Sleep Inn & Suites Austin North - I-35
14004 Owen Tech Blvd.
Austin, TX 78728
Phone: (512) 828-7272
Fax: (512) 670-9480
Considered a male paradise, Fry's is a one-stop-shopping electronics retailer that carries over 50,000 hi-tech products. Founded in 1985 in the Silicon Valley, Fry's has stores across the country and provides products that embody the latest technological trends and electronic advances. Each location sells, services, and supports computer hardware and software products, components and accessories, audio, video, and telecommunications products and appliances. Fry's also offers personal electronics, convenience products and general merchandise items. The stores range in size from 50,000 to over 180,000 sq ft. Perfect for both the professional and the novice, Fry's prides itself on employing a friendly and knowledgeable staff who can answer any question you have about the merchandise. You can literally lose yourself in this electronics haven for hours!
This store is recognized as a haven for golf aficionados, and the headquarters of this national chain are based right here in Austin. This huge showroom houses an extensive collection of golf equipment, clothing, accessories, instructional books and videos. Also on location is the 41-acre campus of the Harvey Penick Golf Academy, named one of the top 25 instructional schools by GOLF Magazine. A second location at 10001 Research Boulevard offers a more limited selection.
Antique Mall of Texas has over 250 dealers display a fine collection of antique and collectible odds-and-ends and high-tickets items in this 60,000 square foot antique mall. You may find elegant dining room sets, Heisey stemware, vintage 1970s clothing, sofas, lamps, end tables and lunch boxes. Prices range from $2 to $30,000. The mall's restaurant, called the Tea Room, provides an ideal resting place between vendors where you will find a selection of soups, sandwiches and desserts.
This market offers multicultural ethnic apparel and groceries. Get out your worldly cookbooks and you will find the ingredients in this market. It carries Halal/Kosher meat including goat, lamb, beef and chicken. You may purchase calling cards for India, Pakistan, Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Turkey, Greece and the Middle East. The store boasts about its low prices and the largest selection of basmati rice. Located in the North Park Center next to Dollar General.
The Gateway Shopping Center is an outdoor mall serving North Austin. This burgeoning area is experiencing rapid suburban growth and getting some great shopping as a result. There are several other shopping areas in the vicinity including the upscale Arboretum. Shops in or directly adjacent to Gateway include Old Navy, Best Buy, Office Max, The Container Store, Whole Foods, REI, Mezzaluna, Smith and Hawken, Blue Fish, Blockbuster Music, and Travelfest.
Marco Polo's Attic is a direct importer of exotic furnishings and home accessories from all over the world. With no middleman, it is able to sell its wares to the public at wholesale prices. Currently bringing items from China, Bali, India, Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Europe and Korea, its merchandise includes Buddhist and Hindu figures and carvings, lacquered cabinets, teak armories, marble tiles, columns, tables, doors, lamps, mirrors, bronze and wrought iron furnishings and much more. Customers may visit the shop's physical location or order online.
There are over one-hundred vendors here offering a variety of goods, including antique furniture, with many pieces being more than a century old. Additionally, scores of collectibles, like 1970s lunch boxes and Roseville pottery, fine china and glassware and colorful Czechoslovakian art glass all reside at the Austin Antique Mall. You never know what the vendors will bring here from week-to-week!
Spruce up your kitchen with exotic olive oils and balsamic vinegars that add a dash of zesty flavor to mundane dishes. At Con' Olio Oils & Vinegars, one can taste these condiments from sipping cups and gauge their potency before buying. It stocks a range of extra-virgin and infused variants of olive oils with additions like black truffle, green chilli and basil. A small selection of jams and mustard are also on sale.
The Arboretum, an upscale shopping Mecca located in North Austin, has a much more sophisticated and urban feel to it than you will generally find in this laid-back, low-key city. Located in a suburban area that has seen great growth and development in recent years, many stores and notable restaurants surround this center. Shops at the Arboretum include Barnes & Noble, Chico's, The Walking Company, Z Gallerie, Francesca's Collections The Pottery Barn and several fashion boutiques. Food options at The Arboretum are diverse.
Beautiful and imaginative kites abound at this specialty store, including handmade silk Chinese and other imported kites, freestyle tie-dye kites, multi-line kites and para foils with long tails. The shop even features a whimsical Indonesian bat kite perched above the entrance. They also carry books and videos on the subject of kite flying, along with lawn decorations ranging from colorful windsocks to spinning devices. The store's Web site contains an online catalog, and is a resource for kite flying information, products and support.
Here you will find high-quality, classic clothing and accessories for women and men at outlet prices. That means you will find everything from business suits to great-fitting jeans, all classically styled, but just modern enough to keep from being boring. This is the place to shop for a little black dress, an interview suit, a basic cashmere sweater, and the shoes and handbags to pull it all together. The casual clothes are distinctive, with a Southwestern preppy flair, and the helpful staff will create great outfits from the most unlikely elements. You will even be offered something to drink while you are shopping.
Out-of-the-ordinary, children clothes are the rule here, where everyone from baby to size 14 big can find an outfit. Comfortable and cute 100% cotton leggings match equally comfortable and cute tees and tops. Pretty party dresses hang nearby, and they are not the run-of-the-mill smocked variety, but more fashion-forward, playful styles. Boys will find their niche here, too, with play wear and dress-up clothes for any occasion, save perhaps the most fancy. The designs are fun and easy to wear for the most free-spirited child. Baby gifts and some toys are also available.