What are the best cities to live in for people under 35? This study ranks Portland (no, not the one in Maine) at the top of the heap. So where does Boston rank with its bars and music and many, many college students? No. 12, right behind those stiffs in Washington, D.C. Come on! Then again, what do these geniuses know? The site singles out our Mexican food: “Boston’s music and nightlife are legendary, and it’s easy to find cheap Mexican and other takeout, thanks to the high concentration of universities around town.” Uh, OK.