Brighton/Allston (aka Brighton, MA and Allston, MA, 2 subdivisions of Boston proper) are known for their large population of students. Boston University and Boston College bookend the Brighton/Allston neighborhood. Brighton/Allston 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 will bring you to Boston College. 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.