BEDFORD-STUYVESANT — Need some Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or other holiday gifts this season? Local businesses in Bed-Stuy have plenty to offer that'll help you whittle down your shopping list this season.
DAY OF THE DEAD CORKSCREW FROM PEACE AND RIOT
Day of the Dead Corkscrew, $27.50
Peace & Riot
492 Nostrand Ave., Bed-Stuy
Pop open a bottle in style with this Day of the Dead corkscrew.
THREADED ALPACA BORA SCARF FROM CALABAR IMPORTS
Threaded Alpaca Bora Scarf, $40
351 Tompkins Ave., Bed-Stuy
Bundle up this winter with a handmade alpaca scarf, created with a blend of alpaca fur and acrylic fibers. The fashionable wrap comes in a variety of different shades from Calabar Imports, a unique, local shop based in Crown Heights with spots in Bed-Stuy, Boerum Hill and Harlem.
BEANIE FROM BEDSTUY FLY
Bedstuy Fly Beanie, $35
287 Ralph Ave., Bed-Stuy
Represent Brooklyn with this beanie from urban streetwear boutique Bedstuy Fly. The shop features all things B-K with hats, T-shirts, pins, Biggie sweatshirts and more for the fashionista in your life.
DRUM LESSONS AT DWANA SMALLWOOD PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
Drum Lessons, $450
Dwana Smallwood Performing Arts Center
857 Lexington Ave., Bed-Stuy
Perfect for the aspiring musician, these fun-filled drum lessons will teach kids the basics of traditional West African rhythms on the djembe. Classes are taught out of Bed-Stuy's latest performing arts center, founded by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater veteran Dwana Smallwood. The session begins Jan. 25 and lasts through June 3, with lessons once a week each Saturday morning.