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Best of the North Shore 2018

Northshore magazine showcases the best that the North Shore of Boston, MA has to offer.

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leaded windows, a soaring ceiling, and a fireplace. STANDOUT QUALITIES: They're the second-oldest independent bookstore in the country! The Andover Bookstore was founded in 1809—the year Lincoln, Darwin, and Poe were born. 74 Main St., Andover, 978-475-0143, READERS' CHOICE WICKED GOOD BOOKS, SALEM PHILOSOPHY: Independent bookstores are integral to the communities they serve. Indies can and should play the role of educating, inspiring, and engaging. WHAT'S NEW: Toys! Specifically, educational toys with the goal of creating a generation of life- long learners. STANDOUT QUALITIES: A hand- curated selection of titles with a strong emphasis on local history and local interest, in a friendly environment with knowledgeable staff. TREND: Used books—thou- sands of them at bargain prices! 215 Essex St., on the Pedestrian Mall, Salem, 978- 594-1938, wickedgoodbook- C H E E S E S H O P EDITORS' CHOICE THE CHEESE SHOP OF SALEM, SALEM PHILOSOPHY: The Cheese Shop of Salem, located in historic downtown Salem, features an extensive cut-to-order cheese selection, a boutique wine and beer section, and a vast assortment of charcuterie and grocery items. Their primary mission is to share a love of food with the community. WHAT'S NEW: An always updated selection of new and amazing cheeses, including Aussie Magic—a fresh, spreadable Australian sheep and goat's milk cheese marinated in olive oil and herbs. This addictive cheese is creamy, garlicky, and perfect spread on toast, melted over pasta, drizzled onto salad, or as a dipping sauce for bread. It has developed quite the cult following. STANDOUT QUALITIES: Sincere and passionate customer service, as well as the largest cheese selection and the largest selection of natural wine on the North Shore. TREND: #epicgrilledcheese! Every Saturday, check out their Epic Grilled Cheese pop-up at the shop from 11 a.m. until supplies run out. These special sandwiches are made to order on bread baked daily by their neighbors at A&J King Artisan Bakers. As dangerously delicious as it gets. 45 Lafayette St., Salem, 978-774-4080, READERS' CHOICE THE CHEESE SHOP OF SALEM, SALEM Winner of BONS 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 978 208 0284 North Andover, MA Laser hair removal Electrology Tattoo Removal IPL Photofacials Coolsculpting/Sculpsure Botox/Fillers Anti-Aging Treatments CooLifting PRP/Microneedling Microderm/Dermaplaning Hydrafacials and More! Free Consults available. Photos Courtesy of ACLC Clients

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