Shopping in Brewster, Massachusetts
Concierge.com's insider take:
At the Sydenstricker Glass Gallery showroom, artists create vivid, kiln-fired glassware using an early Egyptian process rediscovered by an MIT researcher. The traditions at the nearby Brewster Store aren't as ancient, but it is a quintessential New England general store (complete with genuine old codgers on the porch) and sells everything from penny candy to staples for your rental cottage.
Sydenstricker Glass Gallery open daily 9 am to 5 pm.
Brewster Store open daily 6 am to 10 pm, mid-June through Labor Day; 6 am to 6 pm, Labor Day through mid-November; 6 am to 5 pm, mid-November through Christmas; 6:30 am to 5 pm, Christmas through April; 6 am to 6 pm, April through mid-June.