Archive for May, 2012
The historical Boston Common is one of the oldest parks in the United States. This park is the beginning of the Freedom Trail, and connects to many parks that run through the city of Boston. Whether you are looking for an apartment or home, in Boston, the Boston Common offers history, recreation, shopping, dining and entertainment to residents.
The parks in Boston host many cultural and recreational activities throughout the year. In July and August they have citywide concerts, a children’s festival, arts and crafts, sporting events, and theater performances. Living in a Boston apartment or home is like living in the cultural center of the state. The Boston Common Frog Pond has ice skating from November thru March for adults and children. The parks have baseball, softball, and volleyball games. You can walk, jog or ride your bike in many of the parks.
There are many great neighborhoods in Boston. Beacon Hill real estate has many stylish homes and apartments. Why not look in different neighborhoods until you find the perfect place to live with your family. Brookline has many upscale condos, apartments, and homes to choose from.
Relocating to the Boston Common and surrounding neighborhoods offers you and your family a chance to enjoy cultural wealth. The Fanueil Marketplace in the center of Boston has shopping, dining, and entertainment.
The Phantom Gourmet Hot Dog Safari is coming to Lansdowne Street! Join tons of local sponsors, restaurants, bars and vendors in a street festival like none other. 100% of the ticket proceeds go to the Joey Fund and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. There will be food samples, music and activities on the streets. Meanwhile you’ll enjoy party after party inside Lansdowne Street’s famous restaurants and bars, including La Verdad Taqueria, the Bleacher Bar, the Game On Sports Cafe and Tequila Rain.
Outdoor kids’ activities include bouncy houses, a giant slide and other games out on the street. Kids will also love the family friendly Radio Disney show, while a 21-plus show rocks the Lansdowne Pub. Enjoy a huge variety of franks, sweet Italian sausages, barbecue, Chicago style hot dogs and more from your favorite local vendors. Not only is it tons of fun, but all the proceeds go to charity!
If you’re living in a Back Bay condo, Brookline apartments, Allston apartments, Brighton apartments or any other Boston area real estate, you’re in luck — though of course it’s Boston apartments that will give you the best access of all to the Hot Dog Safari! Come out and enjoy an afternoon of fun, food and festivity in the shadow of legendary Fenway Park.
The Phantom Gourmet Hot Dog Safari hits Lansdowne Street on Saturday, May 19, 2012, from noon to 4:00 PM. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the event. Tickets include food and activities, but not drinks, and kids 10 and under are free. Come out for a rocking good time in the heart of Boston, MA.
If you own South End real estate and are looking into other Boston homes for sale, then you might be interested in how you can quickly — and cheaply — improve your home yourself in order to increase the value of your home. There are several easy projects that you can take on that will help your home sell faster and also help you get more out of your real estate investment.
1. Clean it up. It may sound silly but simply by going into your Back Bay condo and making it sparkle and shine will make your house more appealing to prospective buyers. When a home is clean, it will look like it’s in great condition, ultimately increasing the value of your property.
2. Let there be light. Take a weekend to really clean your windows — inside and out. Then, install new lights and lighting fixtures throughout the home. The more light there is, the more appealing your house will seem.
3. Improve your landscaping. Take the time that is needed to weed out your lawn and landscaping, and replace old and overgrown plants. By freshening up the outside of your home, you will increase its curb appeal. A buyer has to like your home from the outside, before they will even think about going inside of it.
Whether you own Brookline real estate or Beacon Hill real estate, these projects are sure to help you increase your home value. When you get more out of your real estate investment, you are able to make a bigger and better step with your next real estate move.
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