Roxbury is one of 21 official neighborhoods in Boston, Massachusetts, in the United States. The boundaries of this neighborhood are Hammond Street and Davenport Street on the east and East Lenox Street with Melnea Cass Boulevard on the south. Historically Roxbury was founded as a town in 1630, as one of the first in the Massachusetts Bay Colony. It became a city in 1846, until it was absorbed into the city of Boston and became a suburban neighborhood.
Businesses in Roxbury include Samuel Adams Brewery and the Boston Beer Company New England Seafood. Roxbury serves as a commuter residential neighborhood for the greater Boston area. Companies headquartered in Boston include Liberty Mutual Insurance, and Fidelity Investments. There are many locations for serviced offices in Roxbury.
Entertainment And Dining Out
There are many things to see and do in Roxbury, including the Franklin Park Zoo, William J Devine Golf Course, Franklin Park, Ceylon Park, Madison Park, Egleston Square Pease Garden. Dining options in Roxbury include Bella Luna Restaurant, Pepper Pot, Haley House Bakery Café, and Canto 6 Bakery & Cafe. Merengue Restaurant serves up very popular Dominican food including a very popular shrimp gumbo and fried plantain.
The nearest major airport to Roxbury is Logan International Airport. This airport has international and domestic flights from Boston, Massachusetts and is 7 miles from the neighborhood center. Another major airport in the area is T. F. Green Airport, offering international and domestic flights from Providence, Rhode Island, just 53 miles from Roxbury. New Bedford Regional Airport has domestic flights from New Bedford, Massachusetts and is 55 miles from Roxbury. Manchester-Boston Regional Airport has domestic flights from Manchester, New Hampshire and is 57 miles from the neighborhood. Provincetown Municipal Airport has domestic flights from Provincetown, Massachusetts and is 117 miles from Roxbury. Boston’s public transportation serves Roxbury. It consists of commuter rail, train, bus, and water shuttles. The rapid-transit system serves the core city and many of the suburbs.