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Small Business Shopping Guide - Greater Boston

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If you have a wide ranging list, Boston and its closest suburbs have tons of options for holiday shopping! Here are more than 45 businesses that can help you check off everyone on your list this year.

Business Name Overview

Amanda's Flowers

Address: 12 Tremont St, Brighton, MA 02135
Business Type: Florist Shop

Women Owned

"Hand Selected Long-Lasting Bouquets"
 
Visit Online: www.amandasflowers.com 

Artitudes

Address: 1286 Washington St, West Newton, MA 02465
Business Type: Handcrafted Gift Shop

Women Owned
 
"Fine American Crafts & Jewelry"
 

Autumn Air Heating and Cooling

Address: 31 County Rd, Burlington, MA 01803
Business Type: Central Air 

Ballroom in Boston

Address: 100 Parker St, Watertown, MA 02472
Business Type: Dance Lessons
 
Women Owned
 
"We offer gift certificates for dance lessons for couples and singles. Everything from traditional ballroom, like waltz and tango, to Latin, to swing, country and more. We have something for everyone!"

Bay State Physical Therapy

Address: 703 Granite St Suite 300, Braintree, MA 02184
Business Type: Physical Therapy

"We provide a non drug, non surgical approach to musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction."

Visit Online: www.baystatept.com

Blue Hill Observatory and Science Center

Address: Top of Great Blue Hill, Summit Rd, Canton MA
Business Type: Weather Museum with educational programs and parties and Museum Gift Shop

"Our educational programs and party activities can be on Blue Hill or we can come to you. The Gift Shop has a wide range of science books with a focus on Atmospheric Science and Climate. We also have educational toys including kites for novice through expert." 

Boston On Site Sales

Address: 1271A Washington St, Weymouth, MA 02189
Business Type: Mobile Tool, Hardware and Safety Supply

"Featuring Milwaukee Tools"

Cheers

Address: 84 Beacon St, Boston MA 02108
Business Type: Pub & Gift Shop

"The inspiration for the setting of the hit television series Cheers!"
 

Choose To Be Nice

Address: 7 Utica Rd, Needham, MA 02494
Business Type: After School Program
 
Woman & LGBTQ Owned

"Our wonderful message of Choose To Be Nice along with our awesome tees, hoodies, hats, etc. And our impactful programs that help create lasting cultures of kindness at school, home, work and out in the wider community."

Colony Coin Company

Address: 78 Bowers St, Newton, MA 02460
Business Type: Buy/Sell Coins, Banknotes, etc.

"Free simple appraisals. At same location since 1970. Limited hours: 1PM to 5:30 Monday's, 10:30 -5:30 Thursday's, 9:30-5:30 Saturday's."

Copper Rose Studio

Address: 95 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021
Business Type: Hair Salon
 
Woman Owned
 
"Specializing in Balayage and Lived-in Color."
 

Edge Studio of Dance

Address: 905 Turnpike St # D2, Canton, MA 02021
Business Type: Dance Lessons

Woman Owned

Fiore's Bakery

Address: 55 South Street, Jamaica Plain, MA, 02130
Business Type: Bakeshop
 
"Bakeshop making breads & pastries plus light fare like soups & sandwiches, with many vegan options. Check out our specialties such as vegan wedding cakes, vegetarian, gluten-free selections."
 

Gari Japanese Fusion Bistro

Address: 1019 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492
Business Type: Restaurant 

"Sushi, Japanese Cuisine"

Historic Newton Museum Shops

Jackson Homestead: 527 Washington St., Newton, MA 02458
Durant-Kenrick House: 286 Waverley Ave., Newton, MA 02458
Business Type: Gift Shops at Newton's History Museums

"History-themed gifts include our new book, 'Norumbega Park and the Totem Pole Ballroom' (Arcadia, 2021) plus custom-made Ginger Pear Jam, homemade soy candles, cards, and books for children and adults. Shop at the Jackson Homestead, the Durant-Kenrick House, or online."
 

Jack I. Smolokoff, Attorney at Law

Address: 1017 Turnpike St, Suite #12A, Canton, MA 02021
Business Type: Legal Services - Real Estate

Judith's Kitchen

Address: 1371 Washington St, West Newton, MA 02465
Business Type: Prepared Food

Woman Owned

"The kale Salad is super popular.  It has Kale, Olive Oil, Lemon Juice and Parmesan Cheese.  The Salmon is very fresh as well as the grilled Chicken which sells very well."
 

Local Color Jewelry

Needham, MA
Business Type: Handcrafted Gift Shop

Woman Owned

"Viking knitting"
 

Michelson’s Shoes

Address: 1082 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492
Business Type: Shoes Store

"We are a full service shoe store. Offering comfort shoes for all members of the family."
 

Miranda Bread

Address: 358 Washington Street, Stoughton, MA 02702
Business Type: Brazilian Bakery & Sandwich Shop
 
“Savor the flavor of Brazil” 
 

More Than Words

Address: 56 Felton Street, Waltham, MA 02453
242 East Berkeley Street, Boston, MA 02118
Business Type: Social Enterprise Youth-Run Bookstore
 
Woman Owned
 
"More Than Words is a nonprofit social enterprise that empowers young adults who are in the foster care system, court-involved, homeless, or out of school to take charge of their lives by taking charge of a business."
 
Visit Online: www.shop.mtwyouth.org

Move & Groove Watertown

Address: 100 Parker St, Watertown, MA 02472
Business Type: Kids Dance Classes

Women Owned

"If your little one loves to spin and leap at home, they will love our dance classes! We offer options for kids ages 2+! Sign up today for the January session!"
 

Needham Music

Address: 957 Great Plane Ave, Needham, MA 02492
Business Type: Music Lessons, Instrument Rentals, Retail

"Ukulele Package (Includes ukulele, book, tuner and bag!)"
 

Neon Bandits

Mailing Address: PO Box 920759, Needham, MA, 02492
Business Type: Sock Brand

"Tired of the specialization in the sock market (a different sock for each activity), a sibling duo launched Neon Bandits in an effort to create the ultimate sock for the on-the-go individual. All Neon Bandits socks perfectly marry performance and style."
 

New Coat Painting

Addresses: 675 VFW Parkway #131, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
110 West St, Hyde Park, MA 02136
Business Type: A Professional Painting Company offering a wide range of interior painting, exterior painting and related services.

LBGTQ Owned

"Our service from start to finish."
 

Newtonville Camera

Address: 85 River St #16, Waltham, MA 02453
Business Type: Photography Equipment & Photofinishing Services

"Friendly & Knowledgeable Photography Experts"
 

N&P Masonry

Address: 79 Chard St, Weymouth, MA 02189
Business Type: Masonry

Visit Online: www.nandpmasonry.com

Pet Wants Newton

Business Type: Pet Nutrition Products

Woman Owned

"Small Batch, Fresh Pet Food, Treats, Chews and More!"
 

Plants Bliss Love

Address: Quincy, MA
Business Type: Plant art/styling & Reiki Healing
 
Woman Owned
 
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Possick Plumbing & Heating

Address: 160 Boylston St, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
Business Type: Plumbing & Heating

"High efficiency boilers and water heaters installed. Over 50 years serving Boston and sounding towns."

Pottery with a Purpose

Address: 24 Pleasant St, Needham, MA 02492
Business Type: Handcrafted Gift Shop

Woman Owned

"Our corporate/team pottery workshops that are a fun, creativity-sparking + stress-relieving option for company parties or corporate wellness activities. Available for in-person and remote teams. Also our holiday DIY Pottery Kits launching the beginning of November."
 

Quarry Hills Plumbing & HVAC Inc.

Address: 98 Prospect St, South Easton, MA 02375
Business Type: Residential and Commercial Plumbing and HVAC Mechanical Contractors

Woman Owned

"High Efficiency heating and air conditioning"
 

Santana Properties Team

Address: 99 Massachusetts Ave Suite 300, Arlington MA 02474
Business Type: Real Estate

POC Owned

"We are a full-service team assisting buyers, sellers, and investors in residential real estate. We are passionate about being the bridge from where you are to where you want to be."
 

Scout & Cellar, Clean-Crafted Wine, Judy Shoobe Independent Consultant

Address: 516 Central Ave, Needham, MA 02494
Business Type: Wine Tasting

Woman Owned

"Going beyond organic, our Clean-Crafted™ wine is always free from synthetic pesticides and chemical additives and sweeteners. We partner with growers and family-owned farms to create delicious wine that's better on the vine, in the bottle, and in your glass."
 

Stoughton House of Brews

Address: 28 Porter St, Stoughton, MA 02072
Business Type: Restaurant

Veteran Owned

"Caribbean inspired foods"
 

Suzuki School of Newton, Inc.

Address: 1615 Beacon St, Waban, MA 02468
Business Type: Music Lessons for Children

Woman & POC Owned

"Teaching classical music to young children.  Full Day preschool (8 AM to 6 PM) with Suzuki violin, Suzuki piano and Mandarin included in the tuition."
 

Sweetness and Honey Bakery LLC

Address: 46 Central St, Foxboro MA 02035
Business Type: Bakery

Woman Owned

"Cakes, cupcakes, macarons, & cookies"
 

Tang & Company LLC

Address: 45 Dan Rd Suite 125, Canton, MA 02021
Business Type: Accounting, Tax & Consulting 

Woman Owned

The Centerpiece Flower Shop

Address: 2051 Centre St, West Roxbury MA 02132
Business Type: Flower Shop / Gift Shop 

POC & LGBTQ Owned


The Paper Mouse

Address: 1274 Washington St, West Newton, MA 02465
Business Type: Curated Stationery & Gift Shop

POC Owned

"We feature writing tools, paper goods, and creative gifts from around the world."
 

The Wily Network

Address: 1920 Centre St, Suite 1, West Roxbury, MA 02132
Business Type: Non-Profit

Woman Owned

"The Wily Network provides a critical safety net for students who are navigating college independently."
 

Tosca Drive Auto Body & Truck

Address: 53 Tosca Dr, Stoughton, MA 02072
Business Type: Auto Body

"Our quality of work and our craftsmanship."
 

West Newton Cinema

Address: 1296 Washington St, West Newton, MA 02465
Business Type: Cinema

"Independent and foreign language films, family films and private theatre rentals."
 

Woops! Macarons & Gifts

Address: 79 Union St, Newton, MA 02459
Business Type: Gifts and Sweets

"Looking for a memorable gift that is as delicious as it is exquisite? Whether handed over in person or shipped across the country a stunning box of macarons is the perfect gift to impress and express true appreciation and gratitude."
 

Wreaths by Jane Smith

Address: 6 South Main St, Randolph, MA 02368
Business Type: Gift Shop/Home Décor

Woman & POC Owned

Y3K Tutor In Your Home

Address: 40 Ware Rd, Needham, MA 02492
Business Type: Tutoring

"Special education and regular education."