Quirky Kitchens & Gifts at Home Rule

For everything but the kitchen sink, travel to trendy 14th Street’s Home Rule, the quirky kitchen and home goods store packed with great essentials accented with a fun twist or two.  Peruse this tiny shop with big personality for endless gadgets and items for the bed, bath and way beyond – this little gem has everything to stock the perfect bar, outfit your kitchen in style, and even accessorize your home office.

Give your next cocktail party some punch with witty ice trays and funky swizzlesticks.  For the more practical shopper with a sense of humor, grab some Pac-Man Hot Head oven mitts or a cute, mouse cheese grater.  The shop also has a variety of personal care products from lines like Jack Black grooming, Pre De Provence and Herbal Essentials. Whether you’re searching for your next traditional pot or pan or a fun gift for a friend, Home Rule has it all.

Sushi Hai

Tucked in the Highland Area lies a restaurant that could only be described as the perfect juxtaposition between Denver’s art district and the Japenese Orient. View local modern art while the masters prepare your meal. Sushi Hai uses only the freshest ingredients to deliver the top-notch sushi to satisfy your cravings. Sip on hot sake or premium saketinis with friends in the Hai Bar. The atmosphere is perfect for an intimate evening.

Hunt for Vintage Treasures at the Georgetown Flea Market

People from all over the D.C. area have been coming to this world famous flea market since 1972, from Diane Keaton to Pulitzer Prize-winning author Larry McMurtry. Previously holding space in Arlington, VA, Georgetown Flea Market has made it back to its hometown- trendy Georgetown!

Shop Page--Home and LivingOver 100 vendors bring their goods to the market on Sundays and are ready to bargain, so don’t be afraid to bring that price down. Prices range from cheap to expensive, but there are always great deals- and hidden treasures- to be found. Whether you are a collector or just looking for something interesting, it’s hard to go away empty handed. The lot also houses a Farmers Market on Saturdays, where you’ll find artisanal cheeses, organic meats, fresh produce, herbs and flowers, and delicious baked goods for your tasting pleasure.

With an extensive collection of antiques, collectibles, jewelry, vintage furnishings, glassware, artwork and vintage clothing, there’s something for every vintage junkie.

Indulge at Dylan’s Candy Bar

With over 5,000 types of candy on three sweet floors, the New York Candy Cafe and multiple private party rooms, Dylan’s Candy Bar is not only the largest candy store in New York, but the largest in the world. As featured in Vogue and the New York Times, Dylan’s Candy Bar in New York is the ultimate sweet-tooth attraction for the candy lover in you. Peruse the award winning displays of candy – there’s a life-size tree made of over-sized lollipops – or challenge yourself and your belly to an I Bet You Can’t Sundae – that’s ten scoops of ice cream and ten toppings for twenty bucks! Make sure to go in on this one with a friend or two if you hope to get up out of your seat when the spoons have hit the bottom of the dish. Or if you prefer to save your figure, just buy a few of your favorite childhood candies, they are sure to have whatever you are looking for here in this spectacular world of lollipops, gummy bears, jelly beans and chocolate. Looking for gourmet sea-salt caramels? They’ve got that. Kosher Marshmallow twists? You’ll find them here. Yummy edible bikinis? Yeah, they’ve even got those.

Grand Lux Café

Inspired by the lavishness of European cafes, the Grand Lux Cafe has something for everyone. Influences range from Thai and Malaysian to American and European. Dishes include: Austrian-style Wiener schnitzel and Indochina shrimp and chicken, fused with Chinese and Indian flavors. The cocktail menu features enticing Mai Tais, spicy Bloody Mary’s, and Kicked Up Coladas.

Fred Leighton

Fred Leighton has draped countless red-carpet stars in diamonds, including Sarah Jessica Parker, Nicole Kidman, and Catherine Zeta-Jones (who was married in them). Explore this Madison Avenue boutique and find antique cushion-cut diamonds and estate brooches. Leighton also designs delicate diamond and platinum engagement rings for brides-to-be.