Shop Local: Holiday Gift Ideas from the Tenderloin
Before the Thanksgiving leftovers are even packed away, the holiday shopping frenzy has begun! From the #BlackFriday buzz to #CyberMonday, one shopping trend that stood out to us was SHOP SMALL & SHOP LOCAL. There are a number of local businesses and independent retailers in the Tenderloin to keep in mind as you shop for loved ones on your gift-giving list. Here are a few ideas.
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PS - Please keep in mind that list doesn’t even begin to touch on all the wonderful dining options in the Tenderloin. We’ll save that for another post.
For the fashion-forward friend, check out Tilted Brim. They have their own line, which includes this tote. Plus they carry a number of other brands.
706 Larkin St
Looking for a gift for someone with a sweet tooth? Hookers has freshly-made salted caramels that are downright dreamy.
442 Hyde St
For the green thumb on your shopping list, check out this plant haven. You can also go online and have them deliver to someone (in SF) who could use some plant therapy.
687 O’Farrell St
Fleet Wood is a gallery, print shop, and retail shop made of goods created onsite, as well as by other local makers. If you can’t find a gift here, you’re just not trying.
839 Larkin St
Activities make great gifts. Get tickets to the Tenderloin Museum or join in on a Walking Tour to get an insider’s view of the Tenderloin’s past and present. And don’t forget to get one of these TL pride pins while you’re at it.
398 Eddy St
On top of being known for their work supporting under-resourced students through their writing workshops, 826 Valencia also has a shop full of little gifts that are sure to get those imagination wheels turning.
180 Golden Gate Ave
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