Skip The Mall: 12 downtown/midtown Detroit shopping options for your holiday gift-buying pleasure

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At some point this holiday season, you’ll be forced to suffer through Karen Newman’s “Christmas Eve on Woodward Avenue” at least once. For those of us not yet eligible for Medicare, stories about asking the downtown Hudson’s Santa for a Rocky Colavito bat are about as relevant to our experience as Hazen Pingree’s potato patches. However, Detroit is experiencing a modest independent retail revival and you can find unique gifts downtown. If you’re looking to skip another insufferable visit to an insufferably packed mall, check out these 12 great downtown/midtown gift-buying options. Hugh; 2233 Park Avenue: Hugh is like an…