Best Services in Boston 1994

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Beauty and Wellness

1994 Best Facial

Lavinia and her assistant, Janet, work magic with their facial massages. Spend an hour or so in this immaculate, calming refuge and you will emerge relaxed and refreshed...

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1994 Best Reweaving

It won’t be cheap, but when your favorite sweater has been visited by moths or some other holey disaster, Toni Columbo’s magical reweaving process will render the damage virtually invisible...

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1994 Best Pet Sitting

Owner Jennifer North has earned the undying love of her charges by accommodating their emotional needs as well as their fondness for particular hydrants. Anxious owners can rest easy knowing...

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1994 Best Shoe Shine

There are plenty of good shoeshines around town, but only A Shining Example will come to your office to shine your shoes ($3), repair neckties and shoes, and provide stress-reduction...

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1994 Best Framer

The custom frames and mats that are the specialty of this shop aren’t cheap, but the savvy advice and exquisite taste of the owners are worth every penny...

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Health and Fitness

1994 Best Squash Courts

Nine glass-backed squash courts, a pro shop, a racquet repair shop, and a partner-matching service. For the really competitive, the Squash Club also offers stress-management consultations. Why bother going to...

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Health and Fitness

1994 Best Coach

He did everything he said he was going to do, including searching the closets for all the old whoopie cushions, dribble glasses, and rubber noses left over from previous regimes...

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Health and Fitness

1994 Best Gym, Serious

No frivolity at this warehouse-like gym, across the street from Fenway Park. Just acres of free weights, Cybex and cardiovascular equipment, and serious members form every walk of life—all determined...

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Health and Fitness

1994 Best Gym, Funky

Metropolitan’s underground decor includes exposed stone walls, purple neon lights, big plants, and great shower curtains in the women’s locker rooms. The mainly gay clientele is in better shape than...

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