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#80: Big-Time Small Town Shopping

Check off all your lists without getting in the car.

This is the season to most take advantage of living near a thriving downtown. Whether you have babies, teenagers or seniors to shop for, you can hit everyone on your list—and fill stockings, too—without trekking from shopping center to big box store.

Babylon Village's independent retailers carry unique one-of-a-kind gift ideas, and you can stroll Main Street and Deer Park Avenue ducking in and out of friendly storefronts. A day of holiday shopping can be relaxing and enjoyable.

Here are some ideas to get you started on those last minute gifts:

For a sports-loving teenager, grab lacross-specific gear at or clothes and accessories for any sport at .

Golf enthusiasts have their own specialty shop on West Main Street, Knitters and crafters could always use more , and holistic healthy buddies would appreciate a gift that gets in touch with their spiritual side from .

Baby gifts abound at , toys at , and trendy women's clothes are easy to scout out at and .

Gift shops and home items are one of Babylon Village's specialties: a walk from to means the chance to stop in half a dozen decor and gift purveyors.

There's no excuse not to keep it local this year. Keeping it under budget? You're on your own with that one.

Pandemonium December 22, 2011 at 03:34 AM
Pandemonium Boutique? http://www.facebook.com/pages/Pandemonium-Boutique/76753627046?ref=ts Beautiful clothing for teens thru Grandma's. Accessories, gorgeous jewelry, bath and body items and fabulous gift giving items. All items wrapped for gift giving in hand painted bags.

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