9.9 min readBy Published On: December 18th, 2018Categories: Features1 Comment on Last Minute Gift Guide

Time’s a ticking! Still have shopping to do?  Here is our list of suggestions for some serious stocking stuffing and last minute gift ideas:

Luxe Leisure (553 East Broadway) For the fan of fashion that likes the finer things, Luxe Leisure offers a beautifully curated premium collection of contemporary fashion brands for women! This boutique features everything from outwear to denim!  And they are having a huge sale! Enjoy 40% off the entire store and website.  (Use Promo Code: HH40) There’s lots of premium denim styles from Mother, Frame, 3×1 all for $99 and under, activewear for under $50, as well as up to 75% off sale items! Lots of great deals and savings for Christmas shopping and perfect gifting items!

Ku De Ta (663 East Broadway) This is a perfect spot to pick up something for your sister, girlfriend, mom or yourself.  From beautiful blouses, scarves, and jewelry to leather clutches, sunglasses and more!

Wears+Wares (634 East Broadway) has bold and beautiful jewelry, festive dresses, hats and handbags perfect for gift giving!

Covet (391 West Broadway) Looking for something special or unique?  Head to this Best of Boston winning consignment shop and splurge on a gorgeous designer bag or scarf or maybe a faux fur coat or some fun jewelry!

Hostess Gifts:
Beauty Bar (699 East Broadway) is chockfull of amazing last minute gift ideas from jewelry to hair products. They also have 02127 wine glasses and Entering Southie canvas wine bags!

Noted has beautiful scented candles like Sea Salt Sage, Blackberry Wood, White Tea Lavender, and Fraser Fir. Diffusers and reeds are also available in the same scents, and are made by hand.  Go to their website to shop!  Market Studio also carries Noted candles!

Market Studio (661 East Broadway) has gorgeous custom made baskets featuring items like paper whites, plants,  spritzers and candles.  They’ll even deliver them for you in South Boston!

Deirfiur Home (735 East Broadway) has plenty of beautiful gifts like cool bottle openers, throw pillows drinkware, candles, artwork, serving trays and more!  Follow them on Instagram and see for yourself!

Neatly Nested (373 West Broadway) has a line of “Southie” home goods like mugs, trays, ornaments and signs!

Little ones:
Brining Up Baby (663 East Broadway) has a beautiful selection of children’s clothing, toys, and books.  Perfect for all the little children on your list!

See Clearly:
Wink Eyecare (647 East Broadway) has gift certificates!  Give the gift of better vision or a better pair of frames.  Wink also has a great selection of sunglasses too! Right now Wink Eyecare has a holiday special going on with Revitalash! When you buy both Revitalash and Revitabrow, you get the primer/mascara (normally $35) for FREE!

Ladder 19/Engine 2 (K Street Firehouse) is stocked with hoodies, t-shirts, and caps just in time for Christmas!  Stop by on Thursday, December 20th!  They’ll be on sale all day/night! Tell ‘em Caught in Southie sent you!

C2 Pilates (844 Summer Street) Channel your inner dancer at beat barre.  Designed to lengthen your muscles, barre is a fusion of pilates, dance, and yoga choreographed to music and done at the ballet barre.  This all over work-out will lift your butt, carve your abs and tone your legs and arms.  Be prepared to use balls, bands and weights to achieve ultimate results.  Stop by and pick up a gift card or sign up for yourself!

Handlebar  (141 Dorchester Ave) Get ready to pedal your way to lean and mean – think 600 calories in 45 minutes .  The Handle Bar, Southie’s first ever indoor cycling studio has opened its doors.  Located in the Macallen Building, The Handle Bar houses 30 bikes, a reception area, cubbies for riders, and two restrooms.    This high energy, fat-burning workout is a great addition to your fitness routine and is the perfect cure for workout boredom – it’s a party on a bike with a top of the line sound system, mood lighting and motivating instructors.  For more information on gift cards visit here! 

East Side Yoga and Fitness – 584 East Broadway Enjoy new classes (hello, Pilates Fusion, old favorites like Hip Hop Yoga, and new instructors all season long. And be on the lookout out for a Southie favorite Restorative Yoga Workshop with Jessi. East Side Yoga and Fitness offers a range of classes, merchandise and gift cards, have a look at their website! 

Regan’s Motivated Gym (315 West Broadway)Get Motivated! Regan’s has been proving itself as a butt-busting favorite since 2007.  Located right on West Broadway, Regan’s prides itself on providing education on becoming both physically and mentally fit. The neighborhood gym offers more than 20 classes per week, including Spin, Core Blast, Strength and Conditioning, as well as Cardio Boxing.  If you’re looking for an extra boost to blast through that fitness plateau, Regan’s also offers bootcamps three days per week for both members and non-members.  Other exercise equipment and free weights are also available for those gym-goers who are just getting started with their new year’s fitness regiment. For more information visit www.regansmotivatedfitness.com or call 617-269-5555. Gift Certificates Available!

For the Adventurer:
Give the gift of climbing!  Rock Spot Climbing – Southie’s indoor rock climbing facility – offers classes for all levels!  Whether you’re a beginner or experienced climber, Rock Spot Climbing is THE spot to be!   For more information visit here!  Rock Spot Climbing also has digital gift cards!

Kick ass:
Train like a pro at Peter Welch’s Gym (371 Dorchester Ave)!  This Best of Boston of Winner features no-nonsense, down and dirty fighter conditioning classes that will get you in the best shape of your life. Peter Welch’s also has self-defense workshops, classes for kids and a full schedule of classes for all levels  Gift cards available.

Food, Wine and Booze:
American Provisions (613 East Broadway) Have the experts at American Provisions whip you up a gorgeous basket of goodies that will surprise and delight!

Mayhew Wine Shop Nestled in the heart of Fort Point, Mayhew Wine Shop is like a candy shop for adults featuring an eclectic selection of wines, craft beers and cheese! Mayhew has gathered up a curated collection of wines in all price points perfect for gift giving!  They also have canvas totes, gorgeous gift baskets and gift cards too!

Grand Ten Distillery (383 Dorchester Ave) How about a little alcohol distilled right here in Southie!  A local favorite?  South Boston Irish Whiskey!  Check out their website for details!

Gift Card-a-Palooza:
Lincoln (425 West Broadway) This wildly popular South Boston hot spot offers up gift cards that will please anyone that loves delicious comfort food and fun cocktails.

Loco Taqueria & Oyster Bar  (412 West Broadway)This local favorite boasts over 25 types of tequila  and has a menu bursting with deliciousness featuring items like fried rock shrimp, tenderloin steak skewers, tuna crude and tacos galore!  Know what else will knock your socks off – Loco’s impressive new decor with its large wooden bar and lighting that creates a little ambiance.

Coppersmith  (40 West Third Street)When you walk into Coppersmith you’re immediately in awe of the space itself. Reclaimed steel, restored brick, exotic woods, multiple skylights, exposed timbers, and glass garage doors combine to create an air of openness, warmth, and brightness you can’t find anyplace else in the city.  After you catch your breath from just how beautiful the space is you’ll probably notice the food trucks. In addition to regular brunch and dinner menus Coppersmith has two food trucks with rotating menus.  They also have a fun cocktail list!

Seapoint Restaurant (367 East Eighth Street) Known for their famous steak tips, this family owned restaurant is a Southie favorite!  The Seapoint is great spot to meet up with friends, watch a game and eat classics like chicken pot pie, haddock, burgers and more!

Roza Lyons (709 East Broadway) This Southie hot spot features farm-to-table sandwiches and salads, healthy shareable plates, and an excellent selection of craft beer, wine and craft cocktails.  The atmosphere is comfy cozy with the perfect blend of old and new!

Capo (443 West Broadway) Eh oh, hey! This spacious, warm and inviting restaurant features delicious Italian food, a comfortable atmosphere complete with extra-large fireplace, and extensive wine list.  Make sure to check out their newest addition, a newly created downstair with a speak-easy vibe with live entertainment and bar!

Gather  (75 Northern Ave.) Welcome to the future, guys. The big issue with gift cards during the holiday season is it  sometimes seems impersonal and, let’s face it, the easy way out. Gather (75 Northern Ave.), one of our favorite spots for food & tasty drinks in the Seaport, is totally changing that. Gifters have the option for purchasing a physical gift card or e-gift certificate, delivered immediately to your loved one’s email address. (Hello, last minute gift idea.) Or you can choose to specifically purchase their (or even your own) favorite item of the menu!

Publico (11 Dorchester Street) Think globally inspired food, creative craft cocktails and an interior that is mid-century meets rustic.  The menu features snacks like empanadas, tacos, and bacaliao fritters, pizzettas, small sharable plates of steamed mussels, ceviche, and larger plates like steak frites, bolognese and mahi mahi! Everyone would love a Publico Gift Card!

Fat Baby (118 Dorchester Street) Southie’s newest eating and drinking spot is serving up sushi and tropical cocktails!  A gift card from Fat Baby would make anyone happy!

224 Boston (224 Boston Street) This Dorchester New American was a “neighborhood game changer” when it opened over two decades ago, and a “constantly evolving”, seasonal menu has secured its status as a “standby that always delivers” “delicious, eclectic” and “elegant” plates; you might “rub elbows” with other patrons in the “cozy”, red-walled dining room, but a leafy patio (a rarity in the area) and a “friendly”, “down-to-earth” staff add to the “good vibe.”

ISlide USAwww.islideusa.com  One of our favorite local companies, ISlide USA lets you customize the most comfortable pair of slides imaginable!  We love them! A gift card to ISlide USA is the perfect way to say Merry Christmas!

Gift Certificate Specials:
Here are some places around the neighborhood offering gift card specials! 

Pamper and Groom:
Indulge (637 East Broadway) Treat someone special to a little indulgence.  They deserve it right? Right now they are running some amazing specials and they can customize a gift certificates.  Treat yourself to one too!

The Beauty Bar (699 East Broadway) The Beauty Bar is a Southie favorite and has an amazing section of jewelry, accessories and gift ideas.  They also have gift cards so someone special can get a blowout or a haircut!

Let the beauty experts of Nurture Salon and Spa (127 L Street)customized a beautiful basket of luxurious products for you someone on your list.

Luxury Box (500A East Broadway) Who says a guy doesn’t like a little pampering?  Pick him up a gift certificate for a hair cut and a hot shave.  The grooming experts at the Luxury Box will clean him up real nice!

Everyone needs to decompress around this time of year.  Give the gift of yoga!  Most studios are running specials and promos this time of year!

Radiant Yoga (516 East Second Street) – ask about their special class packs !

East Side Yoga and Fitness (584 East Broadway) – East Side’s will host a special flash sale this week! Enjoy a 5 pack of classes for just $65! On Friday, December 23 for 24 hours only, purchase your 5-pack of classes online!   One per client.

CorePowerYoga (InkBlock) – you can get $100 gift card for just $80 just by entering the code HOLIDAY18 when you purchase online.

We’re positive that there are plenty of people on your list that would love the gift of Southie pride!  Make up a basket of Southie t-shirts or sweatshirts, add a few scratch tickets and maybe a jug of their favorite poison.

Southie’s Own (396 West Broadway) A local favorite, this store has plenty of special gift ideas.  Everything from Irish knit sweaters, to scally caps from Ireland to Irish step dancer ornaments.

One Comment

  1. Jeanne Foley Maclean December 21, 2018 at 1:21 pm - Reply

    Wow Can’t believe how Southie has changed from a great neighborhood to a preppy town. Miss my old neighbor on east fifth street,

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