This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers' questions. How can you infer opinionated conclusions from data and then state that your analysis is scientific? We used this set of criteria for each neighborhood in Boston: Then, we ranked each neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts for each of these criteria from worst to best. And when people are saying that it may not be as bad as other parts of Dorchester---that's not a great recommendation. Based on your description, North of Port Norfolk and east of Dot Ave I'm guessing you're staying near UMass? I’m buying a luxury condo in a new construction on the waterfront in East Boston this fall. Predominantly residential, Mattapan is a mix of public housing, small apartment buildings, single-family houses, and two- and three-family houses. I can’t imagine you’d have time to do much of anything between “researching” and writing gems such as “These Are The 10 Whitest Cities In Alaska,” “These Are The 10 Skankiest Cities In Maryland,” and “These Are The 10 Dumbest Cities In Pennsylvania.” Keep reaching for the stars. This article is corny & so are you for writing it. Where Should I stay when I come to Boston? Members who are knowledgeable about this destination and volunteer their time to answer travelers' questions. They tend to be the meal ticket for the minorities with some education. This article is totally racist and subjective. Which T station you're closest to is key. Hyde Park is covered by Boston Police Department District E-18 located in Cleary Square, and the Boston Fire Department station on Fairmount Avenue is the quarters of Ladder Company 28 & Engine Company 48. We ranked the neighborhoods from worst to best in the chart below. I think people like to paint all of downtown as completely safe and all of Dorchester as unsafe. Incidents over the past two years, from BPD, media and scanner reports. I am visiting Boston from the UK at the end of ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-82127678', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Norfolk" and is a 10-15 minute walk to the T that I would consider a very appealing place for tourists to stay. The neighborhood was created by connecting several islands using land fill. More on East Boston:  Data. Get answers to your questions about Boston. Niche requires Javascript to work correctly. So Revere, Chelsea, Lynn the Junkie capital of Boston didn’t make the list. But scientific? Revere and hope to visit if there is time, As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Boston aren’t all bad. Lol someone said Revere is more dangerous than Dorchester or Mattapan, you must be a transplanted moonbat. (Nevermind that crime happens downtown too.). Boston Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop, Martha's Vineyard Day Trip from Boston with Optional Island Tour (Small Group), Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour, http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html, Mayor Walsh to Light Tree Virtually on December 3, Links for lists of upcoming conferences/trade shows, etc, Major Public Transit Cuts Proposed for 2021, No ice skating on the Frog Pond this year :(, Jeveli’s restaurant closing for the winter ;(, Best place to view 4th of July fireworks in Boston. We have rented a house in Dorchester and it's several blocks from the nearest red line station. All rights reserved. Should we be concerned about making the 10-15 minute walk to the T or about walking back to the house late at night? Boston Sightseeing Trolley Tour with 1 Stop, Martha's Vineyard Day Trip from Boston with Optional Island Tour (Small Group), Boston Ghosts & Gravestones Night-Time Trolley Tour, Mayor Walsh to Light Tree Virtually on December 3, Links for lists of upcoming conferences/trade shows, etc, Major Public Transit Cuts Proposed for 2021, No ice skating on the Frog Pond this year :(, Jeveli’s restaurant closing for the winter ;(. Lets find the stats on how many people are employed by these phony neighborhood improvement groups or youth programs. I think people like to paint all of downtown as completely safe and all of Dorchester as unsafe. Please. Posted: Nov 11, 2020 / 03:35 PM EST / Updated: Nov 11, 2020 / 03:55 PM EST DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Two emergency vehicles were involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon in Dorchester … Seaport District / South Boston Waterfront Hotels, Hotels near Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, Hotels near John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, Hotels near Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum. As with any safety question, the answers you’ll get will be subjective based on people’s experiences and preconceptions. I returned to Dorchester, mass a few years ago stayed a year crime was out of control. Over to thirds of the city’s population is comprised in these neighborhoods they categories “worst.” Furthermore, more youth ages 0-17 live in these communities. This is a FACT. Rank Last Year: 2 (Down 2) Is #15 – central considered to be the North End in this survey because as far as I am concerned, that should be considered the best neighborhood in the City. Ummm…you did missed Chelsea, Revere, Lynn, and Everett not getting any better…js you might have to redo your little experiment again…, Well those cities aren’t neighborhoods of Boston so maybe you missed that whole part, Beacon Hill is #1 and Mattapan is #16. So a team are putting together a professionally produced film 'Dorchester at Christmas 2020', made by Pageant Productions, to conjure up the spirit of the season. That’s not Mattapan (Boston does not have blue street signs). Kidding. Take Mattapan for example. Here’s a hint — wear body armor. Roxbury is a dissolved municipality and a currently officially recognized neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. trip. Your email address will not be published. My mother lived there for many years. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-92368150', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');South Boston - not Dorchester - and therefore not related to the original post. Outsiders have been told to just avoid Dorchester, Roxbury and Mattapan and they’ll be safe… THE 10 WORST Neighborhoods In Boston For 2020. And while the city consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the country thanks in part to a strong economy and tons of entertainment, it’s not all rainbows and sunshine in Boston. Well there you have it — the worst of the neighborhoods in Boston with Roxbury landing at the bottom of the pack. What I'd consider to be "safe" and what someone not from a big city would consider to be "safe" once they get there might be totally different things. Any word on how safe this part of Dorchester is? Maybe this will resonate with you: If I had somebody visiting me who wasn't actually staying with me, I would never even think of suggesting them staying in Dorchester, even though I realize some parts are perfectly okay. I feel angry just to see the title. It is down the street from Codman Square, This is the version of our website addressed to speakers of English in the United States. They convince the kids that they are victims of whitey and the world is against them.