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852 Lexington Ave., New York, NY 10065 40.765609 -73.965763
nr. 65th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-717-0002 Send to Phone
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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Gifts/Novelty Shops, Stationery

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Mon-Fri, 10am-7pm; Sat, 10am-6pm; Sun, 11am-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 68th St.-Hunter College

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American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Gifts & Parties

  • Gifts/Novelty Shops
  • Stationery


All that glitters is gold (and silver) at this national chain, where the proprietors recognize that shiny gift wrapping—with ribbon and a sequined card—is as important as the gift itself. The Manhattan locations definitely stock goods with more pizzazz than the greeting card aisle at Duane Reade. Shelves are lined with bejeweled birthday cards, floral-patterned stationery, and hand-made felt gift bags. A custom printing service lets you personalize pink tiara-and-wand little girl birthday announcements and bodice-shaped bridal shower invites. For wedding invitations, Papyrus stocks pricey brands Crane and Co. and William Arthur alongside the more economical Carlson Craft and mid-range Checkerboard. (If you're a bride in a rush, they’ll print up your form-letter thank you notes, too.) And just for good measure, Papyrus also carries some items—hand lotion, Rachel Ray cookbooks, and colorful “toothpick candles”—you might consider as a gift to go with all that wrapping.