The prices here are a little high but that's because the books are older... rare, vintage, etc. I've gotten some beautiful antique children's books here, like Little Golden Books that are out of print, etc. Each book has a price tag on it but I've gotten discounts for buying several books at once AND I've gotten them to lower the price on a collection of Nancy Drew novels by "haggling" a bit. =) The staff is really great and the store is large with a good layout. Everything is well-organized and fun to browse. The hours are great and you can park for free, too.
I *love* Grave Matters Mysteries. The store is SO much fun! The staff is helpful and the store layout is great. You can find mysteries for every age here. Kids, teens, adults. I've found lots of children's mysteries for my neice here. You can also find mysteries in different genres, too. Romance, Comedy, etc. I've gotten several romantic mysteries that keep me on the edge of my seat! I love the books here! They always have new books coming in as well as lots of classics. These books make perfect gifts! The prices are very good, too.
I bought my mother a copy of the Bible here. It was beautiful ~ white with gold lettering. She was really happy with it and I was really happy with Triune Books! The price was very good and the service was great, too. You can get lots of bibles here. Some are pocket-sized, some are for gift-giving, etc. You can also get other inspirational and spiritual books. Plus, you can get fiction and non-fiction books, too. It's a lot of fun to browse at Triune and the staff is really nice.
Busken's is an amazing bakery. The prices are outstanding and you can get every kind of pastry and baked good imaginable... Cupcakes, donuts, breads, crusts, rolls, cakes, etc. Everything is homemade and delicious! Busken's even has a line of low-fat foods, like muffins, brownies, etc. I take my daughter here every Friday after school as a treat. She loves it! You can eat in the bakery or get your order to go... The service is quick, too! Even when the store is busy. If you like yummy baked goods, this is the place for you!
Bridgetown is one of the best pet hospitals I've taken my pets to in Cincinnati. There is an emergency care center that's open 24 hours a day. There are regular vets and there is also pet grooming and washing, too. I have used all three services and been very happy with my experience. I had to take one of my cats to the vet around midnight when she was sick and they were great. I was a little upset but they took great care of her and she was fine. The cost is quite reasonable and the staff is great with pets. I've been to other pet hospitals and Bridgetown has a very caring staff that seems to genuinely care about animals and relate to them very well. Highly recommended!
I've gotten the nicest gifts here. The sales staff is nice, too! I never feel pressured when I'm in this store to 'hurry up and buy something' and I've spent a lot of time in this store browsing around at the newest products and art supplies. I bought a beautiful beaded purse here last year and I'm still using it. It's in great shape. The products here are high-quality and reasonably priced and VERY unique. Perfect gifts for your family and friends... and yourself! =) You can also buy paintings and photographs here of wildlife, landscapes, etc., as well as get your own supplies for photography.
Artrageous Desserts is great! A co-worker told me about them because I was asking around to see if I could find a bakery that could make a cake for my brother-in-law's birthday with a picture on it. Artrageous Desserts not only made the cake with the picture on it but made it edible, too! It was such a hit at the birthday party! Everyone loved it and asked where we got it from... I highly recommend Artrageous Desserts! You can get cakes, pies, donuts, pastries... anything sweet, I'm sure they'll make it! The prices are reasonable, too. Five stars!
I love to stop by Ridge's Donut Shop in the mornings for a fresh cup of coffee and a donut. It's a nice way to start the day. The staff is super-friendly and cheerful. You can smell the donuts half a block away! The coffee, too! Mmmmm! The prices are outstanding! Way better prices than any other donut place... and the same (if not better) quality. The hours start very early in the morning and you can order individual donuts or dozens of donuts. Ridge has every donut imaginable... cream-filled, powered, jelly, etc. I get hungry just writing this recommendation! Highly Recommended!
I've been to Take The Cake several times to have special cakes made for my nephews' birthdays. Recently, I had an intricate Spider-Man cake requested and Take The Cake took the cake with it! Such a good job. Such a good price, too! The cakes come in a variety of sizes, shapes and flavors. You can have cakes that are filled, too. You can also get wedding cakes, anniversary cakes, etc., pre-ordered and specially-made for your event and to your specifications for a fair price. Highly recommended!
I get a lot of classic and newly released fiction books at Aims in Spanish. It's the best foreign language bookstore in the area with really good prices. You can find books in lots of languages ~ Spanish, French, German, Italian, etc. If you're looking for a book in a language besides English, check out Aims. If you can't find the book you're looking for in the store, you can request that Aims order it for you. You can park for free and they're open on weekends.