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The Hot List 12.13.13

Yelp’s Totally Bazaar holiday market drew a huge crowd to Old City Hall last night—so big, you might not have been able to squeeze through to every table. But don’t worry, the holiday-market season isn’t nearly over. Here are more events where you can find upcycled-scarves galore, hip flasks, and other locally handmade treasures.

City Sidewalks, Georgia Street downtown. Dec. 13 until 9 p.m. and Dec. 14, noon–9 p.m. More info. What to buy: Dupco Recycled Cashmere, super-soft scarves and reversible fingerless gloves at prices that amount to bargains for the luxury material. Some of the infinity scarves even have the cardigan buttons remaining. Find them at Bizzy’s fashion truck.

Alternative Gift Fair, The Irving Theatre, 5505 E. Washington St. Dec. 14, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. More info. What to buy: Tom O. Reed exotic-wood cooking utensils, including the best-selling Do Everything Tool.

Get Elf’d Up holiday soiree at Chanel’s Pink Tulip, 614 Massachusetts Ave. Dec. 22, starting at 2 p.m. More info. What to buy: Get Flasky containers in a huge array of designs, like the look of reclaimed wood (above).

Handmade Promenade, 750 N. College Ave. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 11 a.m.–7 p.m.; Thursdays–Saturdays, 11 a.m.–9 p.m., Sundays, noon–5 p.m. More info. What to buy: Indiana cutting board from Greenfield’s Dickson Custom Furniture.


Fernandez began writing for Indianapolis Monthly in 1995 while studying journalism at Indiana University. One of her freelance assignments required her to join a women's full-tackle football team for a season. She joined the staff in 2005 to edit IM's ancillary publications, including Indianapolis Monthly Home. In 2011, she became a senior editor responsible for the Circle City section as well as coverage of shopping, homes, and design-related topics. Now the director of editorial operations, she lives in Garfield Park.