Newton may be a residential town, but it defies the stereotypes of suburban living. You don’t need a car to access Newton’s independent restaurants, bakeries, and bookshops. Instead, the neighborhood’s village-inspired atmosphere seems to warrant a slower-paced lifestyle that rewards relaxing on rocking chairs and cheering for the local little league team. Leaving this pastoral enclave is as simple as its charm—Downtown is a quick ride away on Boston’s commuter rail.See places to stay Save this neighborhood
Picturesque Suburban Living
You might like to know that Newton (called the “Garden City”) was ranked number 3 in “Money Magazine’s” Top 100 best small cities in America, and is proud to have one of the top school systems in the country."
Big City Amenities With a Small-Town Feel
Enjoy 19th Century architectural styles on walks past historic homes on the way to Crystal Lake. Jog along Commonwealth Avenue on the annual Marathon route ... or just do nothing and chill here."
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Kenn Tam is a Canadian photographer living and working in New York City's Manhattan, that specializes in portraits and street photography. And yes, he was that high school year book guy with a 50mm lens for a face.