Retail Shopping

Antiques and Boutiques

Brown Dog Marketplace
Gift shop with evening crafting events in Cold Spring, Kentucky.

Half and Half Antiques General Store 
Antiques, oddities and curiosites shop in Latonia, Kentucky.

Motley Home
“A vintage collective.”  Antique and vintage retail experience in historic, downtown Burlington, Kentucky.

The Black Goose
Vintage items, gifts, and coffee bar in Union, Kentucky.

The Little Fern Shop
Home Decor shop in Harrison, Ohio.

The Shops in Milford
A collection of shops and eateries in historic Milford.

Vintage Decor Plus More
“A unique boutique.”


Half Price Books
A purchaser and seller of books, music and more. A great place to browse and find deals. There are a number of locations around town, the nearest in Kenwood (about 5 miles north of downtown).

Ohio Bookstore
With 5 floors of books, this downtown bookstore, which opened in 1940, could keep you browsing for hours. It may not be air conditioned above the first floor, however, so choose a cooler day to visit. They also offer book repair.

Blue Manatee
This children’s bookstore in Oakley Square offers lots of books and ActivAtees for the younger set.


Hobby Lobby

Closest location is just across the river between Kroger and Target.

Jo-Ann Craft and Fabric Stores

Home Improvement Stores


Home Depot




A store of Swedish descent with a wide selection of eclectic furniture and housewares, a fun place to browse. And they have a restaurant too!



Office Supplies

Staples is the closest office supply store, at Reading and Liberty.

Office Depot

Best Buy

Outlet Malls

Destination Outlets
About 65 miles from GBSC, in Jeffersonville, OH towards Columbus.

Cincinnati Premium Outlets
About 30 miles from GBSC, in Monroe, OH towards Dayton.

Outlet Stores

There is currently one Dillard’s outlet in the metro area located in the Eastgate Mall.

Wayfair has their only outlet store in Florence, KY.


See the Thrift page for Resale options.

Shopping Centers

Rookwood Commons Rookwood Pavilion

Newport on the Levee

Crestview Hills Town Center

Shopping Malls

Eastgate Mall
Located on the east side of Cincinnati. A well-rounded mall with Kohls, Sears, JCPenney and Dillards. A small play place is available for your childrens’ amusement.

Florence Mall
Located south of Cincinnati, in Florence, KY. Sears, JCPenney and Macy’s are the anchor stores. It hosts the best mall play place in the area.

Kenwood Towne Center
The closest mall and the most exclusive with outlets such as Macy’s, Dillards, Nordstrom, the Cheesecake Factory…and The Lego Store.