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Ho-ho-hops!

Beer is the world's most popular alcoholic drink. Living during this current renaissance of craft beer has allowed a wide spectrum of styles and flavors to become available, making the beverage even more accessible than ever.
We wish you a beery Christmas
By JOSH SMITH  |  December 17, 2010
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Stocking stuffers

So, this does, indeed, come a week after the whole "gifts" issue, but this is traditionally the week for local music suggestions.
A grab-bag of local music for every taste
By SAM PFEIFLE  |  December 17, 2010

Portland Gift Guide 2010: Real gifts for real people

So, what do you get for the drug dealer who has everything? Flummoxed by the thought of trying to surprise the music snob on your list? We'll tell you what presents they want this year.
Stocking stuffers for the drunks, hippies, and geeks in your life
By PORTLAND PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 10, 2010

Providence Gift Guide 2010: Real Gifts for Real People

So, what do you get for the drug dealer who has everything? Flummoxed by the thought of trying to surprise the music snob on your list? We'll tell you what presents they want this year.
Stocking stuffers for the drunks, hippies, and geeks in your life
By PROVIDENCE PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 10, 2010
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Gift Guide 2010: 'Tis the season for indoor bounty

When a small winter market was set up at AS220 three years ago, no one could foresee how that would generate the large and bountiful Wintertime Market in the Hope Artiste Village the following year.
Winter wonderlands
By JOHNETTE RODRIGUEZ  |  December 10, 2010
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Gift Guide 2010: Portland nerdcrafters turn old ideas into new items

Galen Richmond may work in the best tradition of Maine craft artisans, forging functional creations out of everyday materials most might consider junk, but there the comparison stops.
Maker's mark
By JEFF INGLIS  |  December 10, 2010


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Gift Guide 2010: Books that'll make your coffee table look smart

There are books, and then there are deluxe books. They're like normal books, but more badass.
 Rock of Pages
By MICHAEL GOETZMAN, MICAH HAUSER, AND STEVE MILLER  |  December 10, 2010
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Gift Guide 2010: Real gifts for real people

A holiday manifesto
A holiday manifesto
By PHOENIX STAFF  |  December 10, 2010
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Gift Guide 2010: Ski and snowboard accessories

OUT ON THE SLOPES, WHEN IT'S YOU AGAINST MOTHER NATURE, THE LITTLE THINGS CAN MAKE A BIG DIFFERENCE
Out on the slopes, when it's you against Mother Nature, the little things can make a big difference
By GEOFFREY KULA  |  December 10, 2010
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Gift Guide 2010: Graphic novels and comic anthologies

There's something about getting a book as a gift that makes you not want to read it.
Freebasing narrative
By S.I. ROSENBAUM  |  December 10, 2010
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Holiday Gifts for People We Hate

The North Pole has become the most depressing and perverted hole on Earth.
When a lump of coal just won't do
By SANTA AND MRS. CLAUS  |  December 10, 2010