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Neighborhoods in Boston and What They Have to Offer.

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Boston MA Neighorhoods
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Boston is a large city made up of smaller neighborhoods. These neighborhoods each have unique characteristics and things to do. If you are in the market for a new apartment in Boston, then keep reading for information on all the different neighborhoods that you want to look at.

Boston Back Bay

Looking at the most expensive neighborhood in Boston, you will find no shortage of ways to keep yourself busy. You will find everything from modern buildings to spectacular brownstone apartments. In addition, this area is full of historical sites such as the Boston Public Library, Copley Square, The John Hancock Tower, Charles River Reservation and Esplanade, as well as many more. The Back Bay also has what many consider to be the best shopping in Boston. There you will find the world famous Newbury Street, with everything from less expensive stores like H&M to high end stores to shop at or window shop at. There is also the Prudential Center and The Copley Mall, which house top department stores to browse. Finally, the many restaurants located in Back Bay. There are plenty of restaurants to choose from, no matter what you’re in the mood for or what your budget is. You can go for a nice lunch on the patio at Stephanie’s on Newbury to a fancy dinner at Top of the Hub, where you get a full view of the stars and city lights. To think that the Back Bay only started off as just that-a bay, and transformed into one of the most desirable places to live.

Boston’s North End

Do you long to walk cobblestone streets while delicious aromas waft out of various Italian restaurants? Boston’s North end is an up and coming neighborhood for recently graduated college students, as well as a longtime favorite for the city’s residents. The North End is one of the original neighborhoods in Boston. Here you can find some of the city’s most historical sites, including the Freedom Trail, the Paul Revere house, the Old North Church, and Copp’s Hill Burying Ground. Next, there is a walkway for the public to stroll along the harbor and through parks while experiencing the breathtaking views Boston has to offer. When walking down Hanover Street you will find countless restaurants, with a lot of Italian cuisine, as well as options for the seafood lover. You will also come across the famous Mike’s Pastry. Most of the time the line for this pastry shop wraps around the block with people craving the taste of a decadent cannoli. In addition to the great food options, there are also little shops and boutiques that you can browse while waiting for your dinner reservation.

South Boston

South Boston, also known as “Southie” to native Bostonians is another popular neighborhood. South Boston is full of fun activity choices, as well as the occasional historical site. One major historical site is the Harrison Loring House. This was a private mansion until 1913, when it was sold and has now become apartments available for rent. One of the biggest events of the year in South Boston is the St. Patrick’s Day parade. The streets are filled with people having fun and spending time outside. In addition to watching the parade, many people stop in to Irish pubs or restaurants for a break and a bite.

Seaport District

The Seaport district has become one of the most stunning and modern areas in Boston. With a recent $3 billion dollars in funding, this area has become even more luxurious. The buildings and living accommodations are top of the line. Imagine waking up, opening your curtains to see the water; and seeing a breathtaking view of the water right outside your window. This area is where the famous Boston Tea Party event took place in 1773. There is now a museum to commemorate that event, and it even includes a live reenactment! Also located in the Seaport is Faneuil Hall and Quincy Market. Faneuil Hall has tons of restaurants and shops that you can explore. Quincy Market is a market complex where you will find almost any type of food you can imagine. When the weather is nice, plenty of restaurants in the Seaport district will open up their patio or deck area. Many of these restaurants are located on the water-you can’t beat good food, beautiful views and a nice breeze.

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