NOTE: We just updated this list! Check out our new picks here.

We all know the internet has brought the world to our fingertips, but sometimes it’s nice -- and important -- to take a break from cyberspace and check back in with the real world. Especially since, when you live in Brooklyn, that real world is way better than anything you can find online! But in a neighborhood this cool, there’s undoubtedly hidden gems that can take years to discover.

So, we’ve hit the streets of Brooklyn and rounded up our very fave places to pick up a present for that oh-so-cute baby of yours...or your BFF’s, or your husband’s work colleague. So close your computer, grab your wallet, and get ready for the oohs and ahhs when that new mama rips open the wrapping paper to the best darn baby gift she’s ever seen.

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Courtney Barker

British mom Courtney Barker is sharing the story of how her son, 7-month-old Arthur contracted COVID-19 in the hopes of preventing other families from going through what hers is. Thankfully, little Arthur is now feeling better, but last week he was rushed to the hospital.

His mama recalled the experience in a now-viral Facebook post that is attracting worldwide attention.

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