NYC Holiday Gift Guide

Your holiday gift list needs ideas. New York City's incredible shopping array has them. Here’s a sampling of some great gift ideas from a variety of stores, attractions, and museum gift shops in all corners of the city.


gift baskets patsy's italian restaurant

New York restaurants come and go, but Patsy’s Italian Restaurant is forever. The famed eatery—which only has one location, right in the heart of Midtown Manhattan—is over 80 years old and only getting better. To share some of Patsy's authentic, made-with-love favorites, check out the Patsy's Italian Restaurant Specialty Gift Box, which includes four 24 ounce Pasta Sauces, 4 lbs of pasta, two 8 ounce bags of coffee, a hardcover cookbook of family recipes served in the restaurant, all packaged in a tasteful gift box.


Times Square’s Pelé Soccer is The World’s Greatest Soccer Store, from soccer legend Pelé. You can shop—and personalize—official jerseys and fan gear from 100+ teams and players around the world. There’s also limited-edition footwear from top brands like Nike, Adidas, and Puma. Thrill the soccer fan in your life!


quiet mind weighted pillows

As we enter the stressful holiday season, many of us will be desperate for a good night's sleep. Enter Quiet Minda stylish luxury weighted pillow you can use throughout the day or night and easily hug—an act that is scientifically proven to release endorphins that can help ease stress and anxiety

(Market price: $179-199) 

  • Not to be confused with the weighted blanket: The problem with these much-hyped blankets is that the weight distribution can feel off, and they get hot while you’re sleeping. Also, traveling with a weighted blanket is particularly cumbersome 
  • Size matters: Quiet Mind pillows come in three sizes and are designed to meet a person's particular size. Goldman can walk you through how the weight maximizes your comfort
  • Material specifications: Each pillow is made with high-density memory foam, recycled glass, and ultra-plush polyester fiber, and is washing machine-safe  
  • Backstory: Goldman knew there must be a better sleep aid for those battling anxiety & insomnia. After some research, he soon built his prototype. His invention became such a hit, GoPro founder Nick Woodman became the first investor.

An Ode to NYC Posters

ode to nyc poster

Tomorrowland/Natasha Jen & Jin Chun

Poster House, the first museum in the United States dedicated to the global history of posters, is a great place to source gifts. NYCxDESIGN’s An Ode to NYC posters are now for sale via the museum, with a portion of the proceeds donated to Design Advocates. As part of the fourth iteration of the organization’s “An Ode to NYC” poster campaign, a new crop of the city’s best graphic designers were tasked with painting a vision of tomorrow. Once again, the result was a stunning selection of one-of-a-kind poster designs that articulate NYC’s enduring creative energy. Just in time for the holiday season, they also make the perfect $50 gift for lovers of design and NYC.



Stream the best of Broadway anytime, anywhere! BroadwayHD is a streaming service offering premium full-length stage plays, musicals, concerts, operas, ballets, and more, captured specifically for viewing at home. Our mission is to make the performing arts accessible to everyone, bringing high-quality stage productions to viewers around the world. Founded in 2015 by Tony Award®-winning producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, BroadwayHD offers subscribers unlimited on-demand access to a library of hundreds of captured stage performances from Broadway, the West End, and beyond, including classics like The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, Miss Saigon, Gypsy, 42nd Street, and Les Misérables, as well as newer productions like Kinky BootsIndecentLady Day At Emerson’s Bar and GrillThe Last Five YearsMr. Saturday Night: A New Musical Comedy, and more. If you can’t get to Broadway, get to BroadwayHD!  The annual subscription costs $199.99/year. Visit to sign up or to give a subscription as a gift.

Baloom Stretching Massager

baloom stretching massager

The dynamic compression and expansion of 22 air chambers in the Baloom Stretching Massager provide a full body yoga session to improve blood circulation and optimize stretching to release muscle tension and soothe sore and aching muscles. Pre-programmed stretches emulate yoga sessions that enhance flexibility and mobility while improving inner balance and strength. Add the heat therapy feature for an even more relaxing and soothing experience. Available for purchase on Amazon and

Anywhere By Cherokee Footwear

From breezy joggers and comfy athletic shoes to plus sized scrubs and petite scrubs, Medical Scrubs Collections offers a vast array of chic fashions for all kinds of occasions.

Medical Scrubs Collection's Anywhere By Cherokee Footwear line. These stylish and comfy slides and slip-on shoes are perfect for get-togethers, running errands, beach days, relaxing Sundays lounging around the house, and more. Most styles are unisex and make awesome gifts!

For Her
Medical Scrubs Collection Infinity Footwear BOLT

These chic shoes have a breathable, flexible knit upper for all-day comfort, especially if you're prone to swollen feet. Underneath, an ultra-cushiony midsole with airbag adds even more comfort. Also features an oil- and slip-resistant sole and a removable, shock absorbing latex-free polyurethane insole with arch support and heel cupping for stability and all-day comfort. The interior lining and insole are also treated with Certainty® antimicrobial technology to inhibit the growth of microbes that cause odor. Retails for $67.96 at

**Top Picks for Men: Playful Pups, Black

Medical Scrubs Collection Anywear by Cherokee Lightweight Unisex Clog - ZONE

The Anywear Unisex Zone Convertible Clog is an extremely lightweight and flexible clog made of a soft DBL compound with a slip-resistant rubber outsole. An anatomical footbed adds an extra layer of comfort and support. The heel strap swivels forward to wear as a traditional clog. Retails for $31.96 at

A Gift for Drivers: Freshen Up Your Car with the PURGGO Car Air Eco-Purifier & Freshener 

A smelly car will make any drive much more stressful—freshen up your ride with the minimalistic and all-natural PURGGO car air eco-purifier and freshener. It's made with pure and sustainable natural bamboo charcoal, which absorbs and eliminates odor instead of masking it. Fragrance and allergen free, the PURGGO is all-natural, non-toxic, and 100% asthma and allergy friendly. 

PURGGO perfectly combines nature, science, and love. All the product contains is pure all-natural moso bamboo charcoal, one of the most renewable natural resources in the world and Mother Nature's purifier, which has been carbonized and activated at 1110°F-1300°F (600°C-700°C). Bamboo charcoal is a tried and tested air cleanser that's been used in Asian countries for thousands of years. On top of this, it lasts for 365+ days (longer lasting than any product available worldwide) and works continuously in the background! Retails for $22.99 on Amazon, more info at

A Gift for Theatre Fans: Be a Broadway Star!

broadway star game

Fame may be fickle or fleeting, but climbing (clawing?) your way to the top of the Broadway ladder couldn’t be more awesome than when you’re put through your paces courtesy of Be a Broadway Star! In this showbiz savvy board game, a role of the dice takes you from Acting School through a labyrinth of auditions, expenses, performances, contract renewals, and so on, to the ultimate theatrical coup: The Broadway Hall of Fame.

Along the way, Audition Cards may have you singing or dancing your way to coveted Fan Cards, while Agent and Publicist Cards can put a hefty drain on your bank account. And no matter how far ahead you think you are, a bad review can send you back to the rehearsal room or worse, dinner theater!

Breaking News: You can now scoop up the New Holiday Edition Pack as an addendum to the current game. Included in the big buzz mix are White Christmas, Elf the Musical, Annie, Moulin Rouge, SIX, and American Utopia, as well as other Broadway hits.

Fine Craft: Syosaku Knives

syosaku knives

syosaku knives

For precision, style, and craftsmanship, employ Syosaku’s one-of-a-kind knives, which are hand-forged by master Japanese artisans (prices range from $55 to $432). Available upon order from De Gustibus Cooking School, 151 W. 34th St., 212-239-1652,

The Shops of Soho

Dr. Pennskin Shave Company
Vanna Moda
 - Leathers
Jolie & Jade
AMA Designs
NoeleNoele Make-up
H. Abdosh Designs

vanna moda leather

Vanna Moda.

Every once in a while, traversing the streets of our wonderful city you trip over another hidden gem. Hidden in plain sight but not known.....yet. That's the story with THE SHOPS OF SOHO.  This is a group of marketing EXPERTS that have created something extraordinary, a shop of upscale unique, exciting, mostly specialty items all for the convenience of their customers. Regulars are raving about this one of a kind location, there is nothing like it in the City. The stores that have come together to form this shopping convergence include:

NoeleNoele Make-up -  owned by Noele Charles, who is trying to bring out a whole new level of confidence in the women who visit her store. A level of awareness she calls "Womanism".  Noele says "All women are beautiful, and I help them find that inner and outer beauty so they can conquer their world."

Vanna Moda - Extraordinary Leathers, jackets, wallets, bags, handbags, and MORE all tucked into a large corner ready for you to explore.  Jackets can also be made to order and hand decorated with precision painting by a local artisan.

Jolie & Jade - Artistic tees, the most comfort able jeans, hats, a little jewelry.  The artist owner is Tatiana, who has created this intimate shopping experience.  A perfect place to find clothing art for a special gift.

AMA Designs - owned by Agnes Lee.  Agnes has been curating a line of jewelry, coats, jackets, handbags for over 8 years and has perfected the art of finding just the RIGHT colors, designs and created a put together look to her shop. Browsing the racks and shelves you will find something unusual that you will love.  Agnes has a real eye for beauty. 

Dr. Pennskin Shave Company - Owned by Eric Penn, it may have started out with exceptional shave products (this is THE PLACE you have to come for that special gift for that special guy in your life), and it has evolved to so much more.  There are specialty soaps, skin care lines for men and women, novelty bottle openers, CUTE mugs (Dogs have owners, Cats have Staff), and heavenly smelling soap,,,,,with a message, and we know you have that special person in  your life that can use a laugh,,,,,actually we ALL need that.  They also have CBD products, to help with anxiety and even pet calming treats.  AND candles, molded, crystal and best of all is a "Wishing Candle", another great gift.

So now you have no excuse, you KNOW the best place to come for that special gift of confidence, a spectacular leather jacket, perfect piece of jewelry, a gift of a little laughter or that artistic tee and it's ALL right here at The Shops of Soho.

433 Broadway (1 block N. of Canal St.)


bax-u posture kits

The holidays are right around the corner, and BAX-U has the perfect gifts for yourself and your loved ones. There is no better gift than the gift of health!  And the amazing part is that they are all under $100. BAX-U is a brand of wearable products for better alignment and optimal physical performance. BAX-U products have been known to provide instant results. The company is known for their cool and fashionable posture correctors and their home kits to relieve pain. BAX-U products are the perfect holiday stuffers for fitness junkies, gamers, all types of work and for everyday activities!

Home Kits Under $100!

Head Home Kit—$79. Relieves headaches and migraines. The kit comes with a posture corrector, chiropractic neck traction, resistive band, massage ball and ice/heat pack. 

Neck Home Kit—$99. Relieves stiffness in the neck due to poor posture while texting or slouching. The kit comes with a posture brace, z traction, massage ball and ice/heat pack.


liam brighech lamp

Liam. This eye-catching floor lamp from Brightech features three lampshades, reminiscent of hanging lanterns on tree branches, and a metal body anchored by a sturdy, round base. Its Asian-like lantern style lamp shades create a distinctive look and a relaxing, comfortable light. The Brightech Liam Floor Lamp includes three 9.5 watt power-saving LED bulbs so you'll never have to replace a bulb. 5-year warranty! For String Lights, Floor Lamps, and more visit

Dave's New York

made in the usa clothes daves new york

Dave’s New York is the best source in NYC for jeans, work clothes, outerwear, footwear, and more. Find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list at this beloved family-run store in Chelsea. 581 Sixth Ave. (btw. 16th & 17th Sts.), 212-989-6444,

Linhart Dentistry

toothpaste linhart dentistry

Who better to design a custom oral care line than internationally renowned NYC cosmetic dentists, Dr. Jan Linhart and Dr. Zachary E. Linhart, of the highly acclaimed Linhart Dentistry? The doctors have developed these unique products with over 35 years of their dental expertise. Find uniquely formulated smile care products designed and developed by the Official Dentists of Miss Universe! Try Linhart today by visiting linhart.nyc230 Park Ave. (46th St.), 212-682-5180,

Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust

museum of jewish heritage hannukah

Find a beautiful selection of menorahs as well as books and other gift items for Hanukkah at the Pickman Museum Shop in the Museum of Jewish Heritage—A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in Lower Manhattan. 36 Battery Pl. (1st Pl..), 646-437-4313,

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