Well-preserved buildings dating from Colonial through Victorian times still grace this affluent, genteel town. Fine art galleries, high-quality antiques shops, and gift boutiques sit side by side along North Harrison Street as well as the small midtown mall called Talbottown. Downtown Easton's tree-lined streets present an eclectic collection of boutique-style shops. Strolling Harrison Street—between the Talbottown shopping complex and the Academy Art Museum—and parts of parallel Washington Street, as well as their cross streets, can be at once eminently rewarding and soberingly expensive.
There seems to be something about this remote collection of islands that fosters the rare, the fearless, and above all, the weird.More