Situated on the west side of Boston and is home to thousands of college students during the school year as well as young professionals. This neighborhood is well known for its local bars, live music and ethnic restaurants.
The Back Bay and South End, considered sister communities are full of trendy restaurants, cafes, boutiques and nightclubs. Newbury Street, known for its upscale shopping, high-end brands and outdoor cafes is Boston's version of Rodeo Drive. Copley Square is among the prettiest spots in the Back Bay and is home to Trinity Church and the finish line of the Boston Marathon, the world's oldest annual marathon.
Beacon Hill is home to the Commonwealth's State House as well as to many of Boston's elite such as former GE CEO, Jack Welch and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry. Beacon Hill's brownstone residences are among the most beautiful in the city and this neighborhood personifies historical Boston.
Charlestown is along the north side of Boston Harbor and offers spectacular views of the city. It is the home to the U.S.S Constitution, "Old Ironsides". Charlestown remains home to the new generation of old Irish immigrants as well as new young professionals.
Chinatown and the Seaport Districts are among the fastest growing neighborhoods in the city where full service vertical high rises and lofts offer a more modern lifestyle for Boston's working professionals.
Fenway/Kenmore Square is one of Boston's most notable neighborhoods and is home to the World Champion Boston Red Sox and Fenway Park. Fenway Park opened in 1912 and is the oldest original Major League Baseball stadium still in use.
Jamaica Plain, or "JP" as the locals call it, is one of Boston's most eclectic and ethnically diverse neighborhoods. It is also home to a growing gay and lesbian community. Many unique shops, boutiques and quaint restaurants line Centre Street, the main drag.
South Boston, or "Southie" as it is often referred to has historically been residence to a large Irish Catholic community. Today it is a highly desirable neighborhood because of its affordability and access to downtown. Southie is well known for its annual St. Patrick's Day parade in March which descends down Broadway and draws crowds from all over Boston and Greater Boston.