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10 places to shop for great local gifts in Cleveland

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Posted at 2:34 PM, Dec 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-10 14:34:16-05

CLEVELAND — If there ever was a more important time to buy local, it would now to find the perfect, most Cleveland Christmas gift ever. From a local bookstore to your favorite gift shop and leather goods store, Cleveland has an abundance of local businesses offering items you can only get in The Land.

Whether you need a last minute gift without the worry of shipping or are looking for the last finishing touch that gives the gift of Cleveland in a variety of ways, here are several places to get exactly those.

Flower Child

It’s a thrifty and vintage lover's dream. Around every corner there is vintage, hand-selected items displayed as they would have been when originally sold. From art and clothes to funky furniture and accessories, find one-of-a kind items that are a blast from the past.

Find them here: 11508 Clifton Boulevard in Cleveland

Land of Plenty

Specializing in items for home and the body, Land of Plenty offers vintage lightning, décor and furniture, along with gemstones, jewelry, handmade soaps and plants.

Find them here: 6511 Detroit Road

CLE Clothing Co.

If you don’t have any clothing that shows off Cleveland, can you even say you're from Cleveland? The flagship store located on the corner of on East. 4th Street and Euclid Avenue houses CLE Clothing Co. apparel and also local makers and designers. The shop’s collections range from “’hoods and ‘burbs” to Cleveland Rocks and cultural heritage-themed clothing.

Find them here: 342 Euclid Avenue in Cleveland.

Cleveland Museum of Art Gift Shop

Looking for something special for someone who appreciates art? The Cleveland Museum of Art Store sells gifts based on works from the museum’s collections, as well as jewelry and accessories from local artists and museums around the world.

Find them here: The store is located in the Ames Family Atrium at The Cleveland Museum of Art, 11150 East Boulevard.

Rock & Hall of Fame Gift Shop

Keep rockin’ even after the holidays are over with affordable and music-inspired gifts. From museum souvenirs for your out-of-state relatives to remind them one of the reasons they should come back to visit, to drinkware, drummer’s sticks, pet leashes and wall-hanging art for every rocker in your life, you can find it here.

Find them here: 1100 East 9th Street in Cleveland.

Loganberry Books

Started in 1994 by Harriett Logan, this bookstore has become the destination for bookworms in Cleveland and surrounding cities. With a collection of over 100,000 books for readers and collectors, the store features new, used and rare books. Give the gift of reading and knowledge this Christmas.

Find them here: 13015 Larchmere Boulevard

b.a. Sweetie Candy Company

For over 68 years, b.a. Sweetie Candy has been filling those sweet tooth cravings with one of the largest varieties of candy in Northeast Ohio. This isn’t just a candy store, it’s a walk down memory lane as b.a. Sweetie carries those hard-to-find candies that you or your parents grew up eating. Do a sweet thing, a give the gift of candy classic you thought we long gone.

Find them here: 6770 Brookpark Road in Cleveland.

Fount

What started out in 2014 by a husband and wife creative team has turned the into a growing company that has changed the fashion industry in Cleveland and beyond. Fount, located in Cleveland’s Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood, creates their fine leather bags in a studio in downtown Cleveland. Shop online or in store.

Find them here: 6707 Detroit Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio.

Great Lakes Brewing Co.

Offering traditional items that show off one of the most recognizable breweries in the region, and even the country, Great Lakes Brewing Company has great last-minute gift options inside their Ohio City store. The shop sells pints and coasters that are perfect for your loved one who lines up for the first tapping of Christmas Ale or your friend who demands you stop at GLBC right after you pick them up from the airport. Shoppers can also find others you typically wouldn't find in a brewery gift shop. Handmade local soaps from Sarve Soap Co., Cleveland Jam Burning River Jam features the brewery's Burning River Pale Ale and peppers from its Ohio City and Pint Size Farms are some of those fun, unexpected local finds. Hand-dyed silk scarves, made from dyes using scraps from the brewpub kitchen, will keep you warm throughout the winter season.

Find them here: 2516 Market Avenue in Cleveland.

Phoenix Coffee Company

Give the gift of coffee to your loved one who can't leave the house with a cup of Joe in one hand. All coffee is roasted in small batches in no other place than Cleveland. Keep the holiday cheer going well past Christmas with the Snowbird: Holiday Blend 2019.

Find them at one of their five locations:

Warehouse district - 826 W. St. Clair Ave. Cleveland, OH
East 9th Street - 1700 E.9th Street Cleveland, OH
Coventry - 1793 Coventry Rd. Cleveland Heights
Lee - 2287 Lee Rd. Cleveland Heights, OH
Ohio City- 3000 Bridge Ave. Cleveland, OH
Phoenix headquarter and roastery - 1728 St. Clair Ave