ASTORIA — Need some Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or other holiday gift ideas? You don't have to leave the neighborhood to find a perfect gift for everyone on your list. Here are a few gift ideas from neighborhood stores in Astoria to make your holiday shopping a breeze.
Queens Necklaces (Left: $50, Right: $60)
3619 Ditmars Blvd.
These Queens necklaces are the perfect way for someone to show off their local pride, and both are exclusive to local boutique Brass Owl. The Hell Gate Bridge necklace comes in brass (pictured, left, $50) and sterling silver ($65) and is made by New York artist J. Topolski. The "QNS" necklace is made by Atlanta-based company Bou Cou and is also available in gold.
Terrarium Class Date Night, $100 per couple
LuLudi Living Art
23-07 24th Ave.
Treat a special couple in your life to a night out at LuLudi Living Art, where they'll learn to craft their own terrarium to decorate their home. The date night class includes all the needed materials, plus wine, snacks, candles and mood music.
Paul Frank Dog Hoodies, $31
Chateau Le Woof
30-02 14th St.
Any dog owner will appreciate these stylish pup sweatshirts by Paul Frank, featuring the designer's iconic monkey character. These hoodies will keep your co-worker's pooch warm through the rest of winter.