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We're scouting out Boston's 38 essential stores—you know, those ones that make us a cosmopolitan shopping city with distinct neighborhood vibes—so drop us a line if there is a shop that stands out in your mind! Comments or emails are welcome (firstname.lastname@example.org), and stay tuned for our handy guide to the Bay State's most epic retail experiences. [Racked Boston]