Newton, The Garden City

Play it Again Video is located in Newton, MA, also known as The Garden City. Some trivia about our town:

  • Each April on Patriots Day, the Boston Marathon is run through the city where runners encounter the four infamous Newton Hills before the long haul into Boston. The fourth and most infamous of all, Heartbreak Hill, rises shortly after Centre Street. Residents and visitors line the race route along Washington Street and Commonwealth Avenue to cheer the runners.Fig Newton
  • The Fig Newton cookie is named after the city. In 1991, the town of Newton and Nabisco company hosted a celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Fig Newton. A 100-inch Fig Newton was served. E and Judith Kay (Juice) Newton performed.[26]
  • Philippine opposition leader and former Philippine senator Benigno Aquino, Jr. spent more than three years in exile in Newton (1980–83), along with his family, after spending 7 years and 7 months in solitary confinement. Sadly, he was assassinated upon his return to the Philippines on August 21, 1983.
  • Newton is actually a patchwork of thirteen “villages”, many boasting small “downtown” areas of their own. The 13 villages are: Auburndale, Chestnut Hill, Newton Corner, Newton Centre, Newton Highlands, Newton Lower Falls, Newton Upper Falls, Newtonville, Nonantum Oak Hill, Thompsonville, Waban and West Newton. Play it Again Video is located in Newton Upper Falls.
  • Newton is only a few miles from other great Massachusetts towns with their own remarkable history: Boston, Cambridge, Brookline, Lexington, Back Bay, Wellesley, Worcestor.