137 Ludwig Drive
Fairview Heights, IL 62208
Phone: (618) 394-0202
Fax: (618) 394-0328
Swing City Music is an Edwardsville music store that serves all of Edwardsville, Illinois and St. Louis, Missouri. They have two locations in Illinois and both are conveniently located just east of St. Louis so as to give you more options when choosing a music shop. They are open 6-days a week and are open late. Stop by today to see their extensive line of musical instruments, printed music, keyboards, drums, accessories, live sound equipment, and microphones.
Find the right sleep surface at the lowest prices in town. Mattress source sells all name brand mattresses at unbelievable prices. With over 20-years of experience, this family-owned company is committed to 100% customer satisfaction.
Old-time country favorites, including apple butter, honey, jams, preserves, pickled vegetables and buckwheat pancake mix; fresh smoked meats, pies, breads, pastries, wine, homegrown fruits and vegetables, coffee blends, specialty teas and gourmet boxed mixes are sold at Eckert
Collective at MX offers downtowners a comprehensive shopping experience. Its prime location in St Louis’ Mercantile District makes it a popular choice among locals and tourists. This 3,400 square-foot (315 square-meter) establishment is home to an array of local vendors and retailers that offer myriad products and services. Visit the Women's Closet Exchange for vintage clothing, Simple Hinge for artisan furniture, Oh Lolli Lolli for candy and confections, and Olea Estates for gourmet olive oil, among a host of boutiques.
Your one stop shop for gift selection in downtown St. Louis, Trova is a treasure trove of unique and fine items. The owner Lorin personally selects for the store's collection from local and upcoming businesses across the world, and helps your with great recommendations. Select from handcrafted jewelry, accessories, art, ceramics, glassware and home decor by artists such as Ann Egan, Crono Designs, Ennis Mountain, The World of GlassBoxGuy and Hardwear by Renee.
Dating back to 1779, this historic market is where the locals come to shop. Fresh produce, handmade items, flowers, meat, spices and other good can be found here. Thankfully the space is enclosed, making it easy to shop year-around. Prices are competitive if not better than the super markets, and its a great way to shop and support local farmers and businesses.
Choose from an impressive selection of hats and headgear for both men and women at Levine Hat Company. This store has carved a niche for itself with its varied styles (ranging from fedora, wool, derby and hornburg among others), fits and custom-made designs. The popular brands here are Cavanagh, Stetson and Knox. Other accessories like socks, pins and gloves are also on offer.
BicycleWORKS has a clear goal of getting at-risk youth into positive environments, increasing their potential and possibilities. At the shop, kids and adults can come to interact with peers and bicycle enthusiasts, learning how to fix their own bikes and gaining a sense of self-efficacy in the process. The kids work toward earning bikes for themselves by assisting in the shop, and learning the ropes of bicycle maintenance. Stop by to talk with the big-hearted staff, get your tires in true, and leave a donation.
Hammond's is a rare find. A charming shop on Cherokee Street, it specializes in books so old, you don't get them in snazzy bookstores no more. Art, culinary, drama, and fiction items share space with over 100,000 out-of-print books. What's more, if you think you don't need that library at home, get your copies here. Also check out the online music store to find music from oldies to electronica.
GYA is the heart and brainchild of four women with a mission to make the arts accessible to the community. Located in historic Mid Town, this cooperative gallery offers goods and services that include sculptures and paintings, textile designs, homemade vegan treats, and on site holistic hand and nail treatments. Live musical performances and cultural demonstrations are featured on various days during the month and artists offer lessons in different types of artistic expression. Stop by GYA to absorb the inspirational ambiance, meet other lovers of the arts, or indulge in a vegan sweet tart. -Cathryn D. Blue
For 15 years, this family-owned vintage museum has handled some of the most unique, rare, and pristine saxophones and mouth pieces ever seen. Located on the exquisite Cherokee Antique Row, Saxquest specializes in the buying, selling, and trading of new and vintage saxophones and saxophone equipment. The owners have an eye for beauty and an ear for magnificence; they are both professional saxophone players who aim to share all elements of their expertise with the community. Whether a novice saxophonist, seasoned musician, collector, or just interested, Saxquest is a definite must-see. - Cathryn D. Blue
Midwest Guitar is the place to go for those who are serious about guitars. Sure, there's a great display and an eclectic variety of styles in guitars and accessories. There are also great prices on handmade guitars. But besides the selection for buyers, the staff at Midwest Guitar actually teaches people to build guitars. The excited staff created an entire school based on guitar repair and construction. Talk about a unique instrument: a handmade guitar by a student/customer that cannot be found anywhere else on Earth! Stop by if you are thinking about purchasing a new guitar or just learning the ropes. They'll be happy to see a new face, regardless of your level of expertise. -Cathryn D. Blue