Top Choice Food in Boulder

Peppercorn Gourmet Goods

One of the coolest stores on Pearl, this kitchen, bed and bath supplier stocks upscale goods, locally produced foods, scores of specialized cookbooks and enough gizmos to delight a cooking geek. It’s a fun place to …
Top Choice Mall in Boulder

Pearl Street Mall

The main feature of downtown Boulder is the Pearl Street Mall, a vibrant pedestrian zone filled with kids' climbing boulders and splash fountains, bars, galleries and restaurants.
Top Choice Toys in Boulder

Into the Wind

Your inner child will want to spend hours in this store. Not only does it sell the most beautiful kites, but there are games, puppets and toys to intrigue all ages and budgets.
Arts & Crafts in Boulder


Committed to socially responsible and environmentally friendly business practices, Momentum makes you feel good about shopping. It sells the kitchen sink of unique global gifts – Zulu wire baskets, fabulous scarves …
Shoes in Boulder

Boulder Running Company

Boulder’s prime center for all the gear and specialty shoes you’ll need for running track, street and trail. It even offers video analysis of your running stride on a treadmill before the fitting, which helps make s…
Health in Boulder

Rebecca’s Herbal Apothecary

A groovy herbal apothecary where herbs are sold loose, in lotions and in oils. There are aromatherapy cases of tinctures and a library and expert herbalists to guide you through it all. The Western school of herbal …
Books in Boulder

Absolute Vinyl

Every town needs a temple to vinyl, a place where chilled-out clerks wipe down wax on Sunday afternoons while listening to classic Memphis blues. Bookworms comb the walls of Little Horse, the shared bookstore, for f…
Clothing in Boulder

Common Threads

Vintage shopping at its most haute couture, this fun place is where to go for secondhand Choos and Prada purses. Prices are higher than at your run-of-the-mill vintage shop, but clothes, shoes and bags are always in…
Books in Boulder

Beat Book Shop

Tom Peters is the poet proprietor of this funky pile of consistently brainy, soulful books. We’re talking more than 30 Kerouac titles, as well as classics from Ginsberg, Burroughs and (Beat-esque) Bukowski, among ot…
Sports & Outdoors in Boulder

Boulder Ski Deals

Arguably the best deals on skis, snowboards, glasses, goggles and snow gear can be found at this laidback but professional temple to all things extreme and powdery. It sells, it rents and the staff bro out – even wi…