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  • 10 best cities for commuting into Boston

    10 best cities for commuting into Boston

    Housing costs, travel times during rush hour factors in analysis Melrose is the best city for those who commute into Boston but don’t live in Boston, especially during rush hour, according to a...

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  • Hub on Causeway apartment tower launches leasing, with units ranging up to $10,000/month

    Hub on Causeway apartment tower launches leasing, with units ranging up to $10,000/month

    Amenity-laden Hub50House next to TD Garden could provide a stark barometer for the health of Boston’s luxury rental market Leasing has started at Hub50House, the 38-story, 440-unit residential...

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  • 7 Boston-area spray parks near T stops, mapped

    7 Boston-area spray parks near T stops, mapped

    Including in Mission Hill, Back Bay, Chelsea, and Mattapan It’s one of the more reliable ways to cool off the kiddies once the summer starts: A spray park and/or wading pool. Some are easier to...

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  • Bright Hyde Park Queen Anne Vic with 14 rooms on sale for $810,000

    Bright Hyde Park Queen Anne Vic with 14 rooms on sale for $810,000

    House off Cleary Square includes unfinished third level The 14-room, 3,066-square-foot Queen Anne Victorian at 15 Dell Avenue in Boston’s Hyde Park dates from the early 1880s. It’s a spacious and...

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  • Cambridge apartment rents way out ahead of much of the U.S., new report says

    Cambridge apartment rents way out ahead of much of the U.S., new report says

    New report shows Boston neighbor’s rents averaged more than $3,000 a month as of May Cambridge was one of only two smaller U.S. cities with an average apartment rent of more than $3,000 a month in...

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  • The 17 best beaches in the Boston area, mapped

    The 17 best beaches in the Boston area, mapped

    Most of these Boston-area beaches are accessible via mass transit or a short drive from downtown This map pinpoints the 17 best beach options in and around the Boston area. Most of them are no...

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  • How much for a Philly-style condo near Tufts in Somerville?

    How much for a Philly-style condo near Tufts in Somerville?

    Duplex has the potential for three bedrooms What/where: A three-bedroom, one-bathroom duplex on Mason Street near Tufts University in Somerville Square footage: 1,323 The skinny: This condo is of...

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  • What $700,000 buys in Somerville now

    What $700,000 buys in Somerville now

    Including in East Somerville, Magoun Square, and Davis Square Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in...

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  • Wynn might sell Encore Boston Harbor to MGM: Report

    Wynn might sell Encore Boston Harbor to MGM: Report

    Everett casino-resort could open as soon as late June Wynn Resorts is considering selling its nearly finished Encore Boston Harbor casino-resort in Everett to fellow Las Vegas-based conglomerate...

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  • JP condo project underscores Boston’s parking-conversion trend

    JP condo project underscores Boston’s parking-conversion trend

    Four-story condo building with work-live lofts for artists will replace parking lot The Boston Planning and Development Agency on May 16 approved the construction of a four-story residential...

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  • 8 Back Bay open houses this weekend near the Charles River Bike Path

    8 Back Bay open houses this weekend near the Charles River Bike Path

    It is Bay State Bike Week, after all The Boston region is one of the best in the country for biking. And so we focused our latest open house tour on listings near the Charles River Bike Bath in...

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  • Which infrastructure projects should be on the Boston area’s to-do list?

    Which infrastructure projects should be on the Boston area’s to-do list?

    Sound off There are a lot of big infrastructure efforts under way in the Boston region—the Green Line extension, numerous bridge projects, and high-profile park upgrades, to name a few—and several...

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  • Big reveal: The rent on a one-bedroom loft near the T in South Boston

    Big reveal: The rent on a one-bedroom loft near the T in South Boston

    Lot of readers nailed the correct rent here—did you? Address: 9 West Broadway, #416 Rent: $3,500 The results: A plurality of Curbed Boston readers—34 percent—nailed the monthly rent on this...

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  • Dorchester’s JFK library remains one of I.M. Pei’s most enduring works 40 years on

    Dorchester’s JFK library remains one of I.M. Pei’s most enduring works 40 years on

    I.M. Pei-designed complex in Columbia Point remains key Boston waterfront attraction One of the many milestones that 2019 will bring in the Boston region is the 40th anniversary of the dedication...

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  • TD Garden: The ultimate guide to the home of the Bruins

    TD Garden: The ultimate guide to the home of the Bruins

    How to get there, where to sit, what to eat—and more—regarding New England’s biggest indoor arena If you’re visiting TD Garden at 101 Legends Way in Boston’s West End for the first time, or for...

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  • What $1 million buys around Boston now

    What $1 million buys around Boston now

    Including in Charlestown, Dorchester, Back Bay, and South Boston Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts)...

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  • National partnership aims to boost Boston transportation

    National partnership aims to boost Boston transportation

    National Association of City Transportation Officials—NACTO—will advise Boston on a project to both improve transit and reduce carbon emissions The National Association of City Transportation...

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  • Charlestown condo with private courtyard, gated parking drops for $1.35 million

    Charlestown condo with private courtyard, gated parking drops for $1.35 million

    Spread falls within neighborhood’s famed gas-light district The 1,729-square-foot Unit 1 at 33 Washington Street is tucked back from a drag within Charlestown’s gas-light district in a property...

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  • Bluebikes offering free rides on Friday

    Bluebikes offering free rides on Friday

    Users can also join several convoys that will converge on Boston City Hall Plaza Riders can take a free trip on Bluebikes—the bike-share that Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, and Brookline own—on...

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  • Downtown Boston parking norms are dying a slow death

    Downtown Boston parking norms are dying a slow death

    Official policy, development trends, micromobility, and more are leading to a generational shift in one of America’s most congested towns The apparent $218 million mid-May sale of a surface...

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