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 Do all your holiday shopping locally!

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You'll have more fun shopping locally.

Your friends and family will be thrilled with a unique gift.

Your purchases with a locally owned business help our local economy, culture and local business community thrive.

 

Start shopping locally this holiday season and continue using
local merchants and services throughout the year.

TCTTexas Coffee Traders

Texas Coffee Traders is an artisanal coffee roaster and local specialist in all things coffee. Since 1994, we have provided the freshest beans and most hospitable service to Austin & the surrounding area with a commitment to sustainability, quality, and community. Whether you're looking to open a cafe or you just need an exceptional shot of espresso to help kick start your day, we're your local one-stop coffee shop guaranteed to meet your needs. Stop by our location just east of downtown at 1400 E 4th St., give us a shout at 512-476-2279, or visit us online at www.texascoffeetraders.com!

komeKome Sushi Kitchen

Now at our new location at 5301 Airport Blvd, Kome Sushi Kitchen offers a variety of authentic Japanese home-style dishes in a casual and comfortable atmosphere. Our new space offers more seating, more parking, better acoustics, and a full bar with Japanese inspired cocktails. Out and about shopping locally for Christmas gifts? Stop in for our great lunch deals, shareable plates at dinner, or our happy hour specials. You can also purchase gift cards for those stockings too! 

Check out our new menu online at https://www.kome-austin.com, or give us a call at 512-712-5700 to reserve our large party room for holiday parties!

RKears JPGRK Audiology

 Love your ears! Treat yourself or someone special to the gift of better hearing this holiday season. With a visit to RK Audiology, choose from hearing services including hearing evaluation, ear cleaning and the service & repair of your current hearing instruments. We also provide a demonstration and fitting of the latest custom hearing protection and smartphone-compatible hearing aid technology. Gift cards are available. Give us a call (512) 704-7447 or visit our website rkaudiology.com to learn more and to Schedule Online. Shop Local for the holidays! #RKears

Bicyclesportshop1Bicycle Sport Shop

Find surprises for every type cyclist in your life. Whether you're setting off on your first ride or competing to stand on the podium, Bicycle Sport Shop's diverse staff of passionate cyclists is ready to help make it the best ride ever. They may have a laid-back Austin attitude, but everyone at Bicycle Sport Shop is serious about doing whatever it takes to exceed expectations. 517 S. Lamar Blvd. • 512-477-3472, 9900 W. Parmer Ln. • 512-637-6890, 10947 Research Blvd. • 512-345-7460, 12005 Bee Cave • 512-634-8844, 3202-C Guadalupe • 512-267-3495.
 

austinslowburnAustin Slow Burn

Austin Slow Burn is a national award winning line of quesos, salsas, jams, pasta sauce and jerk marinade. We focus on the flavor and quality of our products with the added bonus of a slow heat. Only quality ingredients are used and all recipes are made in small batches so that we guarantee freshness. Made in the heart of Austin since 1994. Peace, Love & Chiles, Baby. Visit us at www.austinslowburn.com.

treaty oak

Treaty Oak Distilling

Come join us at the Treaty Oak annual holiday Luau on Saturday December 16, 2017 benefiting Helping Hands of Dripping Springs. Collection boxes for nonperishable food items will be onsite so don’t forget to bring your donations. The party kicks off at 12pm with music starting at 4pm. There will be food and drink specials, an oak tree lighting ceremony and a very special release of a single barrel Reserve Rum. The release is limited to 100 bottles and the perfect gift for your favorite rum drinker. 16604 Fitzhugh Rd. • Dripping Springs • 512-599-0335.

 

hatboxHatbox—a Modern Haberdashery

The perfect hat, the perfect fit, the perfect gift! Hatbox has you covered in all styles and price ranges, from $38 to $1,500. Choose a stylish runabout town fedora, an after-five cocktail hat, a cowboy hat, a comfy cap or the nature lover's utility hat (our gift registry makes it easy to give or get a wonderful hat!). Invite our Hat Shaping Events Team to your holiday party for an easy & fun way to give everyone on your holiday gift list a personalized cowboy hat!  Thank you for shopping local!  Downtown at 704 Congress Avenue (across from the Paramount Theater) 512-476-1203.

FURNITURE MARKETFurniture Market

We know that shopping for new furniture can be a daunting task and everything starts to look the same. If you’re looking for an exciting furniture store with not just the same old stuff, check out Furniture Market. You’ll appreciate our relaxed atmosphere and vast collection of Affordably Unique Furniture. With 24,000 SF of unique Furniture & Décor, you’ll be sure to find a fit for your specific style & comfort needs. Our knowledgeable sales staff will help you find the perfect furniture to change a house into your home! The Furniture Market motto: No Gimmicks, Just Low Prices! 10108 N. IH 35 • 512-836-6040

austinlongevity2Austin Longevity Center

Happy Holidays from Dr. Rebecca Lindesmith at Austin Longevity Center! Dr. Rebecca is a new member of AIBA offering a first visit FREE which includes a chiropractic exam and treatment to all AIBA members ($130 value) through the end of December 2017. What a wonderful way to ring in the new year with a healthy and happy spine! Please call 913-951-1129 to schedule your appointment before we ring in the new year. Located at 4613 Bee Caves Rd Suite 102, Westlake TX 78746. 

 TLCSCHOOLLauterstein Conway Massage School

Every body deserves a massage especially during the stress filled Holiday Season! The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic would like to help you share the relaxing gift of massage with your loved ones this season. We have made Holiday shopping easier this year with our online Gift Certificate: http://www.tlcschool.com/clinic-old/gift-certificates/.

As a matter of fact, you might want to grab an extra one for yourself and enjoy. You deserve it!
The Lauterstein-Conway Massage School and Clinic has proudly trained Austin’s Massage Therapists for over 28 years as Austin’s premier massage school. Join the legacy and put a career into your hands today. 4701-B Burnet Rd. • 512-374-9222

askmeconciergeAsk Me Concierge

Wouldn’t you rather ENJOY this Holiday Season? Don’t stress over a crazier than usual To Do List! We will handle all the frustration this year.
* Errands * Holiday Gift Shopping * Gift Wrapping * Hand Signed & Addressed Holiday Cards * Meal Planning

Santa’s Helper $75: 2 Hours of Wrapping Service – Supplies Included

Naughty or Nice List $175: 3 Hours of Shopping/Errands Service PLUS 2 Hours of Wrapping Service (supplies NOT included)

*Service area within 25 mile radius of Cedar Park TX. (Ask Me Concierge, LLC is registered and insured in the state of Texas.) Trish@AskMeConcierge.com or Call/Text 512-786-9615.

 

NATiVE2Native

NATiVE is a sustainable solutions provider, born in the heart of Texas, and committed to supplying the best sustainable solutions to the people we love in the communities we serve. NATiVE offers solutions for commercial and residential projects. Contact NATiVE today for a free estimate on your green building and solar power project. 201 Cole St • 855-253-6284.

MOD MUTT SALONMod Mutt Salon

Wreck the tree and blame the cat Falalalala lala la la Make your grooming appointment for the holidays! Mod Mutt Salon A Modern Salon For The Modern Pet. 7600 N Lamar Blvd Ste A2 • modmuttsalon.com • 512-436-8398.

MantisMassageMantis Massage

No one wants coin sorters or popcorn makers anymore, they want experiencesso get your loved ones (or liked ones, no pressure) a Mantis Massage gift card! It's a guaranteed crowd pleaser fit for any occasion- really, who couldn't use a massage? There’s no need to spend time stressing about what to get someone this holiday season when gift cards to Mantis Massage exist! You can purchase instant online gift certificates on our website MantisMassage.com so even if you wait until the last minute, you can still get someone an extremely thoughtful gift that they’re sure to appreciate. If you’re the type who likes to add the element of surprise to your gift giving endeavors, you also have the option to have us mail a gift card to the person of your choosing! We even offer packages of three massages at special discounted rates for those of you interested in outshining all other gifts. 2700 South Congress Ave. Suite B • 3823 Airport Blvd. Suite A • 512-540-5827.

VINCAVinca Jewelry

Vinca Jewelry is designed, cut, and assembled in Austin, TX featuring all of your favorite things. From tigers and kittens to ice cream, pizza and tacos, Vinca has 100s of designs meant to amuse and bring joy to the wearer. 1800 E. Fourth St. • 512-410-8775.

DRAGONS LAIRDragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy®

Dragon’s Lair Comics & Fantasy® is a one-stop shop for anything geek culture related. Along with selling comics and tabletop games, we also provide a safe and free space to get together with friends or make new ones. Stop by the Lair for your next adventure! 2438 West Anderson Lane • 512-454-2399.

STUDIO MANTRAStudio Mantra

Studio Mantra makes your holiday giving as easy as pie - and meaningful too! Mantra offers expert, therapeutic MASSAGE, a beautiful community of group classes in YOGA, PILATES and BARRE, tons of WORKSHOPS, Community ACUPUNCTURE, and a RETAIL lounge filled with clothing & local goods.

Studio Mantra Gift Cards are the perfect way to show your love and appreciation and are available for any service and in any amount in the studio (512.960.4660) or online at MantraAustin.com. And when you buy $500 in Gift Cards, get a $100 gift card for you to gift or keep! 8127 Mesa Dr. Suite C304 • 512-772-1710.

ALAAssistance League THRIFT HOUSE

There’s Magic in the Air at the THRIFT HOUSE Are you looking for a special gift for that certain someone? Come to the Assistance League THRIFT HOUSE to find the perfect present! Our upscale, eclectic resale store has a wide variety of unique and affordable treasures, and our member volunteers are friendly and helpful. We know that you will have a fun shopping experience due to our great merchandise and prices! The money earned here goes to fund our programs, so when you shop at the THRIFT HOUSE, you’re helping us serve those in our Austin community. 4901 Burnet Rd. • 458-2633.

CLAVIER WERKEClavier-Werke School of Music

Give the gift of music this holiday season! Clavier-Werke is a traditional music school offering private lessons in piano, voice, guitar, violin, viola, cello, composition and theory. We believe music is a vital part of our lives. At Clavier-Werke, our goal is to encourage each student to achieve their best. We do this through a well-rounded curriculum of total musicianship. Come discover which instrument is right for you. Gift cards available. 512-328-5777.

BLUE LOTUSBlue Lotus Refuge Meditation Cushions

Cushions that support and inspire your spiritual practice, regardless of tradition or sect. Unique fabrics and a wide range of sizes for every sized body. Great gifts for your friends on the Path, or anyone who likes sitting on the floor. Great accents for your sofa as well! Each cushion is filled with organic buckwheat hulls in a separate liner. All seams are double stitched for durability. Shown are Small, Large, Xlarge and Mountain. Limited inventory available. Call for a showing by appointment. 512-445-3429.

TERRA TOYSTerra Toys

Terra Toys is a locally owned toy store in business for over 35 years. We began by making hand-crafted, beautiful wooden toys. Today we have over 12,000 SQ feet of toys from around the world! Come explore our selection of classic, fun, and beautiful toys! We are also the proud home of our Terra Art Gallery and, a coffee shop crafting delicious all-organic espresso drinks and treats. 2438 W. Anderson Ln. • 512-445-4498

amysAmy's Ice Creams

Amy's Ice Creams has handcrafted a sweet lineup of gifts to enjoy their most popular flavors when the temperature drops. Mexican Vanilla Marshmallows, Hot Cocoa, and back by popular demand, Belgian Chocolate Peppermint Bark are perfectly packaged to buy as gifts for those "hard to shop for" people on your list, or as a way to treat yourself in the midst of the hectic holiday season. Pair them together with the Big Kid S'mores Kit and a jar of their famous scratch made Hot Fudge to take home to you and yours.

countercultureCounter Culture Restaurant

Counter Culture Restaurant. Gift cards for the holidays.  For your favorite foodie.  Healthy comfort food made from scratch in East Austin. Supporting local farms and small businesses since 2009. 2337 E. Cesar Chavez, 512-524-1540, www.countercultureaustin.com.

CREATIVE CLOTHESCreative Clothes & Counter

Creative Clothes & Counter is your friendly local sw Austin funky and fine vintage and resale boutique. We carry women's and men's clothing, furniture, decor, art, locally made creations, jewelry, and gifts. We have daily discounts and are open at 6800 West Gate Blvd. Ste 137 from Tu- Fri 11-5:30, Sat. 10-4 • 512-704-9773.

fancy fluffFancy Fluff

Fancy Fluff will be serving their delectable holiday flavored cotton candy at the Trail of Lights this year! Find them every night December 9th through the 23rd from 7-10pm. Fancy Fluff is also doing a holiday pop-up at both Cornucopia Popcorn locations starting December 1st. Their very giftable holiday flavor tubs will be available for purchase along with Cornucopia's delicious popcorn! Fancy Fluff – cotton candy like you’ve never had before! 512-962-6299.

 FREESTYLEFreestyle Language Center

Give the gift of language! This holiday season, Freestyle offers $100 gift certificates for only $80! Have friends or family who would like to practice or learn French, Italian or Spanish?  Our innovative curriculum and interactive model welcomes various levels of adult learners; drop-in to see how our students go from beginner to proficient and fluent!   Learn more online about our December Immersion workshops and Spring Session, and/or Join us at our Open House January 11th. Headwaters School, 801 Rio Grande St. • 888-982-4652

Sweet Ritual Ice CreamsweetritualAIBA

Sweet Ritual Ice Cream for EVERYBODY! Sweet Ritual is a dairy-free ice cream shop that specializes in vegan ice cream made out of coconut, almond, cashew, sunflower seeds or peanut butter instead of dairy milk. Scoops, shakes, sundaes, softserve, pints and ice cream cakes are offered daily. 17 flavors of scoops to choose from. Lots of gluten free options. Women owned since 2011. @SweetRitual www.sweetritual.com 4631 Airport Blvd, suite 125. Hours 12-10pm daily, open later on Fridays and Saturdays, until 11:30pm. Sweet Ritual Vegan Ice Cream 4631 Airport Blvd. Ste. 125 • www.sweetritual.com • 512-666-8346.


 

marigoldMarigold—Gateway to India

Marigold - Gateway to India, is a unique, locally owned retail store that carries clothing for men, women, and children, as well as accessories, gifts, and home furnishings -- all imported from India. Marigold is stocked with vintage silk scarves, poufs, meditation cushions, kantha shawls, homespun cotton clothing, hand embroidered kids’ clothes, tapestries, beaded shoes, and myriad other items—all at very affordable prices! A go to place for beautiful one of a kind gifts to suit every budget. Marigold—Gateway to India • 2200 South Lamar • 512-442-6600 • Hours: Mon - Sat 11 am - 7 pm.

original wormThe Original Worm

The Original Worm This season’s go-to stocking stuffer, Austin’s own, The Original Worm is perfect for everyone on your list. For under $35 you can give the gift of relief and relaxation with this portable, versatile tool. The Original Worm combines the benefits of therapy balls with a foam roller to provide neck to foot relief (and pretty much everything in between). Perfect for holiday travel and keeping your body in tip top shape throughout the season. Availabe in 2 sizes, both in pink or black. www.theoriginalworm.com



Malvern Books

Malvern Books

Malvern Books is a local, independent bookstore and literary community in Austin. We specialize in small press fiction, poetry, and graphic novels. With the largest selection of poetry in Texas, titles from local authors and presses, a wide array of works in translation, and a fine selection of notebooks and greeting cards, there's something for everyone at Malvern Books! We also host a wide range of events, including book club meetings and open mics, monthly series like Novel Night and I Scream Social, and special readings featuring acclaimed poets and novelists. 

Visit us at 613 W. 29th St., 512-322-2097.

Happy HybridHappy Hybrid

No excessive packaging here!   This year reduce your carbon footprint and give your friends and family a gift that keeps on giving.   We offer gift certificates in any denomination.  Come by OR simply call/email and we will send the certificate for you!  Peace, Love, and Christmas. 5415 N. Lamar or 6517 N. Lamar • happyhybridauto@gmail.com • 512-452-9678.

LONE STAR

Lone Star Market Research

Earn extra cash for the holidays or all year round. Lone Star Market Research LLC  is the voice of Austin. Focus groups, usability studies & consumer testing.  Join our database & get paid for your opinions. It's fun to get paid for your opinions.

 

YOSTAUTOYost Automotive

This year give the gift of "SAFETY" and "PEACE OF MIND" to your loved ones!   We offer gift certificates in any denomination.  Come by OR simply call/email and we will send the gift for you! This is definitely a gift that keeps on giving!   Happy Holidays Austin! 5415 N. Lamar or 6517 N. Lamar • yostautomotive@gmail.com • 512-452-9678.

NewHHLogoHabitat Hunters Comprehensive
Real Estate Services

Start your new year off with a new Habitat! Open since 1972, Habitat Hunters, Inc. is one of Austin’s oldest, independent, boutique real estate companies. We are knowledgeable, efficient, effective and responsive. Whether you need residential and commercial sales, rentals, relocation, property valuations, expert witness testimony, etc. we can help. Contact us today! www.HabitatHunters.com, Habitat@HabitatHunters.com, 512-482-8651.