If it's only about selection, it's not even a contest. Peace Pipe in Fort Lauderdale wins hands down. It's got any and all kinds of smoking devices, from the giant "water pipes" and elaborate and expensive glass down to the smallest, easily breakable, boringly colorless chillum. But it's not only about stock. It's vibe. It's people. It's the own...
Blaze loves glass. Other bong shops lay claim to quality; some can even back it up with what's on the shelves. Blaze is different. Its two locations, in Tempe and Phoenix, carry a shit-ton more varieties of waterpipes, bubblers, and pipes than your run-of-the-mill head shops. And it has better prices, carrying California-made glassware by compan...
Knock on Emporium's door, wait for the buzzer and don't you dare say anything about bongs, man. It's water pipes, got it? Show the friendly hippie your ID, then try not to get blinded by the gleaming rows of not-bongs lining the back wall. Just a block off Delmar Boulevard in the heart of the Loop, Emporium doesn't try to satisfy your desire for...
This extremely friendly, well-lit neighborhood smoke shop has everything you could possibly need for a night of debauchery: a zillion varieties of rolling papers from bubblegum-flavored to Bob Marley-branded, a wide selection of the newest and most high-tech vaporizers on the market and tons of locally blown glass ranging from bargain-priced eve...
Just thinking about this shop's remarkable selection of pipes gives us the munchies. These are pure works of art, some of the finest glassware we've ever seen, and we're not just saying that because we're in an especially mellow place right now. Generic "smoke shops" are a dimebag a dozen — you see them in just about every strip mall, and they'r...
Little Arabia in Anaheim is best known for its Middle Eastern eateries, but don't overlook what else is in the air. World Smoke Shop, nestled in one of the unofficially designated district's central plazas, is a must-stop. Where World Smoke Shop sets itself apart beyond the packs of cigarettes lining the wall and pipes in display cases is in ser...
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