(WXYZ) - With the Christmas holiday fast approaching, here's a look at five unique gift ideas for your family and friends - all of which can be found within the metro Detroit area.
John K. King
The John K. King bookstore features used and rare books for all tastes. It is not only Michigan's largest used and rare bookstore, but one of the largest bookstores in the United States.
The bookstore offers two locations; its main store is within downtown Detroit. You can find some of the most interesting and rarest, with an estimated 20-30,000 titles right here in Michigan.
John K. King bookstore has even been used for the making of an upcoming Hollywood movie.
King's bookstore holiday hours are from: Monday-Saturday, beginning 9:30am to 5:30pm. Also, from 12 pm-4pm on Sundays; the bookstore will not be open on Christmas or New Year's Day. For more information visit http:/www.rarebooklink.com
Pure Detroit Shop
Pure Detroit has been thriving for more than 13 years, offering the most authentic Detroit apparel, accessories and gifts. Looking to learn more about the history of Detroit's music and art? Pure Detroit is a great place to start. Pure Detroit has tee-shirts as low as $20 dollars. To learn more about the Pure Detroit Shop visit: http://www.puredetroit.3cartstores.com
Silver Quill Antiques and Gifts
Located in Warren, Silver Quill offers an assortment of vintage and antique china, pottery, and jewelry dating back to the late 19 th century. From handmade silver, to contemporary glass marbles, to American and European art pottery, Silver Quill has it all.
Check out their website at: http://www.silverquillantiques.com
Revive offers some of the most exclusive fashions around. These great styles range from retro and urban street clothing to the latest upscale avant-garde vintage clothing. Revive clothing is located in Birmingham.
Check out their cool threads at: http://www.revivemi.com .
The Christmas season, is a vibrant time to celebrate with your loved ones, so why not celebrate the joyous occasion within the Metro area. How about visiting a museum as like:
The Detroit Institute of Arts- The DIA's collection ranks in the top six within the United States alone. The museum provides a rich history of art from pre-historic to modern times.
The DIA is open each Wednesday and Thursday from 10 am-4pm. It is also open Fridays from 10 am-10 pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10 am-5pm.
If you're interested in visiting the museum, be sure to log on to: http://www.dia.org for more information.
Whatever you decide to get your loved one for this Christmas holiday, be sure to have loads of fun doing so. The 7 Action News team wishes everyone a very Merry Christmas!