The Hipster Parent’s Holiday Gift Guide to Brooklyn 2011

The holiday season is upon us and there are some great local gifts to buy for your family and friends. Forget the chain stores and giant online retailers, when you shop locally more of your money goes back into your communtiy so check out our locally made gift guide. Also see our articles on the 10 best Brooklyn Etsy stores and 10 Great Holiday Markets in Brooklyn.


Gifts for New Moms

Diaperkind delivery All things cloth diapering and local. This bunch of local ladies can get a new mom up and running in the diaper department.

A Class at Caribou Baby

Van Rey Baby Hats


Gifts for Not so New Moms

Gold Teeth Jewlery

A Beautiful Bouquet from Sprout Home

An open pass to Play in Greenpoint. Free Wifi, Coffee and a play space. Awesome.

A locally Made Mug from Mugs for Mothers

A Blueprint Clense



Gifts for Men

Brooklyn Butcher Blocks

A Saussage Making Classes

Terrarium from Twig

3 Ryan Radios

Jonathan Lethem Books at By Brooklyn

Set of 4 Bridges Pint Glasses by Adam Suerte at By Brooklyn

Piel products including Shaving Soap


Gifts for Babies and Kids

Cute Outfits from Phoenix and Nola Clothing

Coney Island Onsie from Roxy’s Tee Parlour

A Handmade Squid from Sweater Toys

Wooly Baby Slippers

Je T’Aime Brooklyn at new online store Darling Clementine

A Real Live Canvas of their own artwork

Bugsella Crayon Rolls at By Brooklyn


Gifts for Teens

Yes Jess Knits

Brooklyn Bowl Gift Certificate

Andy Pratt Journals at By Brooklyn


Gifts for Foodies

Edible Subscription

The Meatball  Shop Cookbook

Vintage Kitchen Items from the Brooklyn Kitchen or a great cooking class.

New Brooklyn Cookbook

Brooklyn Made Copper Cookware



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