December 23, 2019
NYC’s best spots for last-minute gifts this Christmas Eve
By Catherine Kast - NY Post
These new NYC stores are hotspots for gifting. So if you’re in the city Christmas Eve and looking for a last-minute gift, head to these unique stores, from a shop that makes Insta-famous custom neon signs to a beauty oasis hidden in a drugstore.
Even if you’ve checked everyone off your Christmas list, these gems are worth checking out, either in-person or online!
If you dread being that guest who shows up with a basic box of chocolates, roll through this new Lower East Side bazaar to find a fail-proof foodie gift. Pick up festive cake pops from Rebecca’s Cake Pops (from $3.50 to $5) shaped like snowmen or reindeer, decadent caviar at Essex Pearl’s market and kitchen, or score a unique bottle at Peoples Wines and Spirits, from the duo behind Michelin-starred Contra. And the iconic Upper East Side German grocer Schaller & Weber has a stocked outpost at the Market Line where you can pick up their signature pâtés and cookies. The Market Line, 115 Delancey St., 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. (individual vendor hours vary)