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Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? If you're like me, that's a no—but let's not panic yet. While browsing for cool gifts to give to guys, I came across eleven awesome items to share with you. From clothes to spa treatments to libations, here's my 2013 holiday gift guide for the guys—or yourself! Have holiday gift ideas you'd like to share? Tweet at @IanMCrumm and@RackedPhilly to share your holiday purchases. Stay warm because, baby, it's cold outside!
This cocktail kit ($340) is available online and at Art in the Age in Old City. Pack this with your favorite holiday libations and some snacks, and head to your friend’s house for an evening by the fireplace.
It’s a Wonderful Life on Fabric Row
What: Moon & Arrow, Bus Stop, and newcomer Armour Philadelphia (a must for the men on your list) woo you with discounts and Art in the Age cocktails.
Why: Make a pit stop at Ela for the extended happy hour (5-9 p.m.).
When: Tonight, 6-9 p.m.
Where: Meet at Armour Philadelphia, 704 S. Fourth St. (267-928-2002); then head to Moon & Arrow, 754 S. Fourth St. (215-469-1448); Bus Stop, 727 S. Fourth St. (215-627-2357); and Ela, 627 S. Third St. (267-687-8512).
The holidaze are upon us and we hope you’ve all been both naughty and nice this year! A little more nice than naughty, ya saucy lil’ elf minxes! This season, we’ve been shopping… and boozing! For real, don’t risk mall shopping at the height of the holiday season without visiting a mall-area Happy Hour - check out where to go in Chicago and Milwaukee!
We know that selecting gifts for your near and dear ones isn’t always easy. To make things a little simpler, here’s our line-up of picks for what to get the Happy Hour enthusiast in your life!
Anything from Art in the Age!
Art in the Age is the epitome of shopping local. Okay, literally only local if you live in Philadelphia, but its good are carefully curated and very unique AND bonus for us boozers, they’ve got a whole cool line of liquor and cool booze-related items!
We'd love to try their Rhubarb Tea, a summery garden liqeur available onlinehere ($33.99). And if we overdid it, they carry an intriguing Hangover Tonic ($20) described as "warm and woody with hints of ginger, fennel, citrus, and a touch of wintergreen” best combined with tea, juice, soda water or classic cocktails! Is it bad to say I kind of want to get a hangover just to try this? HA!