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Gifts for New Yorkers who love New York

Think you heart New York more than the next New Yorker?

Prove it with your gift giving. Here are some gift ideas that showcase the Empire State in all its glory, so you can share your love of the city.

New York in a Bag

Does your cousin who moved away to Oregon
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Does your cousin who moved away to Oregon because of the unaffordable rents miss seeing the Statue of Liberty? Then give her a New York City that she can carry around with her and can always pull out at a whim with "New York in a Bag," courtesy of MUJI. $25/nonmembers, MoMAstore.org

Manspreading mug

Give this to a friend as a reminder
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Give this to a friend as a reminder each morning before he or she gets on the subway to "Stop the spread, please." Not only is this a functional gift, it's a public service. $12 to $16, 11 ounce or 15 ounce sizes, nytransitmuseumstore.com

'Felines of New York' book

Cat lovers of NYC, rejoice! Here is a
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Cat lovers of NYC, rejoice! Here is a book you can sink your claws into before bedtime after having a dish of lukewarm milk. With over 100 photos and quotes from cats, this just might be the purrfect NYC gift. $11.99/paperback, various stores.

Bow & Drape Sweatshirt

Bow & Drape lets you customize sweatshirts, t-shirts
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Bow & Drape lets you customize sweatshirts, t-shirts and more with emojis, slogans and plenty of sequins. Made in NYC, plenty of New York phrases are available, but customize away with additional glittery pizzas and flamingos on the sleeves. $58, bowanddrape.com

Zabar's NYC gift food baskets

Zabar's is one of the few markets that
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Zabar's is one of the few markets that embodies the NYC spirit with its line of food products that include babka, black and white cookies and New York bagels. They've gathered some of their NYC favorites in baskets that range in price, but we love the New York Goodies Box, which includes an "I LOVE NY" cookie. Prices vary. Zabars.com

Giant NYC Coloring Paper Roll

Coloring books are so fashionable these days among
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Coloring books are so fashionable these days among some young adults — why not take it to the next level with this giant coloring roll of Manhattan and Brooklyn? Measuring 39 inches by 71 inches, it's perfect for holiday parties, for both young and old, $28. MoMA Store.com

World's Fair Jumbo Tote

This stylish commemorative tote bag is graced with
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This stylish commemorative tote bag is graced with a graphic of the Unisphere that was the symbol of the 1965 World's Fair in Queens. With its jumbo size, it's perfect for carrying around all the other gifts you get this year, $14. NYC CityStore

NYC subway vintage token cufflinks

These cufflinks are made from vintage brass subway
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These cufflinks are made from vintage brass subway tokens, which were made from 1950 to 1970. The favorite man in your life -- whether it's your dad, husband or brother -- will look stylish riding the subway to work with these on his shirt. $40. Etsy.com

1800 Tequila EA7 x Keith Haring Bottlings

Cheers to art and New York! Celebrate legendary
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Cheers to art and New York! Celebrate legendary NYC artist Keith Haring with his icnonic artwork on special edition 1800 Tequila bottles. Grab the Statue of Liberty design or get the whole get of six for a special gift. Just don't forget the limes! $30, 1800tequila.com

R. Nichols New York Candle

For a charming ode to Fifth Avenue, give
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For a charming ode to Fifth Avenue, give this adorable candle by New York designer R. Nichols. Scented like a fresh New York rainfall combined with department store chic, a whiff of this 60-hour burn time candle definitely cancels out those not-so-pleasant NYC odors. $45, R-Nichols.com

Embroidered New York City Pillow

For a colorful piece of home decor, this
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For a colorful piece of home decor, this hand-embroidered pillow celebrates all of New York City, from Harlem to Chinatown. This pillow takes over 40 hours to make, and the labor of love shows in the fantastic design. $158, Cat Studio

Elements of NYC Pillows

Bring this best of the NYC streets onto
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Bring this best of the NYC streets onto your bed with these adorable decorative pillows by Brooklyn photographer Ronda J Smith. Choose from a pigeon, taxi or manhole cover to make your interior match the great NYC outdoors. $35-55, Uncommon Goods

Jonathan Adler New York Throw Pillow

For a bit of coziness to any New
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For a bit of coziness to any New York home, toss this petite throw pillow onto a sofa (or futon, we get it) for a gift that will stay comfy and stylish all year round. $98, Jonathan Adler

Totally Bamboo Manhattan Board

This combination cutting and serving board shaped like
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This combination cutting and serving board shaped like the island of Manhattan is the perfect gift for New York newbies who may not know SoHo from NoHo. Serve cheese up in Harlem and crackers in TriBeca to freshen up on NYC geography with this classy kitchen piece. $30, Zabar's

'Pop-up New York'

This new 12-page book from Random House features
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This new 12-page book from Random House features gorgeous pop-ups of iconic NYC buildings, from Grand Central Terminal to Yankee Stadium. Perfect for a coffee table or a younger one just learning about the city. $19.99, McNally Jackson Books

Friends TV show bathtub T-shirt

One of the quintessential NYC-set sitcoms of the
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One of the quintessential NYC-set sitcoms of the past 20 years, "Friends" continues to garner fans around the world. Now you can wear this fun T-shirt with Ross and all your other favorites in bathtubs. $25. Etsy.com

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