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Mother's Day 2019 is Around the Corner

May 1, 2019
Water color floral imagery with the words Mother's Day
Mother's Day is just around the corner on Sunday, May 12, and there is no better place to celebrate the special woman in your life than in Lincoln Square! There are a number of places to find the perfect gift or have a fun outing in the neighborhood.
Want to pamper with lush beauty products? Head to The Shops at Columbus Circle and stop into several stores selling great gifts. On the ground floor, L'Occitane en Provence has a number of body and bath gift sets. Located on the third floor, Aveda has special hair-care sets and other beauty products. Stop at Jo Malone London on Wednesday, May 8 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm for a Mother's Day Engraving Event and customize a cologne or candle with a beautifully engraved message.
Also in The Shops, there are several jewelry spots with great gift options. Grab stylish pieces at Satya Jewelry from the Mother's Love collection on the second floor, mother-daughter-inspired sets from Swarovski on the ground floor, or charms and lockets from Monica Rich Kosann on the ground floor. Looking for something else? Swing by Papyrus on the third floor for Mother's Day cards and cute trinkets. If your mom has a sweet tooth, check out the different assortments of chocolate and candy from Sugarfina's kiosk on the ground floor, or, visit La Maison du Chocolat's kiosk on the ground floor for some assorted gourmet chocolate gift boxes.
Check out Century 21 (1972 Broadway) to find beautiful jewelry and other stylish fashion staples, such as a designer purse or shoes. Or, for one-of-a-kind gifts, visit The Emporium Ltd. (20 West 64th Street) for special antiques and fine jewelry. You can also head to the shop at the American Folk Art Museum (2 Lincoln Square) for art-inspired accessories and home goods. The Store at MAD Museum (2 Columbus Circle) also offers unique artistic jewelry and accessories. 
More interested in gifting beautiful décor this year? Pottery Barn (1965 Broadway) has selected an assortment of home goods great for Mother's Day. Also, find great cooking, baking, and hosting gifts at Williams-Sonoma (The Shops at Columbus Circle) to revamp your mother's kitchen. You can similarly shop home goods products at the local Bed Bath & Beyond (1932 Broadway). Or, head to The Apple Store, Upper West Side (1981 Broadway) to grab a new iPhone, iPad, or tech accessories as a gift. Also, you can get any product engraved with a message to add a unique, personal touch.  
You can also treat the mom in your life to a nice brunch at one of Lincoln Square's fabulous restaurants. Check out the Mother's Day Brunch menus from Bar Boulud (1900 Broadway), Boulud Sud (20 West 64th Street), and Lincoln Ristorante (142 West 65th Street). Spots are booking fast and some places may be sold out, so contact each for further information and to make a reservation. You can also grab Sunday brunch at some of our other great neighborhood restaurants: The Smith (1900 Broadway), P.J. Clarke's (44 West 63rd Street), Gina La Fornarina (2028 Broadway), Rosa Mexicano (61 Columbus Avenue), Landmarc (The Shops at Columbus Circle), Asiate (Mandarin Oriental), Atlantic Grill (49 West 64th Street), and Bluebird London (The Shops at Columbus Circle).
Happy Mother's Day!
Photo credit: Boulud Sud