Holiday 2016: Gifts for Kids in NYC
Face it: it’s fun to buy holiday gifts of any kind, but it’s really fun to buy gifts for kids and families. Kid gifts are generally bright and colorful—and they often make noise! They clack and whir and spin! What’s not to like? New York is full of great destinations for parents, friends, aunts, and great aunts to shop for kid gifts: read on for our ideas to bring in some serious holiday smiles.
NYC Holiday Gift Ideas 2016: Only in New York
For NYC holiday gift ideas in 2016, check out our list of "only in New York" presents, from FDNY gear to amazing cannoli to souvenirs from One World Observatory.
Gifts for Art Lovers in NYC
While there’s no shortage of places to shop for the holidays in New York, the art lovers on your list are especially lucky. From museums to bookstores, the choices are varied and thorough, especially at this time of year. And happily, we’ve defined “art” in the broad sense, so gardening implements and notebooks are just as fair game as the more traditional posters and sculpture reproductions.
The Best NYC Gifts for Party Hosts
Ah, the holiday party. Whether your bestie, your boss, or a business acquaintance throws the bash, the same rule applies: you shouldn't show up empty-handed. It’s polite, of course, to offer a small gift, but it’s also appropriately festive and holiday-ish and just in the spirit of Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or whatever you observe. After all, ‘tis the season, and shopping and giving are just as much fun as receiving…especially if your host chooses to share. Read on for our picks for the best New York gifts to bring a host.
NYC Holiday Shopping: Gifts for Foodies
If you’re a foodie, few things are more enjoyable than buying--and receiving--a food gift for the holidays. Food itself is always good, whether the tried and true (chocolate) or the new and innovative (hello, pine sap syrup.) And food-related gifts—cookbooks, cooking tools and the like--are also a great option. Whatever you choose, remember to buy extra, and to stash some away--just in case a foodie drops by.
Holiday Shopping: Gifts From Off the Beaten Path in NYC
Time to think of presents—be they for Christmas or Hanukah. New York City is a shopper's wonderland with museum shops, houseware emporiums, and specialty stores crammed with unusual goods, perfect for those seeking off-the-beaten-path presents. You can spend a lot or a little but there's sure to be something that will bring a smile to your intended recipient—or yourself.
New York Holiday Shopping: What to Gift Everyone
Gift giving is a hard business. It requires appeasing a vast array of personalities and tastes, which is why we’ve come up with New York solutions to avoiding the annual last-minute scramble for presents.
New York Coupons: NHL Store Powered by Reebok Discount Code
A must-visit for any hockey fan, the NHL flagship store NHL Powered by Reebok includes customizable jerseys, apparel and footwear for all 30 NHL teams, and interactive displays including the latest NHL video games. Get 15% off your entire purchase with our exclusive City Guide NHL store coupon.
NYC's Best Vintage Shopping
Vintage stores are a godsend because everyone wants to look good in New York City, but not everyone has the budget to purchase luxury clothing, shoes, accessories, and even household items at full price. Second-hand shopping isn’t just more affordable than purchasing new clothing, it’s also better for the environment. And you can also be more original. So go on, kill two birds with one stone (and get that Chanel purse you’ve always wanted…)
New York Holiday Gift Ideas for Him 2016
New York is full of holiday gift ideas for him. From the latest in cold-weather gear to exclusive Game of Thrones Clue to rugged bags straight from an aircraft carrier, we've got the hottest gifts for men for the 2016 holiday season.
New York Holiday Gift Ideas for Her 2016
New York City is a shopper's paradise, especially for gifts for her. From the latest in cold-weather gear to exquisite jewelry, handbags, and designer apparel we've got NYC's hottest gifts for women for the 2016 holiday season.
Where to Find NYC's Best Fall Boots
Goodbye sandals, and hello boots. Now that the last of the lingering summer temps have gone it is time for closed-toe shoes for the next many, many months. Luckily the options are simultaneously warm and stylish, and can ensure you endure snow, rain and the sunny (but chilly) days in-between in good form. Whether you prefer fur accents or hiking boot-inspired detailing, there’s a shoe that will equip you for the NYC streets and beyond.
Inspired by Milan Fashion Week: Finding Italian Designers in NYC
Milan Fashion Week offers an ideal high-low mix: mega-wattage fashion (Versace! Prada!) and relaxed, Mediterranean vibes. To capture that feeling on NYC’s streets, shop the best of Italian designers available at stores throughout Manhattan now. You may even get a welcoming espresso—or prosecco—for stopping by.
New York Shopping Inspired by Paris Fashion Week
Ah, Paris. The final stop on the whirlwind that is Fashion Month. Prepare for extravagant settings (Louis Vuitton will be showing in the stunning 18th-century Place Vendôme) and of course spectacular ready-to-wear. It is anyone’s guess what Karl will send down the Chanel runway, or what Dior’s first female creative director (Maria Grazia Chiuri) will dream up. To get a hint of that stylish Parisian je ne sais quoi yourself, head to some of NYC’s best purveyors of French goods.
What to Do at the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market This Fall
The Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market is a fantastic diversion for locals and visitors alike, a massive outdoor shopping adventure close to Times Square and rocking a uniquely New York feel. On top of 170 vendors selling antiques, collectibles, fine crafts, handmade jewelry, decorative arts, and vintage clothing, this fall will also see weekends full of great events. Read on for what to see and do (and shop!) at the Hell’s Kitchen Flea Market this fall.
NYC's Best Farmers' Markets
When it comes to shopping for fresh produce in New York City, the locally sourced farmers' markets are without a doubt the way to go. Held all over the city, these greenmarket alternatives to grocery stores offer fresh fruits, veggies, dairy products, fresh seafood, and meats galore! They also provide a refreshing shopping experience compared to the cramped quarters of those aforementioned grocery stores. If you want to know where your food came from and what’s actually in it, then you ought to check out these seven farmers' markets in New York City.
What to Wear: Fall's Must Do Experiences
Fall in New York is a wondrous thing. There’s a reason dozens of legends have crooned the words to the 1934 jazz standard “Autumn in New York” (think: Billie Holiday, Frank Sinatra). It’s by far—in our humble opinion—the best time to tour the city and take advantage of some of the most iconic Manhattan experiences. The only thing required is the right wardrobe options, and we’ve curated a selection of the very best. Simply grab a metro card, get your arm ready to hail a taxi, or have your Uber app handy. Here’s how to experience autumn in New York.
Ready or Not, Here Comes New York Fashion Week
Labor Day will hardly be a distant memory before New York Fashion Week begins a few days later. One season ends, and the next season is raring to go—at least that tends to be the pace of the fashion flock. To celebrate the kick-off of Fashion Month, we’ve rounded up our favorite NYC designers and the places to shop ‘em. Whether you’re more of a downtown gal or an uptown lady, there’s something in the city’s top shops to buy now and (best yet) wear now.
The Store at the Museum of Arts and Design: Where Craft, Art, & Design Intersect
In a city with many museums, all with gift shops, the Store at the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) is a stand-out. The museum, a celebration of the creative process, is lively and original, offering a way to take home a special piece of artistry.
Coat Check: New York's Best Fall Jackets to Invest in Now
Jackets. The word can positively send (metaphorical) shivers down the spine during the heat of late summer. Read on for our guide to shopping the fall jackets to buy now and love later.
New York Coupons: Discounts on a Great Massage
Massage Envy Midtown West services local Broadway performers and professional athletes, including famous New York Knicks like Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley, and John Starks. You deserve it, too! Get a deep discount on a great massage or facial with City Guide's coupon.
Finding Hot Fall Fashion You Can Sport Right Now in NYC
Believe it or not, the mid-point of summer is nearly here. While strolls in the sun and beach days are still plentiful, it also means an onslaught of 2016 fall fashion deliveries into our favorite New York City stores. It may seem difficult to ponder autumn shopping in July, but trust us, the best fall stuff is as wearable now as it will be come September. From chic, candy-hued handbags to essential cardigans, these are pieces to sport now and later.
S. Feldman Housewares: One-Stop Shopping Across Four Generations
S. Feldman Housewares on NYC's Upper East Side has provided one-stop-shopping across four generations. Drop in and see what old-fashioned good service combined with up-to-the-minute stock is all about; you're certain to find something wonderful calling your name.
New York Coupons: Get $15 Off Crocs!
Crocs offers an extensive line of funky, fun footwear for women, men, and children, and with City Guide's coupon you can get them at a $15 off discount. Crocs' lineup of all-season shoes, which are slip-resistant and easy to clean, includes styles that run from flats, sandals, flip flops, and loafers to sneakers, boots, and more.
Cell Phone Photography in NYC with B&H
It used to be a traveler’s ritual to carry a camera around the neck, along with a heavy case full of lenses. Today, even serious photographers just need a smartphone and a handful of accessories to generate lasting memories of their trip. Famous New York store B&H has been the photographer’s best friend for more than 40 years, and today cell phone photography is one of the shop's most popular departments, both in-store and online.