2013 Holiday Gift Guide

Page-Turners for Holiday Giving

By Tavo Amador | Friday Dec 13, 2013
Shopping in your local bookstore for holiday gifts is a calm and civilized contrast to mall madness. This year’s selections are varied and sure to please recipients.

Gift Guide: Do Homework When Buying Tablet for Kid

By Bree Fowler | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
Tablet computers are expected to top many kids’ holiday lists, but parents need to do their homework first. Kids’ tablets range from educational toys that perform more like hand-hand gaming devices to Android tablets good for the whole family.

Gift Guide: Navigating Maze of Phone, Plan Choices

By Anick Jesdanun | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
So you’re ready to buy a new smartphone for your loved one. Which do you choose? Before you do anything, you have to decide whether to buy the phone outright or go the traditional route of buying a carrier-subsidized one with a two-year service contract.

Libation Gift Guide 2013: Holiday Spirits

By | Thursday Dec 12, 2013
EDGE contributor Kelsy Chauvin scopes out the best booze of the season at the first annual Village Voice Holiday Spirits events, and unveils lick-smacking libations and clever cocktails for any time of year.

Gift Guide: For Budget Minded Indy Filmmakers

By Ron Harris | Tuesday Dec 10, 2013
When budding filmmakers use them, production results vary. It’s not just the level of talent, but the additional gear available for the job. Fortunately, accessories designed specifically for shooting video with SLRs have become much more affordable.

No Need to Wrap: Some Gifts Head Straight for Home

By Samantha Critchell | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Getting up early on Black Friday? Doing your part on Small Business Saturday and CyberMonday, too? It’s all in the name of gift-giving - or at least the guise of it. It seems a lot of consumers are treating themselves to a new little something.

Gift Guide 2013: There’s No Business Like LGBT Business!

By | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Trying to decide where to spend your hard-earned dollars this holiday season? How about supporting LGBT entrepreneurs as they paint the world a rainbow of fabulousness?

Gift Guide 2013: Gifting and Giving Back

By | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Your gift giving can have an even greater impact when you choose to pay it forward by bestowing your loved ones with items that benefit a reputable nonprofit organization. From kitsch to couture, a little intention goes a long way.

Gift Guide 2013: The Gay Gourmand

By | Friday Nov 29, 2013
We predict that the kitchen will soon trump the steam room for the most populated hook-up destination. Here are our picks for culinary-themed gifts that are a great go-to for the LGBT’er who has everything-including the kitchen sink.

Gift Guide 2013: Looking Good

By | Friday Nov 29, 2013
Gift yourself (or someone else) some high quality grooming products to get through party season with a fresh-scrubbed glow that will have you ringing in 2014 as if you hadn’t aged a day all year.

Bonobos: Your Wardrobe Staples Never Looked So Good

By | Thursday Nov 28, 2013
Staples -┬áthe milk, bread and eggs of any man’s wardrobe. Suits and jackets for work and evening; sweaters and chinos for weekends. When it comes to wardrobe staples, few brands do it better than Bonobos.

5 Ways to Become a Socially Conscious Fashion Connoisseur

By | Tuesday Nov 26, 2013
Ready to drop some cash for holiday gifts? If you’re like most people, you’ve also got your eye out for gifts that give back. Here are five charitable partnerships where your purchases can help pay it forward with fashion.

Gift Guide 2013: Travel Items to Keep Comfy, Organized and Connected

By Beth J. Harpaz | Friday Nov 22, 2013
Today’s travelers want to be comfortable, organized and connected. With those themes in mind, here are some gift ideas, starting with suggestions from three folks who travel for a living.