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Published Dec. 16, 2010                                                        

Great gift ideas found right here
in Hinsdale
Four-part series highlights one item from every store in the village
for everyone on your list


   Finding the perfect gift for Mom or Grandpa or the neighbors down the block isn’t always an easy task.
   We’re here to help, with the final installment of a four-part series on holiday gift ideas from shops right here in Hinsdale.
   Be sure to schedule a shopping trip on a Saturday this month to take advantage of free parking at the meters and special activities for kids in Burlington Park. Of course, Grant and Gateway squares always offer free parking.
   These ideas are for specific items. Other styles, sizes, colors, scents and patterns are available in most cases. Many of the merchants listed with a specific item also carry gift certificates.
   For more information on stores and their locations and an interactive map, visit
   We hope you will take advantage of one of these good reasons to shop in Hinsdale. Don’t forget to tell them The Hinsdalean sent you.

- Tory Burch mirror crinkle iPad cover in silver and gold metallic, Shop 10, $175

- Pearl Izumi waterproof barrier gloves for winter cycling, Hartley’s Cycle Shop, $79

- Berggruen exhibition poster featuring Picasso’s “Cranach Woman” print, signed by the artist, Acquisitions of Fine Art, $16,500

- rose cube filled with two dozen red roses, red and silver ornaments and greens in square crystal vase lined in red, Phillip’s Flowers and Gifts, $89.95

- Finn Hook wooden self-massager with folding handle, King-Keyser Specialty Sports, $44.95

- personalized ceramic photo mugs with text, Wolf Camera, $17.99

- antique pocket watch in 18-karat gold with minute repeater (chime), The Watch Shop, $15,000

- art studio kit filled with watercolors, pastels, pencils, chalk, paper, instruction booklet and more, Deep Creek Art, $26.99

- Driver Duck decorative loon made of authentic wood golf club, Art Quest, $85

- 4-inch-by-6-inch oil painting of Tuscany scene by Silvano, Hinsdale Gallery, $45

- sequined newsboy hat and matching wristlet in lime green, Ooh La La, $14

- Virgins Saints and Angels San Benito Magdalena necklace, handmade in Mexico with sterling silver medallion blessed by the Vatican and Swarovski beads and crystals in mirrored gift tin, Alixandra Blue, $202

- Blue Aikiou interactive dog food dish, Busters, $24.98

- red 4 1/2-inch poinsettia plant, Vern Goers Greenhouse, $7

- Skagen white ceramic multifunction water-resistant watch, SO Stockholm Objects, $245

 - faux silver leather wristlet purse featuring Yorkie, Munchkin Land, $20

 - True Religion button down flannel shirt in green, chocolate and gray plaid, J-bees, $128

- Meg Morel “A Winter’s Eve in Hinsdale” ceramic ornament, Luv It!, $15

- fourteen-by-nine inch white tote bag with navy bottom and straps featuring a photo published in The Hinsdalean on the front pocket,, $29.99

- a gift card to one of these Hinsdale salons or spas: Betsy’s Skin Care, Bien Assorti, Face Loft, First Street Salon, Fixe Self Center, Goddess Touch, Halo, i Design Salon, James Joseph Experience, James Sherman Salon, Jeffrey Charles Salon and Spa, Lashe Spot, Mani and Pedi, Nail Time, Splendor, Your Natural Element Day Spa and Salon, Zazu Salon and Day Spa

 - a gift card to one of these Hinsdale restaurants: Egg Harbor, Grant Square Restaurant, Guiliano’s Pizza, Hua Ting, Il Poggiolo, Jade Dragon, Nabuki, New Yolk, New Yolk, Page’s Restaurant, Zak’s Place

- a gift card to one of these Hinsdale shops: Baldinelli’s, Cold Stone Creamery, Corner Bakery, Cosi, Dips & Dogs, Dunkin’ Donuts, Einstein’s, Fontano Subs, HomeMade Pizza Co., Kramer Foods, McDonald’s, Starbucks, Whole Foods, Zingel-mans






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