Alternative Products Offered in Their Own Store

Photo by Rachel Adkins

Have you ever wanted something odd, but never been able to find it? Maybe some holistic, old medicinal objects, or some off-brand books and toys that aren’t offered anywhere else. Well, look no further.

“The back-to-the-land movement of the late 1960s and early 1970s created a resurgence of spirituality, self-awareness and desire in people for a seemingly better lifestyle.


In 1972, Whole Earth Catalogue, a reference guide to different health and lifestyle books, inspired David Adams to open up a used bookstore that would become a staple in Lexington’s community — sQecial.”

To read more about the alternative store, click here.