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Jennickell
« on: March 18, 2008 01:55:24 PM »

My lil sis just moved to Philly with her fiance, she is on kinda a budget, so what are some good thrift stores in the Philly area (she lives in Media, her fiances fam lives in West Chester).
Also, I am going to visit her this summer, so I need to know all the places to check out.
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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2008 01:22:15 PM »

I live in Ardmore --thrift capital of the burbs (inside joke... they keep tring to revitalize my town, but there are 6 thft stores within 10 blocks of each other) Just head down Lancaster Ave (rt 30 east) heading towards the city (east from west chester) some names are Browse around shop/ pennywise/ the Jr League Thrift Shop/
There are even 2-3 thrift shops in fancy Wayne (closer to you;west of Ardmore)
 
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« Reply #2 on: March 23, 2008 03:50:27 PM »

cool thanks! what about craft stores?
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« Reply #3 on: March 26, 2008 04:32:39 AM »

I haven't ventured very far, but there's always Michael's, JoAnn's, and AC Moore.  Also in the city, there's Fabric Row which just a block or two over from South Street. 

Hope that helps!
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« Reply #4 on: March 28, 2008 06:01:40 AM »

http://www.craftster.org/forum/index.php?topic=39187.0 - here ya go!
the best thrift store, in my opinion, is village thrift right in cherry hill, nj. it's absolutely huge and there's a goodwill that's not too far away too that i've always found neat stuff at.
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