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2009 BEST One-Stop Shopping

Louis Boston


Maybe we’ve heard where Louis will relocate when its lease is up next year; maybe we haven’t. What we can confirm, though, is that while everyone has been buzzing over the Boston style bastion’s next address, Louis’s focus on ahead-of-the-curve… read more»

2008 BEST One-Stop Shopping

Louis Boston


Between the sidewalk throngs and the cheesy chain stores, Newbury Street’s attractions can seem overshadowed by, well, the pedestrian. Particularly when you consider that Louis offers all the perks of the strip—but with on-site parking, pristine bathrooms, and guaranteed protection… read more»

2007 BEST One-Stop Shopping

Louis Boston


If Louis Boston rented out sleeping space, there’d be no reason to ever leave. The four-story Newbury legend can clothe you (quite well, in Dries Van Noten and Mayle, and as the only place in town that carries Marni), accessorize… read more»

1994 BEST One-Stop Shopping



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1994 BEST One-Stop Shopping

The Artful Hand Gallery


The cache of fabulous handcrafted items, many of them one-of-a-kind, includes everything from fine jewelry to furniture—something for everyone. read more»

1987 BEST One-Stop Shopping, Discount

Building #19

Not for wimps. Buy all that you can buy. read more»

1986 BEST One-Stop Shopping, Discount


Norwood and Peabody

Comfortable environment. Great buys for men and women. read more»

1985 BEST One-Stop Shopping, Deal



This acre-sized children’s-wear store has such great buys that even mothers of triplets will smile as they pay the cashier. Savings average 40 percent below retail. read more»

1982 BEST One-Stop Shopping

Faneuil Hall Marketplace


Nothing like it. More foot traffic than Disneyland. Stranger characters, too. read more»

1981 BEST One-Stop Shopping



Marilyn Riseman has brought an art gallery into her designer-clothing shop. Watch for the Chinese prints. read more»