One of Brookline Village's greatest attractions is this wonderful store and theatre-Puppet Showplace Theatre, which features fantastic puppet and marionette shows for children and adults alike. The puppets are manipulated by masterful artists, and they really do seem alive as they dance across the brightly painted stages. A small gift shop sells puppets and marionettes, and this showplace is sure to delight your kids.
The Pear Tree is a wonderful arts and crafts store nestled in the heart of Coolidge Corner and specializes in goods from such diverse nations as India, Mexico, Bali, Indonesia, Ghana and Thailand. Here you will find handmade silver jewelry from Mexico, African tribal art and ceremonial masks, Southeast Asian tablecloths, necklaces from all over the world. Also check the beautifully designed, handmade silver jewelry from Mexico. Most pieces are quite reasonably priced.
Established in 1945, The Little Swiss House international gift store and boutique in Oak Square, offers one of the best selections of watches and clocks in the area. The shop stays crowded throughout the year thanks to its watch and jewelry repair service, its handmade gifts and its in-house jewelry design. Find some great dishes, flatware and art for the home or office while you're there.
This Back Bay store boasts of antiques, artifacts and furnishings from around the planet, just a short distance from the city center. Items include huge Indonesian chests of drawers, French lighting fixtures, Chinese lacquer boxes and apothecary chests. Those people with more traditional tastes might appreciate recliners reminiscent of pre-revolutionary France. You can browse for hours in the airy and sunny rooms, all of which are packed with amazing finds.
Housing a Platinum Pro training facility used for teaching novices how to scuba dive, East Coast Divers store and school sells tanks, belts, wet and dry suits, snorkels and fins. It also provides rentals, repairs and equipment servicing. The folks here can fill your tanks and they even offer charter dives.
A rare source of Russian books and magazines, Petropol offers literature ranging from Tolstoy's classics to more contemporary authors enjoying their newfound freedom. Students will find an ample collection of Russian historical books and political stuff as well. Music and newspapers are also available here, but be sure to brush up on your Cyrillic which will surely come in handy.
Simons Shoes on Coolidge Corner has an impressive window display of fabulous leather shoes, shoes with novelty prints, and practical footwear for the home and office. Located on a busy block of shops and restaurants, this shop is always abuzz with crowds checking out the latest in fashion footwear. A winner of Reader's Choice Shopping Award and a sponsor of community programs, this local store offers friendly service and a unique inventory.
Deaconess Center Thrift Shop is a big and bustling shop in the heart of Brookline Village, where you're as likely to find cost-conscious shoppers as you are wealthy patrons intent on preserving their capital. Hoards of clothes for men, women and children line most of the store, but it also features some toys and books as well. As an added bonus, proceeds from the fantastic prices help to fund some charitable programs.
This Coolidge Corner bakery and party store fields all kinds of crazy requests. A cake baked in the shape of a Pokémon character might require mere hours, and with enough notice they could probably whip up a confectionery version of the Mona Lisa. The staff will also help supply you with plates, party hats and favors, Mylar balloons and all sorts of other party gimmicks. For a one-stop shopping spree for your next party, visit this establishment.
Step into this beautiful dressmaker and tailor in Brookline Village and you'll find a selection of dresses that seems larger than the store itself. Try on an evening gown, a nice long skirt for the office, or any number of other all-occasion dresses, which the staff will tailor to fit. The wonderful designs are made for today's woman. The boutique does not accept credit cards; accepts cash or checks.
This store is located 15 minutes from Boston, but the
range of jewelry makes the drive worthwhile. The shop offers a wedding collection, custom made sets, and auction pieces. Choose among rings, bands, necklaces, and earrings made from gold ...
This small, indoor mall is an urban oasis for shoppers.
The interior offers a pleasant atmosphere, with marble floors and glass ceiling. Slaves to fashion will appreciate the selection of upscale clothing shops. Design shops, stationery stores and gift ...
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The Fairy Shop a tiny shop filled with unique treasures you will not find anywhere else. What you will notice first is the fairy theme, which includes a healthy ...