Tough and tiny, this charming shop fights in-fashion chain-reaction better than any booknook in town.. The Scene Creaky wooden floors. A century-old building. Tight turns and terrific traffic, the kind of place you want to visit every night while on a long after-dinner walk. This is small-town heaven.
Fighting Fashion After creating a "Starbooks" campaign that featured a logo that looked vaguely familiar to a certain coffee kingpin, the Fireside now features shirts with the motto "A better world without borders." All in good nature (and lawsuit-avoiding capitals), we assume.
Kids Corner The Fireside often features author appearances on Friday nights and a weekly children's story hour on Saturday mornings. Meg Ryan weeps tears of joy just imagining it all.