40 Cincinnati Boutiques for Shopping Local This Holiday Season

An easy way to make sure you can find something meaningful to give your loved ones this year is to skip the…

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Hierophany & Hedge
    19 West Pike St., Covington
    Hierophany & Hedge is Covington’s new magic shop. Walk inside and it seems you’ve tripped over time itself only to have undone the past 150 years of fashion and technology, replacing it with immaculate antique woodwork, jars of curious powders, gemlike stones glittering in the warm sunlight, a wall of handcrafted wands made from woods sourced across the world... Is this really in Kentucky, or are we in 19th-century London?
    Photo: Hailey Bollinger
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50 Holiday Gifts Under $50 from Greater Cincinnati Boutiques

And just like that, it’s the holidays again. Which means gifting — and what to gift — is on people’s minds, especially as…

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Cincy Hat 
    $32, Wolfpack, 1813 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, shopthewolfpack.com
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Where to Shop Local in Greater Cincinnati This Holiday Season

With all businesses suffering from the economic fall-out of COVID-19, this year is perhaps one of the most important to shop local…

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MiCA 12/v  
    1201 Vine St., Over-the-Rhine
    Providing local and independently made crafts and homegoods in OTR since 2007. “We’re essentially a gift store, but we focus on local artists and indie makers,” says co-owner Carolyn Deininger. “We sell anything from clothing to jewelry to bags, ceramics, paper goods, baby gifts and all kinds of unique gifts with a local focus or made by indie artists that you won’t be able to find anywhere else.”
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Cincinnati's Gift Guide For Shopping Local This Holiday Season

Regardless of whether this year has felt like it’s crept by at a snail’s pace or ripped through your personal stratosphere at…

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Queen City retro crewneck sweatshirt, $25, Rivertown Inkery, 3096 Madison Road, Oakley, rivertowninkery.com
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41 Cincinnati Boutiques for Shopping Local This Holiday Season

The countdown to the holidays have officially begun. We thought we'd highlight some of Cincinnati’s locally owned and independent stores from which…

By CityBeat Staff

Gia & the Blooms  
    114 E. 13th St., Over-the-Rhine; Findlay Market, Over-the-Rhine
    Contemporary and clean seasonal floral arrangements at an affordable price point. The interior of this little OTR urban jungle houses a larger-than-expected selection of items like greeting cards, candles and locally made ceramics along with lots of houseplants. There are air plants of all shapes and sizes, hanging and trailing options, super-tall cacti, $5-a-pop little plant buddies and more. Burlap-wrapped hand-built bouquets begin at $35, and delivery is free within the Cincinnati metro. 
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CityBeat's Holiday Gift Guide with Presents at Every Price Point from Cincinnati Shops

November is here, which means the holidays aren’t far behind. And with most celebrations — Hanukkah, Christmas, the office Secret Santa pool,…

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CityBeat's Holiday Gift Guide with Presents at Every Price Point from Cincinnati Shops
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Nine Upcoming Crafty Cincinnati Holiday Shopping Ops

If you're looking for something local and unique to give as a gift this holiday season, Cincinnati has plenty of artisan and…

By CityBeat Staff

The City Flea Holiday Market
    City Flea turns Washington Park into one big shopping cart with local makers, crafters and artisans plus festive refreshments. It’s a great place to do last-minute shopping or pick up something for yourself — you’ve been good this year, too. 4-9 p.m. Dec. 15. Free admission. Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine, thecityflea.com. 
    Photo via thecityflea.com/photos
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26 Gifts from A to Z from Cincinnati Small Businesses

Giving gifts during the holiday season is an easy way to express the love and appreciation you feel for the people you…

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26 Gifts from A to Z from Cincinnati Small Businesses
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