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Forest Hills Mart
18 Hyde Park Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
If you're on your way into or out of Forest Hills T-Station and need a newspaper, some beer, wine or a box of mac n'More cheese, stop into the Forest Hills Mart - the convenience store with a full liquor license. You'll find all the basics and a few higher-end surprises.  They also offer lottery, magazines, soda and tobacco.
Forest Hills Auto Service
235 Hyde Park Ave, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Forest Hills Auto Service is a full-service auto sales and repair company just a few blocks from the Forest Hills TMore Station. Not only can customers get repair service for every part of the automobile, but they can also buy, rent, import and export cars here.

Loaner cars are available, and the company will pick up customers who live nearby. 

David's Barber Shop
170 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
David's Barber Shop, located on South Street a few blocks before Forest Hills Station, specializes in men's, women's andMore children's haircuts. Walk-ins are welcome.
Wentworth Service Station
50 Stedman St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
The Wentworth Service station has been tucked into the block behind the T-bus depot on Washington St by Forest Hills forMore 15 years. The service station handles mechanical work on any car or light truck.
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.
Stony Brook station (MBTA)
100 Boylston St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Stony Brook station is a small, quiet station tucked into the ground between Jackson and Green Street Stations.  ItMore is another access point to the subway serving densely populated south Jamaica Plain.  With its adjacent seating, stone engraved poetry and proximity to a public green space, the station has a community park-like feel.   With 12 bicycle spaces, no car parking and side street access, this station is primarily used by pedestrians on their way into town or out to Forest Hills.  Like Green Street, it connects to only one bus route, the #48 which serves South and Centre Streets.   
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. 

Colonial Driving School
3706 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Colonial Driving School, across from the Forest Hills station, offers drivers education and training for teenagers andMore adults. Enrollment is open, and while the owner is in the office most weekdays on the hour, customers are advised to call ahead for an appointment.
DF Wireless
3718 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
DF Wireless is an authorized Metro PCS wireless store, featuring cell phones and related devices and accessories.More Located across from the Forest Hills MBTA station, it is clean, well stocked and well staffed. Although it offers exclusively Metro PCS service contracts, it is equipped with devices and accessories common to all cell phone brands.
Public Parking Co
3694 Washington St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
This parking facility is conveniently located across the street from the Forest Hills MBTA station. There's no overnightMore parking, but the rates are reasonable: $6 per day. Payment is accepted in cash only.
Stephanie Hair Salon
6 Tower St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Almost a secret, Stephanie Hair Salon is inconspicuously located at 6 Tower St., across from Forest Hills MBTAMore Station. Owner, Maria keeps a very clean and airy facility that features four stylists and specializes in Latina hair and hair styles. Her daughter joins her on the weekends to manage the busy workload.
Nails 2000
148 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Looking for a quick & affordable manicure in the Forest Hills area? In their 10th year, at Nails 2000 a Mani/PediMore package is only $30, and lots of stations means fast service. Nails 2000 offers a full menu of nail services with lots of color and design options. They also offer brow waxing.  
Arborway Auto Service Center
207 South St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
For almost 40 years, Aborway Auto Service has been providing "fast & friendly" auto service. Just a block from theMore Forest Hills T- station,  Arborway specializes in all forms of  mechanical repair from tune-ups to engine repair to tire service. Arborway also offers state inpsections.
Covenant Congregational Church
455 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
Conveniently located a short walk from the Forest Hills T Station,  Covenant Congregational Church is JamaicaMore Plain's branch of the Evangelical Covenant Church. The church is self-described as "a multi-ethnic, multi-generational, Christ-centered community." In addition to regular Sunday services in English and in Spanish, there are weekly youth group gatherings.
Jamaica Plain Fire Station
746 Centre St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Dial 911 for emergencies. To reach the station for non-emergency situations, dial 617-343-2880.

The stationMore houses not only Boston Fire Department Engine 28 and Tower Ladder 10, but also the headquarters for Division Two, one of the two groupings into which the Boston Fire Department is split. The station is part of District 9.

The firefighters who man this station round the clock all receive specialized traning in technical rescue. They learn how to rescue people from collapsed buildings, wells, manholes and ship holds.

The ladder truck stationed here has one of the longest reaches in the Boston Fire Department. For every fire in Division Two that reaches two or more alarms, Tower Ladder 10 responds.

Each morning at 8:30am the firefighters hold an equipment check. Children are welcome to attend with their parents or guardians.

For public transportation: The 38 and 39 buses go to the fire house from the Forest Hills station (Orange Line).

Agassiz Elementary School
20 Child St, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

NOTE: The Agassiz building is set to be used as the home for Mission Hill Elementary, and a new high schoolMore program, in the fall of 2012.


The Agassiz is a Boston Public School in the West assignment zone. It offers a sheltered English immersion program.

School uniforms are required — khaki pants or skirts and navy blue polo shirts.

Public transportation: from Forest Hills station or Copley Plaza take the 39 bus; from Dudley Square or Jackson Square stations take the 41 bus.

Franklin Park
Glen Ln & Circuit Dr, Boston, MA 02121

This 527-acre park is among the largest open spaces in Boston. It is part of the Frederick Law Olmsted's EmeraldMore Necklace of parks. The park has miles of walking paths, a cross country course, tennis courts, baseball fields and, oddly, stone ruins. It is also home to an 18-hole public golf course and the Franklin Park Zoo. Here is an interactive map of the park's many features.

For public transportation: From the Orange line exit at Green Street or Forest Hills stations or take the 16 bus, which goes through the center of the park.

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