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Mike's Donuts
500 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Mike's Donuts serves fresh donuts, coffee and breakfast sandwiches for folks on their morning commute. Mike's also hasMore lunch items and treats like smoothies and ice cream.
Catherine Gallagher Apartments
209 Heath St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
The Catherine Gallagher Apartments are affordable cooperative rental housing. It features 34 multi-bedroom apartmentMore units in a beautiful, modern building with well-landscaped grounds. Close to several T stops and directly across from the Hennigan School & Community Center, it's convenient for commuters and children.
Arborway Gardens Condominiums
1 Catenaccia Way, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Located between Arnold Arboretum and Franklin Park along the Arborway, this 100-unit complex is set in leafyMore surroundings just a short walk from Forest Hills T station. Built in 1946, the complex is spread over five buildings located adjacent to the tranquil grounds of Forest Hills Cemetery, a park and an arboretum recognized by the National Register of Historic Spaces. Arborway Gardens is a short commute from Longwood Medical Area, Colleges of the Fenway and downtown via the Orange Line.
Southwest Corridor Park
38 New Heath St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

This 52-acre park stretches from Forest Hills to the Back Bay. Its playgrounds, tennis courts, basketball courts,More community gardens and bike paths are living monuments to the community rising up to stop a 12-lane highway that urban planners wanted to build. In the words of historian Robert J. Allison, residents stopped the project by engaging in "some of the most creative acts of civil disobedience since the Stamp Act." In addition to providing recreation, it also serves as a major artery for bikers and walkers commuting to jobs downtown. The entire park contains eleven tot lots, two spray pools, seven basketball courts, five tennis courts, two street hockey rinks, two amphitheatres, and about six miles of biking, jogging and walking paths, according to the Department of Conservation and Recreation.

 

Forest Hills station (MBTA)
Washington St & Hyde Park Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

At the end of the Orange line, but centrally located near service to  Jamaica Plain, Mattapan, Roxbury,More Dorchester and Hyde Park, the Forest Hills station is one of Boston's best-staffed and populated transportation hubs. From Forest Hills, riders can access 16 bus routes, subway and commuter rail lines. Shops line the concourse, including a convenience store, donut shop, fruit and vegetable vendor, florists, a multitude of fare machines, pay phones, and a staffed information booth.  

Franklin Park Zoo and Golf Course and the Arnold Arboretum  are all within a short distance.  There is a pedal and park, covered bicycle parking lot, and a giant clock that towers over the exterior and is mimicked on the inside. There is a Zip Car stand as well as a parking lot for more than 200 cars. There is an elevator, an escalator and a TTY; service generally runs from 5am to 11am.