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March 5, 2017

Best Restaurants in Brookline, MA

Below is a list of popular restaurants in Brookline, MA known for their creative culinary dishes.

  • Barcelona Brookline, 1700 Beacon St, Brookline: Tapas, small plates and a ton of wines
  • The Abbey,1657 Beacon St, Brookline: Small plates, an ever rotating list of micro-brews and great daily specials with a decent sized Gluten-free menu as well. 
  • Orinoco, 22 Harvard St, Brookline: Authentic Latin American cuisine with arepas (corn pocket sandwiches), empenadas (Latin American turnovers), and pepitos (Venezuelan-style french bread sandwiches.
  • La Morra, 48 Boylston St, Brookline: Simple authentic Italian dishes with a large wine list. winner of the 2016 Wine Spectator Award of Excellence and the 2016 Certificate of Excellence from tripadvisor. 


Posted in Entertainment
March 25, 2010

Where Do Boston Students Live

Whether you're a student or a working professional it can help to know where the majority of Boston students are living these days.

Devin Quirk, operations manager for the Department of Neighborhood Development, provided these numbers which include undergrads, graduate students both renting and living in dorms.

An interesting thing to note is that no matter where you are in Boston, no place is without at least a few hundred students. 

Listed below are the numbers provided by Devin Quirk:

No. 1, Allston-Brighton: Allston isn't just college kids and there's certainly a large vibrant culture present. That said, it tops the list with 7,561.

No. 2, Fenway/Kenmore: Total 5,334 students, with more undergrads than grads. Home to Boston University, Emmanuel, Simmons and Wheelock colleges.

No. 3, Jamaica Plain/Mission Hill: Nearly 4,000 students live in these two neighborhoods. Northeastern University, Massachusetts College of Art, Wentworth Institute, and the nearby Longwood Medical Area.

No. 4, Dorchester: Boston's largest neighborhood has 2,765 students, many from the University of Massachusetts Boston, which does not have any dorms.

No. 5, South End:  Roughly 2,067 students live in the neighborhood, with somewhat more grads than undergrads.

No. 6, Back Bay/Beacon Hill: Two of Boston's poshest neighborhoods also have 1,849 students, many attending Emerson College and Suffolk University.

No. 7, Central/Downtown Boston: 1,614 students.

No. 8, Roxbury: 1,208 students

No. 9, South Boston: 748 students

No. 10, Roslindale: 741 students

No. 11, East Boston: With 669 students, Eastie one of the fastest growing collegiate population in the city, drawn by lower rents and public transportation.

No. 12, Hyde Park: 558 students

No. 13, Mattapan: 519 students

No. 14, West Roxbury: 475 students

No. 15: Charlestown: 234 students

Statistics courtesy of


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