Named for then Mayor Josiah Quincy who had a big hand in its construction, Quincy Market is a 27,000 square foot (2500 square meter) building constructed between 1824 and 1826. Though Quincy Market has always been associated with food, its scope has now expanded beyond simply grocery to include restaurants and many fast-food outlets. It is one of downtown's busiest lunchtime spots.
Enjoying attention for its well put together selection of dresses, tops and jackets, Twilight Boutique is a classy place to pick up a few pieces of exquisite clothing that will make the cynosure of all eyes. It features masterpieces from famous to amateur designers, offering a diverse variety to choose from. They have accessories like handbags, pashmina and stylish jewellery as well. The staff is helpful in selecting the items and offers good suggestions.
In Boston's Little Italy district, DePasquale Homemade Pasta might not seem like anything special. Taken by itself, however, this small shop is a treasure of old-world methods and tastes. Pasta maker and quintessential nonna Zoya Kogan toils away behind a deli case crammed with plastic tubs containing any of the fifty pastas made fresh every morning. In addition to the fifty different pasta shapes (from which resident pasta assistants will help you choose) are eight varieties of artisan ravioli along with daily "inspirations". The fresh pasta alone is worth a trip, but the heritage of seasoned pasta makers behind the offerings at DePasquale's make this an absolute must-stop.
Nine West, a leading name in apparel and accessories for women, is located at Copley Place in Boston. The footwear here, especially the stilettos are to die for. You'll find everything from branded shoes and handbags to jewelry and a variety of other accessories on display. The store has a wide assortment of footwear including pumps, platforms and sandals to name a few. With the helpful staff guiding you through the extensive array of footwear and the relaxed and peaceful environment of the store, you are sure to find the perfect pair of shoes.
For all those who have a fetish for jeans, in-jean-ius is the ultimate shopping destination in Boston. Specializing in denims and jeans, shopping at in-jean-ius is an absolute delight, what with the colorfully decorated interiors of the store, the friendly staff and the unique cabana style dressing rooms! This outlet has over 30 different brands to choose from along with a wide assortment of tops and other clothing accessories as well. Owned and managed by the charming Alison Barnard, the store distinguishes itself with a strong youthful fashion.
High Gear, located on the Freedom Trail, stocks on trinkets and stones in styles spanning from archaic to contemporary. Peruse through scores of rings, bracelets, earrings, necklaces, nose rings, and other accessories. A perfect place to find a rare piece, this place also doubles as a great gift haunt. And if a particular item has caught your eye, get over here with the pattern. Chances are it may already be here; otherwise the store will create a replica. Period pieces are also available to match your costume for a play or Halloween. No returns please.
Hey all you men out there, you don't need any more excuses not to accompany your wives on their shopping trips to the North End! Walk into Modo Gatto, where you'll find cool shirts, jeans, pullovers, and sportswear, all under one roof! Your favorite labels are available too-Tavernetti, Ben Sherman, Yanuk etc. Owner Kristen Massaro has also installed a TV screen that telecasts sports, so you won't lose out on that important match while shopping! But the ladies are sure to lose their cool, now that it's their turn to wait for you! In addition to the usual opening hours, the store is open on Mondays during spring and summer.
This small bakery and sweet shop in the historic North End of Boston will draw you in with the heavenly scents that waft out into the street. Find all your favorite Italian pastries, from handmade cannolis and eclairs to sugary cookies. The real treats are the chocolates inside the glass cases: nougat and almonds, hand-made peanut butter cups and dark chocolate bars entice passersby. You won't be able to leave this confectioner empty-handed.
Likely one of the North End's most famous bakeries, this neighborhood institution has been baking Italian and American pastries since 1946. You will always find a crowd eager to try one of the fifteen different types of Cannoli. They also create outstanding ice cream takes, and can throw together a giant sheet cake on short notice. Open late and offering coffee and espresso, this is a great place to stop in for a snack.
Featuring premium cigars at affordable prices, this old-timer cigar store is located in the Castignetti Building in Boston's North End district. Huge numbers of hand-rolled Dominican and Latin American cigars are available in addition to old Italian favorites. The Bella Fuma Cigar Shoppe also offers a special "box a month" program, through which it will automatically ship you cigars every month. Many of the store's clients have their cigars delivered right to their hotel rooms or offices. Stop by for the old world atmosphere.
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