So your favorite ol' pair of treads are begining to fall apart? No problem.. Drop them off at Busy Shoes and he will fix you up! While shoe repair is not cheap, it will save you in the long run, buy you some time, and save your cherished pair of shoes, no matter what their symptom may be.
It is very convenient and the turnaround varies but is usually pretty quick.
Another bonus is that they have an arsenal of shoe supplies there if say you broke a shoestring or something.
Busy Shoes is located on the 2nd floor of the Columbia Center.