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Buy Local, Give Local_Billy Reid

NoHo is extremely fortunate that so many small businesses and nonprofits contribute to our economic and social health.  Let’s show them how much they matter.  This season, let’s buy local, give local…

We know this buy local give local list may have missed a few notable mentions and invite anyone to send us additions


Astor Wine & Spirits – a NoHo icon for decades, this is a no-miss stop for holiday giving, no matter your cultural traditions.  Support local micro-distillers, NYS vineyards, discover sake…and don’t forget to ask for expert help.  399 Lafayette St,  Website

AWAY – Totally high-tech suitcases for the smart traveller.  10 Bond St.  Website

Billy Reid – Rustic luxury menswear and womanswear, 54 Bond St. Website

Blick – Artistic supplies and more, this is the perfect spot for finding stocking stuffers suitable for anyone.  Their handmade wrapping papers are the bomb!  105 Bond St.  Website

Buy Local, Give LocalBond #9 – Fragrance, Fragrance, Fragrance.  Test Nuit d’ NoHo, 9 Bond St.  Website

Chefs Restaurant Supplies – You won’t find a better place for culinary or kitchen giftsat affordable prices.  A stocking stuffers paradise.  298 Bowery.  Website

Cote a Coast – A sort of pop-up carrying some pretty fabulous baskets, pottery, cutting boards, T-Shirts.  350 Bowery.  Website

Buy Local, Give Local_DashwoodDashwood Books – If you love art books – even if you didn’t know you love art books – you can’t miss with a selection from this venerable, internationally famous biblioteque.  33 Bond St.  Website (Catalogue)

Dear Rivington + The Home  – Wearable avant guard art and collectible pieces for the home.  Signature inspiration in every way.  35 Great Jones.  Website

Dienst + Dotter  –  Scandinavian antiques, furnishings and objects from the 17th Century to the mid-20th.  411 Lafayette St.  Website

Buy Local, Give Local_Future PerfectFuture Perfect – Founded in 2003 by David Alhadeff , and launched on Great Jones St. this is is one of the world’s foremost contemporary design galleries, distinguished by its thoroughly creative vision and showcasing studio-created works alongside one-of-a-kind and limited edition pieces. 55 Great JOnes St.  Website


Goop GIFT NYC (Pop-Up)  – From the editors of goop (Gwenyth Paltro’s blog) a special selection of  beauty, books, clothing, fragrance, furnishings, gifts, health, home, kitchen and shoe gifts for the Holidays, open till Dec. 24th.  25 Bond St.  Website

Lululemon Lab – is a  design concept spaces for lululemon. These collections are produced in limited quantities that are exclusive to the lab space, and influence the no-sweat sector of main line lululemon.  Pricey but oh-so-luxurious.  50 Bond St.  Website

M & D Shapiro True Value Hardware – now located at 9 Great Jones St., this family-run hardware store has been in NoHo for over 40 years.  There’s something for everyone here, really.  Website

Mayle (Pop-Up)  – an interesting assortment of wearables and home decorative objects.  33 Great Jones.  Website

OAK – Boutique offering selection of menswear and womenswear from designers, a house label & accessories, particularly for Millenials.  28 Bond St.  Website

Olde Good Things – Ecclectic in every way, you’ll find vintage door knobs, industrial lighting, heavy wood tables, showroom display art, silverware, mirrors, re-purposed furnishings and so much more.  302 Bowery.  Website

Buy Local, Give Local_PatagoniaPatagonia Bowery – The ultimate in active sports, Patagonia grew out of a small company that made tools for climbers and today commands respect from campers, surfers, fishermen and women.   But, perhaps as important is their unrivaled dedication to the environment – in itself a reason to gift someone from their vast colection.  313 Bowery.  Website


Buy Local, Give Local_RubensteinPaula Rubenstein – An antique and book collectors paradise; her fabric fanatics will rejoice at the organized shelves.  You never know what you’ll find but it will have an aesthetic someone will love to enjoy.  21 Bond St.  No website.


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Reformation – This new wave retail clothing store has everything going for it. All garments are produced by responsible manufacturing partners here in the U.S. or abroad using sustainable methods and materials. They source sustainable fabrics and vintage garments while incorporating better practices to make beautiful styles at a fraction of the environmental impact of conventional fashion.  39 Bond St.  Website

Resurrection – Founded in 1996 by Mark Haddawy and Katy Rodriguez, with boutiques in New York and Los Angeles, Resurrection is one of the world’s premier international venues for collectible and historic clothing.  Prada 1999, Channel 1997, they’ve got it!.  45 Great Jones St.  Website

RVS Eyewear – First introduced in 2007 by Designer and Eyewear collecter Vidal Erkohen, RVS Eyewear was brought to life with the goal of bringing back quality and originality to design that was put into eyewear of the past.  Their frames are unique jewelry for the eyes. 312    Bowery.  Website

Buy Local, Give Local_Bowery BondThe Bowery Bond – is an artist collective  with something for everyone: woman’s and men’s clothing, accessories, jewelry, home decor and original art from local designers and artists.   352 Bowery.  Website



Buy Local, Give Local_Ulla JohnsonUlla Johnson – New York designer Ulla Johnson has found her niche on Bleecker St. where Johnson’s own well-priced designs reign. Her Spring collection boasts the pretty flower-strewn frocks and hand-crocheted knits she’s known for, as well as an expanded offering of denim and the “We Are All Immigrants” tees she worked on with artisanal dyer Audrey Louise Reynolds. 15 Bleecker St.  Website

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Zero+Maria Conjeho – Designed for women by women, at the heart of each garment is a commitment to make desirable fashion for real women that lasts beyond a single season and become cherished items in a woman’s wardrobe. 33 Bleecker St. Website



Buy Local, Give Local_Gene-Frankel24 Bond Arts Center/Gene Frankel Theatre – Their mission is to nurture living playwrights and artists expressing contemporary identity.  In this venture, they endeavor to revive NoHo as a cauldron of LGBTQI art and ideas by producing new works. Since 1961 this grassroots phenomenon altered the course of Off- & Off-Off Broadway theatre with  Jean Genet’s The Blacks, A Clown Story and shaped destinies, winning one of the first Obie Awards for play writing and eventually becoming the longest running Off-Broadway show in history, launching the careers of James Earl Jones, Cicely Tyson, Louis Gossett JR., and a number of other enduring influential American actors in the process.  24 Bond St.  Donate


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Benita’s Story , NY Times, Jan 11, 2017

ACE for the Homeless (Association of Community Employment Programs) – founded on Prince St. by our friend and neighbor Henry Buhl in 1992, ACE is now based in the Bronx, but serves lower Manhattan communities with exceptional rehabilitative and job training services.  Read their success stories and donate.


Buy Local, Give Local_Bond-St-TheatreBond Street Theatre – The company responds to humanitarian crises through the uplifting powers of the arts.  The company has initiated innovative theatre and theatre-based programs in over 40 countries worldwide, and reached populations in refugee camps, schools, shelters, prisons, rural villages and urban centers.  Donate.

Bowery Residents Committee (BRC) – Founded in 1971, BRC is one of New York City’s largest, most experienced and successful providers of housing and services for homeless adults, serving over 10000 individuals annually.  Shelter use is at an all-time high: in the single adult system the average daily census has increased 33% over the last three years and length of stay has risen 20%. A major contributing factor to this situation is the inadequate supply of housing options affordable to extremely low-income individuals.  Donate

LaMama – La MaMa Experimental Theatre Club is dedicated to the artist and all aspects of the theatre. Founded in 1961 by Ellen Stewart, La MaMa is recognized as the seedbed of new work by artists of all nations and cultures. To date, La MaMa has presented more than 150,000 artists from over 70 nations. Each season, we offer more than 80 productions and receive 34,000 visits from people of all ages and all backgrounds who attend performances, exhibitions, educational activities and the Archives. We support the people who make art, and it is to them that we give $2 million of in-kind support including free theatre and rehearsal space, and audio/visual package, tech support, marketing support, and ticketing services.  Donate

Merchants House Museum – Through public programs and exhibitions, restoration of its landmark building, and conservation of its original collections, the Museum educates the public about the domestic life of a wealthy merchant family and their four Irish servants, 1835-1865, when the mercantile seaport of New York City emerged as a growing metropolis. Donate

Currently they are seeking funds from the Holiday Raffle of two tickets to Hamilton to help defray costs from our ongoing legal battle to protect the Merchant’s House from development of an eight-story hotel next door (click here to learn more).

Ninth Precinct Community Council – The Ninth Precincts Community Council is collecting donations for the December 16th Holiday Event designed to give deserving children some extra special attention.  Any presents not distributed will go to a local organization serving families in need; any funds not used will contribute to a variety of community-serving events throughout 2018.
Checks can be made out to:  Ninth Precinct Community Council and sent or delivered to 321 East Fifth St., New York, NY 10003

Visiting Neighbors – Companionship and Assistance to House-Bound Elderly,  3 Washington Sq. Village.  Website

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