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Newton Centre Holiday Shop & Stroll - Sun. Dec. 19th, 12-4 PM
12 pop ups open in Newton Centre for a day of festive shopping

FUUSN Carolers begin at Baramor at 12 pm!

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Baramor + Pet Wants Newton

45 Union Street

Fans of Baramor flock to this neighborhood pub for its casual gastro cuisine, outdoor seating, and regular charity drives, where $3 per draught is donated to a rotating charity list. Local dog owners, familiar with this restaurant's dog-friendly events, will be delighted to know that Pet Wants -Newton will pop up to sell all of your pup's favorites--from bully sticks, to peanut butter cookies and more. So grab lunch, a beer, sing along with the carolers at noon, and then purchase all of your furry best friend's favorites for their pawliday stockings.

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Bubble Dentistry + Better Life Food

792 Beacon Street

Even if you don't have children you should take a peek at this new dental practice in Newton which blends expert pediatric dental care for children, with a fantastic aquatic environment. Bubble Dentistry & Orthodontics' goal is to recreate the dental experience for children so they look forward to trips to the dentist. By creating a comfortable, inviting, and fun atmosphere, Bubble sets the stage for children to have a lifetime of great oral health. Pop into bubble to pick up Better Life Food's holiday gingerbread people kits, complete with 12 gingerbread people cookies, decorations, and 3 tubes of colored frosting. (The toothbrush and toothpaste are a gift from Bubble.) There is a limited number of gingerbread kits available, so you may want to order ahead by sending an email to: eatbetter@betterlifefood.com. Kits are $36.

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Derby Farm Flowers + Claudia Doherty Paintings

1280 Centre Street

New to Newton Derby Farm Flowers is a boutique florist and gift shop, inspired by nature, that blurs the lines between indoors and outdoors. This shop's goal is to extend the garden from the glories of summer through the chill of winter. Throughout the year you'll find an array of home and garden decor, botanical themed gifts and bespoke floral arrangements for any occasion. With its focus on the outdoors, it's a perfect spot to host Newton artist, Claudia Doherty, whose breathtaking landscapes expertly evoke moods and memories, seemingly transporting one to the locations she captures.

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Dr. Renée Moran's Men's Den + Ricky's Hot Stuff

97 Union Street

Dr. Moran recently opened the Men's Den, providing aesthetic services tailored for men in a comfortable and welcoming environment. From skincare, to haircare, and body sculpting, Dr. Moran's treatments offer visible results. The Men's Den is partnering with Ricky’s Hot Stuff, a small batch hot sauce company located in Boston, that's setting the local food scene on fire. Chef Ricardo and his wife Kamala hope to create awareness of the importance of Latinx and other immigrants working in the food industry and honor their multifaceted culinary contributions to American culture. Ricky's Hot Stuff is offering a holiday special on their sauces: 3 of any of kind for $18; 2 for $15; and 1 for $8!

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Figurella + Tasha & Jocelyn Chemel

95 Union Street

If you are determined to get in good physical shape and lose extra fat that's weighing you down, Figurella can help. Their low impact exercise program, innovative body toning treatments and nutrition advice offer visible results. They have a 3 session trial package for newbies which would make a great stocking stuffer. Figurella hosts Tasha & Jocelyn Chemel. Tasha is a ceramic artist and her winter white glazed bowls, vases and mugs are simply stunning. While they can be admired as works of art, they are also workhorses in the kitchen--as each piece is dishwasher and microwave safe. One of this artist's specialties are custom braille mugs. As an exacting artist who is also blind, each of Tasha's pieces is a labor of love and an item to be cherished. Jocelyn, a mixed media artist and a jewelry designer, recently turned her creativity to painting, and will be showcasing her colorful, small landscapes, as well as her snowflake-like mandalas.

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Johnny's Luncheonette + Quicksilver Baking

30 Langley Road

Iconic Johnny's Luncheonette serves breakfast all day long and is the place to be on Sunday. With their homey goodness, Johnny's is a perfect host for Quicksilver Baking, a small local business that sells frozen sweet and savory rugelach. Perfect for the holidays when you want to serve up quick, warm appetizers, snacks or desserts.

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Karma Fine Crafts + Sueños Chocolates

57 Union Street

Karma is a curated, eclectic boutique like no other store in Newton. Owned by Phuni Kim Meston, a native of the Himalayas region of Ladakh, India, every object in Karma has a story. Phuni travels to build relationships with talented artists and source unique pieces. She is committed to supporting up-and-coming artists from marginalized communities, with a strong connection to female artisans from the Himalayas. Karma will host Sueños Chocolate, a woman-owned and operated chocolatier who imports heirloom cacao from Ecuador, and makes small-batch vegan dark chocolates with a seasonally changing variety of dried fruits, nuts and seeds.

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Nearby Gallery + The Elchemist

101 Union Street

This airy new gallery space spotlights work of local and emerging artists. It also offers its gallery space for rent for private functions. Nearby Gallery will host local entrepreneur Elsa Fong and her popular line of bath, body and home products which has taken off in the greater Boston area since launching less than a year ago.

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Newtonville Books & Kim Spencer Bags

10 Langley Road

This woman owned and operated indie bookstore in Newton Centre carries a wide selection of books, as well as cards and gifts. Owner Mary Cotton is committed to bringing in new titles that better reflect the growing diversity of Newton's population, and her shop (the only bookstore left in Newton) hits all of the right notes. This holiday season she is partnering with West Newton's The Paper Mouse, and creating custom book boxes with items from both shops. She'll be hosting Newton fabric artist Kim Spencer, with her gorgeous line of handsewn tote bags--just perfect for filling up with books and other gifts!

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Revolve Boutique + Kiko's Coffee & Tea

67 Union Street

Revolve Boutique focuses on gently-worn women's clothing with well known and high fashion names, at affordable prices. Tucked into Union Street in Newton Centre, it's packed with clothing for all sizes, shapes, and budgets. On Sunday Revolve is offering a storewide 10% discount and 75% off red dot merchandise. This boutique is driven by providing everyone affordable access to quality clothing. With an added focus on sustainable reuse, it's a perfect match for the pop up it's hosting--Kikos Coffee and Tea. Kikos, a LGBTQ and minority-owned coffee and tea company that took Newton by storm last winter, sells fair trade certified coffee beans grown in Colombia, Brazil, Peru & Kenya, and is now a staple in foodie homes throughout the region. Socially-responsible Kikos gives back to local organizations as well as to vulnerable communities in Colombia.

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Thistle & Leek + Singer Blade Works

105 Union Street

Thistle & Leek opened during the pandemic, and has quickly become a destination spot in Newton for fine food, a comfortable and welcoming environment, and a great bar. It's kind of hard to imagine Newton Centre without them. During the holiday shopping event they'll be doing their part by serving up brunch inside and warm beverages outside for holiday strollers. Thistle and Leek are hosting Newton resident and bladesmith David Singer, with his gorgeous hand-forged knives. Stop in, grab a pint, and get chance to see and purchase knives that are each a work of art, labor, and love.

Make sure to stop by other Newton Centre businesses during Sunday's stroll, too! Many are not hosting pop ups but are running holiday promotions!

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Christine's Day Spa & Electrolysis
1280 Centre Street

This day spa in the heart of Newton Centre provides a peaceful, relaxing day spa experience. A place to unwind, reenergize, and take in a bit of self-pampering. Christine's is a stalwart when it comes to giving back to the community and donating a percentage of sales to local, meaningful institutions and causes. For the month of December 20% of all purchases are donated directly to the Newton Schools Foundation. The Spa is open this Sunday, and offering a variety of discounts, which make perfect stocking stuffers. Stop in and shop, knowing that 20% of your purchases are reinvested in the community.

Baramor + Pet Wants

45 Union Street

 

Karma Fine Crafts + Suenos Chocolate

57 Union Street

 

Revolve Boutique + Kikos Coffee

67 Union Street

 

Figurella + Tasha & Jocelyn Chemel

95 Union Street

 

Dr. Moran's Men's Den + Ricky's Hot Stuff

97 Union Street

 

Nearby Gallery + The Elchemist

101 Union Street

 

Thistle & Leek + Singer Blade Works

105 Union Street

 

Derby Farm Flowers + Claudia Doherty Fine Art

1280 Centre Street

 

Bubble Pediatric Dentistry + Better Life Food's Gingerbread People Kits

792 Beacon Street

 

Johnny's Luncheonette + Quicksilver Baking

30 Langley Road

 

Newtonville Books + Kim Spencer's Bags

10 Langley Road

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