Nov. 23

Nov. 23

Gift guide 2011: 10 gifts with Baltimore flavor

Sloop Betty Vodka


Area liquor stores; see Can't have a holiday without a little holiday cheer. So stand out from the crowd by giving Sloop Betty, a Maryland-made, handcrafted wheat vodka.

T-shirts from Gimmickwear

$12.99 and up

Helping define Baltimore beyond crabs and Natty Boh, Gimmickwear's T-shirt classics include line drawings of street scenes in several Baltimore neighborhoods. Or choose from other Baltimore-themed shirts including "Baltimore, Home of the Hoff" (yes, David Hasselhoff was born in Baltimore), "All My Ex's Live in Essex" and a line of J Roddy Walston tees.

Rat Czar "I heart Baltimore" bag

Trohv, 921 W. 36th St., Hampden;

Shop in style, Hon, with this custom-printed bag by local artist Matt Fouse. It's a hot item and sells alongside T-shirts ($24) and bumper stickers ($3.95) of the same design.

Artwork by Nancy Lee Mitchell

$10 and up
Sideshow at the American Visionary Art Museum, 800 Key Highway, Federal Hill;

Give the gift of art as only AVAM can serve up. Mitchell's work is bright, whimsical and affordable, perfect for anyone on your list. (Pictured: Day of the Dead skeleton, $34)

Dinner for two at Charleston

1000 Lancaster St., Harbor East;