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Memphis downtown boom fueled by riverfront city’s rich history

Adaptive reuse of breweries, bakeries, and warehouses have brought new life to Bluff City.

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The 26 most historic cemeteries in the Boston area, mapped

The Boston region has some of America's oldest cemeteries, with a handful stretching back to the early 1600s and a goodly proportion launching well before the 1900s.

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Which areas of the Boston region should get new bus routes?

Speak now! The MBTA is reviewing its bus network in anticipation of a major overhaul come mid-2020. Some areas will lose, some will gain; some will see no changes at all.

Porter Square’s Hotel 1868 plans an early fall opening

The 50-room inn will include a cafe on its ground floor and joins several hotels in opening in Cambridge and Somerville recently.

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Sunny downtown Boston penthouse at the new Boulevard building asks $5M-plus

The duplex is part of a 36-unit conversion of two buildings across from the Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy Greenway. The tag includes two parking spaces in an automated garage.

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Want that farm experience for selecting your next pumpkin? 8 options near Boston, mapped

It’s prime pumpkin-picking time. Where to do it near the Boston area? These eight spots include real do-it-yourself farmsteads, plus stands where you can assess the gourds before choosing the perfect one.

New report shows just how much Boston tenants can save from having roommates

The analysis reinforces the city’s reputation as one of the most expensive in the U.S. for leasing. After all, where else can having a roommate mean nearly $12,000 a year in savings?

Regal Beacon Hill penthouse with a pool on top drops for $11.45M

The tag—one of the biggest in Boston in recent months—also covers four parking spots and six fireplaces.

How much for a New England cape in West Roxbury with an in-law suite?

The house dating from 1933 includes four bedrooms total—take a look and then vote.

As e-scooters await their day, e-bike options in the Boston region grow

California-based LimeBike has added the pedal-assist vehicles to its fleets in Medford, Melrose, Milton, Needham, Revere, and Waltham. They’re already in Bedford, Belmont, Chelsea, Everett, and Winthrop.

Why mayors and urban leaders will have a bigger impact in 2018 elections

With records of real accomplishment in cities, mayors and city leaders are hoping to win over voters statewide.

Where to see New England’s spectacular fall foliage this year

Experts say it’s going to be a particularly incandescent autumn in terms of leaf-changing. Here’s where to take in the colors in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont, and Maine.

Big reveal: The rent on this Fort Point condo with plenty of brick and beam

Not many readers guessed the correct monthly asking for this 539-square-footer in the trendy neighborhood. Did you?

The pure joy of HGTV’s ‘My Lottery Dream Home’

This is the house-hunting show we need right now.

How would you describe the Boston area right now to an out-of-towner?

Even for someone on the outside who thinks he or she "gets" Boston, there’s a lot to get. And old stereotypes of the region die hard, after all. Describe it in all its beauty and ugliness today.

South Boston’s 656-unit Washington Village could advance with new developer

Plans for the multi-building project between Dorchester and Old Colony avenues stretch back to 2016. Might a new backer mean construction?

The ultimate guide to Fenway Park

The Red Sox pretty much had a lock on their third American League East title in as many years heading into September. Here is expert advice and hot tips regarding America’s oldest Major League Baseball stadium for the postseason.

What $2,500 a month rents around Boston right now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly 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!

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Concord Gambrel colonial with six bedrooms and four fireplaces drops for $1.5M

The house dating from 1914 also includes a screen porch and a big backyard.

The 650-unit Smith breaks ground in the South End

The two-building project covers 3.1 acres off Albany Street and is the latest big development transforming that corner of the neighborhood.

Why are electric scooters illegal in Massachusetts?

Cambridge wants the state to adjust and clarify its regulations on the vehicles, which are becoming more common regardless of the law on the books.

Seaport District’s St. Regis Residences luxury tower to officially break ground in October

The building at 150 Seaport Boulevard in the Seaport District is expected to open in late 2020, and will surely be one of the more distinctive additions to the Seaport and to Boston in general.

9 cities with smart ideas to improve transportation

From planning for walkable neighborhoods to autonomous transit, how some U.S. cities plan to upgrade public transit.

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11 Salem sites to visit this fall—including some that have nothing to do with witches

Tourism in Salem understandably spikes around Halloween as people queue for tales of the witch trials that gripped the town an hour north of Boston three centuries ago. But there are plenty of other attractions.

Nearly 20-acre Hood Park development in Charlestown adds more housing and parkland

Recently proposed changes call for a 1-acre park, 200 additional housing units, and a 15-year timeline for a full build-out. Plus, we now know how tall the new buildings there would be.

Here are the 5 finalists competing to design Boston’s Martin Luther King Jr.-Coretta Scott King monument

The designs will be on display at the Boston Public Library’s main location in Copley Square and at the Bruce C. Bolling Municipal Building in Roxbury’s Dudley Square until October 16.

Somerville’s controversial Metro9 condos on sale starting at $465,000

Several listings for the eight-story complex have dropped recently, completing a conversion from apartments that began in late 2017. That conversion proved controversial, with some tenants accusing the developer of blindsiding them with the plans.

What $900,000 buys around Boston now

Welcome to Curbed Comparisons, a weekly 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!

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What are your favorite places to visit in Western Mass.?

We know where Western Massachusetts is (or we kind of do). But what do you do once you get there? That is the subject of our latest open thread.

5 lightweight camper trailers you can buy right now

Today, we break down five trailers that are both very cool and lightweight to boot—all weighing less than 2,000 pounds.

Boston’s latest anti-gentrification idea? Housing vouchers tied to higher property taxes

It’s one possible solution the City Council plans to vet to stem the displacement of Roxbury residents in particular.

One MBTA bus route has become ground zero in the debate about transportation equity

The 111 bus from Revere to Haymarket is often overcrowded and frequently slow. Can officials fix it?

UMass’ Bayside Expo Center site sale and redevelopment imminent

The 20-acre Dorchester parcel is expected to host a major tech/life sciences campus just off the Red Line.

Motor Mart Garage could become Boston’s latest garage conversion under new plans

Its owners want to plunk a 20-story tower full of condos and apartments atop the 1,037-space garage.

Beacon Hill home prices heading into fall average $1,200-plus a foot: Report

The neighborhood’s average asking tag is about the same as the $1,257 it was heading into spring earlier this year.

A lot of owners in Boston’s most luxurious buildings are not Bostonians. What’s that mean, exactly?

A new study suggests that sizable chunks of units in 12 of Boston’s most prominent luxury residential buildings are owned by people outside of the city either as second homes or as investments that owners can rent out or otherwise capitalize on.

Lexington modern with an in-ground pool and a heated driveway asks $1.7M-plus

The late Ira Rakatansky designed the house—and the one nextdoor—which includes five bedrooms and which overlooks the Lexington Golf Course.

Where the ‘home of the future’ goes from here

After building a prefab smart home from scratch in six months, we explore how the "home of the future" can continue to evolve.

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Most T stations and garages need significant repairs: Analysis

Yup, it’s as bad as you thought. South Station and Back Bay Station are among the major hubs that need major repairs fast, according to the MBTA.

Boston-area NIMBYs dominate meetings about new development: Analysis

And guess what? They generally do not like new multifamily housing.

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Boston’s 10 tallest buildings by 2020, mapped

The skyscrapers include two newcomers as well as more than a few familiar facades. Get used to this list, too: It’s unlikely to change for years.