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The Big Apple is iconic and has made its mark on the world. If you’re from this grand metropolis, get something that screams your city this Christmas. Here are 20 gifts from a range of the neighbourhoods of New York. This year you can bring the flavour of your home back to the family.
1. Map of Queens 1922
Harken back to New York’s big building period with a map of Queens in 1922. It’s an antique look at New York without having to pay much of anything.
2. New York: The Novel by Edward Rutherford
Edward Rutherford’s tale of three centuries of New York follows through the eyes of a number of families. This retelling of New York history will far surpass anything you can say.
3. I Heart New York Shirt
The I Heart New York shirt has become perhaps the most well-known souvenir of the city. This shirt is the perfect souvenir to bring back to loved ones.
4. Starbucks New York Collection Cup
Café culture is alive and thriving in New York. Bring a cup of Joe on your travels with the Starbucks New York mug.
5. 4D New York City Skyline Puzzle
Something for the kids! Spend a happy day building up the New York skyline and the surrounding area in this interactive 4D puzzle. We’re not quite sure what the four dimensions are yet, though.
6.New York Empire State Pendant
The outline of New York’s skyline is something everybody knows. Wear your city’s pride around your neck with this elegant little pendant.
7. New York Landmarks Typography Portrait
For the modern art lover in your family, this New York landmarks portrait is a quirky look through everything from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park and Ellis Island.
8. New York Jets Beanie
Whether you want to annoy Giants fans or pretend you like sports, this Jets beanie is a great way to keep the cold away.
9. New York 1901 Board Game
Recreate the territory wars of the early 1900s with the New York 1901 board game. It’s an educational way to learn about the history of the city, whilst putting the rest of your family into bankruptcy. What could be better?
10.I Love New York Baby Suit
Teach the littlest members of the family which city they should get behind with this adorable little New York baby suit.
11. New York iPhone Case
Decorate your iPhone in the right way with this New York-themed iPhone case. There’s nothing like reminding yourself of the frustrations of getting though traffic in Times Square.
12. New York Silver Lined Snow Globe
Get into the holiday mood by remembering New York in the snow. An elegant snow globe is ideal for a place on the mantelpiece.
13. Street Sign Cut Outs
Decorate your family home like you’re back in New York. These street sign cut outs cover everything from Fifth Avenue to 42nd Street.
14. NFL Toothbrushes
In case you haven’t noticed by now, New York has two NFL teams, with varying levels of success. These NFL toothbrushes are branded with your favourite football team.
15. New York by Lou Reed
The music of New York is as diverse as its people. Lou Reed produced this hit record and it’s never been out of record collections since.
16. Monopoly New York
Because no holiday is complete without fighting over plastic money and imaginary hotels in this family feud-inducing board game.
17. New York Flatbreads
Anyone from New York knows how popular flatbreads are. Invented in the 1910s, bring a packet of these to the family dinner table.
18. New York Yankees Candy Dispenser
Boo! Hiss! Yes, we know how everyone feels about the Yankees. Even the Yankees hate the Yankees. But see if we can sweeten the deal with this candy dispenser.
19.Slow Cooker New York Giants
Because all people from the Big Apple need a crock pot at home. This slow cooker will help you to get through those days where you can’t eat out because they’re trying to charge you $100 for rice, not including tip.
20.The New York Pass Gift Card
What’s the best gift you can send home?
The New York gift card allows entry to over 80 famous attractions. Rather than showing off a gift that screams your city, send your loved ones to your city and let them experience it for themselves.