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Why is Roslindale so special?

People who love Roslindale, LOVE Rozzie. Roslindale is full of green spaces from Arnold Arboretum to the George Wright Golf Course. In addition to parks and gardens, Roslindale offers easy access to downtown Boston. Roslindale Village, the heart of the neighborhood, received a National Trust for Historic Preservation Main Street award. The redevelopment of the square is a fine example of the value of historic preservation and economic revitalization policy.  Parking is easy enough here that you can own a car with no hassle, although the direct commuter rail line and dedicated bus lane access makes it easy to commute and travel car-free.

Community and Schools

Known for its cultural diversity, the town is home to families, young professionals, retirees. The uniqueness of its residents bonds the neighborhood together. Roslindale has deep roots but loves welcoming home new residents. The nature-loving and eco-friendly lifestyle provide a lovely living environment.  Roslindale is served by several Boston Public Schools and private schools serving K-12 and Pre-K students.  There are also a number of daycare options across the neighborhood.

Green Space and Food

Roslindale is well known for its green space as it is truly sandwiched in between the following:


And the food scene does not disappoint, offering a wide variety of options.  Enjoy Classic Italian fare, including brunch, served in an earth-toned interior or on the popular patio of Sophia’s Grotto. Or, fine Italian dining at Delfino. You may also consider delicious bar pizza from Pleasant Cafe with a drink from the bar.  A few other options for dinner include:


For coffee or lunch, check out:


The Needham Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail stops at Roslindale Village Station, from which you can also catch the 14 bus to Heath St, the 30 to Mattapan Station, the 35 to Dedham Mall, the 36 to the Charles River Loop, the 37 to Baker and Vermont Streets, or the 51 to Cleveland Circle. All of these but the 14 also go to Forest Hills Station, the closest subway stop on the Orange Line. There are dedicated bike paths on the main thoroughfares of Roslindale: Washington Street, South St., Corinth and Belgrade Aves. Roslindale is close to Route 128, and is less than twenty minutes from downtown Boston by car.


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