One of the things I enjoy about being a Greater Boston Real Estate agent is helping other discover what makes Boston, Newton, Brookline or any of the surrounding areas such a great place to live.  Each community has its own style and unique offerings, but they have a common historic backdrop that brings a sense of the rich heritage of our country.


My goal is to, not only bring you great real estate tips and current Greater Boston Real Estate market information, but to help you discover the lifestyle of Greater Boston.  Whether you have lived in the Greater Boston area for some time or are relocating to Boston, Brookline or Newton; you’ll find endless restaurants, shops, places to enjoy local musicians and art and much more.   


Looking for a way to soak in Greater Boston history this weekend?  There are a few ways to learn more about the area whether you’re a long time resident or thinking about moving to this great town.  Take a look!


Bicycle Day

Larz Anderson Auto Museum

15 Newton St, Brookline


Saturday, August 20 from 9am-2pm


The carriage house of Larz Anderson, who was a former ambassador, has been transformed into one of the country’s top museums for car collections.  During their years of marriage, Larz and his wife Isabel, traveled the world and bought 32 new motorcars which are rotated on display throughout the year.  This Saturday’s events will highlight vintage bikes as well as high tech bikes that you won’t want to miss!  Enjoy this historic site as well as a unique display of old and new bicycles!


Faces & Places:  Mid-19th-Century Boston Selections from Art Collections of the Boston Athenaeum

The Boston Athenaeum

10 Beacon St, Boston


Saturday, August 20 from 9am-3:30pm


Celebrate Boston’s past at the stunning Boston Athenaeum!  The current Faces & Places art collection features paintings, works on paper, sculptures and artifacts that tell Boston’s vibrant story in the mid-19th-century.  You’ll discover the rich history of Boston as well as stepping inside one of Boston’s greatest landmarks.  The Boston Athenaeum is a members only library with over 5,000 members from around the globe.  This 10 story structure was built in 1859 although the library has been in existence since 1807.  The first floor is open to the general public while members can take part in special events and lectures throughout the year.  If you’ve never stepped inside The Boston Athenaeum, this weekend is a great time to do so!  You’ll find yourself instantly immersed in the history that has made Boston what it is today.


I hope you take advantage of one, or both, of these events this coming weekend as they’ll be a great way for you to uncover the history of Boston.  Of course this is just a highlight of things to do, see and enjoy this weekend in Greater Boston as this city has much to offer.


If you have questions about living in Boston, Brookline, Newton or any of the other Greater Boston areas; please let me know!  I’d be happy to answer your questions, show you around and give you insight into the Greater Boston Real Estate market


Please feel free to contact me anytime as I would enjoy helping you find your Greater Boston home!


Eric Glassoff

Greater Boston Real Estate Expert


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