Finding the perfect gift for that special someone on your holiday shopping list is easier than you think. You need look no further than the Holiday Market at The Shops at Atlas Park in Glendale, Queens. Not only is the market full of unusual and unique items, but also you’ll find delicious homemade treats, traditional seasonal refreshments and lots of entertainment and fun. Here is our guide for finding that special present for each of the people on your list:
Fashionista – Vogue from Woodys Cabin offers fashion and cool items from the 1950s. Lady V is full of vintage glamour from dresses to shoes and accessories, while Destin 2 Wear offers trendy apparel for winter and cruisewear for your beach vacation.
Foodie – Kyle’s Kimchi makes 3 delicious flavors of this wonderful Asian delicacy, yummy on its own or the ideal way to perk up a dish. Mahalo Bakery creates delicious cakes and cupcakes with a Hawaiian twist and Mr. Guacamole offers freshly-made guacamole and avocado pico de gallo.
Artiste – Gilding by Leah uses techniques from the 1700’s to transform mirrors into hip contemporary art with themes of music, motorcycles and more. St. Petersburg Art Glass Studio designs extraordinary glass pieces, which combines hand-crafting with a modern flair.
Gamer – Go to Athenas Wink for everything game-themed from flasks to handmade winter hats, including an entire line of Pokémon products.
Home Décor Diva – Go to Yellow River Antiques for beautiful accessories and furniture from Asia. Latif offers magnificent vintage chandeliers as well as modern furnishings for the home.
Him – Check out Jack ‘n Pack for unique, eco-friendly wallets. Dueling Company creates T-shirts, sweatshirts and jewelry with fencing themes, while Dutch Kills Klothing offers Queens-themed tees, hoodies and totes.
Kids – Little Pulp offers personalized notepads for little minds to explore their creativity. Visit Mizudama for high-fashion baby and kids clothing from Japan. You’ll find vintage and current toys for boys and girls of all ages at Toy Room Treasures.
Vintage Hunter – Antique Peddlers offers fashion, jewelry and collectibles from the 20s-80s. Go to Woodys Cabin for collectibles, holiday items and furnishings from decades past, and Ten Twenty Five for fashion from the 60s, 70s and 80s.
World Traveler – At Mercado Global you’ll find handmade totes and handbags by rural indigenous women around the globe. Fiza Fashion offers apparel, accessories and décor from India. Visit Himalayan Collections for pashminas, wool rugs and vases from Nepal and Mountainside Crafts for jewelry, handbags, statues and more from Indonesia.
Busy Mom – Find the perfect antidote at Noctua Diem, providing soaps, oils, lotions and more using aromatherapy scents and essential oils. Sapphire & Sage offers a mix of wallet-friendly jewels and bath bombs in a variety of scents and shapes.
Animal Lover – Handmade dog sweaters, leashes and more can be found at Dress the Dog, while Alaska Candle Company offers lovely candles, which reveal animal statues as they burn, with a portion of the sales goes to help endangered wildlife.
Beach Lover – The Mermaids Dreams makes jewelry, holiday ornaments and shadowboxes featuring seashells.
Light in Your Life – Check out Divya Candles for beautiful candles in a host of wonderful scents.
Sweet Tooth – At Craic Brownies you’ll discover amazing brownies, available individually or in mason jars, while Sweet Dames offers the most delectable macaroons—chocolate-dipped and marshmallow sandwich, among other yummy selections— all packaged beautifully.
Nature Lover – Visit Wilk Apiary for locally-made honey; Soap for Sinners for soaps made from natural products and Trend for one-of-a-kind jewelry from found wood.
Holiday shopping may not be possible if you have a loved one at home who needs constant care. That’s where Renaissance Home Health Care and Adult Day Services can help. They provide the highest level of individualized care and services that enhance life, nurture the mind, body, and spirit and celebrate independence. Renaissance offers a full range of therapeutic and recreational activities that promote social, physical, and emotional well being, Renaissance aspires to encourage experiences that exceed expectations, while adding a personal touch.