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Sunday November 29th, 2015

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It’s Christmas season and windsoriteDOTca is putting a bright light on some great local businesses for all your shopping needs. We’ll be focusing on different types of places to find the perfect gifts every weekend from now until Christmas.

Bookshops, Comic Book Stores, and Music

Do you have a bookworm on your shopping list? Someone who’s into comic books and superheroes? Or maybe you’re looking for a gift for someone into music – Windsor has some great independently owned businesses that can help you find the perfect gift.

Juniper Books

1990 Ottawa Street

This old-house-turned-into-a-bookshop is nestled in Olde Walkerville on Ottawa Street. They have many rare and unique books and other retro memorabilia. With thousands of books in-store you’re sure to find something for the booklover on your list. If you can’t decide what to get, you can always get a gift card.

See our profile of Juniper Books.

Juniper Books

Goodwill Bookstore

298 Lauzon Road

If you’re shopping for a book lover but are on a budget, the Goodwill Bookstore is a great place to check out. Their neatly organized shelves hold hundreds of books, most of which are in brand new condition. Books range from children’s picture books, bestselling fiction, and pristine coffee table books on a variety of subjects.

See our profile of Goodwill Bookstore.

Goodwill Bookstore

PB Books

3947 Tecumseh Road East

PB Books may specialize in second-hand paperbacks, but they also carry hardcover books and puzzles. With over 20, 000 books on their shelves shoppers are sure to find some good reading material and some great gifts.

See our profile of PB Books.

PB Books

Storytellers Book Store

1473 Ottawa Street

Storytellers Book Store sells brand new books for all ages at great prices. They have a large selection of Melissa & Doug toys and other gift ideas, such as box sets of popular book series and colouring books.

See our profile of Storytellers Book Store – coming soon!

Storytellers Book Store

Border City Comics

4449 Tecumseh Road East

Border City Comics has a great selection of comics, graphic novels, and collectibles. The shop moved in 2014, so make sure to check them out at their 4449 Tecumseh Road East location.

See our profile of Border City Comics (former location).

Border City Comics

Paper Heroes

2857 Howard Avenue

This sleek and stylish comic book store has comics, collectibles, and a local artists’ gallery. Paper Heroes recently won the Biz X award for “The Model for Success Hobby Shop.”

See our profile of Paper Heroes.

Paper Heroes

Rogues Gallery Comics

327 Chatham Street West

Their first floor holds comics, graphic novels, and a variety of collectibles, while the second floor is home to thousands of older comics at discount prices.

See our profile of Rogues Gallery Comics.

Rogues Gallery

Dr. Disc Records

471 Ouellette Avenue

Dr. Disc has thousands of LPs, CDs, and DVDs both new and used. They can also take special orders and have gift certificates available.

See our profile of Dr. Disc Records.

Dr. Disc Records

Ah Some Records

3341 Tecumseh Road East

Ah Some Records has plenty of CDs and LPs, both new and used.

See our profile of Ah Some Records.

Ah Some Records

Riverside Guitar Shop

4774 Wyandotte Street East

If you have a budding musician to shop for you can find quality instruments at Riverside Guitar Shop. You could also give the gift of music lessons – they offer lessons in guitar (classical, electric, acoustic), bass guitar, piano, ukulele, drums, and vocals.

See our profile of Riverside Guitar Shop.

Riverside Guitar Shop

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