- By Keisha Rowe Staff Writer
Are you one of the many people around the nation in search of a last-minute gift for your sweetheart? Here are three spots in Springfield where you can snatch up a gift on the fly.
1. Winans Coffee + Chocolates
What says Valentine’s Day better than chocolates? Units of the holiday staple will be sold by the millions today and Springfield has its own award-winning version coming from Winans, located at 32 N. Fountain Ave. The shop won a Best in Springfield award in 2017 and have rave reviews on Yelp, so it’s a safe bet your sweetie will love anything this place has to offer.
2. Stick + Stone
Looking for something a little more practical? Stick + Stone, right next door to Winans at 36 N. Fountain Ave., offers an eclectic variety of items for your home, including furniture, art and handmade soaps. An added bonus to this store’s rustic vibe? All their items are locally-made.
3. Schneider’s Florist
Nothing quite says romance like a dozen red roses. Schneider’s Florist, located at 633 N. Limestone St., has those and more to offer with their wide variety of bouquets and blossoms. Having operated for more than a century, you can bet they know a thing or two about putting together a unique display sure to set any heart aflutter. Plus, if you need a tuxedo for a particularly romantic outing, you can head upstairs to snag a rental.
4. Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company
Looking for something for the guy in your life? Mother Stewart’s Brewing Company offers plenty of amazing beers and brews, so there’s sure to be something he loves on tap at the local brewery. They sell both growlers — 64 oz. refillable glass bottles — and crowlers — 32 oz. cans — so sud-lovers can take tap-only brews home to enjoy. And if there’s nothing on tap this season, a gift card ensures they’ll be ready when their favorite seasonal beer comes around again.
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