Lincoln Park & Old Town shopping

Food in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Spice House

A bombardment of fragrance socks you in the nose at this exotic spice house in Old Town, offering delicacies such as black and red volcanic salt from Hawaii and pomegranate molasses among the tidy jars. Best, though…
Music in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Dave’s Records

Rolling Stone magazine picked Dave's as one of the nation's best record stores. It has an 'all vinyl, all the time' mantra, meaning crate diggers will be in their element flipping through the stacks of rock, jazz, b…
Toys in Lincoln Park & Old Town


Rotofugi has an unusual niche: urban designer toys. The spacey, robot-y, odd vinyl and plush items will certainly distinguish you from the other kids on the block. It's also a gallery showcasing artists in the field…
Food & Drinks in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Vosges Haut-Chocolat

Owner-chocolatier Katrina Markoff has earned a national reputation for her brand by blending exotic ingredients such as curry powder, chilies and wasabi into her truffles, ice cream and candy bars. They sound weird …
Fashion & Accessories in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Barker & Meowsky

Fido and Fluffy get their due here. Sales staff welcome four-legged visitors with a treat from the all-natural pet-food stash and then the critters are allowed to commence sniffing up and over the fun apparel, beds …
Clothing in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Crossroads Trading Co

Crossroads sells funky, name-brand used clothing for men and women that you can count on being in good condition. Lots of jeans usually hang on the racks, including labels such as Seven for all Mankind, Citizens of …
Arts & Crafts in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Greenheart Shop

This nonprofit, ecofriendly, fair-trade store stocks chocolate from Ghana, banana-fiber stationery from Uganda, rubber soccer balls from Pakistan and organic cotton baby clothes from, well, Chicago. There’s much mor…
Electronics in Lincoln Park & Old Town

Apple Store

Here's another Apple branch to help with all of your iPhone, iPad and other iNeeds. It's fronted by a plaza with a fountain, and tables and chairs where locals hang out and mooch off the free wi-fi.
Shoes in Lincoln Park & Old Town


Lori’s caters to shoe junkies, who tear through boxes and tissue paper to get at Franco Sarto, Apepazza and other European brands. The general frenzy morphs into a true gorge-fest during season-ending sales in July/…