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Old 09-05-2012, 12:02 PM   #10
JJR4884
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Originally Posted by sna77 View Post
You couldn't pay me to live in Somerville--although if you dig wearing ball-hugging skinny jeans, you make like it. If you want to actually experience Boston, you go Back Bay, Beacon Hill, South End, North End.

A garage spot will cost you circa $200. But be careful--you may be on bus routes (not the subway) going from Boston to Cambridge so may want to keep your car closer. What part of Cambridge will you be in?

BTW, you can fully expect whatever place you rent to be a dump at that price point. Boston is fully of overpriced crummy apartments because of all the students. My suggestion is not to worry about it too much--find somewhere you can walk t--spend time in your neighborhood, not your apartment...

spoken like the true old fart that you are

nothing wrong with somerville, there are some decent spots that are half the price of back bay, especially right near davis.
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