Shinesty boxers ( Shinesty.com ): Shinesty's boxer briefs ( with a pouch in front for a guy's, ahem, chestnuts ) are extremely comfortable. Moreover, they come in a variety of intriguing patterns.
Leigh Gallery ( TheLeighGallery.com ): The Boystown gallery ( at 3306 N. Halsted St. ) has a great variety of items for the art lover in your life. Whether its acrylics, oils, sculptures, photographs or even hand-crafted pens, this gallery has it alland be sure to tell owner Jean Leigh that Windy City Times sent you.
Janet King: Australian actress Marta Dusseldorp does a brilliant job playing the title prosecutor, who happens to be lesbian. In the third series, Playing Advantage, King takes on the world of professional sport and its shadowy underbelly as she investigates the death of a young cricket playerand her personal life becomes intertwined with the investigation. The series is available through Acorn TV.
Sitka salmon ( SitkaSalmonShares.com ): For the foodie who has everything, Sitka Salmon Shares offers a unique present this holiday season: a specially crafted gift box with a selection of wild Alaskan salmon and an array of local artisan products to accompany the fish. The box comes with salmon portions, salmon rub and even an alder/cedar grilling plank.
Rabbit Hole Bourbon ( RabbitHoleDistilling.com ): If it's not food for most people, then it's drink Rabbit Hole Distillery has a collection that includes Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey, Kentucky Straight Rye Whiskey, Straight Bourbon Whiskey Finished in PX Sherry Casks: Fingerprint Edition and London Dry Gin-Kentucky Rye Barrel Finished: Fingerprint Edition.
By Andrew Davis
( Andrew@WindyCityMediaGroup.com and @azygous60610 )