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2011 BEST Sex Shop

Good Vibrations

Brookline

When it comes to pleasure-seeking in Bostonian boudoirs, Good Vibrations knows that proper stimulation of the mind is the first step. That’s why this boutique prides itself on the expertise of its employees, whose intimate familiarity with the wares—spanning risqué… read more»

2008 BEST Sex Shop
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Good Vibrations

Brookline

It’s possible—almost—to mistake Good Vibrations for a bookstore. It’s not so much what the Coolidge Corner shop stocks (the dildo-to-hardcover ratio is skewed very, very heavily toward the former) as it is the studiously professional vibe. The well-organized space means… read more»

2007 BEST Sex Shop

Good Vibrations

Brookline

Whether you’re a novice curious about spicing up your bedroom activities or a veteran dominatrix looking for new shackles, Good Vibrations has the right amount of kink to satisfy your inner freak: toys, how-to books…well, we’re not sure how much… read more»

2002 BEST Sex Shop

Grand Opening!

Brookline

For a store hidden away on the upper floor of a sleepy Brookline mall, Grand Opening! is incredibly visible in the community. In the past year, brazen sex-priestess Kim Airs has hosted a night of amateur porn for HBO, handed… read more»

2001 BEST Sex Shop

Grand Opening!

Brookline

Men, women, novices, and veterans all feel at home in this inconspicuous, tasteful boutique. Small signs tell timid shoppers all the details they want to know (but are too shy to ask) about the excellent selection of books, videos, sex… read more»

2000 BEST Sex Shop

Grand Opening!

Brookline

Looking to fuel a fetish? Head right here. From “Basic Flogging for Urbanites” and “Creative Bondage” kits to readings and booksignings form local sexperts, Grand Opening! offers plenty of provocative, informative, and downright empowering paraphernalia and workshops. read more»

1999 BEST Sex Shop

Grand Opening!

Brookline

No matter how kinky you are, you are always welcome at Grand Opening! near Coolidge Corner. Founded by Kim Airs in 1993, Grand Opening! provides women and men a comfortable place to shop for items to enhance their sexuality. The… read more»

1998 BEST Sex Shop

Hubba Hubba

Cambridge

This place has a laid-back vibe, an aura of confidence, and understanding that other adult shops aim for but typically miss. This makes shopping here all the easier for those not in the know, whether you’re a first-timer with whips… read more»

1987 BEST Sex Shop

Joie de Vivre

Cambridge

Plastic fish for a dime, kaleidoscopes for $500, and all manners of sophisticated whimsy in between. read more»

1985 BEST Sex Shop

Adesso

Italian fashions for the home, including zany light fixtures and other accessories that give high tech an all-new look. read more»