Food & DrinkSee All Winners
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Newton Centre’s beloved Sycamore got a bratty, talented kid sister this year in Little Big Diner, with its tight menu of noodle soups and rice bowls with pristine slabs of proteins...
Bars & ClubsSee All Winners
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The “Ho-Jo” wink in its name captures the playfulness of this captivatingly camp hangout inside the Cali rock-inspired Verb Hotel, once a humble Howard Johnson that housed a tired Tiki bar...
Arts & EntertainmentSee All Winners
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You don’t have to remember the Summer of Love to appreciate Plaza, which finds Quilt channeling seriously retro vibes that are somehow as at home on our Summer 2016 Spotify playlist as they’d have been a half century ago...
People & PlacesSee All Winners
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No wonder crowds have been a constant at the year-round indoor farmers market that houses dozens of local vendors above the Haymarket T station...
Goods & ServicesSee All Winners
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From gardening tools and shaving essentials to gourmet edibles like Bee Raw Honey and filet mignon beef jerky, this Coolidge Corner shop is stocked with all kinds of finds from small-batch makers...
FashionSee All Winners
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Named after yoga’s powerhouse Crane position and tension-busting Lion breathing exercise, this local activewear line has taken over Boston’s athleisure scene, opening three shops in the past six months and doing brisk business online...
Bobbing and weaving with the ever-changing fitness industry, George Foreman III has once again KO’d Boston’s workout scene...
WeddingsSee All Winners
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The delight is in the details for Emily Starr Alfano, who can lend a hand with tablescapes and card displays for DIY brides or pull out all the stops and design a complete visual story to suit the place and personalities involved...