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2008 BEST Newsstand, Magazines
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Trident Booksellers & Café

Boston

Any old Store 24 or CVS has the household names—GQ, Vanity Fair, Wired, a certain city mag you may have heard of—and yes, it surely is convenient to load up on required reading and toothpaste all in one go. Trident’s… read more»

2007 BEST Newsstand
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Out of Town News

Cambridge

We here at Boston appreciate every newsstand—especially the ones that give our issues prime real estate. But our highest esteem is reserved for the venerable Out of Town News, which makes its home in an old subway kiosk at the… read more»

2006 BEST Newsstand
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Trident Booksellers & Café

Boston

For atavistic hearts who still take pleasure in the smell of newsprint and the crackle of magazine stock, a trip to the Trident is a trip to paradise. The bookstore-cum-newsstand-cum-restaurant carries glossies from Arena to Yankee, not to mention a… read more»

2005 BEST Newsstand

Trident Booksellers and Café

Boston

Die-hard magazine enthusiasts who can’t wait to devour their favorite glossies have found a home at Trident. The well-chosen mix of popular publications and obscure journals—from the New Yorker to the Believer—is steps away from a restaurant where readers can… read more»

2003 BEST Newsstand

Out of Town News

Cambridge

What separates the men from the boys when it comes to newsstands? Easy: the selection of newspapers. Store shelves and kiosks with broad selections of glossy magazines are everywhere these days. But Out of Town News in Harvard Square still… read more»

2002 BEST Newsstand

Out of Town News

Cambridge

Truth be told, the magazine racks at the downtown Borders offer as wide a selection as the homegrown newsstands in Harvard and Copley squares. But browsing for magazines and newspapers at chain stores strikes us as a little, well, square…. read more»

2001 BEST Newsstand

Out of Town News

Cambridge

Big-city newsstands have mostly gone the way of afternoon dailies, but there are a couple of exceptions. Out of Town News gets the nod this year for four reasons. First, it’s bigger than fellow standard-setter Copley Square News, and the… read more»

2000 BEST Newsstand

Copley Square News

Boston

Max Kaiserman’s newsstand is a great example of spatial economy. Situated on just a few square feet of pavement, it manages to cram in everything from literary quarterlies and Italian sporting broadsheets to newspapers from Germany, France, and England. Kaiserman… read more»

1995 BEST Newsstand, Magazine Rack

Tower Records

Boston

One thousand publications await you, from audiovisual, business, and gay culture to photo, food, and fashion (in French and Italian), trains, travel, and woodworking. There’s also a small but good selection of bestsellers and paperbacks; some are even discounted. You… read more»

1992 BEST Newsstand

Out of Town News

Cambridge

No contest, and it’s likely there never will be, either. read more»