Stephanie Sidell Sokolove is the owner of Stephanie's On Newbury. Sidell Sokolove worked in the food business for…More over 25 years before opening a restaurant of her own. She directed almost every aspect of the restaurant from the menu to the decor. The meals are all made from scratch and are spun into "sophisticated comfort food" that enlightens and comforts at the same time. Stephanie's On Newbury was voted Citysearch's Editorial and Audience Winner for the "Best Patio Dining" in Boston three years in a row.
Landry and Arcari Oriental Rugs 333 Stuart St, Boston, MA02116 In business since 1931, Landry and Arcari is an Oriental rug store in the Back Bay community located on Stuart…More street between Arlington and Berkely. Offering a broad range of Oriental rugs and carpeting options, Landry and Arcari's gallery has been voted "Best of Boston" from 2006 t0 2009 by Boston Magazine. The store provides customers with fittings, rug cleaning services and installation. While Landry and Arcari has select pieces from its collection, the Salem showroom features its full line of flooring options.
Vose Galleries 238 Newbury St, Boston, MA02116 Voted "Best of Boston" in 2009, Vose Galleries has been displaying and selling paintings for six generations, spanning…More more than 100 years. Pictures are already framed, and prices are listed in numerous glossy catalogues at the location. Visitors should note that shopping bags, purses, backpacks and other carry items must be left in the reception area, which also contains a comfortable couch and magazines. For those who are serious about art collecting, Vose Galleries is definitely worth a visit. The company's stock is so large that there isn't even enough wall space to hold it all.
Mizu Boston 776 Boylston St, Boston, MA02199 Mizu Boston has made quite a stir in a short amount of time. Since opening in 2008, it has been voted the world's best…More salon by Estectica Milano magazine. This Back Bay location is only the second Mizu to open after its flagship Park Avenue location in New York. Accessible from the luxurious Mandarin Oriental hotel or from the Prudential Center, Mizu's large, modern, bright white interior is hard to miss. Drawing on minimalist Asian influence, the overall design is intended to evoke harmony and simplicity to create a relaxing atmosphere. Services include styling, blow dry, corrective coloring, and bio ionic Japanese retexturizing treatment.
MiniLuxe is definitely a cut above the other affordable salons. It was voted Best of Boston 2009 and 2010. Its…More mission: "to help you look and feel good with serious care for your hands, feet, face and body."
MiniLuxe has a stated commitment to cleanliness and sterilization, taking precautions that often exceed the industry standard. For instance, Miniluxe cleans its implements and sinks with hospital-grade disinfectant, it uses special pedicure chairs (of its own design) that never recirculate water and it sterilizes instruments in an autoclave after each use. It offers a full range of waxing, manicure and pedicure services as well as neck-and-shoulder massages ($12 for 10 minutes). It invites parties to book private events, with packages tailored to "girls' night out," wedding parties, corporate events and more. MiniLuxe has locations in Boston, Newton, and Lexington.