MEET YOUR WINNERS: Shopping

AbodeonAbodeon. Photo by Irina M. / IM Creative Photography.

Gift Shop: Black Ink
5 Brattle St., (617) 497-1221
blackinkboston.com

Jewelry: Rebekah Brooks Jewelry
17 Brattle St., (617) 864-1639
rebekahbrooks.com
Read our article on Rebekah Brooks Jewelry here.

Eyewear Shop: Eye Q Optical
12 Eliot St., (617) 354-3303
eye-q-optical.com

Record Shop: Cheapo Records
538 Massachusetts Ave., (617) 354-4455
cheaporecords.com

Hardware Store: Tags Hardware
29 White St., (617) 868-7711
tagshardware.com

Kids Shop: Henry Bear’s Park
17 White St., (617) 547-8424
henrybear.com

Women’s Clothing: Susanna
1776 Massachusetts Ave., (617) 492-0334
susannacambridge.com

Home Decor: Abodeon
1731 Massachusetts Ave., (617) 497-0137
abodeon.com

Men’s Clothing: Drinkwater’s
2067 Massachusetts Ave., (617) 547-2067
drinkwaterscambridge.com

Thrift or Vintage: Cambridge Antique Market
201 Monsignor O’Brien Highway, (617) 868-9655
marketantique.com

Bicycle Shop: Broadway Bicycle School
351 Broadway, (617) 868–3392
broadwaybicycleschool.com

The task of finding a non-intimidating bike shop might seem like a tall order, especially for newer cyclists, but Broadway Bicycle School’s worker-owned space has earned the Best Bike Shop title again for being a truly inclusive, bright light in the biking community. The one-stop-shop for bike rentals, purchases, and repairs also offers monthly classes like Grrrease, an open shop for femme, trans, and female-identifying bikers and mechanics, and special events like its annual pancake breakfast. Besides doing its due diligence in including all Cantabrigians, Broadway Bicycle School treats its staff well, maintaining a $15 minimum wage and health insurance for its full-time workers. Even canine and feline friends have something to love with regular pet posts on Instagram and treats for four-legged visitors.

Kitchen Supplies: China Fair
2100 Massachusetts Ave., (617) 864-3050
chinafairinc.com

These winners are part of the 2018 Scout’s Honored issue of Scout Cambridge, which is available for free at more than 200 locations throughout the city or by subscription.

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