Also one of the best food bargains in town. 955 Boylston St., Boston, MA .
Brand names at reasonable prices, and two-for-one sales that are not to be missed. 1400 Beacon St., Brookline, MA .
One-stop source for books, music, toys, cards, and cunning cotton clothes. 449 Massachusetts Ave., Arlington, MA .
This i one of the few things the Welles continues to do right. 1001 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, MA .
Great food in one of the very few Boston fish houses that take reservations. 1223 Beacon St., Brookline, MA .
A Party with Betty Comden and Adolph Green for one glorious night at the Colonial.
Choreographer Yoshiko Chuma presented one of the best constructions of the year.
For those with a serious green thumb and those who wish to acquire one. Northborough, MA
One of the largest selections of fine fabrics and tasteful, but stylish garments to be found anywhere. 470 Boylston St., Boston, MA .
One-stop shopping (truffle oil, seaweed) for your dinner party. 1421 Washington Street, Boston, MA 02118-2009, foodies-urban-market.com.
One of the best arguments for waterfront gentrification we've come across. 189 State St., Boston, MA .
His publication is one of the national-magazine success stories of the decade.
One of the city’s hottest dining destinations does brunch right, with an outrageous sticky bun slathered with tangy cream cheese frosting and apple butter. 1665 Beacon St., Washington Square, MA 2445, ribellebkline.com.
Drinking at this newcomer is like throwing one back in your grandmother’s foyer—if she served cocktails on draft and used vintage cordial glasses for shots, that is. 1704 Beacon St., Washington Square, MA 2445, fairstedkitchen.com.