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Welcome back to Neighborhood Style Showdown, our quest to determine Boston's most stylish neighborhood.
Day two of round one, and it's looking like yesterday's style showdown contenders are battling it out. Today, we want to turn your direction to the funky 'hoods of Jamaica Plain/Mission Hill and Davis Square in Somerville. The areas have similar eclectic spirit, and both have quite the set of young residents.
JP/Mission Hill tends to be pretty artistic, with schools like MassArt in its reach. Hats from Salmagundi on Centre Street speak to those who want to stand out, and Bikes Not Bombs feeds the district's appetite for transit on two wheels.
On the other side of the Charles, Davis serves as a like-minded hub with plenty of indie stores like What's Nu, the ever quirky Magpie, and a lauded outpost of Buffalo Exchange. It's also a stone's throw from students, as Tufts is right up the street.
Which of these offbeat areas is more stylish? Vote away:
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