Specializing in videos straight from China, Hong Kong, Thailand, and Indonesia, this Allston store has one of the best selections of action/adventure martial arts movies in town. Though most titles are subtitled or poorly dubbed, if Kung-Fu flicks are your pleasure, then the bad dubbing might actually make them more enjoyable. Check out mainstream titles along the walls for your next action adventure flick.
Leather is the name of the game at this Allston store, which can fix your shoes in one breath and sell you a brand new handbag in the next. Offering quality care for your venerable shoes, the shop can resole and re-lace anything from loafers to heels and boots. Pick yourself out a new wallet while you wait, and by the time you've decided upon a new calfskin tri-fold your shoes will likely be ready to go, complete with a complimentary shine.
From the outside, this little store may not look like much. Inside, however, you'll find an incredible selection of magazines and newspapers as well as a decent assortment of office supplies. A solid clientele of locals heads here to catch up on community gossip, play the lottery and grab a copy of Baron's, Black Belt Magazine, or even some number 10 envelopes. Check out the used paperback rack in the center of the store, grab an ice cold soda, or play the numbers. This store has a cozy feel and great selection.
Specializing in imported Japanese and Korean video, this Allston neighborhood store is only a year old and already has a huge following among Japanese and Korean students living in Boston. They have the latest episodes of your favorite television shows, like Iron Chef, MiniSukato Police and others. You'll find some cool titles in the back, provided you can read hiragana or hangul! Even if you can't, not to worry, the staff is friendly and will be glad to find you just the right title.
Located just up the block from Harvard Stadium in Allston, this shop is a popular haunt for BMX bike enthusiasts, who enjoy the huge selection of custom wheels, suspension forks, clothing and accessories from GT, Dyno, DK, Diamond Back, Schwinn and Hoffman. They also sell used bikes at discount. Outfit the whole family here and take to the streets!
Located right at the intersection of Harvard Avenue, this exceptional liquor store stocks a huge number of fine wines and international vintages. The fantastic prices go beyond liquor, beer and wine to assorted gifts: authentic pub dart boards, humidors, t-shirts, novelty gifts and more. Excellent customer service and selection makes them rise above the rest.
The selection at this used record store brings in droves of patrons looking for hard-to-find records, CDs and cassettes. Trade in your used vinyl and discs for cash or store credit because this great barter or cash program keeps the current stock fresh and exciting. Find hidden gems with ease thanks to a helpful staff and some of the lowest prices in town.
Paying homage to the extensive Russian community in Boston and Brookline, this great delicatessen serves up some standard fare as well as a huge range of take-home Russian specialties like the usual borscht, black breads, sweet butter and meat dishes featuring beef, pork and lamb. The conversation is largely in Russian, with many ex-pats traveling across town to come here for their deli needs. A fascinating taste of foreign culture and great products as well.
Ritual Arts stocks an eclectic mix of incense, herbs and books on pagan rituals and ceremonial traditions. The distinctive odor of sandalwood incense greets you as you step into the store, followed assuredly by the cat that keeps the guard from evil spirits. The shelves are filled with titles on ceremonial witchcraft, pagan beliefs and other alternative religions. There's even a photocopy machine for emergency copies.
This Allston store offers a smorgasboard of everything musical. Posters announce concerts and musical events coming to the Boston area, and tickets for most of these shows are available. Bins are filled with CD's, cassettes and vinyl, encouraging a quick search for some unexpected finds. Headphones and other audio accessories are up front, while in the back you will find instruments and related equipment. The knowledgeable staff will help you make the perfect selection.
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