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Paul Revere’s House Built in 1680 Is The Oldest Structure in Boston

Paul Revere’s House Built in 1680 Is The Oldest Structure in Boston

Featured image Massachusetts is home to much of the United States’ early history. It was there in Provincetown that the Mayflower pilgrims landed. In Boston, the state capital and one of the oldest cities in the country, that the first black regiment of the U.S. Army was formed during the Civil War. Boston is also home to many significant sites of the American Revolution. Among these is Paul Revere’s house, the oldest house in the city and home to one of the most famous revolutionary figure. “Boston, USA – June 9, 2012: The famous Paul Revere house on the […]

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Arrowstreet design adventure gym with first-of-its-kind recovery centre

Arrowstreet design adventure gym with first-of-its-kind recovery centre

The 771 sq m space invites gym-goers to partake in a “digitally advanced spa-style experience”. / Courtesy of Arrowstreet American interior design practice Arrowstreet have created BKBX, a 771 sq m “adventure lifestyle ecosystem” in Boston, US. Geared towards athletes who regularly embark on high-intensity excursions, the new facility features a bouldering wall, an “adventure bar”, and an integrated fitness programme devised by Dr Paul Juris, formerly the executive director of the Cybex Research Institute. The gym – Arrowstreet’s fourth project with Brooklyn Boulders – also boasts an innovative recovery studio and a large training space equipped with TRX […]

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What $1,500 a month rents around Boston now

What $1,500 a month rents around Boston now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons , a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount (or thereabouts) in the Boston area. Is one woman’s studio another woman’s townhouse? Let’s find out! Next up is $1,500 a month in Boston. Photos via Centre Realty Group Unit 1 at 10 Appian Way in lower Allston runs to 550 square feet, and has one bedroom and one bathroom. All utilities are included in the rent except cable TV and internet. Photos via Great Spaces ERA The 750-square-foot Unit 3 at 14 Jerome Street in Dot’s Jones […]

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Boston Community Ventures chips in $1 million for new Jackson Square street

Boston Community Ventures chips in $1 million for new Jackson Square street

MAY 2, 2019 – BOSTON, MA: JAMAICA PLAIN, MA Ð Boston Community Ventures Inc. (BCV) and the Jackson Square Partners LLC (JSP) have signed a document that will lead to creation of a new street in Jackson Square that will enhance mobility and accessibility, and allow for future development of residential, commercial and other uses in the neighborhood. Courtesy of Boston Community Ventures Two developers say they’ve paved the way for a new street that will enhance accessibility in Jackson Square, according to a press release. Boston Community Ventures Inc. and Jackson Square Partners LLC say they’ve signed a […]

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7 lakeside Berkshire vacation rentals less than three hours from Boston

7 lakeside Berkshire vacation rentals less than three hours from Boston

VRBO Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy . Winter has finally released its icy grip on the region, which means the charming environs of Western Massachusetts are wide open for weekenders. These seven lakeside vacation rentals in the Berkshire Mountains positively shout “rustic,” and are each within a three-hour car ride of downtown Boston. For more on Western Mass and the Berkshires, check our handy guide . It includes things to do, visit, and more. […]

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Boston to invest $2.78 billion over next five years to improve infrastructure

Boston to invest $2.78 billion over next five years to improve infrastructure

A B-line train pulls up to a stop commonwealth avenue. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the City plans to invest in projects across Boston focusing on areas including transportation, education, arts, and housing. ALI AUDET/ DFP STAFF Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the City will seek to invest $2.78 billion over the next five years in infrastructure projects across Boston. Improvements will focus on various areas including transportation, education, arts and housing. Mayor Walsh said in a City press release that Boston’s proposed Fiscal Year 2020-2024 capital investment plan will create better opportunities for citizens of Boston today and […]

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Boston Coworking Spaces Perfect for Entrepreneurs, Activists and More

Boston Coworking Spaces Perfect for Entrepreneurs, Activists and More

Business The hottest clubs in town? Coworking spaces. Find the one that fits your personality and needs with this handy guide. Courtesy photo The Yard Good for: Future CEOs More than anything else, entrepreneurs require flexibility—and the ability to scale up as needed. Enter the Yard, which lets you pay for the space you need while growing your company. Start with a virtual office and enjoy the benefits of a business address, unlimited shipping, and use of the conference room for one hour every month. Once you’re ready to take your empire to the next level, upgrade to a […]

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48 hours in . . . Boston, an insider guide to the birthplace of America

48 hours in . . . Boston, an insider guide to the birthplace of America

Bustling Boston is an ever-growing city, but one that remains steeped in history Credit: This content is subject to copyright./Sean Pavone Liberty, lobster and lots of sports Boston is a bright, bustling modern city, but one steeped in significant history. It might not be the United States’ or even Massachusetts’ oldest colony – it was settled by the British in 1630 – but it certainly proved significant in igniting the War of Independence in 1775, which ousted British rule, allowing the formation of the United States of America one year later. Recent victories for the New England Patriots and […]

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Four Boston Companies with Luxurious Employee Benefits

Four Boston Companies with Luxurious Employee Benefits

Business Craft brews on tap, on-site oil changes, and afternoon manicures: To attract top talent, companies all over town are rolling out the red carpet—and making it so workers never have to go home. Manicures, car washes, and a food hall all come with the job at TripAdvisor. / Courtesy photo TripAdvisor TripAdvisor’s senior director of office experience, Matthew Gabree, used to work at the Ritz and the W, so it only makes sense that he runs this travel company’s office like a four-star hotel. Free shuttles with WiFi and comfy seats run all day, transporting employees from convenient […]

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Finally, a green light for long-vacant Roxbury parcel

Finally, a green light for long-vacant Roxbury parcel

Landmark Properties recently agreed to invest in Tremont Crossing’s first phase: retail, an apartment tower, as well as a garage, museum, and central plaza (above). This site could be part of an expressway, or maybe a shopping mall. It might make a nice home for Partners HealthCare, or the state’s transportation bureaucracy. The Krafts’ soccer stadium? Sure, let’s give it a look. The list of uses proposed over five decades for this unused city-owned property on Tremont Street in Roxbury extends longer than the Orange Line that rumbles by. Now, we have a concept that’s going to stick. After […]

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