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Black Ink

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One of my favorite stores in Boston

I love everything in the store. I picked up so many quirky and functional small gifts for friends... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
Brenna M
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Miami Beach, Florida, United States
The most charming shop...

Visited both locations--on Charles Street and in Cambridge. What an eclectic selection of fun... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
o2bcre8ive
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29 Mar 2018
“One of my favorite stores in Boston”
3 Jan 2018
“The most charming shop...”
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

I love everything in the store. I picked up so many quirky and functional small gifts for friends. I bought so much I had to ship items home because it was too much for my carry on. I cannot wait to go back next time...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Visited both locations--on Charles Street and in Cambridge. What an eclectic selection of fun items. You can spend a long time just taking everything in. There is a large inventory of cards, stationery, home goods, kid things, pretty gloves, office supplies...you name it. This is...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

Small, narrow store crammed with stationery orientated gifts. But while it was interesting to browse, there was nothing particularly tempting among the fairly standard items on display, so, not that interesting.

Thank David G
Reviewed 12 May 2016

What a wonderful place. It has such an eclectic selection of things inside--a perfect shop to pick up a gift or trinket. They have the best clips for hanging quilts on the wall here! I always stop in because of the great merchandise; though, I...More

1  Thank o2bcre8ive
Reviewed 17 September 2015 via mobile

This store has lots of unique items and some really great cards. The selection changes regularly, so you never quite know what you might find. Good for when you don't know what to get for a gift.

1  Thank Jacqueline B
Reviewed 18 March 2015

Cute little shop that has an eclectic mix of old style board games, gourmet soaps, Weck canning jars, special occasion cards, wooden toys, origami kits, paper lanterns, fairy garden and bonsai garden houses, craft books, pottery items and a whole slew of other nifty items....More

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Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

The blizzard on February 2nd, 2015 found me trudging to Harvard Square in search of . . . coziness. I remembered Black and Ink from a summer visit ands hike many shops were shuttered this delightful place was open. It is the most inviting shop...More

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