It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And while you are making that list (and checking it twice), make sure to stop over at the Village of Cross Keys. Minutes from downtown, Cross Keys offers some of Baltimore’s best shopping with local boutiques, as well as wonderful national retailers, tasty dining options and a Radisson hotel (a perfect spot for out-of-town family). Putting the charm in Charm City, the Village of Cross Keys has a little something for everyone. You’ll be checking off that list in no time and enjoying a hot toddy at one of the cafes!
B Love Home and Gifts
Want to do some shopping while giving back? Stop by Sharon Love’s pop-up, shop B Love, which benefits the One Love foundation. Open for the holiday season, you’ll find decorative pillows, scented candles, home fragrances, jewelry, and other unique gifts.
Bowers & Snyder
Winter isn’t exactly kind to our eyes. Why not give those beauties some love this holiday season. Founded in 1947, Bowers & Snyder Opticians is a Baltimore area family run business. For over 60 years, they have provided the Baltimore area with the highest quality of lens and frames with some of the best service.
We’ve been told that Santa does all his shopping for Mrs. Claus at Chezelle Boutique. With a wide range of clothes, accessories and gifts, mixed with a helpful and accommodating staff, Chezelle will fill the needs for the lady in your life.
Coppermine Fieldhouse offers both indoor and outdoor programs for the entire family. Founded by Alex Jacobs, a Baltimore entrepreneur, the goal of Coppermine is to house enough social, athletic and creative activities for the entire family to enjoy. Their offerings include Lil’ Kickers Soccer, Sports Clinics & Club Teams, Dance, Gymnastics, Birthday Parties, as well as Summer Camps, Winter Camps, and School’s Out Camps!
The Red Door Spa
Looking for a last minute gift? Need some pampering after the stress of the holidays? Or maybe you just want to treat yourself? Escape through the Red Door for some personal pampering. The Red Door Spa offers a diverse and comprehensive menu of salon and spa services, from signature skincare, massage and body treatments to nail care, hair design and more. Indulge in the Red Door experience.
The Fine Swine
‘Tis the season for holiday pants and Nordic sweaters for the gentlemen. The Fine Swine, a Haberdashery, carries classic lines like Bills Khakis, Barbour, Castaway and more. But it isn’t just about the clothes. The store is also a great spot for unique and personalized gifts for the entire family. Books, accessories and a mix of antiques and collectibles line the shelves. Spoil your loved ones with the Fine Swine!
When what to our wandering eyes would appear, but the perfect outfit to help spread that holiday cheer. Looking to glam it up this holiday season? Head to Octavia Boutique! This friendly women’s clothing boutique has been dressing distinguished women in Baltimore (and beyond) since 1965.
The Pied Piper
If Santa had a workshop in Baltimore, we think The Pied Piper would be it! Offering the finest in American and European clothing, gifts and accessories, Pied Piper is an extraordinary children’s specialty shop. With an extensive inventory, Pied Piper has been committed to bringing their customers the very best for the past 50 years. From clothing to accessories, novelty items to those unusual gifts, it is no surprise the Pied Piper has been consistently voted Baltimore’s Best Children’s’ shop.
The holiday sparkle is in full affect at Rebecca Meyers. Rebecca Myers Collection, a Baltimore based boutique jewelry studio, blends time-honored techniques to produce refined, chic and feminine designs. Visit their gallery at Cross Keys to really shine this holiday season.
Merritt Renaissance Fine Arts
This year, give the gift of art. And there is no better place than Merritt Renaissance Fine Arts, an established fine art gallery with a long family tradition. For over 30 years, Merritt Renaissance has been helping clients create beautiful and unique art collections. With three locations, the galleries house the largest collection of fine art in the Mid-Atlantic region. Traditional to contemporary, the diverse art collection ranges from original works on canvas and paper to sculpture. You will find a one-of-a-kind gift here.
Need some carbs to finish that last holiday haul or maybe somewhere to stop with extended family? Scoozi! features signature pizzas from a stone hearth fired pizza oven, creative salad and pasta dishes, shared appetizer plates, and exceptional entrees. Located in the Radisson Hotel at Cross Keys, the restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you’ve never had Scoozi bread, you don’t know what you’re missing!
The Store Ltd
Representing the best in design, The Store Ltd specializes in decorative housewares, women’s clothing and Betty Cooke designer jewelry. Trends may come and go, but style lasts forever. And that is exactly what you can find at this eclectic shop.
Find the perfect pairings for hosting (or attending) that holiday party with Talbots. A leading retailer of classic apparel and accessories, Talbots has been providing gracious service, personalized styling and a quality selection of timeless fashions with a modern twist since 1947. Browse their winter whites, cozy cashmere and seasonal sparkle.
Village Square Cafe
Take a break and refuel at the Village Square Cafe. This casual eatery and neighborhood spot offers fresh fare. They serve breakfast & lunch 7 days a week as well as dinner on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings until 8 pm.
We have two words for you. Peppermint Bark. Can the holidays really be complete without it? And no one does it quite as good as Williams-Sonoma (which may be why this classic peppermint treat is celebrating 20 years!). Shaping how people think about and cook food, Williams-Sonoma offers appliances, specialty foods, cookbooks, hand-made furnishings and kitchen products from all over the world. Whether you decide to gift a set of specialty knives or a cook book, make sure to grab a tin (or 10) of the Peppermint Bark.
You can visit the Village of Cross Keys at:
Village of Cross Keys
5100 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21210