Brighton is a neighborhood Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. It is located 10 miles from the central business district, in the north west corner of the city. Brighton and Allston, another neighborhood, have very blurred boundaries. The two are often referred to as Allston-Brighton. The area of Allston-Brighton is bordered by Boston, Brookline Boston College, Newton, Boston University, Kenmore Square, Cambridge, Watertown, and the Charles River. The area of Brighton is considered to be on the west of Warren Street and Allston to the east.
Brighton is home to the Everest Institute, Saint John’s Seminary, and sections of Boston College. There are other colleges in the area including Boston University. As a suburb of Boston, Brighton shares in the financial success of the city. Boston’s economic base rests on tourism, research, manufacturing, finance, and biotechnology. There are a number of large corporations in the city with office space or other facilities. There is a large financial community with Boston-based Fidelity Investments, Bank of America, Sovereign Bank, State Street Corporation, the Boston Consulting Group, Bain & Company, and the private equity group Bain Capital.
Entertainment And Dining Out
Boston offers parks, museums, and Allston-Brighton features some of the best ethnic restaurants in the metro Boston area. Here you will find Brazilian and Vietnamese, and many other options. Dining options in Brighton include Devlin’s Restaurant, Eagles Deli, Tasca Restaurant, Cityside, and the Sunset Grill & Tap.
The nearest major airport to Brighton is Logan International Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights from Boston, Massachusetts and is 10 miles from the center the neighborhood. Another major airport is in the area is Manchester-Boston Regional Airport, offering domestic flights from Manchester, New Hampshire, 58 miles from Brighton. Boston public transportation consists of commuter rail, train, bus, and water shuttles. The rapid-transit system serves the core city and many of the suburbs. Brighton is served by the city’s subway and bus system.