The Century House, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
997 New Loudon Rd.
Latham, NY 12110
Phone: (518) 785-0931
Fax: (518) 782-2578
The New Loudon Center contains a variety of large stores. Shop at outlets like Hobby Lobby and Price Chopper at this local shopping center.
Latham Farms Shopping Center offers entertainment, shopping, and more for the entire family. Shop at Sally Beauty Supply, Walmart and other retail stores, or dine at Epicurean Cafe.
Target is your one-stop shopping destination for the entire family. Stylish clothing for women, men, and children is available at reasonable prices. Decorate your home with colorful furnishings and accessories, or enhance your active lifestyle by shopping in the sporting goods department. Whatever you need for yourself, your family, or your home, you're likely to find it at Target.
This vendor of fine cigars and other tobacco-related items is located in the bedroom community of Colonie right along Central Avenue. Inside, visitors will find a wide assortment of cigars, cigarettes, cigarillos and even hookahs, of which you can imbibe upon as well as buy. The owners have brands such as Macanudo, Rocky Patel, Romeo y Julieta and many more. Additionally, keep aware of their calendar because the store hosts events throughout the year. Some include tastings and giveaways as well as the popular Stogies, Bogies and Brews golf tournament. Habana also provides professional cigar rollers which will make a stogie on-the-spot for your next event.
The Colonie Center delivers a great shopping experience just northwest of downtown Albany. All of the big-box name-brand retailers are here, such as Bath & Body Works, Gap, Barnes and Noble, Sephora and Macy's. The big draw however is the L.L. Bean retail store (the only one in New York) which sells fly fishing supplies, clothes, outdoor gear and an innumerable amount of items for the home.
Zombie Planet is Albany's answer to New York City's popular Forbidden Planet comic megastore. Though not as large, Zombie Planet specializes in stocking many different role-playing card games like Warhammer and Magic, The Gathering. They also feature a large assortment of comics, toys and other cool figurines. The shop always holds forums, events and games for kids of all ages to compete against each other.
Earthworld specializes in the art of comic strips. books. design and everything else beautifully illustrated on old-fashioned paper. From popular characters like Spider-Man and Hulk to lesser-known ones like Black Dynamite and Miracle Man, Earthworld has books with their latest exploits as well as a large selection of back issues. Unlike many comic book shops, this one does not have a tremendous amount of other toys, figurines, role-playing cards, etc., yet it does have everything you need if you're looking for that specific comic.
Last Vestige is true to its moniker, it's one of the remnants in the city (aside from Blue Note Record Shop) which specializes in selling vinyl. All types of genres can be found on the shelves of this small shop near Washington Park, and if you're looking for CD's or even cassette tapes, Last Vestige has them too. If you can't make it into the shop, the online store has a comprehensive list of what's in stock and LV can ship items anywhere in the world.
Stuyvesant Plaza is a small outdoor shopping complex on Western Avenue. This shopping center is a great alternative to the bigger malls in the region with specialty retailers like Coldwater Creek, Crabtree & Evelyn, The Book House and Eastern Mountain Sports. There are more than 50 stores here for shoppers to browse. Stuyvesant Plaza is a place where you can get all of your gift shopping errands completed at one single location.
Huck Finn's Warehouse is a one-stop shop for those looking to buy furniture and home accessories. Here, visitors will find all types of name brands like Broyhill, Sealy and others along with more obscure designers. In addition to home furniture, Huck's also has office fixtures and a wide array of rugs. Visitors will find everything they need to decorate their home or apartment at Huck Finn's Warehouse.
Crossgates Mall offers great shopping, dining, and entertainment in Albany. Shop-til-you-drop at the many well-known stores that are located here, such as Banana Republic, Buckle, Delia's, and J.Crew among others. If you get hungry, diverse dining options include Great Wraps, The Melting Pot, and Cajun Cafe. There's also a Dave & Buster's and IMAX theater inside, where you can watch that latest blockbusters in supreme comfort.
Pearl Grant Richmans is one of those stores where visitors always find that unique, one-of-a-kind gift for the person who has everything. Similar to the world-famous Tiffany's, PGR is known for its little boxes, albeit these ones are burgundy and silver. They have six different departments which include custom invitations & announcements, chocolates, women's accessories, made in USA gifts, baby items and bridal & tableware. Each department holds something novel and independently made, from jewelry to ceramics, visitors will be pleased at the selection.