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This Week's Featured Neighborhood: Brighton

Home to students and young professionals, features a number of affordable housing options.

Located at Boston's northwest corner on the shores of the Charles River, this welcoming neighborhood contains streets lined with multi-family homes and condominiums. Brighton's cost-efficient housing and lively atmosphere attracts families, young professionals and graduates students.

One of Brighton's most notable spots, Cleveland Circle, is the heart of Boston College student living. This spot contains a number of options for inexpensive, but delicious eats. The nearby Chestnut Hill Reservoir, provides scenic views of the Boston College campus for joggers on a mile-and-a-half loop. Along Washington Street, which runs straight through Brighton Center to Oak Square, numerous of Brighton's small businesses call home.

With multiple T stops throughout Brighton, including "B" and "C" branch Green Line stops, transportation around Brighton and rest of Boston is simple. This neighborhood also includes medical resources such as, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, and the Franciscan Children's Hospital.

Some restaurants include:

The Stockyard: (Steak & Seafood) 135 Market Street

Tasca: (Tapas) 1612 Commonwealth Avenue

Eagle's Deli: (Burgers & Deli) 1918 Beacon Street

Some shopping stores include:

New Balance (Factory Store): 40 Life Street

Some bars & pubs include:

The Paradise: 967 Commonwealth Avenue

Boston Wine School: 1354 Commonwealth Avenue

Be sure to let us know your favorite spots in Brighton by commenting on our Facebook! For more information on Brighton, feel free to message our Rental Agents directly at our new rentals Facebook page, Newbury Rentals.

For Brighton listings please visit our website http://www.thecharlesrealty.com/.

Sources:

Boston.about.com

Cityofboston.gov