Blog :: 08-2012

Boston's Neighborhoods at a Glance

Whether you're the type to go out for a late dinner and dancing or head to a low key bar for some live music and a local beer, one if not many of Boston's numerous neighborhoods will surely make make you feel at home and welcome you with open arms. For those of you new to Boston, here's a helpful guide we've come up with that outlines the [...]

Revamping Downtown Crossing

If you have taken a stroll through Boston's Downtown Crossing neighborhood recently, you've surely seen all the on going

constructions. Prime developer Millennium Partners, have even more plans for the heart of downtown Boston. They are the firm behind the soon-to-be $620 million Millennium Tower at the corner of Washington and Avery. [...]

Plans for potential expansions of Patriot Place

If you've ever ridden down Route 1 to Gillette Stadium, you've surely spotted Patriot Place. Already home to a Showcase Cinema, retail stores and various restaurants, The Kraft Group is pitching to expand the shopping complex, only months after their plans to build a billion-dollar Foxboro gambling resort in conjunction with casino king [...]

A few ideas on how to make the most out of a small kitchen

While a lot of people are gearing up for what is considered Boston's biggest move in day, September 1st, many tenants prefer to not deal with the hustle and bustle of moving again and have opted to resign their lease. For these people who've already invested a lot into making last year's apartment homey,we have some tips to liven up your [...]

Our favorite restaurants participating in Boston's 21012 summer Restaurant Week

This Sunday, August 19th, marks the start of Boston's 2012 summer Restaurant Week. Over 200 of Boston's best restaurants will offer 3 Course Dinners for $33.12, 3 Course Lunch for $20.12 and 2 Course Lunch for $15.12 prix fixe menu. While Boston offers an innumerable amount of delicious restaurants, we decided to share some of our favorites [...]

Boston's rental rates spike again in 2012

Almost anyone looking for a new apartment in Boston this year realized a jump in their rent. The same goes for tenants choosing to stay in their current apartments; most landlords raised their rental rates a significant amount. When taking into account the ever-growing rate of new inhabitants in Boston in comparison to the virtual gridlock [...]

Boston's best public pools

City-living during the summer is hot to say the least. While the summer is slowly coming to a close, the sun in all of its heat is not going anywhere just yet. No summer is complete without at least one relaxing day of poolside laying out. We put together a list of a few pools open to the public, that way you can tick-off "dip in the pool" [...]

Things to keep in mind when touring potential new apartments

Looking for an apartment is definitely something to get excited about. The first important step is to find a real estate consultant that knows the different neighborhoods around town and who has your needs in mind. We at B.I.R.E. are devoted to making your experience exciting and stress free! We offer a personalized and professional service [...]