In 2006, the Charlestown Patriot-Bridge was launched when the neighborhood's two weekly newspapers, the Bridge and…More the Patriot, merged into one. The free weekly paper is owned by Independent Media, based in Revere. It's current editor is Tim Conway, whose father was the editor before him.
The Patriot-Bridge can be found in several local businesses around Charlestown and is available free of charge. It features a handful of local stories, editorials and advertisements as well as content from Independent Media's other print publications. Mail subscriptions are $75.
Residence Inn Boston Harbor 44 Charles River Ave, Charlestown, MA02129 Located on the edge of Charlestown, next to the bridge connecting to the North End and Boston's waterfront, the…More Residence Inn is perfectly located to cater to guests looking for an extended stay away from, but still accessible to, downtown Boston. The hotel is located directly on the waterfront, has free valet parking and is close to the Charlestown Navy Yard, numerous restaurants, the Freedom Trail and other historic Charlestown sites. The Residence Inn offers fully-applianced rooms, a gym and laundry service and is close to several different means of public transportation.
Paul Revere Park Charlestown Navy Yard & Constitution Rd, Charlestown, MA02129 Situated next to the North Washington Street Bridge and the Boston Harbor is Paul Revere Park. The park is dog friendly…More and one of the few public places where dog owners can let their beloved dogs roam leash-free. A fenced-in playground area for children is available as well as a large performance stage in the middle of the park. Fishermen will enjoy pier access from the park and joggers love the winding pathways throughout the park.
Doherty Park Bunker Hill St & Saint Martin St, Charlestown, MA02129 Also known as Charlestown Heights, this park was designed in 1891 by Frederick Law Olmsted. Its three acres bridge…More Bunker Hill Street to Medford Street and visitors can travel down the hillside that separates the two streets on an Olmsted-style meandering path constructed with Roxbury puddingstone. The park has a lot to offer: Playgrounds for young children, a basketball court, picnic tables, grassy fields, park benches and lots of space for a leisurely walk. From the top of the path that leads up from Medford Street, there is an excellent view of Boston harbor.
Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub 29-31 Austin St, Charlestown, MA02129 The Ninety Nine Restaurant and Pub always seems to buzz with excitement. Customers flow in and out all day and the staff…More is always ready to greet you with a smile. While Ninety Nine Restaurants can be found all over the northeast, not many people realize that Ninety Nine was started right over the bridge in Boston, Massachusetts when founder Charlie Doe opened his first restaurant on 99 State Street. Nowadays there a more than 100 locations across the northeast.
Max and Dylan's City Square 1 Chelsea St, Charlestown, MA02129 Max and Dylan's is a warm and hip restaurant and bar, with an inclusive attitude. Located on the Freedom Trail, right…More next to the North Washington Street bridge, it is convenient for everyone from the after-work crowd to people looking for food and fun before a Garden event, to families with children. There is a kids' menu offering $4.99 meals, which include WikiStix and a full pack of Starburst. The managers make a point to check in with every guest during their visit, as having happy, repeat patrons is their number one priority. The spacious main dining room has 25 tables (no booths) and there are 14 tables in the bar area. The walls are covered with beautiful, large prints of Boston, photographed by a member of their own staff. On-street parking is available, as well as the $7.00 "in by 5pm, out by 7am" Constitution Marina parking lot a few doors down. Brunch is offered on Sundays from 10am until 2pm.