These (Mostly Local) Gift Suggestions Make Holiday Shopping Slightly Less Hellacious

These (Mostly Local) Gift Suggestions Make Holiday Shopping Slightly Less Hellacious
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Shopping during the holidays can seem like a competitive sport, whether you're dodging free-range toddlers, avoiding marital meltdowns or navigating torturous parking lots.

Luckily for you, we've got a bunch of suggestions for (mostly) locally crafted gifts, which will give you loads of cool ideas for family and friends of every stripe, from foodies to stoners to foodie stoners. Bonus: You can order most of these items from the comfort of your own home.  

Adult Gift Guide: Bottles of Liquor Produced in SoCal

Now that it's December, there’s a good chance you’ll be left feeling flat out of ideas for at least a couple people on your gift list. Don’t fret — we’ve got the secret to finding that elusive, mysterious Holy Grail of the holiday season: the perfect present. (Hint: booze.)

Get the full L.A. Weekly gift guide here.

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Spooky severed hands for a good cause
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Holiday Shop With L.A. Artists Who Are Donating Proceeds to Charity (Because Trump)

Here are some local artists who are putting their money where their mouths are and donating a portion of their sales to charity in the wake of Trump's election. Help the helpers and get some cool art to keep or give away for the holidays in the process.

Get the full L.A. Weekly gift guide here.

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12 Holiday Gifts for Music Lovers From the Awesome to the Absurd

Let's face it: 2016 has kinda sucked. But it's not too late to make it suck slightly less. Try consoling your family and friends with the greatest holiday gift of all: the gift of music. Or, if you want to really surprise them, get them some random music-related swag they would never think to ask for — like a death metal–themed butcher's apron or a teddy bear for ’80s pop fans. Here are L.A. Weekly's picks for the 12 greatest music-related holiday gifts money can buy. You're welcome, weary shoppers.

Get the full L.A. Weekly gift guide here.

The Toke Ring in Red
The Toke Ring in Red
Toke Rings

10 Holiday Gifts for That Special Stoner in Your Life

As the holidays approach, people everywhere are adhering to the zillion-year human tradition of exchanging gifts. But for cannabis enthusiasts and the folks who love them, it can be a challenge to find just the right present. Whether you're looking for a stocking-stuffer or a statement piece, we've got you covered with ganja accoutrements for every Mary Jane lover in your life.

Get the full L.A. Weekly gift guide here

Cellador Ales' first release
Cellador Ales' first release
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Best Gifts for Craft Beer Lovers

What else is left to look forward to this holiday season but retail therapy? Most years, we wait in lines for the best prices on pointless toys and electronics. But this time, spend your shopping hours wisely and get your friends and loved ones something more useful. Here are four L.A. Brewers Guild–approved craft beer gifts that will help them drink local all year long

Get the full L.A. Weekly gift guide here.


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