Part of the chain that is the best in Eastern Mass. This is a small neighborhood branch, with a more limited variety than is the norm for this chain. Nonetheless, the items aer excellent, the core is strong, and the staff is pleasant and helpful.
PROS: quality and service
CONS: for a Whole Foods, the options are limited
PArt fo the best supermarket chain in easern Mass. Thenewest branch, it has a huge selections in every department. This branch has a Blue Ribbon BBQ area and a great wine and beer selection
PROS: organics, cheeses, produce
CONS: none too mention, except it can be hard to be frugal
The best supermarket in eastern Massachusetts. With multiple branches, you're never too far from a store. This is the best run of them all- the prepared foods, the cheese and specialty, and the meat departments are especially strong. Excellent service and staff.
PROS: parking, stock, service
CONS: you have to shop carefully if you want to frugal
These guys know their stuff. Good variety well understood by the knowledgeable and friendly staff. The product turns over quickly, assuring freshness. They are good at the expected seasonal adjustments. It is a fun place to poke around and to shop.
PROS: right by Harvard Square T stop
Well-programmed art and revival movie house. Excellent variety. Well-run and well-organized, with schedules available in advance. They do a superb job of mixing commercial, artadn indie fare -domestic and foreign- , of all periods.
PROS: Harvard Square location, variety
CONS: on the small side, so it sells out
Second run movie theater, a bit run-down but vibrant and lively. Shows nearly everything eventually. Screens varying in size and seating configurations do as well. There is a main screen where the most popular film isshown. The theater maintains an active music and live performance schedule. It is one of the sites of the Boston FIlm Festival.
PROS: Price and variety are good; location is excellent
CONS: Snack bar is average
A good theater: clean, well-run. Screens are modest size but seating is well placed for viewing. Prices are good in evening, excellent in afternoon. Shows 6-8 moviesat a time, sometime including special revivals of classic films. Snack bar is first rate, with healthy alternatives mixed with the usual items. The coffee is good.
PROS: variety, price, public transportation (bus) goes right by
CONS: you have to accept small screens
Nice, quick, reliable - these three words summarize the service and feel of this small tre and repair shop. Run by a pair of bothers, both of whom explain the situation clearly and help you find a solution. Will tell you when a problem is beyond their scope.
PROS: always willing to do a bit more, if they can
CONS: none to speak of
Same day service on many items, if you drop-off by 9am. Pleasant staff. Use same processing center as Hillside Cleaners in Harvard Square, but charge lower rates. Good at getting out stains, but you have to check the items.
PROS: Price- there are often specials
CONS: parking is difficult- you probably have to park around the block
Relaible for turnaround. Generally good at removing stains: conscentious about marking problem areas adn about pointing out if something did not come clean. Provide reliable simple tailoring: cuffs, hems, zippers, buttons
PROS: Speedy in/ out of store
CONS: You generally have to double park if you come by car.