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Back Bay vs. Brighton: How Far Can Your Money Go In Boston?

Want some perspective on the cost of living in Boston? Let’s see what your money can get you in one of Boston’s most expensive neighborhoods, Back Bay, vs. one of the cheapest, Brighton. We’ll be comparing one bedroom apartments, starting from under $2,000 to under $4,000. The neighborhoods are only a few miles apart from each other, so does your money get you similar options? Let’s find out.

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Fitness in Boston: Free and First-Timer Discounts

Summer 2021 is flying by, and with the pandemic keeping us on our toes, it can be difficult to get out of a mental rut. When it feels like time is running out, reset your clocks with something for you! Boston is filled with free activities across the neighborhoods, which we've discussed here with 10 free things to do in Boston and here with things to do in Boston in the summer, but what if you've tried everything? Today, Spot Easy is highlighting fitness classes and centers that offer free classes, free first-time visitor classes, and discounted first-time visitors classes.

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Moving to Boston on a Budget: Debunked

While Boston may be one of the most expensive cities to reside in the United States (third highest city to rent in, to be specific) it isn't all penthouses and rooftop lounges. Boston real estate is like no other, and every apartment you find will be unique, priced differently, and have its own character. If you are planning to move to the city of Boston, here's all of our tips and tricks for making the process easy, inexpensive and enjoyable.

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