Shop Local: Your 02129 Gift Guide
If you're looking for some last-minute gifts, look no farther than your local businesses.
If you're still not done shopping, you don't have to dread fighting hoards of shoppers at the mall. Look no further than 02129 merchants for some great gift ideas -- and support your local businesses. Here are some gift ideas for every person in your life – all right here in Charlestown.
For the Ladies
If you are still looking for the perfect gift for that special woman in your life, there's a lot of great local options. Olivia Browning specializes in helping customers find the perfect gift. They have a large assortment of jewelry, bags, pottery, platters, lotions, candles, and more.
The Joy of Old, Charlestown's antique shop, in addition to having an eclectic assortment of antique furniture, also has unique decorative accessory pieces, soy candles, French soaps and linens, note cards and handcrafted jewelry.
If you think your lady might want to walk on the wild side, SuperShag, located in the Charlestown Navy Yard, offers pole dancing lessons and you can buy gift certificates online. Everybody wins. Or if swing dancing is more her speed, offer to take her swing dancing at Boston Swing Central.
For the Guys
For the hard-to-buy for guy, Olivia Browning has custom toiletry kits, cufflinks, shaving kits, sophisticated dishes, fun shirts, and Red Sox apparel. Or, how about a gift certificate from Charlestown Ace Hardware? What man doesn't love the gift of hardware?
For the Kids
Give your children the gift of music this Christmas with a new guitar or accessories from the Guitar District. Olivia Browning has a great selection of toys, children's clothing, and baby gifts.
For the Townie
Looking for the perfect gift for your favorite townie? Check out the wide array of t-shirt designs from Townie Sportswear. Olivia Browning and the Joy of Old also offer a number of Charlestown-themed gifts for sale, including T-shirts, sweatshirts, custom signs, mugs, cards, pictures, clothing, and jewelry. And just in time for Christmas, Ben Affleck's The Town came out on DVD on Friday.
For Dogs and Dog Lovers
Looking for something for your pup or favorite dog lover? Durty Harry's, a do-it-yourself dog wash, has lots of accessories for your friends, including new collars, leashes, beds, and toys from such brands as Mascot, Beez Louise, West Paw, and Up Country. In conjunction with Zen Dog Training, Durty Harry's also offers puppy training classes.
Still Not Sure?
Still haven't found the right gift? Restaurant gift certificates never fail. Luckily, Charlestown has many great restaurants to choose from. Check our restaurant guide to find the right one for your gift certificates. And of course, flowers or potted plants always are a wonderful gift idea. Try Bunker Hill Florist and Raspberry Bouquet Floral Design. Bunker Hill Florist has a wide range of Christmas-themed arrangements to choose from.