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Father’s Day is a little more than a week away, so get in gear and pick up that gift. There is still time to choose a gift that is considerate and personalized but if you need help, there are plenty of shops for you. From the sports man/nature buff to the dad who’d rather be golfing, the perfect gift is a mere afternoon away. Snoop around your dad’s house, make a list of potential gifts and spend the day at these shops and your dad is sure to love his gift.
2825 Fairfax St.
Denver, CO 80207
If your dad is the type who prefers the bike lane to the fast lane, stop by Bike Depot. This non-profit bike shop offers new and used bicycles, gear and repair services and your sale will help the store support programs that encourage people to ride. Used bikes go through a thorough inspection before they are sold, so you won’t compromise quality for a good price. If your dad likes fixer-uppers, Bike Depot also sells parts, so you can help your dad fix his bike.
Homer Reed, Ltd.
1717 Tremont Place
Denver, CO 80202
Dapper dads will appreciate the quality clothing at Homer Reed, Ltd. Founded in 1951, the employees at Homer Reed, Ltd. know how to dress a man to look his best. With options ranging from sporty shirts to tailored suits, you can help your dad enhance his wardrobe. Carrying designers such as Cutter & Buck, Cole Haan, Sanyo and more, you can be certain that your dad will love his new duds. Pick up a tie or be creative and put an outfit together. Either way, the employees at the store will help you find a gift that suits his style.
1860 S. Broadway
Denver, CO 80210
Dads with a need for speed will love a gift from CorSport. Offering parts and other products for enhancing vehicle performance, you will have a vast inventory from which to choose. Whether your dad enjoys tinkering with cars, wants to make his car perform at its optimum level or is rebuilding a car, there are plenty of options at CorSport. This shop also sells parts for motorcycles so if your dad’s chopper could use a tune up, contact the shop and see what it has. CorSport does a lot of business through its website, if you have questions, contact them before heading to the retail store.
231 Detroit St., Suite B
Denver, CO 80206
Celebrate your special dad with a classic timepiece from Miro Jewelers. With watches from Movado, Fendi, Masterpiece and more, you can find a watch that is high quality and timeless. If a watch seems a little steep for your budget, Miro Jewelers also offers cuff links, rings, bracelets and more. Help your dad with his accessories with no pressure. The employees at Miro Jewelers are helpful and knowledgeable, but they won’t try and talk you into buying something you can’t afford. Your dad will love his new accessory.
3200 Walnut St.
Denver, CO 80205
Since 1946, Denver Hardware Company has offered a helping hand for home renovation projects. If your dad likes renovating the house, then this is a good store but you may want to have him come with you to pick out the perfect gift. With popular brands like Delta, Moen and more, Denver Hardware Company has fixtures to fit most decorating schemes. This shop is also a good place to find specialty items, and if it doesn’t have what you’re looking for, the staff will help you find it.
Alaina Brandenburger is a freelance writer living in Denver. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.