Sift through racks of colorful duds at Retroactive Kids the neighborhood's latest hot spot for fashionable tots.
Columbia City Gallery Exhibits change every two months at this local artists' collective. INFO: Closed Mon-Tue; 4864 Rainier Ave. S.; 206/760-9843.
Retroactive Kids Spinning tops and Fisher-Price record players share space with kids' saddle shoes at this new-and-vintage toy-and-clothing store. INFO: 4859 Rainier Ave. S.; 206/932-3154.
Columbia City BeatWalk Live blues, jazz, world beat, and eclectic local music (Oct 5, and first Fri of every month through Dec; $5 at participating venues along Rainier Ave. S.). Rainier Ave. S. turns into a mini Bourbon St. (minus the excessive booze and Mardi Gras beads), where a half-dozen restaurants and local businesses throw open their doors between 7 and 10 p.m.