Renew, recycle and rediscover your creativity with postindustrial arts and crafts materials from SCRAP. Take a workshop at SCRAP for inspiration and make your own upcycled dollhouse, repurposed glass mosaic or recyc…
City-run Alemany is California's first farmers market, offering bargain prices for local and organic produce every Saturday year-round since 1943 - plus stalls with ready-to-eat foods.
The UN Gift Shop sells globally minded crafts, jewelry and souvenirs, donating profits to worldwide children’s charities.
Neither seaport nor village, this 14-acre collection of novelty shops and restaurants has a faux New England theme. It’s touristy and twee but good for souvenir shopping and casual eats.
The depth and breadth is awesome at the weekly flea market in the parking lot of the San Diego Sports Arena, and often the bargains are too. Look for all sorts of new and used items including sunglasses, clothing, j…
Premier shops here include Tiffany & Co, Burberry, James Perse, Ted Baker and Restoration Hardware, and department stores Neiman Marcus, Macy’s and Nordstrom.
This mall is quite casual with shops like Target and Hot Topic.
Obelisk has morphed from San Diego's gay bookstore to one-stop shopping from books to T-shirts and sassy cards, many with local themes. Look for the giant original Hillcrest sign that used to hang over the street.
Rents bear canisters and camping and backpacking equipment; sells clothing, maps, books and four-seasons outdoor gear.
Urban farm dreams begin at Flora Grubb (yes, that's the proprietor's real name). Come for Ritual Coffee beneath the palm trees, a casual browse for air plants, and a peek at the old Edsel car repurposed as a planter…