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The City of Boston

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Boston at night

Boston is among America's most vital cities; a center of trade and finance, education and research, art and culture. "Beantown," as it is affectionately known, is famous for its deeply intellectual community and for its vibrant and exciting nightlife, with some of the world's best restaurants and bars, and centers for music and arts.  For information about current news and events in the city, you can start by visiting


»Boston ranks 3rd in the National Jurist’s ranking
of great cities for young attorneys.

»The student population of Boston is 250,000, more
than one-third of the city’s nonstudent population of 600,000.

»Fast Company ranks Boston #1 for its
“entrepreneurial ecosystem” and for having “some
of the smartest residents in the world.”

»Boston is a city of 21 diverse neighborhoods.
Popular for housing for their proximity to BC Law:
Allston/Brighton, Back Bay, Fenway/Kenmore,
Jamaica Plain, Newton. Also close-by: Brookline
and Watertown.