Below you will find a listing of local stores, categorized by location or store type, to help get those last minute pieces for your space. All directions are given from the NEC Student Life and Performance Center located at 255 St. Botolph Street, Boston, MA 02115.
For a local map with shop listing, click here.
Massachusetts Avenue shopping
Directions: Turn left onto Mass Ave and proceed past Symphony Hall. Stores are on the left. (7-10 minute walk)
CVS / Pharmacy
231 Massachusetts Ave | 617-266-6775 | Hours: 7am-12am daily
219 Massachusetts Ave | 617-536-4280 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm / Sunday 11am-7pm
360 Newbury St, Boston, MA 02115 (entrance also on Mass Ave) | Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:30am-9pm / Friday & Saturday 9:30am-10pm / Sunday 10am-8pm
South Bay Shopping Center
Located at 8 Allstate Road, Dorchester, MA.
Driving directions: Turn right onto Mass Ave. Cross under Boston Medical and continue on Mass Ave. Cross under railroad tracks. The South Bay Center is on the left. (10-15 minute drive)
617-602-1921 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 8am-10pm / Sunday 8am-9 pm
617-442-5050 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9:30pm / Sunday 11am-8pm
Bed Bath & Beyond
617-442-2422 Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm / Sunday 10am-7pm
617-445-5152 | Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-9pm / Saturday 9am-9pm / Sunday 10am-6pm
617-442-6110 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 6am-10pm / Sunday 8am-6pm
Landmark Center and City Target
Directions: Fastest and easiest way to get there to walk (about a twenty minute walk, but it's lovely!). We suggest that you walk there and then take a cab / Uber / Lyft back with your purchases (around $6-$10).
Located at 1341 Boylston Street, Boston | 857-317-5220 | Hours: Monday - Saturday 8am-12am / Sunday 8am-11pm
617-369-5080 | Hours: Monday-Wednesday 9am-9pm / Thursday-Friday 9am-9:30pm Sunday 9am-8pm
Located at 401 Park Drive, Boston.
Driving directions: Turn right onto Gainsborough Street. Turn left onto Huntington Ave. After the MFA turn right onto Louis Prang St. Make a slight left on Fenway. Make a slight right on Park Drive. Cross Brookline Ave. The Landmark Center is on the right (10 minute drive or 25 minute walk). Can also take Green Line - D from Hynes Convention Center to Fenway (2 stops).
617-424-7900 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm / Sunday 11am-7 pm
617-638-3292 | Hours: Monday-Friday 8am-9pm / Sat 9am-9pm / Sunday 11am-6pm
Bed Bath & Beyond
617-536-1090 | Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-9pm / Sunday 11am-7pm
Prudential Center and Copley Place
Located at Huntington Avenue & Belvidere Street, Boston, MA.
Directions: Turn left onto Mass Ave. Turn right onto Huntington Ave on the left side of the street. You'll pass the Christian Science Center to your left. The entrance to the Prudential Center is on the left (10 minute walk). Copley Place connects to the Prudential Center and includes a variety of other shops and restaurants.
Hours: Monday-Saturday 10am-9pm / Sunday 11am-7pm. Restaurant hours vary.
- Ann Taylor and Ann Taylor LOFT
- American Eagle
- Banana Republic
- Barnes & Noble
- Club Monaco
- Cold Stone Creamery
- Dunkin Donuts
- Free People
- Kate Spade
- Lord & Taylor
- Lucky Brand
- Lululemon athletic
- Michael Kors
- Mini Luxe
- Saks Fifth Avenue
- Tory Burch
- Under Armour
- Vineyard Vines
- Victoria's Secret
- Variety of Restaurants
- Warby Parker
Directions: Turn right onto Mass Ave. Take the Orange line from the Mass Ave train station going to Oak Grove. Get off at the Assembly Station, and walk across the street to Assembly Row.
Hours: Monday-Wednesday 10 am–6 pm / Thursday-Saturday 10am-9pm / Sunday 11 am-6pm
- Ann Taylor
- Banana Republic
- Brooks Brothers
- Charlotte Russe
- Chico’s outlet
- Clarks outlet
- Davids Tea
- Fragrance Outlet
- Hair Cuttery
- LOFT outlet
- Luggage Factory
- Lucky Brand
- Puma Store
- Saks OFF 5th Avenue
- Steve Madden
- Wilsons Leather
- Yankee Candle
53 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02199 | 617-262-4688 | Hours: Open 24 hours
Directions: Turn left on Mass Ave. Turn right onto Huntington Ave. Pass the Christian Science Center and Prudential Center on the left. The entrance to Shaw’s is on the left. (12 minute walk)
15 Westland Ave Boston, MA 02115 | 617-375-1010 | Hours: 8am-10pm daily
Directions: Turn left onto Mass Ave and proceed past Symphony Hall. Turn left onto Westland and Whole Foods is on the right. (7-10 minute walk)
899 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02115 | 617-262-6505| Hours: 8am-10pm daily
Directions: Turn left onto Mass Ave and proceed past Symphony Hall. Turn right onto Boylston St. Trader Joe's is a block and a half up on the left, across from the Convention Center. (10-12 minute walk)
Super Stop & Shop
South Bay Center 1100 Massachusetts Avenue Dorchester, MA 02122 |617-541-4700
Hours: Monday: 7am-midnight / Tuesday-Friday: Open 24 hours / Saturday-Sunday: 7am–midnight
Driving directions: Turn right onto Mass Ave. Cross under Boston Medical. Continue on Mass Ave. Cross under railroad tracks. The South Bay Center is on the left. (10-15 minute drive)