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So You Want to Live in Everett

Everett is a city on the cusp of significant change. But it’s another C-word that’s the real game changer around Everett these days: Casino. In […]

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These Are the Top Places to Live Around Boston Right Now

For the beach bum Coastal towns making waves for more than just ocean views. HULL 2018 Median Single-Family Price: $415,000 Property Tax Rate: $13.42 Morning […]

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So You Want to Live in Coolidge Corner

From the moment the T sails into Harvard and Beacon Streets, Coolidge Corner comes into view as both quaint and bustling. Take a stroll down Harvard […]

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The Ultimate Guide to Chinatown

A new generation is taking over, and the neighborhood is changing faster than ever. From culture to politics to food—and just in time for the […]

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So You Want to Live in Union Square

Union Square is at a crossroads—both literally and figuratively. Originally known as Liberty Pole Square, the area was renamed Union Square for the union of […]

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So You Want to Live in Central Square

Central Square itself isn’t exactly a residential area. Instead, it’s more of a nexus for the four neighborhoods that come together at Mass. Ave: Cambridgeport, […]

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So You Want to Live in the Seaport

Call it what you will: The Seaport, the South Boston Waterfront, the Innovation District—no matter its name, the neighborhood has become one of Boston’s hottest […]

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So You Want to Live in Mattapan

It’s not all that common to find a neighborhood within the city limits where it’s affordable to purchase a single-family home—but Mattapan is one of […]

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So You Want to Live in the South End

It’s a familiar story around here: A Boston neighborhood was built atop a tidal marsh. The South End is no different. Since it was first developed […]

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So You Want to Live in Hyde Park

It’s with good reason that Hyde Park’s motto is “A Small Town in the City.” The southernmost neighborhood of Boston can feel worlds away from downtown, […]

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So You Want to Live in Dorchester

To think of Dorchester as just one neighborhood is pretty laughable. With 160,000 residents spread across six square miles, it rivals the size and population of […]

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So You Want to Live in Bay Village

At only 25 acres, Bay Village is Boston’s smallest official neighborhood. But what it doesn’t have in size, Bay Village makes up for in history […]

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So You Want to Live in the North End

Boston’s own Little Italy, the North End, is a study in contrasts. It’s a neighborhood with European roots where parades and pastries seem to flow […]

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So You Want to Live in Back Bay

It’s hard to imagine that one of Boston’s most iconic neighborhoods used to be a swamp. But before 1820, Back Bay was basically an expansive […]

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So You Want to Live in Roxbury

Ask any longtime resident, and they’ll tell you the one word embodies Roxbury: Community. In the 1600s, “Rocksberry”—named for its rocky soil—was highly attractive to colonists […]