Here you'll find shady benches perfect for reading, as well as a fun spot for kids to play. Read more.
All you'll find here is a sandbox, a table, and some benches. But it's a perfect reprieve from the busy Harvard Street, a nice place to relax or eat take out. Read more.
Since 1974 the Puppet Showplace Theatre has attracted artists from around the world. Live puppet theater, often interactive, is great family entertainment. PuppetSLAM is held 4 nights a year Read more.
For a monthly fee members have 24/7 access to the studio. Classes for beginners are also available, and twice a year the collective hosts shows to showcase (and sell) member projects Read more.
Most food is vegan or vegetarian. Still, the most popular item is the tuna and brie sandwich, with honey mustard, brie, lettuce, tomatoes, cucumbers, and avocado (upon request) Read more.
Natural light fills the space at this studio, which offers classes in Hatha, Iyengar, Kripalu, and Vinyasa for adults, as well as yoga for teens. The studio also offers Capoeira and karate. Read more.
Here you will find a representation of the world's religions and spiritual groups. Books, incense, statues, jewelry and artwork are among the items you'll see for sale. Read more.
No TVs or commercial sodas allowed. Homemade takes on classic dishes and condiments. A lamb sirloin sandwich included on Esquire's Best Sandwiches in America list. Read more.
All profits go to the artists at this gallery, where artists with disabilities are supported. Painting, scarves and jewelry are among the items for sale. Read more.
Do-it-yourself framing with a friendly and helpful staff. Cuts down on cost and increases knowledge. Read more.
A specialty is the Viennese, a chocolate cube comprised of a single layer of milk and white chocolates wedged between two layers of dark chocolate and infused with hazelnut butter. Read more.
The Village Smokehouse transports customers right to the wild west. An open barbecue pit is centrally located crowd-pleaser, and meat lovers will enjoy the hours-long hickory-smoked chicken and ribs. Read more.
With experts on staff and a dedication to children's literature, the Children's Book Shop is a great place to bring a kid or find the perfect gift for a youngster. Read more.
Nuevo latin techniques bring out exotic flavors at Orinoco. Try the plantain-encrusted mahi-mahi with rabo encendido (oxtail spiced in port reduction) and tomato escabeche. Read more.
Henry Bear's Park specializes believes in the ability of hands-on play to enrich a child's life. They also host Story Time Monday mornings at 11am. Read more.
Some favorites from our review: The Roast Beef 1000 sandwich. Also try their pork specialty sandwiches, only served on Saturdays. For a carb-friendly option, try the tomato soup. The limeade rocks! Read more.
Check this restaurant out for a taste of Turkey. One popular item is the Adana Kebab, spicy ground lamb on skewers. Many dishes are served with Pide, a homemade sesame-seed bread, soft on the inside Read more.
Having served locals for over 150 years (including the Kennedys and Conan O'Brien, to name a few), the Public Library of Brookline is a great community resource Read more.
The Village Pizza House has been serving up Greek-style pizza since 1970. Almost all customers are loyal repeats from the neighborhood. Friendly, familiar atmosphere and tasty food. Read more.
Serenity is the goal. Welcoming of all traditions and faiths, the Shambhala Center offers workshops, dharma talks, and meditation. Specialty groups and meditations are available (under 30, queer, etc) Read more.
A great spot for runners, walkers, and fishers alike. There's also a controversial landmark - Brookline Reservoir Pump House - that people have bickered over preserving for years. Check it out! Read more.
One of the nation's first indoor public swimming facilities. $5 for Brookline residents, $8 for everyone else. Read more.
Bottega di Capri gives North End eateries a run for their money. Featuring fresh homemade pastas & over a dozen sauces, this eat-in & take-out deli is the place to grab any meal. Read more.