Shopping in Keene

"Activity Maine" & "RaceME" – Up to 50% Off Subscription

Windham

$19.95 $10

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

50% Off Clothes, Jewelry, Purses and Accessories

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

80% for a Bridal Bouquet and Consultation

Union HIll

$125 $25

After a sit-down consultation with the bride, florists design beautiful bouquets worthy of carrying down the aisle

52% Off at Annie's Book Stop

James St.

$25 $12

Used books in hardcover and paperback, plus children's books and greeting cards

50% Off

Worcester

$20 $10

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

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Dracut

$20 $10

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

46% Off Haircare

Holyoke

$39 $21

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

Up to 57% Off Fused-Glass Jewelry Class

Maynard

$75 $35

Fused-glass jewelry class teaches guests to make their own unique artwork, such as earrings, pendants, and dishes

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Multiple Locations

$149 $24.99

Show off your knowledge of the stacking-bracelets trend by adorning your wrist with a set of three fashionable bracelets

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Salem

$20 $10

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

50% Off Tuxedo Rentals

West Springfield Town

$155 $77

Tuxedo rentals—which include a vest, tie, shirt, and cufflinks—prep men for proms, weddings, and other formal occasions

50% Toward Custom Engraving and Personalization

Andrew Grant Diamond Center

$50 $25

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

50% Off at 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

Half Off Women's Designer Consignment Apparel

Ashland

$50 $25

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

50% Off Vegan Cosmetics at The All Natural Face

Framingham

$30 $15

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Mascara, eye shadow, lip gloss, and lotions crafted from natural ingredients with no animal byproducts

50% Off Custom-Blended Bath Products

Natick Mall

$30 $15

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

Select Local Merchants

The Valley Advocate featured Turn It Up! Although most locations have yet to be reviewed, Yelpers give the Northampton location an average of 4.5 stars, three Insider Pagers give it an average of four stars, and more than 5,500 Facebookers are fans.

89 Main St
Keene,
NH
US

Faire Stories Entertainment is home to interactive musical theater for kids. Each performance features original music and unexpected twists on traditional fairy tales, creating immersive, complete shows and experiences. The visits available range from simple character visits, to meet and greets, to full-on interactive musicals that involve a variety of characters, including princesses, pilots, Santas and historical characters.

144 School Street
Winchendon,
MA
US

Voted Best New England Restaurant, Best Service, and Most Romantic Restaurant by Valley Advocate, Chandler's Restaurant bursts with a spectacular array of traditional New England surf ‘n’ turf. Dinner diners can ease into a seasonal menu with the local-goat-cheese plate, featuring toasty doubloons of crostini, augmented with caramel apple, fruit preserve, and walnut pesto ($12). Culinary artists bind a variety of locally sourced produce and meats into miraculous entree options, which include traditional New England bouillabaisse ($30), a miniature ocean of tomato, saffron, and butter broth, dotted with islands of clams and mussels, and lapping at a golden garlic-toast shore, where a fresh fillet of fish basks, slathered in lobster aioli. Lunching mouths can discuss the benefits of collecting cocktail umbrellas while tasting the menu's BBC beer-battered fish ‘n’ chips ($14.50) or an armada of sandwiches, from the Pilgrim, a mound of roast turkey breast festooned with sage dressing and cranberry sauce ($9), to the house-smoked pastrami reuben ($10.50).

25 Greenfield Road
Deerfield,
MA
US

Behind Magical Child's enchanting green and gold, Main Street–esque storefront, sunlight floods shelves of educational and imagination-stimulating toys, books, and games. Towering stuffed animals peer down on train sets—the way Clifford the Dog peers down on real trains—and puzzles from Melissa and Doug, alongside packages of Legos and Hasbro board games. A cornucopia of colorful wares permeates the shop, in which eyes can turn in no direction without meeting the glare of an alluring item. Racks of gently used clothing outfit children of up to 6 years of age, and a selection of more mature gag gifts and brainteasers grants older patrons diversion from humdrum office lives and asparagus-steaming socials.

134 Main St
Greenfield,
MA
US

At The Pottery Paintin' Place, ceramic renderings of Darth Vader and Princess Leia join mugs, plates, and piggy banks atop a series of shelves. Visiting artists pluck one of these achromatic items from its waiting place before coating it in a colorful design and handing it off to a staff member, who fires it in the on-site kiln. Each piece of art emerges from the kiln able to withstand ovens, dishwashers, microwaves, and most apocalypses.

The shop's master potter, Brian Murphy, further encourages artistic expression with pottery-throwing courses, during which participants design their own ceramic creations. The newly expanded party area holds up to 24 painters, who can partake in refreshments brought from home during one- to two-hour celebrations. On-site summer camps and after-school programs cater to the younger crowd with tie-dyeing, glass-fusing, beading, and homework-torching.

88 Massachusetts Ave
Lunenburg,
MA
US

Bender's Mattress PhD lulls bodies to sleep on a fleet of brand-name mattresses and pillows. Taxonomize sheep atop a selection of Innomax pillows ($17+) or avoid cricks with a Tempur-Pedic neck pillow ($89). Customers no longer content to swaddle themselves in tinfoil at bedtime can try the Classic full ($199) or Caress twin ($199) mattresses. Memory foam mattresses ($339+) conform to individual bodily impressions, and specific Tempur-Pedic mattresses ($1,299+) earned an ease-of-use commendation by the Arthritis Foundation and ranked a Consumers Digest Best Buy.

18 Main St
Townsend,
MA
US