Topic: New England/Greater Boston

What is the draw of the South of Boston area?

One of the most densely-populated neighborhoods in Boston is South Boston, once known for being a working-class, predominately Irish-American neighborhood. In recent years, this part of Boston has become both a destination as well as a settlement for young professionals and families who are drawn to the city’s strong sense of community and close proximity […]

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What types of recreational activities are available in and around Boston?

For such a small state, Massachusetts has one of the nation’s largest state park and forest systems, providing an abundance of recreational opportunities for residents, especially those renting Boston apartments. From water sports to hiking trails, cross country skiing to camping, not to mention biking, horseback riding and white water rafting, Boston and the surrounding […]

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What is to be found in West of Boston?

For history buffs and literary types, apartments in west of Boston are a good choice. The suburbs in this part of Boston are the location of several historical landmarks, not to mention the hub of some high-tech companies. Lexington and Concord, the site of the famous Revolutionary War battle, are located west of Boston, as […]

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What cities comprise the metropolitan Boston area and what are the population statistics?

The area of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts that surrounds the city of Boston is known as Greater Boston, the tenth-largest metropolitan area in the country. For those who enjoy a bustling city atmosphere full of energy, excitement and people (over 4 million at last estimate) one of the many New England/Greater Boston apartments that are […]

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What is the climate like in Boston?

If you like diversity in your weather, Boston is your kind of place. The climate changes considerably in each season, and has even been known to take an unusual turn–think snow in October and heat-waves in February. But the soothing spring with its ocean breezes and the undeniably spectacular fall foliage make New England a […]

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What is the Cape Cod area like?

Once you decide which apartments for rent Massachusetts has to offer best appeal to your needs, you can settle virtually anywhere and still be within an afternoon’s drive of the far reaches of New England. One of the most beautiful and relaxing destinations in this part of the country is the area of Cape Cod. […]

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