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Kids need gear. From bassinets to French couture, we have you —and your kids—covered when it comes to shopping.
May 01, 2013

Take 5: Boutique Shopping

Before opening Lilac Dress Boutique, London-born Pilar Burlingham worked at small and large retail institutions including Cartier, Tiffany & Co. and Bloomingdale’s.
March 01, 2013

Rest and Recharge in 2013

There’s one New Year’s resolution you’ll literally want to sleep on. Commit to restful sleep each night, and you’ll feel how it can boost your health and mood.
January 03, 2013

Retail Roundup

Shopping Therapy on the Island
December 03, 2012

Take 5

Tim Herndon and James Cook have had their antique store, Good, Better, Best, on Encinal Avenue for almost 13 years. Herndon talks about some exciting changes they’ve made to their business and shares with us some lesser-known tidbits.
December 03, 2012

Retail Therapy

Unique One-Stop Shopping for Everyone on Your List
December 03, 2012

Wild for Wedgewoods

When Laura Mankikar was working in the high-tech field as a technical writer, she never envisioned herself as a shopkeeper, especially not one specializing in stoves built before the age of computers.
August 31, 2012

Vintage Clothes, Futuristic Wheels

A former Oakland-based fashion retailer has recently planted its roots on Park Street.
August 31, 2012

Pop-up Fashion

What do you get when a traveling sales wagon idea is combined with vintage clothes, food, wine, music and a lot of women with an eye for fashion?
August 31, 2012

What's Old Is New Again

The modern-day kitchen is the heart of the home. It’s the room where meals and memories are made; where parties begin and end. It’s one of, if not the, most important rooms of the house.
August 31, 2012