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Village Vinyl

We are BEYOND stoked to introduce you guys to our “new-to-you” neighbors Village Vinyl & Hifi. Originally located at 58A Harvard St. in the cross section where Coolidge Corner meets Brookline Village, Village Vinyl & Hifi was originally a pop-up using the owner Jonathan Sandler’s personal record collection. It has now bloomed into a Coolidge Corner storefront allowing us (read: YOU) to browse a killer selection of wax along with some new and vintage equipment. The space is bare bones, no frills which is absolutely perfect as to not get distracted from the essence of the shop. Stick your face…

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The Jamaica Pond U-Bench

Weekend weather report: Friday- 56 degrees Saturday- 63 degrees Sunday- 63 degrees Get yourself out there- enough of the cabin fever! IT’S SPRING! We’re gonna flip the script for a hot minute for this installment of #kingstonlocal. Allow us to share with you a quirky piece of local Boston history. See this “bench”? This guerrilla piece of art is located on the “Emerald Necklace” trail around the Jamaica Pond. In 2006, a Mass College of Art & Design associate professor by the name of Matthew Hineman decided all the benches were just plain boring and set out to change that.…

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Grainne O’Malley’s

We’re going to make a wild assumption and assume our followers know it’s #stpatricksday this Sunday. As such, we thought it v appropriate to (re-?)introduce you one of our favorite spots and YOUR Brookline St. Patrick’s Day destination, Grainne O’Malley’s in Coolidge Corner! Conveniently located at 201 Harvard St. on the South side of Beacon in Coolidge Corner, this authentic Irish neighborhood mainstay offers up some very tasty food and a great variety of draft beer any time of the year. Look, we all know what you want to do this weekend. Find a spot that has great music, cold Guinness and…

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KOOKOO Cafe

Have you ever seen a cuter place than the Kookoo Cafe in Brookline Village? If you answered “yes”, I’m calling you out! LIAR, LIAR PANTS ON FRICKIN' FIRE! It simply does not get cuter than this spot. And they’re crankin’ out incredible, house-made pastries/soups/sammiches/smoothies alongside just-right coffeehouse drinkables. Located on Station St. directly across from the Brookline Village stop on the D line, the Kookoo Cafe offers everything you like to find in a small, rustic neighborhood cafe. It’s bohemian feel invites you to just chill out and enjoy your order- and yourself- for a moment. Go ahead, take a…

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Coolidge Corner Clubhouse *SUPER BOWL EDITION*

You know ‘em, you love ‘em. A Coolidge Corner favorite since 1989. Under new ownership as of December 2018, we feel it’s a fine time to re-introduce you to the Coolidge Corner Clubhouse (@coolidge_corner_clubhouse). Located at 307-309 Harvard St. in Coolidge Corner, stepping into the CCC (as the locals call it) takes you to Boston sports era’s both classic and new. The walls are custom painted with various Boston sport team logos and landmarks and the long bar with embedded vintage sports cards offers plenty of comfortable bar seating while you order up one of the CCC’s 36 (mostly local)…

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