Cat and Parrot at Ritual Arts Allston

This metaphysical supply store is the go-to place for new age books, crystals and mineral specimens, ethnic jewelry and handicrafts, incense, candles, essential oils and the like. When you’re walking down Harvard Avenue on a warm summer day, you will smell the incense wafting out from their doorway.

A cat named Lovebomb and an African gray parrot named Logos live here, coexisting in peaceful harmony.

View of storefront from street:
ritual arts store, allston massachusetts

Lovebomb the kitty kat:
lovebomb the cat, ritual arts allston

Logos the parrot:
logos the parrot, ritual arts store allston

A look inside – carved statues, jewelry and other merchandise:
inside ritual arts store, allston

Mineral specimens, sea shells, wood and semiprecious stone bracelets on display:
mieral crystals and jewelry at ritual arts store allston

Ritual Arts stocks a wide range of incense products, including hand-dipped sticks by Wildberry (choose your own from a selection of about 50 different fragrances), Satya Sughananda (makers of the Nag Champa in the iconic blue box) Indian masala temple incense, resin and charcoal, as well as scented candles and essential oils:
incense and oils on display at ritual arts allston

Located at 153 Harvard Avenue, between Comm Ave and Brighton Avenue in Allston.

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Bao Nation Asian Buns and Dumplings | Graffiti and Wall Mural

Bao Nation Hot Asian Buns and Dumplings is located in a back lot adjacent to Modica Way near Central Square in Cambridge. The wall mural on the storefront facade was probably commissioned (Brandalizm); the graffiti and art on the side wall and rooftop probably were not.
bao nation wall mural cambridge ma

Brandalizm artist signature.

Side wall and rooftop consumed by art and graffiti.
bao nation graffiti wall modica way cambridge

A closer view of the rooftop.
rooftop street art bao nation central square cambridge

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