Local Christmas Gift Guide: Bookshops, Comic Book Stores, And Music
Saturday November 22nd, 2014
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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.
1990 Ottawa Street, Windsor
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.
See our profile of Juniper Books here.
298 Lauzon Road, Windsor
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 here.
2161 Wyandotte Street West, Windsor
The Bookroom is located close to the university – which is perfect if you’re a student looking to get some holiday shopping done between classes. The Bookroom has many unique and rare books.
See our profile of The Book Room here.
Border City Comics
4449 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor
Border City Comics has a great selection of comics and collectibles in their new location at 4449 Tecumseh Road East.
See our profile of Border City Comics here.
2857 Howard Avenue, Windsor
This sleek and stylish comic book store has comics, collectibles, and a local artists’ gallery.
See our profile of Paper Heroes here.
Rogues Gallery Comics
327 Chatham Street West, Windsor
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.
Christmas Comic Con – December 7th
Located at the St. Clair Centre for the Arts – 201 Riverside Drive West, Windsor
There will be over 100 vendor tables at this year’s Christmas Comic Con carrying comics, toys, collectibles, manga, original art, posters, and more. Visit their webpage for more information.
Dr. Disc Records
471 Ouellette Avenue, Windsor
Dr. Disc has thousands of CDs and records, both new and used. They can also take special orders and have gift certificates available.
See our profile of Dr. Disc Records here.
Ah Some Records
3341 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor
Ah Some Records has plenty of CDs and records, both new and used.
See our profile of Ah Some Records here.
Riverside Guitar Shop
4774 Wyandotte Street East, Windsor
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.