Looking for a unique gift for that special someone in your life? Stop by Aura Lee's, 140 C West Richardson Avenue in downtown Summerville for all your distinctive fashion and shopping. Specializing in jewelry, handbags and accessories inspired by the latest designs from New York, Paris, London, Amsterdam, Milan and Los Angeles, Aura Lee's has you in style for the arrival of spring. Aura Lee Summers earned her Graduate Gemologist degree from the prestigious Gemological Institute of America in Los Angeles, CA, and looks forward to helping you look your best.“My friends kept telling me that they wanted more shopping options in Summerville. My objective was to offer beautiful things at affordable prices." She said, “we have many items priced at less than $30 because I know for a fact that girls of all ages want beautiful things no matter what shape the economy is in.” Aura Lee's 140 C. West Richardson Avenue Summerville, SC 843-871-6744 www.auralees.com
Purses and Such
Purses and Such.com is a Christian business that strives to honor God. We are delighted to announce the opening of our new store at 121 S. Main St. between Sweetwater Grill and Eva's Restaurant. With affordable prices in an atmosphere that only historic Summerville offers, our purses, shoes and other accessories, from Southern flavor to City glamour, will certainly make your outfit! Whether you enjoy classic slingback pumps, retro heels or handmade Italian sandals we have the perfect shoe for you! Additionally, we have a hot product sure to be the newest must-have purse for Summerville, Mad Bags™. Next time you need to shop for yourself or someone special, save your time and gas and visit Purses and Such, a woman's dream place to shop! Purses and Such 121 S. Main St. Summerville, SC 29483 Store 843-419-6105 Cell 843-532-7262 Fax 843-737-4888
Under the Palm
Spring is in the air, and Under the Palm, located on Short Central in beautiful downtown Summerville, has plenty of new and different items to welcome the season. With fresh “Jim Shore” birdhouses and chimes that can be used outdoors, to starfish and seashell lamps perfect for your lanai or patio, Under the Palm has lots of coastal inspired pieces for almost any room in your house. With the warmer weather, check out their collection of Charleston themed cookbooks for those meals on the grill, or for any number of fresh seafood recipes. Be sure to check out the audio book by Mary Clark Coy titled, “Charleston 101” where the locals tell you about the "language," the history, the local foods, and what places are most special in Charleston. Don’t forget to visit their website at www.underthepalm.net.
Wanting to give the love of your life a special gift for Valentines Day she’ll never forget? Then check out the Blossom Shop in historic Downtown Summerville for that perfect gift! Diamonds may be a girl’s best friend, but nothing can reflect the beauty and grace of your loved one like a flower from The Blossom Shop. Or you can always purchase any number of their teddy bears, balloons and chocolates as well if plants and flowers aren’t her thing. Why go to some other flower shop that will treat you just like one more customer they have to deal with when you can go to The Blossom Shop and be treated with respect by professionals who have had years of experience serving the Summerville community since 1943. They’ve even been voted the Best Florist in the Reader’s Choice section, and they are very grateful for this honor.
Neatly tucked into the heart of downtown Summerville is a place “where beauty and fun come together,” says Donna Nugent, owner of the Palmetto Salon at 132 West Richardson Avenue. Patrons can choose from a number of styling services including cuts and shampoos for men, women, and children. Clients can also sip on a glass of wine or energize with a cup of coffee if they so desire, or if you want a bit more pampering, arrangements can be made for special occasion and/or bridal styling. Palmetto Salon is pleased to offer their new Keratin Complex smoothing treatment. This new hair therapy restores and restructures hair by infusing a solution of natural keratin deep into the natural cuticle. Heat is utilized to relax the hair’s structure. If you want more manageable, softer, straighter, and shinier hair, then this is the way to go.
Like a sultry Lowcountry afternoon, Guerin's Pharmacy drips with history. From the vintage cabinetry to the working soda fountain, this downtown gem has been servicing Summerville's pharmaceutical needs since 1871. Specialty items like Yardley soap and lotions adorn the counters, and customers can peruse the numerous apothocarian antiques interspersed with today's medical solutions. The store also offers a fine array of local items as well, whether it is a stadium cutout of your favorite team, or a Lowcountry cookbook. Whether you need a prescription filled, a vitamin supplement, or other health necessity, or perhaps just a cold soda or a scoop of ice cream, Guerin's is your downtown destination. 140 S. Main Street Summerville, SC 843-873-2531
Have you ever wanted to be an actor but didn't know where to start? Then come audition for the Flowertown Players, where “you can come in off the street and be a star,” says Sean Lakey. Started in 1976 in an old movie theater on South Main Street, The Flowertown Players have kept the building alive with various plays and remain the only continuously running community theater in Dorchester County. Anybody, regardless of age, race, gender, or handicap, can come in and audition for their performances. The person doesn't have to have any acting experience, just motivation. The Flowertown Players also have acting classes where you can learn how to perfect your performance. For more information, please call 843-875-9251 or visit www.flowertownplayers.org. 133S. Main Street Summerville, SC 843-875-9251
Under the Palm
Under the Palm, located on Short Central in beautiful downtown Summerville, is your one-stop location for all things coastal. Beach and nautical inspired décor abound throughout the store, with collections from Jim Shore, miniatures, metal art, and jewelry by Shelia, and Maine Buoy Bells. The recently added “Captain's Quarters” section, specializes in seafaring gifts for men. Unique items from a one-of-a kind hand carved wooden turtle coffee table, to figurines and collectibles, dot the colorful shop. Be sure to stop by often as the store has weekly shipments. They have a wonderful assortment of Coastal themed Christmas gifts, décor, and cards to celebrate the holidays, Lowcountry style. Under the Palm offers gifts for all kinds of budgets, and their old fashioned, friendly, downtown atmosphere begs you to linger and remember the reason for living in SC — “Life is Good”. 100 Central Ave. Summerville, SC 843-261-PALM
Community Christian Stores, Inc.
Whether you happen to be searching for a particular CD, a basic study Bible, an in-depth devotional, or a Christian t-shirt, the Community Christian Store is sure to meet your needs. Located in the historic district, the store supplies many local churches and bible study groups with resources, as well as providing Bibles, music, children’s gifts, and keepsakes for individuals. Now to September 30, their “Fall into Savings Sale” offers many reduced prices on everything from Christ-based home-décor to rock CDs. What’s more, for only $4.99, you can purchase an “Operation Worship Holy Bible” and help supply Bibles to 100,000 American troops. For encouragement, advice or just plain fun, stop by the Community Christian Store for a browse. 18A East Richardson Summerville, SC 843-871-1225
Main Street Music
Are you tired of being hassled by representatives at a major music store to try and buy their products? Then come on in to Main Street Music in Downtown Summerville where you'll be treated with the respect you deserve. You will be kindly greeted at the door and left to explore their collection of guitars, amps, drums, and other musical instruments and equipment. The store is packed with the lowest-costing merchandise in Charleston. They have products from Marshall, Yamaha, Jackson, ESP, B.C. Rich, Rainsong, and much much more! But at Main Street Music, it's not about the name; it's all about the quality and affordability. They're not out to just make money; they're here to match personal needs. They have over 150 guitars for under $200 and many guitar/amp combos for under $300 with free accessories. Main Street Music also offers guitar and bass lessons for $75 per month. So come get some great service with a price you can afford at Main Street Music!
DoLittle's: Improving Pet Relationships Since 1994
Do you love your pet? Are they a member of your family? Then you need to visit Dolittle's. For more than 12 years Dolittle's has been catering to families that have furry “children.” They understand that your dog or cat is more than just a pet. Dolittle's offers only the very best in healthy foods, durable toys and necessity items like shampoos and household cleaning products. Stop in and use their one of a kind Self Service Dog Wash. Come in and talk to Shannon, the store manager, about improving your dog or cat's diet. Dolittle's has food that you can feed a 50 lb. dog for less than $1.00 per day! Dolittle's can improve the relationship between you and your furry friend through improved food, and reliable training tools.