City dwellers can instantly add life to their digs with a visit to Niche, which offers a diverse selection of perennials, herbs, annuals and vegetables...
This Coolidge Corner mainstay has been “dedicated to the fine art of browsing” for more than half a century...
When Barcelona-born Astrid Motsenigos realized she couldn’t find the same “beautiful, everyday items” for her daughter locally that she could while traveling...
Laura Jean Floral
No two posies are the same—and neither are the arrangements from this Cambridge studio, which sources from local farms and personalizes each design...
Mitchell Gold + Bob Williams
From clean-lined dining tables and gleaming bar carts to curvy sectionals and tufted upholstered beds, the furnishings at this 10,000-square-foot Back Bay store are sleek...
Browsing this Beacon Hill boutique feels like shopping the abode of your effortlessly stylish BFF—if your friend happened to be a European jet-setter...
It’s easy being green with a subscription to Bootstrap Compost, a Boston-based service that’s diverted nearly two million pounds of waste from landfills...
Home Decor Store
Modern Relik’s 5,000-square-foot showroom offers a “marriage of classic and avant-garde,” says owner Meg Kimball, a 20-year interior design specialist...
Whether your go-to is liquor, wine or craft beer, you can drink in hundreds of options at Gordon’s new Downtown Crossing outpost...
You won’t find plush lobsters or Boston baked beans at this charming shop, which stands out amid a sea of more tourist-focused options at Faneuil Hall...
This meal kit service blends a trifecta of feel-good ingredients: sustainable packaging, local produce and delivery via bicycle...
Mozart Moving Company
Having your TV arrive on time—without any scratches—is usually enough to give a moving company a passing grade...
The ICA Store
Forget about merely exiting through the gift shop; the ICA Store is a destination in its own right...
The Local Fare
Gourmands should gravitate to this Arlington space co-founded by the ladies behind Nutty Life nut-based milks, Kitchen Millie two-bite cookies...
Boston Public Market
With more than 35 New England vendors, this market offers baked goods, coffee, tea, produce, seafood, cheese, cured meats and more to shoppers...
The Urban Hound
The Urban Hound has come a long way from its one-person dog-walking roots...
Reason to Dabble in the Occult
HausWitch Home + Healing
Channeling Salem’s witchy spirit with a playful feminist flair, this sunlit shop stocks signature spell kits—like Open Window, for banishing negative energy...
Heartbreak Hill Running Company
Founded by former Boston College track and field captains, this “all things running” store offers personalized fittings with gait analysis...
The art of snail mail is alive and well in Natick thanks to this shop, which stocks stationery with a distinct attitude, much of it locally designed...
Good Faith Tattoo
Fear not, first-timers: The name of this Allston shop says it all...