Bostonians may know Shreve, Crump & Low (440 Boylston St., 617/267-9100, 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Mon., Wed., and Fri.; 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Thurs., noon–5 p.m. Sun., www.shrevecrumpandlow.com ) as one of the city’s luxury jewelers, but it also carries a classy line of made-in-Boston souvenirs, from swan-boat pins to ceramic cod pitchers.
The Bostonian Society Museum Shop (Faneuil Hall, 617/720-3284, 10 a.m.–7 p.m. Mon.–Fri.; 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Sat., closed Sun.) carries colonial-style quilts and ties, and even tea that purports to be the kind thrown overboard at the Boston Tea Party.
For sports lovers, The Brearly Collection (Faneuil Hall, 800/563-6544, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. Mon.–Sat.; 10 p.m.–6 p.m. Sun., www.brearley.com ) offers framed and signed photos of great Boston  sports moments.
The perfect birthday or anniversary gift: a framed copy of any day’s paper from the Boston Globe Store (1 School St.135 Morrissey Blvd., Boston, 617/367-4000).929-3000, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. Mon.–Fri; closed Sat.–Sun).
Known locally as “the Coop,” Harvard Cooperative Society (1400 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge, 617/499-2000, 9 a.m.–6:30 p.m. Mon.–Fri.; 10 a.m.–6 p.m. Sat.; closed Sun., www.thecoop.com ) anchors Harvard Square  with a bookstore and souvenir emporium filled with products emblazoned with the crimson Veritas logo.
Finally, what’s a more delicious souvenir of New England than its trademark delicacy—lobster? Before you board the plane at Logan, snag a few ice-packed crustaceans to go at the airport’s branch of Legal Sea Foods (Logan International Airport Terminal B, 857/241-2000; Terminal C, 617/568-2800; 10 a.m.–11 p.m. daily, www.legalseafoods.com ).