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missystuhff
« on: June 19, 2006 01:19:53 PM »

Hey All,
I will be in Boston June 30th-July5th (I wouldn't ususally be there on such a touristy weekend, but my university band is coming in to play at a convention) ... anywho, we have some free time and I was wondering where I needed to go to find the best stores and/or any  events going on around then... I have been to Boston before (my fav. city, I hope to live there when I am finally finished with school) so I am not afraid to travel a little. Any help would be appreciated!
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« Reply #1 on: June 19, 2006 01:26:22 PM »

I would reccomend jumping on theT, and taking the red line ($1.25 fare) to Davis Square.  That's where Magpie is, along with lots of other cool stores and resturants ( All different typs of food, an independent movie house, a super cool comic shop, which is right near Magpie, ice cream, independent coffee shops).  It's a really fun area to hang out in.
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« Reply #2 on: June 19, 2006 06:18:51 PM »

There's a little hole in the wall store on newbury street called the gargoyle store. If you can find it, it's absolutely wonderful. It's about halfway between CVS and the fairy store, on the same side. Porter square is worth a visit if you're into Japanese food, when you get off that stop at the T (right after Harvard) and go left, there's a secret little haven of Japanese restaurants, shops, and a grocery store in the mall there. I think there's a sign for either a gym or the Gap there. Possibly both. Eat at Fire and Ice. There's one in Harvard Square and one in the back bay. If you go to the one in Harvard Square, once you're done, ask for directions to Finale for dessert! I can get myself to all these places fine, but when it comes to giving directions to them, I'm crap! Sorry  Embarrassed
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« Reply #3 on: June 20, 2006 12:06:37 PM »

Yeah! Come to Magpie on the redline subway! While you're in Davis Square you can go to a great used book store called McIntyre & Moore and to Spark Craft Studios and have yummy indian food at Diva.
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« Reply #4 on: June 20, 2006 07:48:14 PM »

Thanks for all of the tips, I will definatly be heading towards magpie..I can't wait to be in a real city.. wahoo!
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« Reply #5 on: June 21, 2006 04:33:21 AM »

I would also third the recommendation for Davis Square.  I'm also a fan of Coolidge Corner (it's on the green line of the subway, which is the slow subway line, but if you're out that way anyway it's cool).  It's in Brookline, which is a heavily Jewish community right next to Boston.  There are a couple book stores, an independent movie theater, a comic book store, a great pizza place, and several interesting Kosher restaurants.  It's also the place to find interesting Judaica.  If you keep walking towards Brookline Village, there is a very nice yarn store too, A Good Yarn.  http://www.agoodyarn.biz/

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