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Cambridge Events & Activities This May

Posted by Tina Bacci on 04/29/19

At The Royal Belmont, our residents experience the best of both worlds: a beautiful green landscape and a close proximity to vibrant city life. A step across the front sidewalk is Cambridge, where residents are only three MBTA stops away from world famous Harvard University. This is just one of the many wonderful destinations Cambridge has to offer; the wide range of dining, shopping, and entertainment options offer folks of all ages something to enjoy. We’ve rounded...

Spring has finally arrived in New England, and we couldn’t be more excited! The ground is thawing, the sky is brightening, and the flowers are beginning to bud. The arrival of warm weather means more time spent outdoors, and there are endless opportunities to do so in Belmont! Whether you’re interested in taking a cooking class, exploring our local nature trails, or learning a new skill, we’ve rounded up some local happenings...

Winter Activities to Warm Up Mind and Spirit

Posted by Tina Bacci on 02/07/19

When the middle of winter hits, it can be a challenge to leave the cozy confines of home (especially when you live here!) but studies show that getting out and about during the winter months, whether to socialize, take in some fresh air, or exercise, all help to combat the winter blues. Here are a few of our favorite local spots: Coffee Whether you are a coffee connoisseur, a tea-snob, or a hot chocolate-lover, there’s...

Local Ways to Give Back This Holiday Season

Posted by Tina Bacci on 11/28/18

Today is Giving Tuesday, an antidote to the retail excess of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  But where did the idea of Giving Tuesday come from? Giving Tuesday was created when two organizations in New York, the 92nd Street Y and the United Nations Foundation came together to form a day dedicated to celebrating the generosity of giving to others, a great American tradition. While online opportunities to donate to your favorite organizations exist in...

Halloween Happenings in Belmont

Posted by Tina Bacci on 10/27/18

Halloween is next week! Are you ready? In addition to the treats available here at our front desk at The Royal Belmont, there’s plenty of neighborhood fun to be had.  Stop by the main office and show off your costumes! Here’s a few of the events on our list this year: For the Kiddos… Belmont Town Hall – Early Bird Trick or Treating! Kick off the season of spooky by visiting the Belmont Town Hall complex...

Entertaining Tips for a Smaller Space

Posted by Tina Bacci on 09/26/18

As the days get shorter (and chillier!) and we begin spending more time inside, hosting friends for social gatherings at home just feels right. Whether it’s a weeknight cocktail party or a Sunday afternoon football tailgate, apartment hosting has its own set of unique challenges. Here are some of our tried and true tips for making the most of your space. Prep everything ahead of time. Chances are your guests will congregate in your...

Belmont Back to School – Not Just for Kids

Posted by Tina Bacci on 08/21/18

As the final days of summer tick down and the school buses begin their inaugural rounds (September 5th!), here in Belmont we are gearing up for one of the best seasons in New England, and all of the familiar routines or fresh starts that September brings. Even if you aren’t hopping on a yellow bus or heading back to campus in a few weeks, September is...

Best Bites In and Around Belmont: Summer Round-Up

Posted by Tina Bacci on 07/23/18

Is it just us, or does it seem like Belmont and Cambridge are suddenly bursting with some seriously amazing dining options? First up on our list is The Wellington, the de Magistris Brothers (Il Casale Restaurant) latest venture which opened in mid-June in Belmont Center. The Wellington, which bills itself as an everyday neighborhood eatery, draws its name from the Wellington Railroad Station, built in 1840, in what would become Belmont Center. Around the...

Welcoming Summer with Open Arms

Posted by Tina Bacci on 06/20/18

Ahhh summer… when the grills are hot, the days are long and life seems just a little bit sweeter. Here at The Royal Belmont, we are looking forward to sleeping with the windows open, soaking up some rays on our clubhouse deck, and taking a dip in our newly opened swimming pool! We are also exploring the abundance of activities that make summertime in our community so unique. First on our list is the much-hyped and...

Kickstart Your Summer Fitness Routine

Posted by Tina Bacci on 05/18/18

With Memorial Day less than a week away, and the summer season quickly approaching, now is a great time to jumpstart your fitness routine. While our in-house gym offers the convenience of working out just steps away from home, our local community is bursting with studios and trainers ready to bring out your best. Whether it’s boxing, pilates, cycling or climbing – there truly is something for every-body out there. Here are a few...