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Holiday Help: Where to Buy a Gift for Your Parents

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Shopping for your parents (or other authority figures in your life) is never easy, just like it probably wasn't a cakewalk raising you. Thus, every year at the holidays, one must make the pilgrimage to a gifty shop with fingers crossed that there is something, something that will delight them, or at least get used.

In an attempt to inspire you into getting some great gifts for your parents this year, we've rounded up some of our favorite shopping spots, from Broadway Panhandler for the parents who fancy themselves chefs to the Phaidon Shop for parents who would instead be sitting in a corner, quietly reading.

Got any other suggestions? Do let us know in the comments. And if you're trying to find a present for parents with particularly impossible taste, ask away—maybe we'll be able to point you in the right direction.

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1. Assouline

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2. The Plaza Food Hall

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1 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019

3. Macy's

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151 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001

4. Fish's Eddy

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889 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

5. Mxyplyzyk

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125 Greenwich Ave
New York, NY 10011

6. C.O. Bigelow

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414 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011

7. Broadway Panhandler

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65 E 8th St
New York, NY 10003

8. Housing Works

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126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012

9. The Phaidon Store

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83 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012

10. The MoMA Design Store

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81 Spring St
New York, NY 10012

11. Sprout Home

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44 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11211

12. Gifted at the Brooklyn Flea

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1 Hanson Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217

1. Assouline

New York, NY 10019

2. The Plaza Food Hall

1 W 58th St, New York, NY 10019
1 W 58th St
New York, NY 10019

3. Macy's

151 W 34th St, New York, NY 10001
151 W 34th St
New York, NY 10001

4. Fish's Eddy

889 Broadway, New York, NY 10003
889 Broadway
New York, NY 10003

5. Mxyplyzyk

125 Greenwich Ave, New York, NY 10011
125 Greenwich Ave
New York, NY 10011

6. C.O. Bigelow

414 6th Ave, New York, NY 10011
414 6th Ave
New York, NY 10011

7. Broadway Panhandler

65 E 8th St, New York, NY 10003
65 E 8th St
New York, NY 10003

8. Housing Works

126 Crosby St, New York, NY 10012
126 Crosby St
New York, NY 10012

9. The Phaidon Store

83 Wooster St, New York, NY 10012
83 Wooster St
New York, NY 10012

10. The MoMA Design Store

81 Spring St, New York, NY 10012
81 Spring St
New York, NY 10012

11. Sprout Home

44 Grand St, Brooklyn, NY 11211
44 Grand St
Brooklyn, NY 11211

12. Gifted at the Brooklyn Flea

1 Hanson Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11217
1 Hanson Pl
Brooklyn, NY 11217