tastings Thursdays from 4:30pm-7:00pm and Saturdays from 1:00pm-4:00pm. Mon-Wed: 10:00am-7:00pm, Thu-Sat: 10:00am-8:00pm. Photos lovingly borrowed from Spiritus Wine Shop. 220 Asylum […]

Camera Bar

camera bar This is really more of an art store. The Camera Bar covers new and old styles of photography with digital equipment to darkroom supplies. You can upload photos to their website and pick them up in about an hour. Camera repair services are also available. Mon-Fri: 9:00am-5:30pm, Thu: 9:00am-7:00pm. Photos lovingly borrowed from […]