5801 Baltimore National Pike
Catonsville, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 744-5000
Fax: (410) 788-5197
With highlights like Tokyo Seafood Buffet, Seoul Plaza and the AMC Theaters, which shopper could resist a visit to this non-run-of-the-mall? Get bundled up for winter at Burlington Coat Factory or ready for the big game at Raven's Sports Goods. Food options are plentiful with such tasty treats as Checkers and Bubble Tea & Slushy World. For further details check the website.
Mondawmin Mall is one popular place to shop, eat and be entertained at. The mall was built 50 years ago and was one of the first ones to have such a range of facilities. Over the years the mall has added thousands of square feet to its existing retailing space. Apart from shopping and dining a variety of fun events also take place here, which make the mall a great place to hang out in.
“Literary Finds for Mutated Minds.” This is the sign that welcomes visitors to this bookshop, a haven for counter-culture fans and would-be revolutionaries. The store's inventory includes comic books, magazines on conspiracy theories and body art, and B-film videos. You'll also find an odd collection of action figures, from Ozzy Osbourne to Kiss, and plastic replicas of Van Gogh's ear.
There are plenty of gift shops in town that offer Orioles caps and stuffed crabs, but for a souvenir that's uniquely Baltimorean, this is the place to shop. The handcrafted art objects for sale in this small gallery perfectly capture the quirky essence of Baltimore's whimsical, yet edgy, decorative arts scene. Here you'll find giant insects carved from telephone poles, fish with tin-can scales, plenty of very affordable jewelry, pottery and distinctive knickknacks. Nothing says 'Baltimore' like a beehive hairdo refrigerator magnet.
This is one place where 'It's a man's world' would truly be an apt statement. Going beyond the usual options for men, Sixteen Tons offers a delightful mix of the old and the new. From vintage clothing and accessories to style statements that have stood the test of time, the store's eclectic selection is unique and doesn't stop at just clothing. The collection includes grooming products, bags, shoes and much more. A must-visit for every style-conscious man.
This Hampden gift shop perfectly captures the commingling of traditional blue-collar values and the offbeat that wonderful Baltimore attitude celebrated in the films of director (and Baltimorean) John Waters. You'll find miniature hand-painted window screens (screen painting is a traditional Baltimore craft) and local cuisine cookbooks alongside plastic beehive-hairdo hats and Orioles checkers. If you want to take home a real piece of Charm City, this is the place to shop. Call for opening hours.
Come to the Sandarac Gallery that hosts a unique collection of contemporary and ethnic arts and crafts from all over the world. The Gallery includes a variety of ceramics, jewelry, fabrics and antiques, particularly from Asia and the Middle East. American art also finds place on the shelves of Sandarac Gallery. This fantastic gallery rents as well as sells art and selected crafts.
Though it's a bit of a drive from downtown, original Rotunda Wine & Spirits is now The Wine Source and worth the effort. This fine wine shop is located in a small mall near Johns Hopkins University and neighbors a small movie theater (usually showing foreign or respected new films), bookstore and small shops. You'll find plenty of special occasion wines at affordable prices. The clerks here love what they do and they're only too happy to educate you about wine.
This tiny store offers great 1970s kitsch, from handmade bags and wallets to stickers and artsy hair accessories. You'll also find an assortment of Japanese gifts, from handmade paper to bonsai trees. Although this favorite in the historic waterfront neighborhood of Fells Point offers a great selection of items to satisfy your need for Retro goods, its aisles are narrow and filled to the brim. Be prepared to browse slowly and navigate wisely.
This charming gallery in the historic waterfront neighborhood of Fells Point offers an odd assortment of items, from vintage clothing to used paperbacks and second-hand compact discs and cassettes. If you're looking for an inexpensive knickknack or local artwork, this is the place to visit. Poets and local authors often give readings here, and their work is displayed on the walls. Exhibits change frequently, so call in advance to find out whose work is on display.
Lucinda Gallery & Gifts specializes in showcasing art by local artists. You'll find a wide range of products for sale, including prints, handmade stationery, jewelry, ceramics and accessories. The gallery frequently hosts events with live music and refreshments. Please note: they are only open on the weekends and on the first Thursday of each month.
Since 1845, Cross Street Market has been a vital part of the Federal Hill community. The present structure, built in 1952, is home to 28 vendors, selling everything from cheese to tobacco, donuts to health foods. In addition to fresh food, merchants also have prepared foods available, perfect for a picnic or day trip. For those who enjoy raw clams and oysters, the raw bar here simply can't be beat for freshness or atmosphere.