Cambridge shopping

Top Choice Maps in Cambridge

Ward Maps

If you’re into maps, you’ll be into Ward Maps. It has an incredible collection of original antique and reproduction maps, with a special focus on Boston, Cambridge and Somerville. What’s more, maps are printed on co…
Books in Cambridge

Harvard Bookstore

Family-owned and operated since 1932, the Harvard Bookstore is not officially affiliated with Harvard University, but it is the university community’s favorite place to come to browse. While the shop maintains an ac…
Books in Cambridge

Grolier Poetry Bookshop

Founded in 1927, Grolier is the oldest – and perhaps the most famous – poetry bookstore in the US. Over the years, TS Eliot, ee cummings, Marianne Moore and Allen Ginsberg have all passed through these doors. Today …
Books in Cambridge

Raven Used Books

This cherished shop is one of the last used-books holdouts in Harvard Square. Its huge collection focuses on scholarly titles, especially in the liberal arts, with hundreds of new arrivals each week.
Food & Drinks in Cambridge

Cardullo’s Gourmet Shoppe

So many goodies packed into such a small space – you’ll find every sort of imported edible your heart desires here, from caviar to chocolate. The excellent selection of New England products is a good source of souve…
Market in Cambridge

Cambridge Antique Market

This old brick warehouse in East Cambridge looks foreboding from the outside, but inside is an antiquer’s paradise. With more than 150 dealers on five floors, Cambridge Antique Market is a trove of trash and treasur…
Clothing in Cambridge

Forty Winks

Forty Winks is a little slice of luxurious lingerie heaven. The items are pricey, but they are also soft, silky and oh-so-sexy. And the staff are graciously determined to help you find the perfect fit for body and s…
Arts & Crafts in Cambridge

Cambridge Artists Cooperative

Owned and operated by Cambridge artists, this two-level gallery displays an ever-changing exhibit of their work. The pieces are crafty: handmade jewelry, woven scarves, leather products and pottery. The craftspeople…
Music in Cambridge

Cheapo Records

With tunes blasting out onto the sidewalk, Cheapo Records lures in music-lovers to browse through its huge selection of vinyl and decent selection of CDs. The staff know their stuff, and the collection spans all gen…
Music in Cambridge

Planet Records

Harvard Square is still a great place to get your vinyl fix and your first stop should probably be Planet Records. It's a small space with an impressive selection, especially of jazz and classical music. Blues, blue…