Before all you practical types start grousing that junk-mail envelopes and magazines make perfectly good coasters, remember that the whole point of presents is that they’re little luxuries that the recipient might not buy for him or herself. And so should you be invited to any stylish holiday parties, these reusable, hand-letterpressed coasters—with goldfish, butterflies or flowers—are a better-than-wine hostess gift that will ensure invitations for years to come. Made in Brooklyn by Breck Hostetter and Matt Heindl of Sesame Letterpress, they’re $17 for eight at Lion in the Sun, 232 7th Ave., (718) 369-4006
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It was Christmas Eve night down in old Park Slope, The stockings were hung and they looked pretty dope. There was a nip in the air,...
The godawful year is nearly over, but Hand Job Academy & Basside are getting us out LIT with a catchy Christmas tune we're gonna be (w)rapping in the shower