‘Tis the Season to shop in Astoria!

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It’s official—the holiday season has arrived in full swing, and it feels like you’ve barely even had any time to digest that Thanksgiving feast. You keep telling yourself there are still a few days to get that last gift…or maybe all of your gifts, but fear not, Astoria has got you covered! Whether you’re in search of that perfect something for your significant other, parent, relative, child or friend, there is most certainly something for everyone. Here is your Astoria holiday shopping guide:

Inside Astoria
28-07 Ditmars Blvd.
718-956-4000
Hours: Sunday: 12:00 PM-6:00 PM
Monday & Tuesday: 11:30 AM-6:00 PM
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 11:30 AM-7:30 PM
Saturday: 11:00AM-7:00PM

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Inside Astoria, located on Ditmars, has provided Astorians with an abundance of gifts since 2006. Inside Astoria truly has something for everyone—from your grandparents, to your coworker, to your friend’s baby. The store prides itself on its many Astoria-themed items: from cards and maps, to magnets and other home accessories, and special holiday-themed gifts such as ornaments.

Website: https://www.insideastoria.biz/

The Brass Owl
36-19 Ditmars Blvd.
347-848-0905

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The Brass Owl combines both name brand ladies clothing and accessories in addition to pieces by local designers and artists. Prior to opening The Brass Owl, owner Nicole Panettieri had many years of experience in the fashion industry as a Buyer for renowned department stores such as Macy’s South and K&G Fashion Superstore. Shoppers can find an array of gifts, from clothes & shoes to candles, ornaments, drinkware, and photographs from local artists.

Website: http://www.thebrassowl.com/

Morning Glory
40-15 Broadway
718-271-4093
Hours: Monday – Saturday: 10:00 AM-9:30 PM
Sunday: 11:00 AM-8:00 PM

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Whether the person for whom you’re searching for that perfect gift is young at heart or simply young in age, Morning Glory on Broadway has a range of present ideas for you. The store is a child’s paradise, with the aisles filled with beloved toy brands such as Hello Kitty, Legos, and Shopkins. Additional items found at Morning Glory include school supplies, board games, and stationery items.

LoveDay 31
33-06 31st Ave.
718-728-4057
Hours: Tuesday-Friday: 1:00PM-8:00PM
Saturday: 12:00-8:00PM
Sunday: 12:00PM-7:00PM

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For that cool friend who always seems to have the most stylish clothes for a price that can’t be beat, I present to you LoveDay 31. Opened by owner Ivona Bilicic, LoveDay 31 prides itself on being the neighborhood’s go-to spot for vintage high-fashion clothing and accessories at an affordable price. Brands that have appeared at LoveDay 31 include Gucci, Versace, and Diane von Furstenberg, among others.

Website: https://www.facebook.com/Loveday31nyc/

Lavender Label
29-03 23rd Ave.
774-255-3915
Hours: Monday-Friday: 10:30AM-7:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM-6:00PM
Sunday: 11:00AM-5:00PM

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Looking for a gift that’s out of the box but sure to make your recipient’s day? Look no further than Lavender Label! Opened in 2007, the Lavender Label has expanded to not only include its famous soaps and skin products, but also children’s clothing (ages infant to 14), in addition to jewelry, candles, and stationery by local designers and artists.

Looking for a gift that’s out of the box but sure to make your recipient’s day? Look no further than Lavender Label! Opened in 2007, the Lavender Label has expanded to not only include its famous soaps and skin products, but also children’s clothing (ages infant to 14), in addition to jewelry, candles, and stationery by local designers and artists.

Website: https://lavenderlabel.com/

Lockwood
3215 33rd St.
718-626-6030
Holiday Hours: Monday-Friday: 11:00AM-9:00PM
Saturday-Sunday: 10:00AM-9:00PM

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Lockwood prides itself on being Astoria’s premier boutique store, with gifts for men and women of all ages. Opened in 2013, Lockwood has fast become one of Astoria’s go-to gift destinations and was named one of ‘The Best New York City Shops That You Can ALSO Shop Online’ by Buzzfeed. Lockwood is comprised of its stationery shop, Lockwood Paper, as well as its clothing store, Lockwood Style to encompass a range of gift-giving possibilities such as clothing, jewelry, home décor, Astoria-themed apparel, and kitchen accessories, among others.

Website: https://lockwoodshop.com/

Astoria Bookshop
31-29 31st St.
718-278-2665
Hours: Monday-Sunday: 11:00AM-8:00PM

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For the reader in your life (I hope there’s more than one!), the Astoria Bookshop should be your go-to destination for books in the area. Astoria Bookshop features numerous general interest titles for readers of all ages. In addition to its wide range of reading material, the bookshop also has many special events and community partnerships for anyone in the community who may be interested. Happy reading!

Website: https://www.astoriabookshop.com/

The Stonework
37-06 Ditmars Blvd.
718-606-0828
Hours: Wednesday-Sunday: 12:00PM-7:00PM

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For any of your loved ones who have an appreciation for vintage American-made clothing, The Stonework is the place to go. The store prides itself on its custom embroidery and emphasis on American-made apparel for both men and women. Some brands carried in-store include Loyal Stricklin, Schott NYC, Uppercut Deluxe, and Oxford Pennant, among others.

Website: https://www.stoneworkstore.com/

Happy shopping and happy holidays!