From boards to apparel, Faith is a one-stop shop for skating enthusiasts.

of unique and colorful gifts to please any taste. I just love everything they have! I always get compliments on the dishes I got from A mano. Every- thing in the shop is fun and bright and hip. Alana R.

At Home 2921 18th St S 205-879-3510 HOMEWOOD

With an inventory from India, China, Indonesia and Mexico to name a few, At Home has arguably one of the most diverse furniture collections in Birmingham. Living room furniture, kitchen accessories, blown-glass drawer pulls this shop has it all in a fun flea- market-style layout. Nestled in downtown Homewood, At Home is a great stop for any of your home furnishing needs. I actually got my dining room table from At Home. They always

seem to have the most unique pieces. Aaron C.

Bumpernets 2000 Galleria Circle 205-987-2222 HOOVER

If you ve got a competitive spirit and some time to kill, make your way to Bumpernets. Known far and wide as America s First Table Tennis Store, this is more than a ping pong paradise you ll find pool, darts, card games, arcade games, and much more. Stop by to pick up some first rate equipment or just hang around and play a few rounds. As somebody who takes his ping pong seriously, these guys are a Godsend. They ve helped me improve my game in every way. Hamilton S.

Charlemagne Record Exchange 1924 1/2 11th Ave S 205-322-5349 BIRMINGHAM

A Southside landmark since the 70s, Charlemagne Record Ex- change specializes in rare and out-of-print albums that span all genres of music. Offering a wide selection of new and used CDs, books, movies, art, post- ers, album covers and more. Charlemagne has an eclectic selection of music and video and a friendly staff who always remember returning customers with warm regards. William C.

Charm 2329 2nd Ave N 205-322-9023 BIRMINGHAM

Visit this lovely downtown boutique for new, vintage and