From Adidas to Zero Arrow Theater - A Harvard Square Holiday Shopping Primer


From Adidas to Zero Arrow Theater:
A Harvard Square Holiday Shopping Primer!

Adidas features the Missy Rhythm Military Cap - very Missy meets very military ($35) A portion of sales proceeds from Missy's collection go to Break the Cycle, a non-profit organization for ending domestic violence. Cap is 100% cotton corduroy with metallic gold RESPECT ME crown logo. 1270 Mass Ave., 617-491-3206

Alpha Omega Jewelers is tops on our list for smart and pretty gifts for the holidays! 1380 Massachusetts Ave., 617-864-1227

April Cornell will help you yarn a delightful tale for any little girl aged 2-6 on your shopping list. The Milly Sweater ($39.00) pretty pointelle, punctuated with pom pom fringe goes perfectly with the Tu Tu Kids Skirt ($34.00) twirlable and full of princess details every little girl will love. Rows of ruffles wrap around tiers of full flounces. Elasticized waist and lined in jersey knit. 43 Brattle Street, 617-661-8910

The Baak Gallery carries beautiful certified non-conflict Canadian diamonds, mined and cut in the Northwest Territories. Whatever your price range, BAAK offers a distinctly attractive - and guilt free – gift. 35-35A Brattle St. 617-354-0407

Give your loved one a Spa Treatment everyday! Visit Beauty and Main and pick up Sugar Blossom Body Treatment by Fresh. This body exfoliator will do wonders and help bring back that smooth summer skin! 30 Brattle Street, 617-868-7171

Berks "Shoe Club" beckons you to buy 6 pair of shoes and the 7th is half off, perfect gifts for the whole family! 50 J.F.K. Street, 617-492-9511

Bead Works is the perfect place to handcraft gifts for those you love. 23 Church Street, 617-868-9777
Visit Black Ink for an UNEXPECTED holiday shopping experience. 5 Brattle Street, 617-497-1221

Give a gift from the Brattle Theater! Membership ($75) which includes 12 admissions, A Discount Card ($45) which includes 6 admissions, A Special Membership ($125) with special invites to events $ 20 admissions, A Limited Edition 50th poster ($39) or Name-A Seat ($175)! 40 Brattle Street, 617-876-6838
Calliope carries infant shoes where you can pick the animal, fruit, character of your choice and your baby will be prepared to hit the road! Robeez leather moccasins are the perfect gift for any infant -2yr old. ($26). 33 Brattle Street, 617- 876-4149

Looking for an unforgettable gift? Bring your boy/girlfriend to Chameleon, where she/he can choose a Tattoo or Body Piercing of distinction! Prices start at $50. The Garage Mall, 36 JFK St - 617-491-4335

Cardullo's Gourmet Shoppe Gift Baskets are a wonder to behold, to give and receive! Specialty Chocolate baskets are all a chocolate lover could wish for! Gift baskets are available in a wide range of prices and themes for every occasion. 6 Brattle St. 617-491-8888

Clothware is the place to go for GOODY GOODY magical slippers for "comfort with pizzazz" Choose from four exquisite variations, sized s-m-l, priced at $48! 52 Brattle St., 617-661-6441

Comma inc has gift certificates for zen shiatsu treatments & t-shirts & yoga pants by mojowear of santa fe new mexico (made of organic cotton made in America, sweatshop free & blessed by a zen monk!!) – give the gift that is perfect for everyone – the gift of relaxation!! 127 Mount Auburn St. 617-547-2700

Club Passim knows how to gift the music lovers in your life with a one year individual membership to Passim Folk Music and Cultural Center. Members receive advance notice of shows, discounts on those shows, discounted parking in Harvard Square, discounts to Passim School of Music classes, free member shows, and more! All for the amazing value price of $47 for new individual members. 47 Palmer Street, 617-492-5300

Curious George Goes to Wordsworth is the place to join Curious George on one of his adventurous rides with his very special ride-on bike rocker ($ 85). There are hundreds of wonderful Curious George adventures to be had in this curious store! 1 JFK Street, 617-498-0062

Diego Hair Salon is delightful for a new do! 97 Winthrop St,
Eye q optical carries Zinc, Flirt, Lava and way more! 12 Eliot Street

Finale Dark Chocolate Decadence Cake is the best flourless chocolate cake in the city. It's the perfect way to pamper your guests. It's a dense, rich chocolately cake with a silky, truffle-like consistency. It comes in all sizes for the right occasion from the
"Personal Treat after Shopping 3" $5.75 to "Office Celebration for Ten 8" $32.00 YUMMY! 30 Dunster Street, 617-441-9797

The Games People Play is the SPECIALTY GAME destination in Harvard Square for over 30 years, selling Board Games, Chess Sets, Strategy Games, Jigsaw Puzzles and Mechanical Puzzles, Playing Cards and Accessories. 1100 Mass. Avenue 617-492-0711

Go Boston Card – 20 % off (offer expires January 31) One Card – One low price! Featuring Unlimited FREE Admission to more than 60 attractions, museums, and tours in Boston, Cambridge and beyond! The perfect gift for those who enjoy discovering places like the New England Aquarium, Museum of Science, Harvard Museum of Natural History, Trolley Tour and much MORE! Just go to, place your order and enter the coupon code "HSBA" to get your discount. 800 887 9103

A little goes long way when you give a gift certificate to Grendel's Den. Our great prices mean you can treat a your parents, college kid, prof, or co-worker to dinner and drinks for 2 for less than it costs to go to the movies. Gifts available in the dollar amount you choose. 89 Winthrop St. 617-491-1160
Harvard Book Store carries our favorite book for old and young entitled "We're Off to Harvard Square," written and illustrated by Sage Stoessel – in addition to over 100,000 titles on two floors. 1256 Massachusetts Ave. 617.661.1515