About Boston - a great place to live
Boston and the surrounding areas are a vibrant and exciting region in which to live, train, work, play, and raise families. We are in one of the busiest medical and scientific hubs in the world, with many top hospitals, academic centers, and research institutes that offer unmatched breadth of professional activity and cutting-edge opportunity. Boston is also a proudly historic city, cultural and sports center, with a lively restaurant and entertainment scene.
For the athletically inclined, there are numerous beaches, boating opportunities, ski resorts, and running, biking and hiking trails in the area as well as full access to the Harvard University athletic facilities. For sports spectators, Boston is home to the Boston Red Sox (baseball World Series champions 2004 & 2007), New England Patriots (football Super Bowl champions 2001, 2003 & 2004), Boston Celtics (basketball champions 2008), Bruins (hockey Stanley Cup champions 2011), Boston Cannons (lacrosse major league champions 2011), New England Revolution soccer team, the Head of the Charles Regatta, the Boston Marathon, and several exciting Division I NCAA college sports teams.
We are home to several renowned musical and theatrical production companies, including the Boston Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops, Boston Lyric Opera, Boston Ballet, Shakespeare in the Park, as well as several innovative dramatic theaters. The many museums include the Museum of Fine Arts, Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, John F. Kennedy Library, and Harvard affiliated museums to name just a few. As a member of Harvard University, all residents can participate in Harvard events.
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