So many choices in such a small area will enable you to visit just about all the shops. These are the ones I adore.
Thornes Marketplace Located in the heart of Northampton, Thornes, has a little something for everyone. There are shops, bookstores, cafés and a natural foods store. Shop all 3 floors and don’t’ forget the basement. 150 Main Street
Booklink Booksellers New books of fiction, non-fiction, travel…a little something for everyone.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.585.9955
25 Central Young, hip women’s clothes, shoes and accessories.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.8017
Cedar Chest Soaps, gifts, makeup, and so much more. Come and explore.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.3860
Rebekah Brooks Handmade contemporary jewelry and gifts.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.0905
Petals in Bloom Fresh flowers, plants and balloons and they deliver.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.582.0288
Strada European comfort footwear for women.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.6621
Monella Modern contemporary clothes for women.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.582.7900
Acme Surplus Brand names for less. Stuff you use, stuff you need. New shipments daily.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.586.1122
Jackson & Connor Classically modern apparel for men.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.586.4636
Noteworthy Stationary destination. Shop a hand-selected mix of greeting cards, gift wraps, specialty journals and boxed note cards.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.3879
Northampton’s Pride & Joy Your source for Northampton and LBGTQ souvenirs and gifts.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.727.3758
Impish Mischievously playful baby gear, stylish maternity wear, hip kid’s clothes & eco-friendly goods for the modern family.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.586.2511
Cornicopia Whole foods, natural bodycare products, gourmet coffees and cool stuff.
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.3800
Backstop Seated Massage Drop-in for a chair massage 15 or 30 minutes sessions. No appointment necessary
150 Main Street Thornes 413.584.4111
Rao’s Coffee & Café Gourmet coffees, teas, baked goods, sandwiches and soups
150 Main Street Thornes 413-586-2649
Postcard Café Coffee and tea in the Booklink Bookstore on the second floor
150 Main Street Thornes 413-585 9955
Grocery stores and other delicacies can be found around town. Some larger grocery stores are located out on King Street, further from downtown proper.
Provisions Fine wine, craft beer and specialty foods. Come get gourmet items for dinner and be sure to check what ice creams are in the freezer.
30 Crafts Street 413-727-3497
State Street Fruit and Liquor Enjoy our generous selection of excellent wines, a wide variety of commercial and pub beers, gourmet-quality delicatessen and the freshest in local fruit and dairy produce available year-round. Picnic tables out back and front to sit.
51 State Street 413.584.2301
Serios Market Part little grocery, local veggies and fruits and complete deli with take out available.
66 State Street 413.584.2633
River Valley Coop Less than 2 miles north of downtown you will find the River Valley Market, a community-owned, full-service grocery store specializing in fresh, local and organically grown food. They have a deli and selection of wine and beer.
330 North King Street 413.584.2665
Northampton has its fair share of antique stores, mostly found on the ‘other side of the railroad tracks’ by the intersection of Main and Market Streets.
Collectors Galleries Part antique store and art gallery. Be sure to allow some time to soak it all in and strike a deal.
11 Bridge Street 413.584.6734
Antique Center of Northampton Antiques and more antiques. Be sure to check out the basement. Tell Stephan Mary Wiseman sent you.
9 ½ Market Street 413.584.3600
Stuart Solomon Antiques Première Stickly furniture, art Nouveau and art deco period pieces. Call to be sure you catch Stuart and tell him Mary Wiseman sent you.
9 ¾ Market Street 413.531.7776
Birdstone Antiques See if the store is open, the owner has some strange hours. Upscale, high-end antiques and treasures are found here.
Market Street 413.585.0747
Sticks and Bricks Revamped, revisited, re-done and all beautiful. These are the new antiques. If you have something custom you’d like, talk to Liz about your ideas.
9 Market Street 413.586.1560
While you are down on this end of town, check out these shops.
Whoo Space Part gallery, part shop, this Pop-Up Shop always has something new.
11 Market Street 413.727.8173
Paper Paper They have a little something for every paper crafter. Check out their classes. Closed on Mondays & Tuesdays
15 Market Street 413.727.8173
Different Drummer’s Kitchen Everything the foodie wants.
34 Bridge Street 413.586.7978
Northampton has some very special vintage stores. You never know what you’ll find, so stop into each of them and have a look.
Roz’s Place Vintage and new clothing & accessories.
6 Bridge Street 413.586.4381
Retro Genie Vintage clothing and accessories. Be sure to check out the downstairs area.
26 Strong Street 413.584.4364
Sid Vintage Vintage clothing with an edge.
279 Main Street 413.582.9880
The Fashion Shop Off the beaten path, just down King street, past the Subway sandwich shop on Trumbull. This vintage shop is worth the effort. Stop in and see what’s in store. Be sure to venture upstairs. Vintage clothing, shoes, and items for the home.
6 Trumbull Street
If rare and used books are more to your liking, we have more than our fair share of new and used bookstores as well.
Gabriel Bookstore Well stocked and filled with books of all types bought, sold, and appraised. The book buyer is in the store on Fridays and Saturdays.
21 Market Street 413.586.5596
Metropolitan Books & Records A narrow store, located just above the Antique Center of Northampton, it is chock-full of books and records. A must see. Look for Lucy hanging down on Market Street just at the door or in the antique store. She’ll see you, so don’t worry.
9 ½ Market Street 413.586.7077
Raven Used Books Here you will find a large variety of book genres including academic books as well.
4 Old South Street 413.584.9868
Broadside Bookshop Dedicated to good books, personal service and community involvement.
247 Main Street 413.586.4235
Here, are some of my other favorite places to shop in Northampton.
Faces Fun, fashion, gifts, cards, and home wares. A must for anyone who is curious and looking for the unusual. Kid friendly, but leave your drinks at the door.
175 Main Street 413.584.4081
Pinch A vibrant and eclectic artisan gallery with a focus on the home and art to wear
179 Main Street 413.586.4509
Gazebo Showcasing a large and varied selection of intimate lingerie, sleepwear, daywear and playwear. Specializing in fit and post mastectomy collections.
14 Center Street 413.584.5783
Harlow Luggage Silver jewelry, leather goods, luggage, travel items and gifts. Brand names carried.
196 Main Street 413.584.5233
Unite Urban styles and brands of footwear you want. Be sure to check out what’s hanging on the wall-exhibitions change regularly.
202 Main Street 413.585.5774
A Child’s Garden Where toys are a natural and spark the imagination. Books, toys, games, costumes and gifts galore.
204 Main Street 413.584.2242
J Rich Clothing for Men Superb clothing for men. Be sure to admire their iron door.
22 Masonic Street 413.586.6336
ODE Creative, fashion and accessories for women
263 Main Street 413.727.8026
The Mountain Goat Specializing in outdoor gear, clothing and travel accessories
189 Main Street 413.586.0803
Urban Outfitters You know what’s here, men’s and women’s clothing, accessories and apartment ware. Come in and check out the building housing this iconic retailer.
109 Main Street 413.587.4091
Urban Exchange The area’s largest brand name and designer consignment shop
233 Main Street 413.585.8729
Happy Valley Gifts, jewelry, household items, toys, and much, much more.
229 Main Street 413.586.1661
Casa Del Sol Apparel, jewelry, and crafts from Ecuador, Peru, Latin America and Asia.
207 Main Street 413.584.0109
Oh My Walk downstairs and into a world of sensual delights. 18 years or older only please.
122 Main Street 413.584.9669
Guild Art Supply Large selection of art supplies, journals, papers, paint and everything else for your artistic urges
102 Main Street 413.584.6343
Essentials A quarky selection of papers, cards, gifts, books, and other stationary items. You have to visit to appreciate it.
88 Main Street 413.584.2327
Ten Thousand Villages Preserving crafting traditions-gift items from around the globe. A fair trade shop
82 Main Street 413.582.9339
NBO Tickets Buy all your tickets here for events in the area
76 Main Street 413.586.8686
Silverscape Designs Stunning gems and jewels from the finest artists housed in a beautiful old bank.
1 King Street 413.584.3324
Northampton Wools A large selection of yarns, classes and accessories
29 Pleasant Street 413.586.4331
Webbs Yarn A very comprehensive selection of yarns, needles, books, patterns and supplies for knitters, crocheters and weavers and then some.
75 Service Center Road 413.584.2225
Every Pet’s Dream Providing for your animal friends with select, high quality products
94 Pleasant Street 413.586.5525
Backyard Bird All the bird supplies you need, friendly, helpful staff as well. Get your bulk birdseed here.
17 Strong Street 413.586.3155
YES Computers Apple headquarters for Apple products and service
196 Pleasant Street 413.585.0007
A to Z Learning A really fun store full of toys, books, games for the whole family and all ages. A must stop for kids and for those who live like kids.
57 King Street 413.586.1611
Downtown Sounds One of Northampton’s full-service musical instrument retail store. Come in and “play” with the instruments.
21 Pleasant Street 413.586.0998
Birdhouse Music Consignment, sales & rentals of musical instruments
13 King Street 413.584.0404
Turn It Up CD’s, vinyl and more. Used, rare and collectibles
5 Pleasant Street 413.582.1885