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Vintage in Pilsen & Near South Side

Knee Deep Vintage

Knee Deep offers a trove of vintage clothing (for men and women), housewares and vinyl. There's a sale the second Friday of every month, with items slashed 25% to 50%; it's held in conjunction with the local gallery…
Food & Drinks in Pilsen & Near South Side

Aji Ichiban

The front sign at this Asian snack and candy store says 'Munchies Paradise,' and so it is. Sweet and salty treats fill the bulk bins, from dried salted plums to chocolate wafer cookies, roasted fish crisps to fruity…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Pilsen & Near South Side

Giftland

After you see it, you'll wonder how you've lived without it: a toast-scented Hello Kitty eraser. Giftland stocks a swell supply of pens, stationery, coin purses and backpacks boasting the image of Kitty as well as M…
Homewares in Pilsen & Near South Side

Hoypoloi

Hoypoloi is more upscale than most Chinatown stores – it's actually a gallery filled with Asian artwork, glassware, funky lamps and other interior items. The wind-chime selection wins kudos.
Gifts & Souvenirs in Pilsen & Near South Side

Buddhist Temple Gift Shop

Follow your nose into this quiet, incense-wafting storefront to contemplate charms and necklaces (for good luck and happiness), books on how to meditate, Buddha statues and other spiritual items.