2022 Gift Guide
- Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale
- Bronzeville, Near South Side
- Englewood, Chatham, Auburn Gresham
- Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore
- Jefferson Park, Portage Park, Norwood Park
- Lakeview, Wrigleyville, Northalsted
- Lincoln Park, Old Town
- Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park
- Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale
- Pilsen, Little Village, Back of the Yards
- Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park
- Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town
Shop Local 2022: Your Chicago Holiday Market Guide
Head to holiday markets throughout the city to get your gift buying done in style.
The Ultimate Guide To Shopping Local In Chicago For The Holidays In 2022
Block Club's reporters reached out to more than 160 small businesses across the city to highlight their work — and encourage shoppers to stop by.
Shop Local 2022: Gift A Chicago Experience
Whether you're looking to try some of the best food in Chicago, tour the West Side or get a glimpse of the city's underbelly, we've got you covered for experiences as gifts.
Give Local 2022: How To Support Block Club This Holiday Season
We want to keep doing this work and to expand to more neighborhoods so we can tell more stories. Here's how you can help.
Shop Local 2022: A Lakeview And Lincoln Park Gift Guide
Businesses across Lakeview and Lincoln Park have been looking forward to the holidays and are ready to help anyone find the perfect gift.
Shop Local 2022: A West Loop And Downtown Gift Guide
Downtown shops are offering plants, books, skincare products and other treats for the people on your list.
Shop Local 2022: A Lincoln Square, North Center, Albany Park, Irving Park And Ravenswood Gift Guide
From hand-poured candles to David Bowie-themed board games, shops in the Lincoln Square area are packed full of potential gifts.
Shop Local 2022: Submit Your Favorite Local Businesses To Block Club’s Gift Guide
Do you own a shop or want to boost a local business during the holidays? Submit its information to be featured in our reader-curated gift guide!
Shop Local 2022: A Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore And South Chicago Gift Guide
Block Club rounded up several businesses in communities on the south lakefront to help residents shop local.
Shop Local 2022: An Uptown, Edgewater And Rogers Park Gift Guide
From turn-of-the-century art prints to locally made candles and West African drums, the Far North Side can meet all your holiday shopping needs.
Shop Local 2022: A Logan Square, Humboldt Park And Avondale Gift Guide
Independently owned shops on the Northwest Side offer everything from rare vinyl records and vintage trinkets to insect dissection classes and house plants.
Shop Local 2022: A Bronzeville, South Loop And Washington Park Gift Guide
From Yoda bongs to "Celfie" planters, find the perfect gift for the ones you love (or yourself!).
Shop Local 2022: An Austin, North Lawndale And Garfield Park Gift Guide
The West Side offers unique holiday gifts for everyone in the family, from cigar aficionados to nature lovers.
Shop Local 2022: A Bridgeport, Chinatown And McKinley Park Gift Guide
Healing teas, classic DVDs and books by local authors are up for grabs this holiday season.
Give Local 2022: Chicago Mutual Aid Groups And Nonprofits Where You Can Give — Or Receive — Help Over The Holidays
Want to give, not get, this holiday season? Here are 40 nonprofits and mutual aid groups where you can donate your time, supplies or money to help other Chicagoans.
Shop Local 2022: An Englewood, Auburn Gresham And Chatham Gift Guide
Knocking gift-buying off your hefty to-do list can make these chilly times a breeze. We've rounded up South Side shops worth the shopping trip.
Shop Local 2022: A Roseland And Pullman Gift Guide
From sweet treats to fashionable menswear and other items, there's something for everyone on the Far South Side.
Shop Local 2022: A Portage Park, Jefferson Park, Norwood Park And Edgebrook Gift Guide
From handmade neighborhood signs to soap, scarves and kitchen essentials, check out these Far Northwest Side shops for gift ideas.
Shop Local 2022: A Beverly, Morgan Park And Mount Greenwood Gift Guide
You can grab locally made chocolates for the sweet-lover in your life — or nab a Brother Rice hat from The Plug to show off your neighborhood pride.
Shop Local 2022: A Wicker Park, Bucktown And West Town Gift Guide
Books, candles, horror movie posters, light-up dinosaurs and Italian pastries make up a laundry list of can't-miss gifts in Wicker Park, Bucktown and West Town.