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Best Places For Last Minute Christmas Gifts

December 18, 2010 9:41 AM

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Procrastination got the best of you again?  No worries, as long as the clock has yet to strike midnight on Christmas morning, you can find last-minute gifts at these stores.

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Fells Point

Baltimore, MD

The streets of Fells Point are lined with some of the best shops, galleries and restaurants in Baltimore.  Located on the harbor, Fells Point is at its festive best during the holiday season.  If you are looking for gifts for the hardest people to shop for, you should be to find something for them from Fells Point’s stores.  Located on Thames Street, Su Casa has great deals on furniture with unique styles, and 925 The Silver Store has your wholesale imports and jewelry needs.  The Sound Garden is one the area’s most popular music stores with thousands of CD titles.      


Baltimore, MD

The blue-collar neighborhood of Canton, where factories were once dominant, is home to numerous offices, eateries and shops.  During the holiday season, Canton is quite the lively village town with a decorated town square.  The rich art tradition of Canton adds to the festive atmosphere.  Throughout the row houses you will find great stores such as Cloud 9 Clothing Company on Boston Street.  Cloud 9 has women’s outfits not seen in department stores.  Ten Thousand Villages offer handcrafted gifts from as far away as Thailand, India and Africa. 

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Baltimore, MD

With over 150 shops, Hampden is at its busiest come the holiday season.  Local residents of 34th Street begin the holidays by decorating their houses and transforming into Christmas Street.  The friendly atmosphere continues throughout each shop owner in Hampden.  As you walk down The Avenue, stop by Atomic Books for hard to find books.  Hampden Junque is a tiny store, but home to big and unique treasures.  

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2910 On The Square

2910 O’Donnell Street
Canton, MD 21224
(410) 675-8505

If you are hard press on time this holiday season, you should be able to shop for everyone on your list at 2910 on the Square.  Residents of Baltimore, family and friends that have moved away will enjoy the memorabilia and souvenirs of Baltimore.  2910 on the Square is a two floor building of one-of-a-kind handmade crafts and art objects that symbolizes Charm City.  Crabs, Natty Boh, Ravens inspired items will be a huge hit at Christmas.  For the holiday season, 2910 on the Square also sells Baltimore-related ornaments and decorations. 

Hometown Girl & Co.

1001 W. 36th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211
(410) 662-4438 

Hometown Girl & Co. has some of the more interesting Baltimore souvenirs in the area.  From postcards to wind-up toys, everything is a memento of Charm City.  Visit the store for a last-minute gift, and leave with two gifts.  It will not take long for you to find something for family and friends during the holiday season.  From crab t-shirts to Baltimore books, it will be very tempting to shop for yourself.

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Bed, Bath & Beyond

5210 Campbell Boulevard
Baltimore, MD 21236
(410) 933-6757
(Check website for multiple locations)

Find gifts for her and gifts for him at Bed, Bath & Beyond.  You will be amazed at what Bed, Bath & Beyond routinely stocks.  Find gifts for the cooks and travelers in your life, and find great items and specialty packages for party hosts.  Shop for cookware, bedding, home décor and electronic gadgets, just make do not make the mistake of buying anyone a digital scale.  When it comes to last-minute shopping, go “Beyond” at Bed, Bath & Beyond.   

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Yankee Candle

825 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 337-5575
(Check website for multiple locations)

Yankee Candle has “a passion for fragrance.”  If you need one more item to finish your Christmas shopping, look no further than your local Yankee Candle store.  Yankee Candle has smooth aromas and delicate designs.  Check out their Christmas and winter collections including Gingerbread, Peppermint Snowman, Winter Bird Crackle, and Holiday Sentiments.  Pick up a novelty gift set of candles and décor at Yankee Candle.    

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Big Lots!

2525 Cleanleigh Drive
Parkville, MD 21234
(410) 661-4517
(Check website for multiple locations)

There is no shortage in gift ideas at Big Lots!  Find health and beauty products, tools, and toys while saving “big.”  For last-minute Christmas decorating, Big Lots! has all your trimmings and lights.  Gift wrapping paper, bags and cards are readily available.  Big Lots! will help in a lot of ways during your scramble for last-minute gift shopping.

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Crate & Barrel

825 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 296-8282

Are you hosting a holiday party, but forgot to make arrangements for seasonal décor?  Visit Crate & Barrel for holiday-themed silverware, dinnerware, decorations and furniture accessories.  Snowflake, reindeer and Christmas tree patterns on table cloths, napkins and plates will impress your guests.  Be sure to shop for family members and friends as well from Crate & Barrel’s selections of Christmas ornaments and sweets.  Get ready for your next holiday party in the “St. Nick” of time.    

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Towson Town Center
825 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204
(410) 296-3250
(Check website for multiple locations)

You are down to your last day of holiday shopping and you are left the last few names on your shopping list.  If you are in this situation and have no clue what to get, try visiting the Hallmark store for holiday cards, ornaments, picture frames and keepsakes.  Get creative and leave a holiday message via electronic greeting cards.  Find old photos and make a picture album for a loved one.  A gift from Hallmark will be treasured like gold.

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