Love Funding 170 Newbury St, Boston, MA02116 With 25 years of experience, Love Funding specializes in loans for a variety of commercial real estate ventures. From…More apartment complexes to assisted-living facilities, the company provides sound, sure advice to help investors make the most of the property they hope to develop.
Sweet 225 Newbury St, Boston, MA02116 Not much needs to be said about cupcakes. You either love 'em or really love 'em. After the overwhelming success of its…More South End location, Sweet opened this Back Bay bakery in June 2010. The cupcakes here are baked fresh every morning; no items are carried over to the next day. Some of the most popular flavors are the red velvet, organic "karat" cake, and of course the Boston Cream. Regulars of the bakery get a kick out of their unique frosting "shots" and dog-owners can treat their best friend to a "pup" cake. Flavors change seasonally and the variety is astounding. Take your cupcakes with you or enjoy it them in the store while watching one of the old black-and-white movies playing continually on the TV above the fireplace.
Aldo 184 Newbury St, Boston, MA02116 Find yourself in Aldo and you will find yourself in a shoe heaven where classy is mixed with fierce and flats are…More challenged by the always-loved pump. There are so many options that women and men will find the pair they need and maybe even several pairs they want. The friendly and knowledgeable staff assists all clients who have questions and requests.
Louis Vuitton 100 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA02116 The Louis Vuitton store, located at the Gallery at Copley Place, is an enormous showroom-style affair, bright and…More spacious. The merchandise, including the famed Louis Vuitton handbags, is lovingly displayed for perusal.
The Poor People's United Fund acts as a voice for poor and homeless people, and counters many of the misconceptions…More about their social and financial situations. The nonprofit provides funding to a wide range of Boston-based grassroots organizations, as well as limited individual assistance like food vouchers for single mothers or bus fare for people visiting a loved one in need.
Williams-Sonoma 100 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA02116 Williams-Sonoma has been offering upscale, state-of-the-art kitchen accessories for more than 50 years. It has an…More exclusive "cookbook club," through which members can enroll in cooking classes. It also has a number of exclusive offerings, such as the Le Creuset line of cookware and Zoku "quick-pop accessories" (for making popsicles at home). Whether you're a homemaker or an aspiring chef -- anyone who likes to cook will love Williams-Sonoma.
Terrida 18 Arlington St, Boston, MA02116 Terrida is a dream come true for people who love to accessorize. They have 115 colors to choose from for each bag…More or piece of luggage you may want, as well as other customizable options. The store also boasts a unique collection of clothing, which will be expanding in October to include a line of shoes. The store provides a relaxed, open feel and the sales associates are very friendly and eager to assist you.
Jordan The Tailor 271 Newbury St, Boston, MA02116 Jordan the tailor is a much-loved and respected figure in Back Bay. Proudly displayed on his front wall is his 2004…More "Best of Boston" plaque honoring his friendly service, expert tailoring skills and affordable pricing. He can alter your suits, evening dresses and most especially your wedding gown. Tucked away in his unassuming shop on the second floor, Jordan's approach has always been to go the extra mile. Quality is the number one priority and he'll try to accommodate you if you're in a bind or have an emergency.
Simon Pearce Glass 115 Newbury St, Boston, MA02116 In our age of Taylorism, mass-production and impersonality, Simon Pearce stands out as a bulwark of old-school…More craftsmanship. Educated first in his parents' pottery studio, and later in the Royal College of Art in London, Simon Pearce and the artisans in his employ are absolutely committed to a now (sadly) all-too-rare attitude towards labor: they combine art with utility, form with function, to create beautiful, durable and unique pieces, meant to last a lifetime (and more). All their products are lovingly hand-made in Vermont. Their Back Bay location boasts high ceilings, wood floors, plenty of natural light and an accommodating, eager-to-please staff. Whatever you buy here, be it for yourself or a friend, is sure to become a treasured family heirloom.