Hoboken Mother’s Day Gift Guide

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Mother’s Day is just days away and it can be stressful trying to find the perfect gift for your mother, sister, relative or friend who you want to acknowledge on this special day. Here are a few wonderful gift ideas for our residents at The Rivington. All can easily be found in several local shops here in Hoboken!


Jewelry is always another great option! Hoboken has several local jewelry shops where you can pick out that perfect sterling silver piece, pair of earrings or maybe a piece with the lucky gift receivers birthstone.

Aaraa Accessories

Coup de Coeur


Decorating brings enjoyment to many people and if your mother is one, why not get her something to add to her home décor collection? Whether it be a new ceramic plate set, elegant hanging mirror, or something new for the mantle, you can find great décor pieces at the following Hoboken stores.

Battaglia’s Home

Luna Rosa Home


If the person you are looking for a gift loves writing or sending letters a stationary store is a great place to stop by and browse around in. Get two jobs done in one visit as it is also the perfect place to pick up a Mother’s Day card! Visit Hudson Paperie just minutes from The Rivington.


Books can be a wonderful gift for the book lover in your life and books stores have several great gift options! You can purchase a gift card, pick out something from the bestsellers list or grab any other intriguing book. If you are looking for a great gift and stumped on what to get, most book stores also carry other reading accessories, journals and stationary which may give you more ideas when shopping around the store.

Little City Books

Symposia Bookstore

Hoboken City Hall’s Holiday Craft Fair

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If you’re looking for the perfect holiday gift, swing over to the Hoboken City Hall’s Holiday Crafts Fair on December 5th and 6th. Expect to see an awesome array of jewelry, art, note cards, bags, scarves, shawls, candles, body products, teas, photography and everything else you could possibly imagine. Artists and various crafters will return to City Hall in Hoboken this year for the annual holiday sale from 11am to 5pm.

 Three floors of the municipal building will be decked out with an array of locally made items including: jewelry, art, leather bags, hand knitted scarves, shawls, hats, sweaters, blankets ad quilts. Girl Scout Junior Troop 12023 will be caroling in front of City Hall from 3 to 4pm on December 5th.

 If you’re looking for some stocking stuffers, candles from Tomslitehouse Soy Candles and soap from Mt. Lebanon Soap Company might do the trick. Items some herbal teas, hair accessories and picture frames are also great gift ideas and all available at the craft fair.

 Crafters Steffanie Haase will be selling unique angels made out of handkerchiefs, while Vanessa Bucci will be serving up some of her hand-printed T-shirts, hoodies, leggings and bags. Many of then vendors participating in this weekend’s events have participated in the Holiday Craft Fair for years and our favorites of attendees.

 Get your holiday shopping done this year in the heart of Hoboken – at Hoboken City Hall’s Holiday Craft Fair on December 5th and 6th!

Holiday Shopping around Hoboken

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Shop local and get a head start on gifts for the holidays in Hoboken! There are so many fantastic places to check out right in our neighborhood.

Mint Market is the go-to place for unique statement jewelry. They have the best variety of clothing and you can find anything from party dresses, to causal wear, to something sexy. Pricing is one of the most reasonable in town, as you can walk out with a few things under $100.

 Located on 510 Washington St., Symposia is a fantastic local bookstore. This is a palace of used books and if you are a book hunting connoisseur you need to make your way out there to view the staggering and amazing book collection. The service is excellent as the employees know their literature and are willing to go above and beyond. Support your local bookstore!

 The Washington General Store is a whimsical gift store, specializing in unique products – from chandeliers to fine tea. Located on Hoboken’s historic Washington St., Washington General Store is the place to get inspired, spruce up your home, or find the perfect gift.

The Frayed Knot is a laid back shop with an eclectic mix of old and new. The inventory is an adventure in very reasonably priced antique treasures, vintage and mid-century furnishings, art, project pieces, and unique items perfect for a loved one.

 Committed to providing unique toys, amazing customer service and a passion for toys, the Big Fun Toy Store is one of the most engaging stores to visit around Hoboken. Quirky and fun-loving, the store’s staff will help you find the perfect gift. They have a great selection of educational toys for children of all ages, as well as unique gift items that anyone would love.