Boston Pads Blog
In any relationship, clear communication is paramount to making it work. Even the most insightful and empathetic person cannot be expected to predict their roommate’s every thought and whim. Whether you’re best friends or total strangers, living with someone is distinctly different from interacting with them in any other context, and it’s easy to be surprised by the reality of sharing a living space with someone else. Especially if one or more of you has never done this dance before.Read
Foodies in Boston, luckily, don’t have to spend hours over lunch or dress up for dinner. Options for grabbing a quick bite that’s healthy and budget-friendly are legendary. From unexpected twists on old favorites to dietary treats that include vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options, Boston foodies have every right to believe that this is heaven on earth.
Here are 7 of the best, one for each day of the week!Read
Picturesque architecture and stunning state of the buildings combine with eclectic culture to make Cambridge a fantastic place to live. The energy and optimism that Cambridge throws off can be contagious as you stop by a coffee shop and overhear people discussing the next great internet startup. Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology provide an intellectual accent, while proximity to Boston proper allows residents to enjoy a world-class art, culture, and culinary scene. Although rentals are often tough to come by in neighborhoods with major universities, this also creates a natural turnover, so finding a place to live in Cambridge may not be as hard as you think. The key is planning. The key is details. Ever heard the saying if you fail to plan, plan to fail? Getting a great place in Cambridge requires a blueprint and a systematic approach to winning.Read
As wonderful as Boston can be, autumn will always give you the urge to wander outside of city limits in search of fall foliage and pumpkin-spiced memories. Of all the things New England is famous for, fall-foliage is one of the region’s biggest attractions, which brings in hundreds of thousands of tourists a year all in search of the ‘best bed and breakfast’ in New England.
For us in the city, we know that Boston Proper can be just as beautiful as a Vermont road trip in mid-September, but if your looking to venture into open spaces this fall, here’s a list of 5 destinations that are sure to be a hit with the whole family!Read
Although there are tons of lighting options to purchase, nothing can compare to beautiful natural light streaming through your home. While it’s true that a variety of factors affect the amount of natural light specific areas can get, there are steps you can take to get more. Boston has a vast array of great lighting stores that can totally help transform a room into something much better than it was before. Greater Boston is also blessed with a lot of standard and custom window providers that will help your apartment building or real estate be splashed with great light. Read below for our tips on how to get the most natural light in your home possible!Read