Boston ‘Burns Local Allison Margolies shares experience living in Needham

Aug 31, 2023

This suburban mom is helping Boston area families dig in and explore living in Needham. Meet Allison Margolies!

Allison Margolies originally lived in Wayland, Massachusetts, before spending 10 years in New York City after college. When she and her husband, Andrew, got married, they moved closer to Boston. They first lived in Brookline and later decided to establish their family home by living in Needham.

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Allison Margolies

MEET THE MARGOLIES FAMILY!

“My husband Andrew works in healthcare IT. We have one daughter, Paige, who’s three. We love spending time with friends and family, traveling, and being outside.”

WHERE THEY LIVE NOW

Allison and her family are living in Needham, Massachusetts, a suburb of Boston.

Needham historic town center

WHERE THEY MOVED FROM

Allison, a native of Wayland, Massachusetts, spent a decade in New York City following her college years. However, when she and Andrew began their family, they returned to the Boston vicinity. Initially, they made their home in Brookline before moving to Needham.

WHY THEY CHOSE NEEDHAM

“We loved that Needham has a lot of young families—that was a huge plus! We also love that there are a lot of great local shops and restaurants. There are also lots of public transportation options which makes getting to and from the city easy.”

3 AMAZING THINGS ABOUT LIVING IN NEEDHAM

1.) “The people are incredibly friendly! Everyone has been warm and welcoming.”

2.) “There are great public transportation options to get you to and from Boston.”

3.) “The public schools are great. We have a three-year-old, so that’s very important to us.”

ONE THING SHE’D TELL CITY FAMILIES CONSIDERING LIVING IN NEEDHAM

“You need to be ready to spend some time in your car, but the trade-off of having a backyard and lots more space makes it all worth it.”

The Charles River Peninsula part in Needham, Massachusetts

WHAT SHE LOVES MOST ABOUT WORKING WITH SUBURBAN JUNGLE FAMILIES

“I love helping others—and this is a great way to help city families make the biggest decision of their lives!”

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