South Congress Books is your analog antidote to this gadgety season! Celebrating the book as an object of value and beauty, they specialize in used & vintage books and rare volumes (think: first editions and signed copies!), original artwork, vintage prints & posters and select LPs. Best of all? All of their products are in gift-quality condition! Their knowledgeable staff is ready to help you find the perfect gift for the hard-to-please, as well as a little something special for yourself. Come in for the unexpected and leave with your list complete!
1608 S. Congress Ave.
Pets are our family members too, so don't forget to pamper your dogs and cats this holiday season! Eastside pet salon As the Fur Flies caters to the discerning pet owner that is looking for a low-key, personalized grooming experience for their special pets. They focus on working with each pet so that they feel comfortable with grooming and are excited to return. Using state-of-the-art equipment to maintain and groom the coat, skin, nails and ears, As the Fur Flies specializes in grooming dogs and cats that may not thrive at other salons. This includes those with medical conditions, elderly or young pets, and those with behavioral issues. It's relaxing for pet owners, too! As the Fur Flies has large windows looking into the grooming area where the pet owner can observe the appointment whenever they'd like. Give the gift of love with a gift card or VIP (Very Important Pet) membership, which makes an excellent gift for any pet or pet lover.
2801 E. 5th St.
Head east to BLK Vinyl to pick up the perfect gift for the vinyl collector in your life this holiday OR help someone get started with a "starter pack," which includes turntable, speakers, and a discounted record bundle. BLK Vinyl, east Austin's only record store, specializes in used and collectible records as well as a carefully curated selection of contemporary and local artists. BLK is your one-stop shop for buying, selling and talking records.
2505 E. 6th St., Suite F
You make memories; we preserve them. Your family has film, video and audio tape that won't last forever. Pro-Tape has been doing professional audio visual work since 1985 and offers the highest quality digital transfers for your irreplaceable media. Don't risk sending them across the country or taking them to a drug store: trust the experts. Check out our Google and Yelp reviews and nationally competitive pricing.
6901 N. Lamar Blvd., Suite #108
Whether you need holiday cash or a unique piece at a great price, Uptown Cheapskate has you covered. Uptown is the only place you'll find the very best designer, trendy and vintage fashion for guys and girls all under one roof. They've got gift cards, stocking stuffers, and fashionable items for any occasion. Also, save some holiday dollars by bringing in last year's gently used attire and they'll give you cash or 25% more in store credit! They offer in-store or drop-off service and donate items they don't buy to support veterans and build schools in third world countries.
Uptown Cheapskate is locally and Longhorn-owned, as well as a "Best of Austin" Readers Poll winner and finalist 3 years in a row! Check out their reviews online and come on down!
3005 S. Lamar Blvd. #110-A
The locally owned Guayabera Shirt Store offers finely crafted linen and cotton Guayabera shirts for the big guy or the little guy on your Christmas shopping list. These shirts are a perfect attire choice for any occasion and would make an excellent Christmas gift for anyone! Choose from either short sleeve or long sleeve styles in a variety of colors. There's even their "Classic X" with Burnt Orange embroidery for the UT fan on your gift list!
937 Reinli St., Suite 15
A good place to find a good gift for a good friend. Uncommon Objects has been described as "your eccentric uncle's attic on steroids." Over 25 hardworking antique sellers have been assembled under one roof to bring you this one-of-a-kind emporium of transcendent junk. As the ultimate "green" shopping experience, there is something to satisfy nostalgic yearnings and peak sentimental curiosities. Uncommon Objects is thrilled to maintain the spirit of OLD AUSTIN at its NEW ADDRESS.
1602 Fortview Rd.
Get a jump on holiday shopping, and buy their popular Stocking Stuffers! Get 5 Yoga Class Gift Certificates for $55. Give all 5 classes to one person, or split them up as you'd like... (or even buy them for yourself!) This is a wonderful way to share yoga with the people you love. If you really want to wow someone, their annual pass is only $895 for a limited time.
Yoga Yoga was founded in Austin, Texas in 1997. They have 4 locations around town offering over 300 classes a week. Whether you are young or old, experienced or a total beginner, they have a yoga class for you.
2167 W. Anderson Ln.
12001 Burnet Rd.
2501 S. Capital of Texas Hwy.
4477 S. Lamar Blvd.
Esther's Follies jumps from the stage to the page! After 40 years on Sixth Street, Esther's Follies' rollicking and riotous history is finally in book form. Written by local author Jesse Sublett, this colorful coffeetable book is filled with photographs, posters, and theatrical ephemera that spans four decades. Sublett has done an amazing job of including the oral history and behind-the-scenes stories from cast members past and present, politicos, and Austin notables that have followed the Follies on their amazing journey toward becoming an Austin institution! Pairs well with a gift card to The Tavern, another Austin institution now under the ownership of Esther's!
525 E. Sixth
Count on Twin Liquors to be Your Personal Shopper™ this season with gift ideas, party planning advice, pairing suggestions, and more. Stop in and let them help take the guesswork out of finding the perfect bottle for your celebration or that special gift.
Just in time for the hectic holiday season, Twin Liquors now delivers in the greater Austin area! Take advantage of simple shopping, easy ordering, in-store pick-up and quick delivery when you download the Twin Liquors mobile app or go to twinliquors.com. They've made it easy to shop from the comfort of your living room or anywhere. Their delivery area is limited, and delivery times vary based on demand. Visit twinliquors.com for more details.
Cocktail Combo Packs are refreshingly creative cocktail starters conveniently packaged and priced together. Grab one on the way to a dinner or holiday get-together, or experiment with a new cocktail for yourself at home. There are 10 fun and festive Cocktail Combo Packs available now at all Twin Liquors locations.
Cocktail Combo Pack: Ocho Manhattan
INCLUDES: Bacardi Ocho Rum (375ml), M&R Sweet Vermouth (375ml, 15% ABV)
Step back in time this holiday season at Pioneer Farms for Austin's largest selection of heritage gifts and collectables, in a frontier mercantile shop straight from 1800s Texas. From unique Christmas ornaments to hand-made artisans items to memorable history gifts, their General Store has it all. Their carefully curated selection of merchandise and books promises to please for those special holiday surprises you've been looking for. A large selection of Pioneer Woman cookbooks and merchandise; Watkins spices, extracts and lotions; vintage and specialty gifts, and 1800s-era Christmas ornaments. Open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays before Christmas — with no admission charged for guests wanting only to shop.
10621 Pioneer Farms Drive
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