Allston-Brighton aka Allston, MA and Brighton, MA, 2 subdivisions of Boston proper are known for their large population of students, Boston University and Boston College bookend Allston-Brighton. Allston-Brighton is easily accessible by the MBTA Green line. The B line runs down Commonwealth Avenue providing easy access to BU, while the C & D lines reach the Boston College neighborhoods. The area is highly residential with lots of restaurants and bars catering to the college and 20 something crowds.  Artesani Park and Playground on the banks of the Charles River and Soldiers Field Road provides a variety of outdoor activities for families and sports enthusiasts alike.  The park hosts a children's playground, wading pool, running trails, boat rentals and more.

The Stockyard Restaurant and Joyful Garden are just two of the fabulous restaurants found in these neighborhoods.

Explore Allston and Brighton, the college neighborhoods, where Boston University, Boston College, and Harvard Business School border.



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Best Western University Hotel Boston-Brighton

  • 1650 Commonwealth Avenue
  • Boston, MA 02135
  • 617-566-6260 | 800-242-8377 | Fax: 617-731-3543
  • Neighborhood: Boston - Brighton/Allston

Stockyard Restaurant

  • 135 Market Street
  • Brighton, MA 02109
  • 617-782-4700 | Fax: 617-562-1740
  • Neighborhood: Boston - Brighton/Allston
  • Cuisine: American


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