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).
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.
This children’s bookstore in Oakley Square offers lots of books and ActivAtees for the younger set.
Family Christian (brick and mortar stores seem to be closed in Cincinnati 7/12/18)
Closest location is just across the river between Kroger and Target.
Jo-Ann Craft and Fabric Stores
The area’s newest craft store located near Fresh Thyme in Newport.
Home Improvement Stores
A store of Swedish descent with a wide selection of eclectic furniture and housewares, a fun place to browse. And their $2 breakfast deal isn’t too bad.
Staples is the closest office supply store, at Reading and Liberty.
About 65 miles from GBSC, in Jeffersonville, OH towards Columbus.
Cincinnati Premium Outlets
About 30 miles from GBSC, in Monroe, OH towards Dayton.
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.
Rookwood Commons Rookwood Pavilion
Located on the northwest side of town. Sears, Macy’s and Dillards are the anchor stores of this often-struggling 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.
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.
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.