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Mall/shopping centre hopping in Boston

Old Apr 4, 16, 9:55 am
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Mall/shopping centre hopping in Boston

Among the 3 cities I will be visiting- L.A., Washington DC and Boston, I'm assuming Boston is the most ideal for mall/shopping centre hopping due to clothes and footwear under $175 being exempt from taxes.

I would like some suggestions on low-mid end shopping outlets (places that have Walmart, Target, JCPenney, Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic, Abercrombie) to visit in Boston that are walking distance from a subway station.

Will be staying at the Back Bay area on my first night and near Sullivan Station Orange Line on my 2nd and 3rd night.

Thanks in advance!
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Old Apr 4, 16, 9:06 pm
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For stores like those, you could try the Cambridgeside Galleria (near Lechmere) on the green line and the Assembly Square/Row shops which have their own stop on the orange line. There's also a city target near Fenway Park and the green line stops near it.
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Old Apr 5, 16, 7:45 am
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Your best bet is probably Assembly Row in Somerville -- lots of off-price clothing stores. Just 1 stop away from Sullivan Sq on the Orange Line, or an easy (less than 1 mile) walk if the weather isn't awful.
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Old Apr 11, 16, 12:58 pm
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Thanks for the suggestions - Cambridgeside Galleria and Assembly Row look easily reachable so I will definitely visit them
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Old Apr 15, 16, 5:50 am
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Among the 3 cities I will be visiting- L.A., Washington DC and Boston, I'm assuming Boston is the most ideal for mall/shopping centre hopping due to clothes and footwear under $175 being exempt from taxes.
That's a nice high exemption. Being close to tax-fee NH has its benefits.
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Old Apr 29, 16, 5:27 pm
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FWIW, surprised to learn that a three-story TJMaxx is about to open at the corner of Newbury & Mass Ave. Wonder if it's where Tower Records and Best Buy were. Surprising because there wasn't any word until it's imminent, and because it's a bit out of the box for a tjmaxx. Well, it saves a trip to Downtown Crossing. :-)
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Old Apr 29, 16, 8:34 pm
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FWIW, surprised to learn that a three-story TJMaxx is about to open at the corner of Newbury & Mass Ave. Wonder if it's where Tower Records and Best Buy were. Surprising because there wasn't any word until it's imminent, and because it's a bit out of the box for a tjmaxx. Well, it saves a trip to Downtown Crossing. :-)
The Boston Herald reports that it will, in fact, be in the old Best Buy location. Link: http://www.bostonherald.com/business...ot_in_back_bay
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Thanks, lo2e.

Actually, not outside the box at all. At the intersection of one of our main drags and our High Street, and by bus lines from several campuses, and atop a T station.
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