Econo Lodge Philadelphia Airport
600 S. Governor Printz Blvd
Lester, PA 19029
Phone: (610) 521-3900
Fax: (610) 521-1704
Vix Emporium is a quaint little shop just a short walk away from Cedar Park. Furnished with a collection of wooden, mirrored cabinets from its time as a ladies' hat shop in the 1940s, the store has a character that is as unique as its wares. The store stocks a wide variety of gift items including jewellery, ceramics, home-ware, artwork, hand-made soaps and many more treasures, all of which have been designed and created by local artists from the Philadelphia area and around the country. Apart from supporting local artists by providing them a space where they may display and sell their work, Vix Emporium also organizes craft fests in collaboration with prestigious organizations like the Penn Museum. A welcomed break from mass-produced gifts, Vix Emporium provides you with an opportunity to find a special treat for yourself or a loved one.
Located in the Lincoln Financial Field, the The Pro Shop basically caters to merchandise of the Eagles team. It offers a wide range of t-shirts, jackets, sweatshirts, women's clothing, kids' clothing and accessories as well, all in the latest style of the Eagles. The store houses over 6,000 square feet of merchandise. It is the only official Eagles merchandise selling store in Philadelphia.
Al's merchandise consists of goods appropriate for a pick-up game of street hockey or equipment for the serious deer hunter. Fishing rods and buck knives for the outdoorsman are carried along with in-line skates and fitness apparel. Replica jerseys and authentic items from professional and collegiate sports teams line the racks. Family yard games like bocce and horseshoes are also on hand. Located in South Philadelphia.
Since the 1960s, A House of Our Own has been a legendary place to find books on politics, history, sociology and multicultural topics. It's an old-fashioned store: quiet, with classical music playing softly, teetering stacks of books in the aisles, and high shelves that can be reached only by a rolling ladder. Guest speakers stop in to talk about their books. Students stop in to get a different perspective on their class work at the University of Pennsylvania, across the street.
Frangelli’s is a charming family-owned bakery that has been serving South Philadelphia since 1947. The bakery offers its customers a variety of fresh cakes, doughnuts, cookies and pastries prepared using traditional recipes and methods with a hint of innovation. Try their signature sticky buns, ice cream doughnuts, and canolli cream-filled doughnut shells called Franollies. Delighting cutomers with its friendly service and delicious offerings, Frangelli’s remains a place where cravings for sweet things find satisfaction.
Record Bar is a small independent shop, but with a complete inventory spanning all musical genres of CDs, vinyl LPs, and cassettes lines the shelves of the Record Bar. Video games and systems are also now available.
Occasional is a unique gift shop on Passyunk Avenue specializing in gifting options for children, women, men and decor items for the home and kitchen. The products are curated by Sara Selepouchin who has created the popular Girls Can Tell line of housewares. The store has a variety of jewelry, ceramics, planters, cards, gift wrap, sweets, candles, photo frames, party supplies and the entire line of Girls Can Tell tea towels and gifts. The store can also personalize gifting options for customers at request. Some of the items are a little expensive, but the design and the quality make up for it. The staff is friendly and helpful in recommendations and answering queries.
University of Pennsylvania Bookstore houses a collection of textbooks, apparel, accessories, gifting items and other supplies. It is one of the few bookstores in the city which have a "sell back your books" facility and also offers textbooks for rent. A hub for the university students, it is well stocked with the latest collections.
Metro Mens Clothing is the brainchild of Tom Long Jr. Opened in 1999, this acclaimed boutique is among the best in town for men who love to dress natty. Their collection features designer labels like Ben Sherman, Scotch & Soda, Red Jacket Phillies & Flyers Apparel, Andrew Christian, Fred Perry, Lacoste Footwear and Coal & Kangol Headwear. Take a sip of complimentary cocktail or beer while you browse through their neatly stacked racks of apparels and accessories. Reasonably priced, their items are all of great quality and the affable staff will make your shopping experience pleasant. They also have regular sales going on, so don't forget to check them out.
With a modern, youthful take on camping, Fireside Camp Supply's store is accessible, friendly and trendy with a great collection of camping products from across the country. Whether you're an inveterate camper, or a total novice seeking a new experience, with the selection of modern gear, expert advice and great service, you're sure to find a way to make your trip fuss-free as possible. For tourists or city folk wanting to explore the 'Great Outdoors', it's possible to rent equipment from the store without worrying about where you're going to store it later. For more information and offers, please visit the website.
Wolf Cycles is one of Philadelphia’s longest running bicycle establishment. Originally launched by the Wolff family in 1932, Firehouse Bicycles took over in 2012. They specialize in new and used bikes, parts and accessories, and also feature a service shop. Spread over three floors, their second floor is dedicated to live entertainment. This space plays host to an array of concerts, plays, movie screenings, meetings and community events.
Tucked away in the enclaves of South Philly lies a den of authentic Middle Eastern cuisine known as Bitar's. The Brothers Bitar prepare falafels, shish-kabobs, gyros, kafta(ground lamb and spices) and other items prepared on pita bread. Authentic imported ingredients are used and are available to take home in the marketplace first and restaurant second establishment. Simple sidewalk tables and a few tables inside provide for a casual lunch. Many customers get their selections for take out.