Ellen Plumb's bookstore

Ellen Plumb opened Emporia’s first bookstore in 1870. Just 146 years later, our town’s best indie bookstore is back. Locally owned and fiercely independent, Ellen Plumb’s City Bookstore features not only books but cards, gifts and a host of literary events.

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L&L pets

L&L Pets is a family-owned business dedicated to serving your pets needs. Over 30 years of service in downtown Emporia.

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plumb bazaar store interior showing craft items

Located in downtown Emporia, Plum Bazaar is owned by three sisters. There are beads galore, a multitude of wire and cord options, hand-crafted jewelry and many other craft items available.

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Muckenthaler’s is a family-owned  commercial kitchen equipment and restaurant supply business that has been serving the food service industry since 1970. They have a huge selection of quality commercial kitchen products offering a variety of options for everyone from the novice to the most seasoned chef. Stop in and check out their retail shop and…

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