Best of Boston

BEST Mall

1999 BEST Mall

The Mall at Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill

The words civilized and shopping mall rarely appear in the same sentence. But at Chestnut Hill Mall the experience is downright peaceful, especially when jazz quartets play on weekends. There are also two good department stores, Bloomie’s and Filene’s; plenty… read more»

1987 BEST Mall

Burlington Mall

Burlington is awesome. And once the renovations are finished, it will be wicked awesome. read more»

1986 BEST Mall

Copley Place

Don’t let the first floor scare you. You can find good buys on the second level. read more»

1985 BEST Mall

Copley Place

The promise of last year’s opening has come to fruition. read more»

1981 BEST Mall

The Restored Historic Business District

Newburyport

This seacoast community, the smallest city in the state, cashed in when there was still federal rehab money to be had. Now it’s got an assortment of shops that rivals Faneuil Hall Marketplace. read more»

1980 BEST Mall

Chestnut Hill

Chestnut Hill

Edged out Burlington by the skin of its alligator wallets. read more»

1979 BEST Mall

Chestnut Hill Mall

Chestnut Hill

It’s the mall with Bloomie’s. And all the chichi people who shop there. As close to New York City as we want to get. read more»

1976 BEST Mall, Suburban

The Mall at Chestnut Hill

Newton

One of the most elegant malls on the East coast. Rated four stars by the Society of Bankrupt Husbands. read more»