Books and Company, 1235 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. 203-248-9449 Book Trader Café, 1140 Chapel St., New Haven. Fresh house-made food, gourmet coffee, vegan & gluten-free options daily. Gently-used books for the academic or general reader. Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 9 a.m.- 7 p.m. 203-787-6147, booktradercafe.net Branford Jewelers, 567 Main St., Branford. Branford Jewelers is a fine jewelry establishment that has created a comfortable environment for any consumer looking to purchase exquisite gifts and bridal treasures. Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Thursday until 6:30 p.m.); Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-488- 4653, branfordjewelers.net Branford River Spa, 249 East Main St., Branford. Full service day spa located on the scenic Branford River. Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m.; Friday-Saturday 9 a.m.-6 p.m. 203-488-5902, branfordriverspa.com Breakwater Books, 81 Whitfield St., Guilford. Since 1972, Breakwater is a general interest bookstore with a wide selection for booklovers of all ages. Located on the historic Guilford Green. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 203-453-4141, breakwaterbooks.net The Bright Side, 693 Boston Post Rd., Madison. Women’s apparel. 203-421-6725, thebrightsidect.com By the Sea Day Spa, 107 Montowese St., Branford. The Spa area features twelve treatment rooms and private areas for waxing and makeup applications. Manicures and pedicures are given in a bright and airy, glassed-in sun porch. Monday-Wednesday 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; Thursday-Friday 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 203-483-3333, bytheseadayspa.com Campus Customs. campuscustoms.com • 57 Broadway, New Haven. The oldest retailer of official Yale merchandise in New Haven. 203-789-1608 • 3295 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Quinnipiac University Bobcat merchandise. 203-891-6991 CandiTopia, 1022 Chapel Street, New Haven. A candy store offering traditional candy, nut-free and gluten- free products in addition to chocolates, jelly beans, gummy candies, lollipops, and more. 203-498-0330 The Canvas Patch, 5 River St., Milford. Milford gifts and nautical items. Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m. 203-878-7505 Chip in a Bottle, 837 Whalley Ave., New Haven. Chocolatier. 203-460-0665, chipinabottle.com Chroma Gallery, 20 Church St., Guilford. Boutique featuring women’s clothes, home goods and jewelry. Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 203-453-3111 Ciao Bella, 698 Boston Post Rd., Madison. Clothing and accessories. 203-245-1819, shopciaobella.com Coco’s on the Green, 235 Montowese St., Branford. Discounted designer clothing. Monday-Saturday 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m. 203-481-5300 Connecticut Running Company, 976 Chapel St., New Haven. Connecticut Running Company offers the finest selection of footwear, apparel and accessories from top name brands. Monday-Friday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-680-3962, connecticutrunningcompany.com Country Shop of Madison, 684 Boston Post Rd., Madison. A women’s specialty shop featuring unique clothing, jewelry and accessories. Designers such as Eileen Fisher, Pure Handknits, Willow and many more can be found here. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. 203-318-0368 Creations, 712 Boston Post Rd., Madison. Unique gifts. 203-245-0164, creationsmadison.myshopify.com D’Aniello’s Amity Bike, 18 Selden St., Woodbridge. Local riders have come to know Amity Bike as the go-to local bike shop in the New Haven area for over 30 years for great customer service, custom bike builds, finding small hard-to-find parts, and getting expert advice. Monday-Friday 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-387-6734, amitybicycles.com D’Camm LTD, 2357 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Gentlemen’s clothing. 203-230-9494, dcammltd.com Dava, 2100 Dixwell Ave., Hamden. Women’s clothing and gifts. 203-230-0039, shopdava.com Denali, 13 Broadway, New Haven. Exciting outdoor concept shop featuring Connecticut’s best selection of the North Face clothing and equipment, including Merrell Footwear. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sunday 11 a.m.-6 p.m. 203-495-9355, denalioutdoor.com LEISURE dereksimpson-goldsmith, 1094 Chapel St., New Haven. A European design tradition in New Haven since 1971. Specializing in custom bridal and on premise design work as well as a wide collection of contemporary jewelry. Monday-Saturday 10 a.m.- 7 p.m. 203-787-2498 Devil’s Gear Bike Shop, 137 Orange St., New Haven. Turning folks into riders and riders into cyclists. 203-773-9288, thedevilsgear.com Domestic Possessions, 11 Garnet Park Rd., Madison. Ann Nyberg’s specialty shoppe where yesterday is today. Tuesday-Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (Thursday until 6 p.m.); Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m. 203-350-0558, domesticpossessions.com Eblens. Eblens sells the best in name brand urban clothing and footwear for the entire family. eblens. com • 684 Foxon Rd., East Haven. 203-466-8811 • 470 Lewis Ave., Meriden. 203-235-5881 • 1201 Boston Post Rd, Milford. 203-306-1770 • 60 Whalley Ave., New Haven. 475-238-7703 EBM Vintage New Haven, 839 Chapel St., New Haven. A unique vintage department store with 5,000 sq. ft. of vintage wares, furniture, clothing, jewelry, housewares, fabrics and more. Tuesday-Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-772-1728, ebmnewhaven.com Echo Salon, 23 Water St., Guilford. Featuring late night hours, serve wine and cheese on Wednesday and Thursday, visit Echo Salon in downtown Guilford to find out why celebrities, local clientele and even “out-of-towners” frequent this neighborhood gem. Tuesday & Thursday 10 a.m.- CALL 1-800-332-STAY 43 4 ½ billion years of Earth history in one amazing place!