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JFK in the Boston area: The ultimate map

John F. Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in the family home in Brookline. From that moment, the 35th president's life was entwined with the Boston region.

Penthouse at Boston’s Boulevard building trades for $5.835M

The three-bedroom at 110 Broad Street is one of three dozen units carved from a site that included a 19th-century warehouse.

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The 9 best alternatives to Airbnb

From a vacation rental company that focuses on families to one that wants to combat racism, here are nine alternatives for your next vacation.

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U.S. presidents in the Boston area, from Washington to Obama

The current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue has never lived in the Boston area. But 12 of Donald Trump’s predecessors have.

How much for a South Boston one-bedroom near Andrew Square?

The condo includes deeded parking and a washer-dryer. What say you re: the price? Take a look and then take your best guess.

Dorchester’s Bayside Center site could host 3 million square feet of development

A newly selected developer is planning nearly equal parts residential and commercial space on the parcel near the JFK/UMass T stop.

Big reveal: The rent on a fully furnished one-bedroom in Fenway

Not too many readers got this one—did you?

Boston proving fertile ground for a new breed of U.S. renter: The affluent tenant

The number of renter households pulling in at least $150,000 annually has bounced in recent years in the city, a new report says.

New York’s rejection of Amazon could be a turning point for corporate welfare

Amazon’s HQ2 debacle is the latest sign that the public has gotten wise to corporate subsidies.

GE scraps grand plans for Fort Point headquarters

The company will not build that dramatic 12-story building, and it’s going to instead help the state sell a pricey parcel on the Boston waterfront.

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‘The next Kendall Squares,’ mapped

Everybody wants to mimic the super successful Cambridge technology hub—or so it seems.

Bright Beacon Street spread with direct-elevator access drops for $2.35M

The two-bedroom with 11-foot ceilings comes with Charles River and Cambridge views.

Boston’s climate change could make it feel like Baltimore in 60 years: Study

Think summers here are steamy now? Just you wait.

How’s your commute these days?

A recent report concluded that Boston had the worst rush-hour traffic in the United States. And the T’s no picnic either. How are things for you?

Big Seaport World Trade Center changes could mean new waterfront plaza

Leaseholder Fidelity Investments wants to seriously up the retail and restaurant space at the site, too.

West Newton stucco Vic with seven bedrooms drops for first time since 1967

The house includes 10-foot-plus ceilings downstairs and a two-car garage, plus a nearly half-acre yard.

Ride guide: What to know about bike-shares in the Boston area

Boston-area residents as of early 2019 have several bike-share options offering thousands of vehicles, a reality that was not the case less than two years before.

5 lightweight camper trailers you can buy right now

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

Plush Chestnut Hill Italianate with seven-room carriage house on sale for $3.9M

The Newton estate dating from around 1875 is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Boston had nation’s worst rush-hour traffic congestion in 2018: Report

Drivers wasted an average of 164 hours last year, but at least a lot of that was probably due to business and not pleasure.

Somerville one-bedroom for under $400,000 a rarity

Seldom do market-rate condos drop in the city for under that much. Have a look.

New outdoor furniture startup wants to turn your backyard into a showroom

Outer combines the comfortable, stylish, and utilitarian product with a more socially savvy marketing program.

What $800,000 buys around Boston now

Curbed Comparisons is a regular column that explores what one can rent or buy for a set dollar amount in the Boston area. Next up is $800,000 in Boston.

Cambridge Victorian with basement ripe for conversion on sale for $2.68M

The 10-room house near Davis Square dates from 1898.

5 Boston marijuana stores advance in Eastie, Dorchester, JP, and Fenway

Recent city approvals—a necessary step toward state licensing—mean the businesses could start selling before the end of 2019.

Big reveal: A recently converted three-bedroom in Malden

Most readers went long on this one. Did you?

Should Boston stop allowing larger parking facilities in new downtown developments?

Despite an apparent commitment to going carbon-neutral, the city continues to sign off on larger new parking facilities in Boston’s core areas, usually as part of a new development.

Fort Point loft with 14-foot ceilings and a private deck drops for $1M-plus

The unit comes with lots of storage, too, and a garaged parking space.

Ikea’s jumping into furniture rentals. Here’s what that might look like

Using furniture rental startup Feather as a proxy shows the premium you pay for flexibility.

Dorchester duplex with updated kitchen on sale for under $600,000

The Melville Park spread with two bedrooms and two bathrooms "truly feels like a single-family," according to its listing.

Developers apparently lining up to erect an observation wheel on the Boston waterfront

They should look at what happened in New York, though.

Look for signs of the T’s new automated fare collection system before the end of the year

The MBTA plans to roll out the all-electronic setup on a limited basis in late 2019, with it replacing the current system entirely about 18 months later.

Somerville one-bedroom with conversion potential drops for under $700,000

The unit in the Davis Square-Powder House Square borderlands includes an updated kitchen.

Boston region among world’s top 5 for technology talent: Report

Such a status is one of the prime drivers of residential real estate prices.

10 Boston transportation milestones that need to hurry up and arrive

E-scooters, congestion pricing, the Red Line to Lexington—checking in on the major moves that could make getting around in the Boston region that much easier.

Renovated Dorchester Victorian with nine rooms on sale for under $700,000

The three-floor, five-bedroom spread near Bowdoin Street dates from 1895.

Here comes the Blue Line-Red Line connector ... kind of

A new state plans sees extending the Blue Line tunnel 1,500 feet under Cambridge Street in downtown Boston by 2040.

Meet Boston’s new junior skyscrapers

These six towers of at least 300 feet each are not quite neck-craning enough to join the city’s tallest buildings, but they’re definitely sizable by Boston standards.

Newton Centre Victorian with 15 rooms and five fireplaces on sale for $2M

The house dating from 1880 also includes four decks.