Best of Boston

Best Shoe Shine

2005 Best Shoe Shine

Prudential Center Shoe Shine and Repair

George Trantafillidis learned his trade from his father, who operated out of the same closet-size space for 36 years. Even the scruffiest loafers pose no [...] read more»
2004 Best Shoe Shine

Anderson Andrade

Some polishing jobs are so ineffective, they just seem like an excuse to take a load off for a few minutes. Not polishes by Anderson [...] read more»
1999 Best Shoe Shine

A Shining Example

When your shoes need to be as buff as the rest of you, head here. Three factors separate a great shoeshine from a merely good [...] read more»
1994 Best Shoe Shine

A Shining Example

There are plenty of good shoeshines around town, but only A Shining Example will come to your office to shine your shoes ($3), repair neckties [...] read more»
1993 Best Shoe Shine

Eugene Bly

This street philosopher's insights into life are worth $2 or $3, and you get a fine shine, too. read more»
1982 Best Shoe Shine

Van Dyke’s Shine

Ann Connor inherits the polish and brushes from Lisa Roberts, who shined the shoes of Burt Reynolds and the French ambassador, for what it's worth. read more»
1974 Best Shoe Shine

Park Square Building

Quick, hand-applied shine. read more»