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The suburbs issue

As our suburbs become more like cities, they have one foot in the past and one in the future.

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South Boston inn latest to join city’s mini-hotel boom

The first Cambria-brand hotel in Massachusetts plans to host a grand opening at its 6 West Broadway site near the Red Line.

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How to get to and from Logan Airport without a car

There are too many cars anyway at New England’s busiest transportation hub.

Massachusetts home sales pick up in October

A new realtors report regarding pending deals highlights an ongoing trend in the commonwealth’s housing market.

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TD Garden: The ultimate guide to the home of the Bruins

How to get there, where to sit, what to eat—and more—regarding New England’s biggest indoor arena.

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The 23 best things to do in the Boston area with kids, mapped

From top-notch museums of all kinds to several ice-skating options, here is a map of the best family-friendly activities in the Boston region for the colder months.

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101 ways to live sustainably

The least you can do to make a big difference where you live

Boston third priciest city globally for renters: report

A new analysis highlights a gnawing challenge for tenants and a depthless goldmine for landlords: the Boston rental market heading into 2020.

Seaport loft with 18-foot ceilings asks nearly $1,000 a foot

A deal, right? The unit in the Seaport Lofts includes two bedrooms and two bathrooms.

What $750,000 buys around Boston now

These newer listings are in the South End, Brighton, East Boston, and elsewhere.

How much for a Somerville single-family near a future Green Line stop?

The house includes five bedrooms. What say you re: the price? Take a look around and then take your best guess.

Tiny Eastie two-bedroom packs a lot in

The Jeffries Point spread runs to just 509 square feet, but it does include a private deck. And the price might be right.

More of Gillette’s South Boston land could end up on the market

Other big development news of the week includes Hub on Causeway’s official opening and a milestone for the South End’s Quinn condo project.

Meet the $4.9M Cambridge fixer-upper

The Fresh Pond Parkway spread dating from the 1830s comes with a carriage house and six fireplaces as well as seven bedrooms. It could all use some work though.

Big reveal: A Jamaica Plain two-bedroom with a fenced-in yard

Bravo! A lot of Curbed Boston readers guessed the correct asking price for this 1,200-square-footer with a fenced-in yard.

South End’s first indoor residential pool a feature of new condo building

Busy developer Related Beal expects to wrap construction on the 14-story Quinn at 380 Harrison Avenue in late 2020. The company just started sales there.

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When I became pregnant with twins, my mess stopped feeling cute

I hoped hiring an organizer would force me to take it seriously.

The Boston area’s 10 most walkable neighborhoods

These enclaves include the North End, the South End, and Beacon Hill as well as bits of Cambridge and Somerville.

Brighton Vic on sale for $750K as a fixer-upper

The asking for the six-bedroom, which clearly needs work, highlights the current pricing trends in Boston housing.

Yet more lab space for the Boston area—this time in Assembly Row

Developers hope to take advantage of the regional life sciences boom with a project in the Somerville enclave. Construction could start in 2021, and would fill a vacant lot near I-93 and the Orange Line.

Louisburg Square townhouse on sale for $20.5M

The 11-room spread in the tony Beacon Hill enclave is next-door to John and Teresa Kerry’s house.

Hub on Causeway tower near TD Garden one-quarter leased

It’s been five months since leasing launched at the 38-story sprout, with its 440 units starting at $2,300 a month.

Dockless e-bikes a means to an end and not to the T: Report

New data suggests that e-bike users in the Boston area are hopping on the vehicles for entire commutes—and not necessarily to cover the last bits before mass transit stops.

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Boston’s 10 most underrated buildings, mapped

The city has plenty of incredible buildings with beautiful interiors and done in celebrated styles. Then there are those buildings that don’t quite get their proper due.

What $4,000 a month rents in Boston now

It looks like it can land a tenant a washer-dryer, among other perks. Check out these recent listings in the South End, Back Bay, South Boston, and elsewhere.

Newton Queen Anne with theater and wine cellar drops for $5.2M

The freshly built house includes six bedrooms and six full bathrooms as well.

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Boston’s 10 tallest buildings by 2022, mapped

The skyscrapers include only a couple of newcomers during the past 16 years. And the list is unlikely to change for at least another two years.

How pricey is Kendall Square now? A small corner lot is asking $4.5M

The combined price for two East Cambridge parcels highlights just how valuable the tech-heavy area has become.

Meet the Newbury Boston, the hotel formerly known as the Taj

Renovations to the Back Bay property will produce several new guest rooms as well as a 4,000-square-foot rooftop restaurant.

How much for a Jamaica Plain two-bedroom with a fenced-in yard?

The airy spread includes two bedrooms as well. Take a look around then take your best guess re: the price.

What $2,750 rents around Boston now

These listings in the North End, Dorchester, the South End, and elsewhere include one- and two-bedrooms.

Hurley Building sale in Boston would lead to multi-acre development downtown

Other big development news of the week includes major tweaks to projects in Mattapan, the Financial District, Fort Point, and Newton.

Big reveal: An Eastie three-bedroom that’s part of a new three-unit project

About 1 in 5 Curbed Boston readers guessed the correct asking price—did you?

No relief for Boston tenants heading into November

A new report underscores a high-rent reality likely to continue into 2020. And you can forget about any relief from a cooling sales market.

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Leaving the houses my father built

After his brain injury, my dad could still build a house—so he began a lifelong pattern of selling a house, building another, and doing it all again.

Beacon Hill one-bedroom packs a lot inside its 435 square feet

The spread includes a closet custom-built to be oversized. Gotta have that.

How to pick a Boston neighborhood

Transportation, housing costs, schools, parks, property taxes, and more should factor into any decision about where to live in the Boston area.

Mattapan condos pivot to apartments

The proposed project on Blue Hill Avenue would include 32 units under a city program that encourages "compact" living.

5 missed opportunities that have made Boston-area transit that much worse

How much better things might be if North and South stations had been directly linked, or Logan Airport built farther from downtown—alas!

Chestnut Hill mansion flush with a dozen bathrooms

The spread—the product of a three-year renovation—also comes with seven bedrooms and six fireplaces. It’s asking $12 million now.

What $900,000 buys around Boston now

These newer listings showcase what the sum can buy in Back Bay, the South End, South Boston, and elsewhere.