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Tips for living in Fenway-Kenmore

Posted by Swati Gauri Sharma  September 9, 2011 02:40 PM

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This neighborhood is one of the most popular, iconic, and classic Boston neighborhoods. It meshes new and old: students and old-timers, high-rise buildings and almost century-old Fenway Park. In order to enjoy all that this area has to offer, here are some tips.

Shopping

The landmark plaza has everything a new resident would need: A Bed Bath and Beyond and a Best Buy for all your shoppings necessities. Along with these stores, Fenway is home to the modern and fancy furniture store West Elm. This is the only location for this national brand.

Food

Even though Fenway's resturant row on Peterborough St. burned down a few years ago, the area still has ample food choices. If you're ever not in the mood for a Fenway frank (yes, it's possible), then stroll on over to Church, one of the neighborhood's newest restaurants. It also has live music on occasion.

The Eastern Standard in Kenmore Square is also one of the most popular restaurants in Boston. our recommendation: the cheese plate.


Public transportation

Always carry a schedule of the Red Sox games with you, and avoid taking the T before or after games. To better prepare you for a season, here is a seperate guide on what to expect when its Red Sox season. Take a look.

What makes Fenway-Kenmore unique

This neighborhood is a good representation of the many facets of Boston. It's old and iconic, but the area is blooming with new restaurants and development. And being able to open your windows and hear the game at Fenway? That's pretty fantastic.

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