Sunday, March 15, 2009
SHEPHERDSTOWN OPERA HOUSE
The Shepherdstown Opera House dazzles passersby with its beautiful facade and entertains visitors with arty and indie films year-round.
131 W. German St., 304-876-3704, http://www.operahouselive.com.
FOUR SEASONS BOOKS
Four Seasons Books has an impressive children's selection and devotes a formidable amount of shelf space to knitting material.
116 W. German St., 304-876-3486, http://www.fourseasonsbooks.com.
SHE TOWN DIVAS
She Town Divas attracts local college kids with such au courant apparel as Nikita Lynn handbags.
106 W. German St., 304-876-3482, http://www.shetowndivas.com.
Three Onions is known as the restaurant with the martini bar, but don't eat just olives for dinner: The cosmopolitan menu includes shrimp tempura, pad Thai and Cornish hen.
117 E. German St., 304-876-8000, http://www.threeonions.com.
The Mecklenburg Inn, a.k.a. the Meck, is a converted Civil War hospital that offers a cooler full of microbrews and a stage area in the back.
128 E. German St., 304-876-2126.
LOST DOG COFFEE
Lost Dog Coffee, which is decorated with art-student-style paintings and screaming-bright colors, serves tasty pastries and Salvadoran coffee "grown high in the mountains where revolution once brewed."
134 E. German St., 304-876-0871.
YELLOW BRICK BANK
The Yellow Brick Bank stores wine in the old vault of this 103-year-old bank building and serves chic'd-up versions of such homestyle dishes as hanger steak and pan-seared rockfish.
201 E. German St., 304-876-2208, http://www.yellowbrickbank.com.
BLUE MOON CAFE
The refined Blue Moon Cafe features singer-songwriters and quiet finger-style guitarists in its concert series.
200 E. High St., 304-876-1920, http://www.bluemoonshepherdstown.com.
O'HURLEY'S GENERAL STORE
Before the free show Thursday nights at O'Hurley's General Store, rummage through a garage sale of random goods, such as crockery, pocket watches and coffins.
205 E. Washington St., 304-876-6907, http://www.ohurley.com.