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Old 07-28-2017, 12:25 PM
 
Location: Ithaca, New York
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How is living in Boston? Is possible to move with buses and metros?
Is Boston more expensive than NYC?
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:27 PM
 
Location: Boston, MA
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It's ok.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:28 PM
 
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These are open ended questions.

Yes, it's possible to move around the city with public transit. Thousands and thousands of people do every day.

NYC is more expensive than Boston. Though there is probably more middle-income housing in the outer burroughs of NYC.
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Old 07-28-2017, 12:40 PM
 
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How is living in Boston? Is possible to move with buses and metros?
Is Boston more expensive than NYC?
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Wikhed Pisahhhh Kid!
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Old 07-29-2017, 09:02 AM
 
Location: Boston
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I moved to Boston after 17 years in NYC (7 in Manhattan, then 10 in Brooklyn). I've only been here since Feb. but I already feel like an expert on the subject.
Ask more specific questions...
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Old 07-29-2017, 09:19 AM
 
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Pros: it's a fun place with lots of things to do
Cons: you won't get to do any of it because you'll spend all your money on rent

Welcome to Boston!
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Old 07-29-2017, 09:37 AM
 
Location: East Coast
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Boston is better than a lot of other places. It is expensive - generally NYC is more expensive.

Yes, it is possible to get by without a car, depending on where you live.

Can't really elaborate on much more without more direction regarding what you like and want in a city.
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Old 07-29-2017, 09:38 AM
 
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Boston is a major metropolitan area, with more colleges, universities, and world-class medical institutions than any other in the US. It has scenery, history, and a good subway system to get you around town in a timely fashion. It;s also the kind of city where walking still matters, greatly. It also has four-season weather, and usually avoids extreme heat and extreme cold ( yes, Boston, when compared to northern New England, WI, MN, etc is not that cold).

Boston's biggest problem----the cost of housing. This is the biggest single factor in deciding whether or not to relocate here.
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Old 07-29-2017, 03:17 PM
 
Location: (six-cent-dix-sept)
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How is living in Boston? Is possible to move with buses and metros?
Is Boston more expensive than NYC?
Thanks
its fairly nice. if you live within the footprint of the t then a car would probably be costly.
the median rental prices are higher than n.y.c.
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Old 07-30-2017, 01:56 PM
 
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Boston is a major metropolitan area, with more colleges, universities, and world-class medical institutions than any other in the US. It has scenery, history, and a good subway system to get you around town in a timely fashion. It;s also the kind of city where walking still matters, greatly. It also has four-season weather, and usually avoids extreme heat and extreme cold ( yes, Boston, when compared to northern New England, WI, MN, etc is not that cold).

Boston's biggest problem----the cost of housing. This is the biggest single factor in deciding whether or not to relocate here.


good subway system?!?!?! I beg to differ.
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