Published Aug 10, 2012
What's the best neighborhood to call home?
"Friendly people, amazing artists, good shops, great restaurants, a bit of an edge--only downside is that too many..."
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"…Friendly people, amazing artists, good shops, great restaurants, a bit of an edge--only downside is that too many strollers and Moms with entitlement …"
"…Clean, convenient to T, plenty of places to shop, do laundry. Only a 20-minute walk to Fenway.…"
"…Home to the nation's 2nd largest St. Patrick's Day Parade, Harpoon Brewery and the fast-growing Fort Point area (named Boston's Innovation District). …"
"…Yes, I live here. But I like it because I can run in Franklin Park (and not be late for my cross-country meets in the Fall) and in the Arboretum and c…"
"…If I could afford it, this is where I'd be! I could just roll in and out of the best restaurants in Boston. I do miss the old school flavor that does…"
"…love, love, love this neighborhood. If you want all the comforts of small town life in one of the most historic areas of the big city......this is yo…"
"…I love Davis Square. I'm a Tufts Alum so it was my second home. Great restaurant options with high end spots as well as dirt cheap options such as Ann…"
"…Close to downtown and part of the city but feels like its own little town. Can walk to everything close to plenty of public transportation and my hom…"
"…Dorchester has some beautiful spots. By Ashmont Station, Milton, Dorchester Ave, Pope Hill, Savin Hill, Melville Ave. I will always stay in Dorchester…"
"…Charlestown rocks! You can walk everywhere and anywhere to get to anything and everything!…"
"…If it were possible to set costs aside, which of course it is not, I would rather live -- and I do mean really LIVE -- in the Back Bay than anywhere e…"
"…Great Restaurants and great view of the city!…"
"…Lots of grad students and professors. Plenty of independent shops and restaurants. The neighborhood has character ad infinitum.…"
"…Awesome area! Close to Harvard, Central, Kendall, Lechmere and Union Square. Businesses also on the rise.…"
"…Arlington's technically a suburb, but doesn't feel like one (no box stores, for one). There's a great arts scene, great variety of restaurants, a very…"
"…Life Alive... natural and made to order. This is my new fav hangout. Eat downstairs ( way cool)…"
"…It's hard up here in "The Bay" LOL!…"
"…Not as expensive as the rest of the city, but allows easy access for everything!…"
"…The cutest downtown. So close to Boston…"
"…Best neighborhood, best neighbors are on the north cide of the bridge!!!…"
"…Union is my favorite square in the Boston area mainly because it's the only one not overrun by consumerism. All of the businesses maintain a down-to-e…"
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