As a merchant’s daughter, I was brought up to honor local business. Newton has some of the best old fashioned village centers which provide almost endless shopping and dining choices. Here are just some of my fav’s for 2016!
1.The Paper Mouse – Stocking stuffers? Chanukah gifts? Browse the unique beautiful collection of items, many related to the handwritten and painted arts along with many other great items.
1274 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02466
2. Natural Sense – a pampering place – A hidden gem! Looking for a hostess gift, Natural Sense as a full line of scented and unscented, lotions, soaps, candles, gift cards, and more. Want a new lipstick for the holidays, ask Beverly, to help you choose the perfect shade of red for this winter holiday season.
326 Walnut Stree
Newtonville, MA 02460
3.Learning Express Toys Always the perfect toy! With a tagline like this you know this shop has been a local favorite for years. Get on their mailing list for some great specials and be sure to sign up for the frequent buyers card. 1296 Center Street, Newton Center, MA, 617-969-2722
4.Artitudes Gallery – Find a unique gift created by American craftsmen. Local artists items that are sure to please.
“At Artitudes we believe in showcasing only unique hand made items. While exploring our site you will find a sampling of our artists’ work.Our extensive knowledge and close relationships with the people behind the crafts enable us to share with our customers the story tied to many of the pieces in Artitudes.” ~ArtitudesGallery.com
1286 Washington Street
West Newton, MA 02465
5.Adamas Fine Jewelry-Adamasofferfinejewelrythatwillmake the statement you wish this holiday season: Intense, bold, refined, elegant!MakeamemorywithangiftfromAdamas,
23 Lincoln Street
Newton Highlands MA 2461
6.Newtonville Books – My granddaughter, Leah and I love to browse this beautiful shop. So many books to discover!
10 Langley Road
Newton, MA 02459
.Folklorica – Beautiful jewelry in a wide range of price points. ShopFolklorica.com “Inspired by my global travels and you, my customer, Folklorica has matured as an exemplary marketplace of ideas with evolving mix of emerging and established designers with a consistent display of modern and classic styles where incredible value is hallmark.” ~owner, Don Gross, 61 Union Street, Newton, MA 02459, 617- 630-1815
9.West Newton Cinema – Why not give the gift of entertainment. What could be better than the magical gift of the movies at a special local theatre which has presented the Finest Foreign, Independent and Critically Acclaimed Films since 1978!
1296 Washington Street
Watch for my January news with 9 Places to Nosh in the New Year in Newton!
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