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This page will cover useful information specific to Harbor Point on the Bay and will also provide information about our bigger community and neighborhoods of Boston.
 
Our Community:

Management Office- Is located by the front gate next to the guard shack. There are many reasons why you would visit our management office. 24 hour rent payment, service request or parking stickers. 617-436-0771
 
Service Requests-Please call 866-777-4117 for emergency or non emergency work orders for service.

Harbor Point Public Safety- Located at 40 Westwind Road, Boston, MA 617-282-3555
 
Package Delivery Service- This service is for our current residents that are officially signed up in our Leasing Office.  Our Management Team will accept your package and call you when it has arrived.
  • There is a $5.00 per month fee in order to take advantage of this special service. 
  • Residents that are signed up need to be sure your package is addressed to 1 North Point Drive, Boston, MA 02125.
  • We will accept deliveries from UPS, USPS, Fed Ex, DHL and Airborne Express.
  • Please do not address to the packages to the above mentioned address if you are not signed up for this service or we will deny the package.
  • Please give our Leasing Office a call or stop by to sign up.  617-825-2033
 
Parking Stickers-In order to be approved for parking at Harbor Point you will need a sticker and an access card, please bring with you the following.  Your current lease agreement, driver’s license, car registration and $15 deposit for the access card. Parking Stickers can be obtained at the Management Office (Refunded upon return)  This access card will give you 24 hour access through both of our resident’s entrances.
 
Garage Parking is optional- Harbor Point on the Bay has two garages in different parts of the community, there are seasonal rates for parking, please contact Jan LaBelle for location, availability and pricing. 617-825-2033
 
Extra Sets of Keys-Upon move in you will receive two full sets of keys which included, building door, apartment door and mailbox key.  If you need an additional set of keys the cost is $45 a set. These keys can be ordered and pickup up in our management office. 617-436-0771
 
Laundry Cards- Laundry Care Centers are available in all brick buildings; townhomes do not have access to Laundry Care Centers in these buildings. You can purchase a laundry card in front of our Management Office 24 hours a day or in our Harbor Point Market during their posted hours. Each load is $2.00 and the card is a onetime purchase of $5.
 
Fitness Center- Is located at 1 North Point Drive, on the water by the flag poles. There is lots of equipment to take advantage of. On your first visit please bring federally issued photo identification along with your current lease agreement.  Also, please remember to bring your workout shoes with you, in the interest of keeping all of the equipment free from outside pebbles and dirt.  The hours of the Fitness Center are Monday through Friday 6AM to 10PM and Saturday and Sunday 8 AM to 8PM
 
Apartment Cleaning Services- If you are interested in having your apartment cleaned on a regular schedule you can call Christiane’s for a free consultation at 857-526-2876 or christianecleaningservices@gmail.com Rates start as low as $60.
 
Resident Referrals-All current residents are eligible and encouraged to participate in the Harbor Point on the Bay Referral Program.  You will receive $200 off of one month’s rent when you refer a friend or family member who signs a 12 month lease and moves in.  Please refer all inquiries to Harbor Point Leasing Office.

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Dining and Shopping on and around Harbor Point
 
Harbor Point has and is close to restaurants and shopping locations. Visit our Market Place at Harbor Point on the Bay to grab a bite at www.fiskiescafe.com, before you pick up your dry cleaning and a haircut at the Hair Salon. Our Market Place also features a convenience store or for a larger shopping trip www.shaws.com supermarket is about a 7 minute walk.
 
Take the 8 Bus on the www.mbta.com and you can be in the middle of the ultimate shopping experience at South Bay Center.  At South Bay Center you will find chain restaurants such as www.olivegarden.com, www.applebees.com, and www.panerabread.com  as well as www.bestbuy.com, www.target.com, www.oldnavy.com, www.marshallsonline.com, www.famousfootwear.com , www.officemax.com, www.stopandshop.com supermarket along with many other stores.
 
SoWa Open Market http://www.newenglandopenmarkets.com/ is open every Sunday May through October form 10AM to 4PM.  This is a great place for our residents to pick up some fresh fruits and vegetables while trying out what the Boston Food Trucks have to offer and also shopping for artwork and interesting cultural items.
 
 
The “T” or MBTA is Public Transportation
 
 Harbor Point is located on the Redline “T” at the JFK/UMASS Stop.  Our community is located within a 7 minute walk to the “T” stop or takes the number 8 or 16 bus that stops in front of our community every 20 minutes. 
 
Whether you are a frequent or occasional rider (or even if you are a first time rider), you will find riding the T easy and convenient. At most stops and in many retail locations you can purchase or add value to a Charlie Ticket or Charlie Card with fare for your trip.

On weekends from May through October, there is a free trolley that runs every hour on the half hour from the corner of Dartmouth Street and St. James Avenue.  It's called the Columbia Point Shuttle and it goes right in to Copley Square!

 
Car
 
 If you own a vehicle that you will be driving in Boston, be aware that many city streets are narrow and that parking can be expensive and difficult to locate.  At Harbor Point on the Bay we include 2 free outside parking spaces for each home; there is always plenty of parking at Harbor Point whether you are coming home late at night or in the middle of the day. We also have spaces available for your daytime guests and there is a small fee for overnight guests. Harbor Point also offers two parking garages which are optional and paid per month.
 
If you need a vehicle for a short trip or on a temporary basis, you may consider using a service like www.ZipCar.com. Harbor Point currently has two cars available on our community.   Zipcar is a private rental service that allows drivers to temporarily rent a vehicle they can drive for up to 180 miles a day.  Vehicle rentals rate typically range from $9-$20 an hour. 
 
Biking, Jogging and Walking
 
The www.bostonharborwalk.com runs right through the middle of Harbor Point on the Bay and includes several parks on the Boston Harbor waterfront on location.   Boston Harbor's waterfront is a wonderful area for walking, sightseeing, playing, fishing, or simply enjoying spectacular views of the Harbor.  Visit www.visitcolumbiapoint.org to see the cool museums that are right along the walk!
 
Boston has an extensive network of bike lanes throughout the city, as well as more than 1,500 bicycle parking stations.  Additionally, the city just launched a bike sharing system called “The Hubway”.  The JKF Umass stop on the Redline has a large rack of bikes for rent.  For information about bicycling in Boston check out www.cityofboston.gov/bikes
 
Harbor Point’s Community and Neighborhood
 
Harbor Point on the Bay takes advantage of being located in the middle of South Boston and Dorchester neighborhoods and is conveniently located exactly 3 miles from downtown Boston.  Our direct neighbors include, the www.jfklibrary.org, www.emkinstitute.org, www.umb.edu, http://www.sec.state.ma.us/arc/, and the http://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/massachusetts/doubletree-club-by-hilton-hotel-boston-bayside-BOSCHDT/index.html,
 
Beaches
 
Relax and swim on South Boston and Dorchester’s beaches,  a five  minute walk to Carson Beach where you will find 1.5 miles of sandy beach where you can play beach volleyball, grab a bit to eat at the Seaside Café or rollerblade and bike on the boardwalk.
 
South Boston
Their diverse demographics are attracted to the neighborhoods strong sense of community and quick access to downtown and public transportation.  People from all over the city enjoy taking a stroll around Castle Island, a Revolutionary War-era fort and 22-acre park that is connected to the mainland.  “South Pride” is on full display in March when city residents flock to the neighborhood to enjoy the annual South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
 
Dorchester
Dorchester is Boston’s largest neighborhood and along Dorchester Avenue’s business district you will find a unique mix of ethnic restaurants, beauty solons, electronic stores and pharmacies.  Franklin Park is made up of 527 acres of green space and walking paths, a zoo, and an 18 hole municipal golf course. Bordered by eh Neponset River and Boston Harbor< Dorchester residents enjoy the riverfront amenities of Pope John Paul II Park as well as harbor beaches and boating opportunities.
 
 
Boston Restaurants, Nightlife, Shopping, Culture and Explore
 
Restaurants
 
Boston is home to many excellent restaurants and Harbor Point on the Bay is located close to several popular Boston Restaurants in Dorchester, South Boston and the newly revitalized Sea Port district.  Be sure to check out some of the following restaurants in our area  www.ledgeboston.com, www.jerryremysseaport.com, www.stadiumbars.com, www.legalseafoods.com/restaurants/boston-legal-test-kitchen-br-seaport, www.atlanticbeergarden.com, www.veneziaboston.com
 
Although Boston’s most famous restaurants include Boston Beer Works www.beerworks.net, Cheers www.cheersboston.com, and Union Oyster House, www.unionoysterhouse.com

Boston Magazine has published a “best of” guide for fod and drink which can be found here,  www.bostonmagazine.com/restaurants
 
Nightlife
 
Boston has lots of places to go for entertainment after dark. Some of the more popular
destinations include local sports arenas to catch a game. Many people love to cheer for
the Boston Red Sox at Fenway (www.boston.redsox.mlb.com ), the Boston Bruins at
TD Garden (www.bruins.nhl.com ), the Boston Celtics at TD Garden
(www.nba.com/celtics ) and/or the New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium
(www.patriots.com). If you.re interested in some lesser known sports, you can
also check out Boston Derby Dames (www.bostonderbydames.com), Boston.s
roller derby league. If sports are not on tap for your evening out, there are plenty of
clubs in the Boston area like the Bella Luna Milky Way (www.milkywayjp.com) or
Club Royale (www.royaleboston.com ). If you prefer live entertainment, you can catch a
show at the House of Blues Boston
(www.houseofblues.com/venues/clubvenues/boston ) or catch a movie at the
Regal Fenway Stadium 13 & RPX or AMC Loews Theatre Boston Common
 
 
Shopping
 
If you love to shop, then you will love Boston! The city has a number of malls, high-end boutiques, discount stores, small businesses, specialty shops, and shopping centers.  To get you started on your shopping, check out the following shopping centers:
Cambridgeside Galleria (www.cambridgesidegalleria.com ), Copley Place (www.simon.com/mall/default.aspx?ID=784), Downtown Crossing (www.bostonbid.org/shop), Faneuil Hall Marketplace (www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com), Newbury Street (www.newbury-st.com),
and Prudential Center (www.prudentialcenter.com).
 
Culture
 
Boston is home to many museums, theaters, and art galleries that contribute to the rich, diverse, and cultured narrative of the city.  The city also has many green spaces, parks and historical locations.
 
Included below is a partial listing of what is available in the Boston area:
American Repertory Theatre www.americanrepertorytheater.org
Berklee Performance Center www.berkleebpc.com
Boston Ballet www.bostonballet.org
Boston Children.s Museum www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org
Boston Symphony Orchestra www.bso.org
Brattle Theatre www.brattlefilm.org
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts www.ves.fas.harvard.edu/ccva.html#
Coolidge Corner Theatre www.coolidge.org
Copley Society of Art www.copleysociety.org
Harvard Art Museums www.harvardartmuseums.org   
Independent Film Festival of Boston www.iffboston.org
Institute of Contemporary Art www.icaboston.org
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum www.gardnermuseum.org
John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum www.jfklibrary.org
MIT Museum www.web.mit.edu/museum
Museum of African American History www.afroammuseum.org
Museum of Bad Art www.museumofbadart
Museum of Fine Arts www.mfa.org
Museum of Science www.mos.org
Museum of the National Center of Afro American Artists (NCAAA) www.ncaaa.org/museum.html
New England Aquarium www.neaq.org
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology www.peabody.harvard.edu
USS Constitution Museum www.ussconstitutionmuseum.org
 
Explore
 
Explore Boston and discover some of the wonderful parks and historical sites!   A great option for seeing some of the historical sites is by taking a Duck tour www.bostonducktours.com or by walking the Freedom Trail
(www.thefreedomtrail.org ). If you want to explore on your own, make sure you check out the Boston Harbor Islands (www.bostonislands.org), Faneuil Hall Marketplace (www.faneuilhallmarketplace.com), or paddle a Swan Boat in Boston Public Garden (www.swanboats.com).