Best of Boston

Best Neighborhood Shopping, Fenway/Kenmore

2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Charlestown

Bunker Hill Florist

Boston
Duck into this Main Street storefront for handcut blooms and seasonal items like boxwood wreaths during the holidays, and forsythia, pussy willows, and potted clover [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, East Boston

Sterlingwear of Boston

Boston
Known for its military-grade pea coats (with fashionable accents like paisley lining and leather trim), Sterlingwear also proffers breezy clothing and accessories out of its [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Hyde Park

Tutto Italiano

Boston
As if its gloriously stocked deli counter weren't enough, Tutto boasts a freezer full of home-cooked pasta sauces and soups. Maria and Marilena Locilento, wife [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Jamaica Plain

Kitchenwitch

Boston
At this jam-packed shop, you'll have trouble turning around without bumping into something you need (coffee filters for your Chemex), want (handcrafted Shun knives), or [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Kendall Square

Xylem

Cambridge
This is a crucial pre-party pit stop for cheeky birthday cards and clever merchandise: The "Sesame Ring," for example, doubles as jewelry and a wearable [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Roxbury

Mabruuk Fashions

Boston
For fabulous, bling-encrusted hijabs, as well as pashmina shawls and maxi dresses in gorgeous textiles, Mabruuk is the place to go. Owner Hassan Issak goes [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, South Boston

Neatly Nested

Boston
It's impossible to miss Neatly Nested's white exterior and yellow awning along West Broadway. Inside, interior designer Danielle McClure stocks goods worth crossing a bridge [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, South End

Patch NYC

Boston
Designers Don Carney and John Ross thoughtfully fuse modern and vintage home accents and fashion accessories—which translates to Fornasetti candles, cheeky silkscreen pillows, and everything [...] read more»
2015 Best Neighborhood Shopping, Union Square

Somerville Grooves

Somerville
While Somerville Grooves' select inventory of vinyl includes new albums by Panda Bear and old ones by the Who, it's the rarities from the local [...] read more»