Back-to-school shopping can be daunting. Whether you’re shopping for an elementary student, middle-schooler, high-schooler, or college student, back-to-school shopping means stocking up on school supplies. Instead of going back to the mall or driving to the big box stores, take a relaxing stroll through Downtown Alameda where you are sure to find everything you need to make this the best school year yet!
Basic School Supplies – The essential school supplies include paper, pencils, pens, rulers, markers, notebooks, lunch boxes, and bags. You’ll find all of these items and more at neighborhood convenience stores and pharmacies in Downtown Alameda.
Walgreens – “Everything your child needs to make the grade.“
CVS Pharmacy – Name brand school and office supplies.
Clothing and Shoes – To make sure your child starts the school year in style, drop into one of Downtown Alameda’s clothing shops where you will find the latest apparel for fashion-conscious kids — everything from trendy shoes to socially aware t-shirts. On a budget? You can also find gently worn fashions at the re-use boutiques.
Doumitt Shoes – Trendy, fashion shoes for the entire family.
District Footwear & Apparel – The latest in metro-hip sneakers and apparel.
Lauren’s Closet – Clothes, accessories, and more for children and juniors.
All Good Living – Lifestyle clothing that is earth-friendly and made in the USA.
Computers & Electronics – Whether it’s new phones to stay connected with the kids, new computers to help with completing homework assignments, and or calculators for fun and learning, you’ll find a number of retail shops in Downtown Alameda that offer the right gadgets to help students get through the school year successfully.
Quick Communications – Verizon Wireless Authorized Exclusive Retailer.
Grand Communications – MetroPCS Authorized Dealer.
ABM Computers – Vast array of hardware and software solutions.
Music & Art Supplies – New supplies for music and art classes will help students master those extracurricular activities. There are a number of shops in Downtown Alameda worth checking out — whether it’s painting and drawing supplies, sewing supplies, or musical instruments and sheet music. (By the way, now is a good time to start making reservations for school holiday camps.) Read the rest of this entry »