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On the Market: A Sparkling Charlestown Single-Family 

55 Green St., Boston Price: $1,350,000 Size: 1,633 square feet Bedrooms: 4 Baths: 2.5 Shoulder-to-shoulder with its neighbors, this attached single-family serves up the camaraderie […]

City Life

Foiled Lobster Truck Heist in Charlestown “Was a Very Boston Experience for Everyone Involved”

It was business as usual for the overnight crew at Buy New England Lobsters, a local wholesale dealer with a warehouse along the Mystic River […]


Brewer’s Fork Team Is Taking Over Charlestown’s Navy Yard Bistro

An indispensable dining option in Charlestown is in the midst of its final week in business, but the impending closure of Navy Yard Bistro doesn’t […]

City Life

Watch: A Huge Fire Burned Three Boats in Charlestown

A fire ripped through three boats in Charlestown Tuesday night, sinking two of them and causing an estimated $1 million in damages. Fire officials say […]

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So You Want to Live in Charlestown

Like many of Boston’s neighborhoods, Charlestown is steeped in history—Revolutionary War history, to be more specific. It’s served as a meeting place for historical figures […]

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These Are the Most Expensive Homes for Sale in Charlestown

It turns out the most expensive homes for sale in Charlestown aren’t the neighborhood’s antique single-families lining the streets of Bunker Hill. In fact, they’re […]

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Geeking Out with Geekhouse Bikes

Handcrafted bikes rule the road in Charlestown.

Home & Property

Either-Or: A Cape Cottage vs. a Charlestown Condo

Two listings. The same price. What’s worth it?

City Life

Charlestown Fire Rages in Freezing Temperatures

Firefighters in Charlestown battled a multi-alarm blaze in single-digit temperatures Friday, dousing the flames while coating their equipment with a thick layer of ice. Photos […]

Home & Property

Peek at This Huge Development Planned for Bunker Hill

New plans for a housing complex in Charlestown were released on Friday, and it looks to be one of the city’s largest developments in years. […]

City Life

Firefighters Are Battling a Huge Fire in Charlestown

Update, July 21, 4:46 p.m.: Firefighters continue to battle flames that ripped through a Charlestown residence on Thursday and impacted several other buildings on Bunker Hill Street. […]

Home & Property

Either-Or: West Dennis vs. Charlestown

Welcome to Either-Or, where we compare two listings with the same price—one in Boston and one outside. Build your own conclusions. Exorbitant housing costs in Boston […]

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Five Condos in Charlestown to Tour This Weekend

1. A Condo With a Barn Door 121 High Street #2 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 1,070 square feet, $749,000 Open house: Sunday, June 5, 1-2:15 p.m. Highlight: A deck with […]

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On the Market: A Penthouse in Charlestown’s Flagship Wharf Building

A tricked-out penthouse in Charlestown.


Charlestown Is Getting a New Yoga, Barre, and Pilates Studio

If you thought there wasn’t an inch of space for yet another yoga studio in this city, think again. Asana Studio, a new yoga, barre, […]