Shopping in Kendall Square

$249 for One Pair of Men's Italian Dress Shoes and a Silk Tie at Rulls Clothing From Italy ($500 Value)

Rulls Clothing From Italy

Rulls Clothing from Italy

$500 $249

Men's dress shoes imported from Italy include Mario Bruni designs, matched with an imported silk tie

Handmade Gifts at Gifted (50% Off)

Gifted

South End

$40 $20

Pieces of handblown glass, stylish watches, scarves, jewelry, wall art, and colorful tableware make for one-of-a-kind gifts

Fine Jewelry at Bromfield Jewelers (Up to 51% Off). Two Options Available.

Bromfield Jewelers

Boston

$300 $149

Unique pieces such as estate gold, diamond earrings and rings, and chelsea clocks

One- or Two-Year Subscription to Sustainable Food News (Up to 94% Off)

Sustainable Food News

Online Deal

$299 $19.99

News source for organic, sustainable, and natural food industry includes daily e-newsletters and archive of more than 20,000 stories

One or Two Pairs of Jeans at Boston Jean Company (Up to 53% Off)

Boston Jean Company

Redeem from Home

$159 $79

Flattering jeans made with comfort-stretch denim and emblazoned with local Boston symbols, signature grommets, and stylish embroidery

$25 for $150 Worth of iPhone Accessories from The Smartphone Mall

The Smartphone Mall

Online Deal

$150 $25

A selection of more than 500 different iPhone accessories and cases

12-Month Subscription to “Kearsarge Magazine,” “Upper Valley Life” Magazine, or Both (Up to 57% Off)

"Kearsarge" or "Upper Valley Life" Magazine

Online Deal

$15 $7

Magazines highlight happenings and news in New Hampshire and Vermont; written by well-travelled but homegrown writers

$595 for a Men's Custom-Tailored Suit Package at Cuffs and Collars (Up to a $1,644 Total Value)

Cuffs & Collars

Downtown

$1,644 $595

Two-piece suits made from fine Italian wool flatter figures with custom European-style tailoring, dress shirts, ties, and cufflinks

Custom Chinos and Shirts at Custom Chino (Up to 55% Off). Three Options Available.

Custom Chino

Boston Showroom

$198 $99

The tailors make new a pattern for every client, and clothing is completed in less than four weeks

Two or Four Custom Shirts or Bespoke Suit with Option for Two Custom Shirts at BookATailor (Up to 64% Off)

BookATailor

Boston Showroom

$198 $99

Skilled tailors take clients' measurements and customize each suit and shirt with fabrics made in Italy and England

One, Three, or Five Custom-Made Shirts at Made II Fit (Up to 60% Off)

Made II Fit

Boston

$120 $65

Tailors take your measurements and customize well-fitting shirts

$20 for $40 Worth of Women's Shoes — Luigi & Lola Shoes

Luigi & Lola

Boston

$40 $20

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

$25 for $50 Worth of Adult Toys and Accessories at Good Vibrations

Good Vibrations

Coolidge Corner

$50 $25

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Personal and couples massagers, lubricants, and romantic accessories such as massage candles

$3 for $6 Groupon — LBC Pawn

La Chic Boutique

Davis Square

$6 $3

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Vintage and Consignment Apparel at Deja Vu (Half Off). Three Options Available.

Deja Vu

Newton

$50 $25

Fill your closet with clothes and shoes from top designers such as Gucci, Chanel, Jimmy Choo, and Free People

Four-Hour or All-Day ElliptiGO Rental for One or Two (Up to 76% Off)

ElliptiGO

Multiple Locations

$38 $10

Low-impact exercise device combines movement of elliptical machines with road-ready nature of bikes

Beer- or Wine-Making Class with Equipment, or Bartending Class at The Wine Shop of Reading (Up to 61% Off)

The Wine Shop of Reading

Reading

$200 $99

The best student-made wine and beer will be sold at local stores

Cheerleading Hair Bows at 8 Count Cheer Gear (Half Off). Two Options Available.

8 Count Cheer Gear

Canton

$20 $10

Custom cheerleading hair bows flaunt cute prints, bright colors, rhinestones, and sequins

$30 for $60 Worth of 4G and Accessories at IM Wireless Verizon Wireless Retail Store

IM Wireless Verizon Wireless Retail Store

Multiple Locations

$60 $30

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Retail store with an array of Verizon Wireless smartphones, service plans, and phone accessories

Custom-Blended Bath Products at Bath Junkie Natick Mall (50% Off). Two Options Available.

Bath Junkie Natick Mall

Natick Mall

$30 $15

Eco-friendly bath soaps, salt scrubs, and lotions customized with your choice of size, color, and scent

E-Cigarettes at N.E. Vapors (Half Off). Two Options Available.

N.E. Vapors

Dracut

$20 $10

Smokers & quitters puff electronic cigarettes that deliver nicotine with tar-free, flame-free & pollutant-free puffs of flavored water vapor

$25 for $50 Worth of Women's Designer Consignment Apparel and Accessories atGetModa Designer Consignment Boutique

GetModa Designer Consignment Boutique

Ashland

$50 $25

Women’s designer consignment rotating selection includes Missoni shirts, Chanel sunglasses, Gucci scarves, and Louis Vuitton wallets

$10 for $20 Clothes, Jewelry, Purses and Accessories — Black Box Boutique

Black Box Boutique

Chelmsford

$20 $10

Local businesses like this one promote thriving, distinctive communities by offering a rich array of goods and services to locals like you

Party Supplies or Custom Balloon Decor at Snapdragons Party & Gifts (50% Off)

Snapdragons Party & Gifts

Stow

$30 $15

Family-owned party store stocks all the essentials to host the perfect event

Bath and Body Products at Bath Junkie North Attleboro (Half Off). Two Options Available.

Bath Junkie North Attleboro

North Attleboro

$30 $15

Custom-blended scrubs, bath crystals, and other products help cleanse and moisturize skin

Apparel and Accessories at The Fashion Truck on Main (50% Off). Two Options Available.

The Fashion Truck on Main

Westford

$20 $10

At the brick-and-mortar location of this fashion truck, browse wrap sweatshirts, day dresses, silky shirts, necklaces, and scarves

$10 for $20 Worth of E-Cigarette Flavors at Boston Vapor

Boston Vapor

Salem

$20 $10

Puff away one flavored wisps of vapor, without the tar and smoke of traditional cigarettes

One- or Two-Year "Activity Maine" & "RaceME" Outdoor-Adventures Magazine Subscription (Up to 50% Off)

Activity Maine & RaceME

Windham

$19.95 $10

Magazine covers seasonal adventures, such as summer kayaking and surfing, and a comprehensive bike and road racing guide

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Precious coffee is expertly brewed and measured at Voltage Coffee, which pours custom blends and premium chocolate concoctions into the cups of thirsty customers. The tasteful menu demonstrates the breadth of the store’s sippables, a roster that includes exotic creations such as the paper plane latte, which, like most actual planes, is powered by cardamom, rose water, and honey ($4 for 12 oz.). Three single-origin hot-chocolate drinks provided with tasting notes will please cocoaholics ($4 for 12 oz.).

295 Third Street
Cambridge,
MA
US

Beginning as an offshoot of Cambridge's historic textile industry and a complement to the inventive business model of By The Pound, The Garment District continues combining a repertoire of hip, quirky clothing with eco-friendly practices of recycling and consignment. The hard-working staff of 40 intercepts gently used fashions and unworn apparel before it can be carelessly thrown away or wasted on stylish scarecrows. More than 40,000 wearables don men, women, and children in modish displays of vintage, contemporary, and designer clothing, drawing in hats, dresses, shoes, and accessories from sources across the country to keep the racks stocked with millions of pounds of clothing throughout the year. Thread handlers sort through collected duds, hanging the stylishly suited on racks, sending overstock clothing to developing countries, and shipping soiled or torn clothing to a shoddy mill, where it is ground up and sent as threats to fashion designers.

200 Broadway
Cambridge,
MA
US

The low thrum of an electric bass. The clean jangle of an electric piano. At School of Groove, owner Christopher Vuk presides over instructors as they fill the space with music and help students through scales, rhythms, and eventually full pieces on a wide range of instruments. The teachers have played music alongside musicians including Herbie Hancock, John Mayer, and Paul Simon, and guest rock musicians occasionally lead sessions to impart their skills or explain why they think every smashable guitar is full of candy. In private lessons and group sessions, hands-on practice illuminates the processes of improvising, writing, and recording music. Students at the school can also join a band, where they'll write their own music, build teamwork skills, and perform at venues such as Hard Rock Cafe and Ryles Jazz Club.

535 Cambridge Street
Cambridge,
MA
US

From the hallowed field at Fenway Park to the educational havens of Harvard and M.I.T, Boston's history is written across its skyline. The area's nearby waterways allow for mostly unencumbered views of these sights, and guided boat tours let sightseers experience the city in a relaxing way. To this end, Charles Riverboat Company's vessels embark on journeys across the Charles River and Boston Harbor. Architecture tours guided by an expert from Boston by Foot and run together with BSA Space, Boston?s premier cultural institution on architecture and design, and home to the Boston Society of Architects, the tour's captains and crews point out historic sights such as famous buildings or the 100-story kettle used during the Boston Tea Party. Sunset tours offered under the warm glow of the setting sun wind through the river as music plays. Charles Riverboat Company also charters their boats for groups of up to 150.

100 Cambridgeside Pl.
Cambridge,
MA
US

In 1927, Jack Cohen had a vision. Packing a pushcart full of high-quality frames, he began to sell fashionable spectacles to his fellow merchants along New York City's Orchard Street. After expanding into a small shop on a Lower East Side corner, that humble little cart has since evolved into more than 100 retail outlets known as Cohen's Fashion Optical, where customers fortify their eyesight with a range of acuity-boosting products and services. Rows of frames boast the signature contours of several designer brands, including Tag Heuer, Dolce & Gabbana, Bulgari, and Gucci. In the onsite lab, opticians craft brand-new, custom lenses, including ones that self-adjust to different lighting conditions. Meanwhile, licensed optometrists help renew prescriptions and ensure ocular health during eye exams that measure eye coordination, refraction, and the curvature of the cornea, a concept originally discovered by Ferdinand Magellan when he looked through the wrong end of his spyglass.

100 Cambridgeside Pl
Cambridge,
MA
US

Kendall Square Scene