Here at Nift we are proud to have partnerships with so many incredible and diverse local businesses. But rest assured, we’re far from finished building out our network. Restaurants, gyms, and salons are just a sampling of the types of establishments you can discover with a Nift gift. We are committed to continually expanding the Nift network, always providing you with new, local places to discover and enjoy. With that said, we’d like to present a handful of our latest additions:

Zvi Jalfin Photography Close your eyes and think of a perfect moment in your life. Wedding day kiss? Aunt Betty at the family reunion? Graduation hat toss? Thanks to Zvi Jalphin Photography, you can revisit that instant in all its light and shadow. Sure, your iPhone pics are cute, and sometimes even move, but they’re no match for the exemplary quality of Zvi Jalfin Photography. Zvi does more than just snap a picture. He takes the time to understand the individuality of each client, letting him highlight and capture that one millisecond of time that simply says it all. Now, that heartbeat of time that you wished would never end, can, indeed, last forever. www.jalfinphoto.com 27 David Rd, Needham Heights, MA 02494

Courtesy of Zvi Jalfin Photography

 

Wit’s End Pete, owner of Wit’s End, decided to escape “Corporate America” and open a bar that encourages play, discussion, debate, and fun! This comfy and welcoming establishment on Cambridge St. in Inman Square is more than just delectable plates to fill your stomach and perfectly mixed cocktails to quench your thirst. With board games, riddle walls, and trivia nights, Pete encourages you to visit his place where “disagreement is encouraged, competition thrives and smart asses abound.” Want to eat, drink, and be merry? Challenge accepted. www.witsendbar.com 1248 Cambridge St, Cambridge, MA 02139

Michelson’s Shoes “Fitting Family Footwear since 1919,” Michelson’s Shoes will put you in the shoe of your dreams. While they stock hundreds of styles, their true expertise lies in the shoes’ fit. This is no massive chain store where you sort through boxes, root through sale racks, and stuff your foot into an “almost fits but oh so cute.” At Michelson’s they know that a properly fitting shoe is more comfortable, is better for your foot, and even lasts longer. Whether for work, a run through the trails, or a night on the town, Michelson’s Shoes will find you your sole mate. www.michelsonshoes.com 1780 Massachusetts Ave, Lexington, MA 02420 or 1082 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492

Courtesy of Michelson’s Shoes

 

Bites of Boston Food Tours Boston is so full of vibrant neighborhoods with enticing eateries, how is one to choose? How about you don’t? At Bites of Boston, not only can you explore the streets of Boston, but you can enjoy a tasty bite at every stop along the way. You’ll get the inside scoop on each local spot; experience the culture, learn the history, and taste the goods at of some of Boston’s best hidden gems. Not to mention, you walk it off as you go! “Stroll Boston. One bite at a time.” You’ll be glad you did. bitesofbostonfoodtours.com 198 Tremont St #451, Boston, MA 02116

Dellaria Salons In 1962, John Dellaria created a salon — unrivaled in the industry — and turned himself into what the hair-styling world came to call a legend.  Every day since then, Dellaria Salons have continued to earn their reputation for superior quality in all that they do. From advising to styling to product, it all comes down to customer service. They are determined to maintain their pristine image, and do so by perfecting yours! Nift has partnered with 19 Dellaria salons scattered around the Greater Boston area. Chances are there’s one near you, and they cordially invite you to be their guest. www.dellaria.com

Courtesy of Dellaria Salons

 

Cambridge Community Gymnastics Whether you’re looking to make the 2020 Olympics or just to get a bit of exercise, Cambridge Community Gymnastics on Vassar St. is the place to start. From rolls and handstands to flips and twists, the skills you can develop and fun you can have is limitless, much like the benefits of the sport. A gymnast has strength, flexibility, and impeccable body-awareness. More importantly, a rising gymnast will learn perseverance, determination, confidence, and the kind of stick-to-itiveness that can best be obtained by repeatedly falling down and always standing back up. So what do you have to lose? Not a flipping thing. sites.google.com/site/cambridgecommunitygymnastics 120 Vassar St, Cambridge, MA 02139