STATEN ISLAND — Don't bother paying a toll or crossing a body of water to get your holiday shopping done this year.
Shops around Staten Island have plenty of unique gifts to help you avoid buying another boring tie or pair of socks for your family and friends.
DNAinfo New York rounded up a list of suggestions from small businesses to help you get started, but there's plenty more unique wares in the forgotten borough.
Staten Island Museum
1000 Richmond Terrace, Livingston
Give the transportation buff in your life an ornament of the city's favorite ferry from the Staten Island Museum's gift shop to adorn their tree.
Growler from Staten Island Beer Company
$12 for 32 ounces, $21 for 64 ounces
Staten Island Beer Company
20 Kinsey Place, Mariners Harbor
Give the gift of locally made beer this holiday season with a growler from the Staten Island Beer Company's new Mariners Harbor taproom. They get to keep to glass growler and can bring it back to the taproom to try out some other of the company's brews. Prices are $8 to refill the 32-ounce growler and $15 for the 64-ounce one.