City Living: Boston, MA

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One of America’s oldest cities, Boston promises you experiences that will go down in history every season of the year. Whether thinking about relocating or a proud local since birth, residents of our Greystar apartments in Boston never run out of sights and sounds to explore around this Coastal City.

Less than 10 minutes from downtown, Boston’s South End neighborhood has quickly become one of the city’s most vibrant area’s to retreat. Wander the brownstone-lined community, bustling with unique spots to dine, drink, shop and explore. No matter where your interests lie, you’ll find your scene here.


Art lovers are always in for a treat at Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts. Home to some of the most comprehensive collections in the world, this beautiful attraction (both inside and out) boasts extraordinary exhibits that attract over a million visitors a years. For some live art, head down to the Theatre District, the Broadway of Boston, for a memorable show on stage.

For some outdoor adventures, locals and tourists alike find themselves at Boston Common. The oldest park in the country, Boston Common marks the beginning of Freedom Trail, where walkers and horseback riders meander year-round. From the park, make your way to the Freedom Trail, where you can discover 16 historical sites including museums, churches, meeting houses and more.


Fueling up for a busy day in Boston is better on a full stomach. After all, this is America’s Walking City. You’ll work off the calories. Indulge in an Italian feast at Picco, known for its rich, well-done pizzas, or treat your taste buds to some traditional Spanish-style tapas at Toro. In the mood for healthy noshing without sacrificing flavor? The Gallows is a popular hangout embracing the brilliance of farm-to-table dining in style. After a late night out on the town, there’s no cure like a thick-cut eggwich from Blunch’s brunch menu. 


In the spirit of celebrating a win, Trophy Room offers a neighborhood bar feel while boasting memorabilia of the sports team’s championships. Sip and savor with a more artsy vibe at Sister Sorel, or embrace the rich complexities of a glass of red at Barcelona Wine Bar. Escape the same old song and dance at Wink & Nod. Situated in the vibrant South End neighborhood, this speakeasy-style hangout handcrafts creative libations in a smooth lounge setting.


There’s a reason they call this spirited hub the City of Champions. Red Sox fans can catch an exciting game at Fenway Park, the oldest ballpark in the MLB and former host of 10 World Series. When it comes to winning big, the Boston Celtics have got it down to an art. Watch a game at TD Garden and see why this talented bunch holds more championship titles than any other NBA team.

You’re not a true Boston resident until you’ve cheered on the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium. One of the most successful NFL teams in history, this red, white and blue crew gives locals a right to brag about their city.

See it for yourself.

Experience the Boston lifestyle for yourself by checking out one of our Troy Boston apartments today! With modern finishes and unmatched amenities, this brand new mid-rise and tower in the heart of the South End neighborhood promises exceptional style and service sure to go down in history.