2019 Heights Observer Holiday Gift Guide
For the past 12 years, the Heights Observer has published its Holiday Gift Guide to inspire residents to shop locally for the December holidays. Cleveland Heights and University Heights abound with independent businesses—boutiques, salons, restaurants and artist collaboratives—which enhance our local character and anchor our business districts.
Research shows that these establishments are good for local economies: they keep dollars in communities, provide employment to residents, and establish a tax base that's less volatile than big box retailers. Most Heights retailers and restaurants have gift certificates available as well.
Grab a bite to eat or a warm beverage at one of our many neighborhood eateries or coffee shops. Make it a local excursion, one much more personal than an Amazon "click."
Here are some of our favorite options:
Jessica Schantz is the e-news manager at the Heights Observer and a longtime resident of Cleveland Heights.