Ginger Park 1375 Washington St, Boston, MA02118 Ginger Park is located at the corner of Washington Street and Union Park. Led by executive chef, Patricia Yeo, Ginger…More Park serves its guests new takes on tradional pan-Asian cuisine combined with culinary traditions found all over the world with offers as varied as chicken, green curry and sweet potato tamale and duck liver mousse. In addition, Ginger Park is also equipped to host private events and weddings. Ginger Park also supplies an expansive cocktail menu, complemented with extensive wine and sake lists.
Pilgrim Parking 505 Tremont St, Boston, MA02116 This Pilgrim Parking is in a perfect location in the South End. Located at 505 Tremont, it is close to all areas of the…More South End, within walking distance to the Back Bay and right by the Theater District. It is also nearby to some of Tremont's fantastic restaurants. Pilgrim Parking garage is open daily, 24 hours a day, and with its low prices, this garage is one of the South End's best places to park.
Hayes Park Warren Ave & W Canton St, Boston, MA02116 One of the South End's most stylish parks, Hayes Park is located at the corner of Warren Avenue and West Canton Street.…More Built in 1970, the park was redesigned in 1987 and has since won several awards for design. The space, meticulously cared for by the Friends of Hayes Park, is centered around a large circular garden bed and shaded by 11 aristocrat pear trees. Off to the side is a good-sized playground with a play structure and a sand pit.
West Concord Street Park W Concord St & Newland St, Boston, MA02118 This quiet park is a peaceful place to relax in the shade. Ivy covers most of its grounds and tall trees provide a…More cooling atmosphere. Park benches line a small brick pathway, which traverses the park leading from West Concord Street to Newland Street. A sculture entitled "Cityscape III" adds color to the otherwise green space.
Titus Sparrow Park Columbus Ave & W Newton St, Boston, MA02116 Titus Sparrow Park is a large family-friendly park situated along the Southwest Corridor Park near the Back Bay. A large…More playground includes two play structures, a swingset, seesaw and sand box, all built atop a soft surface. The park is also home to the Richard Lee Jones basketball court and a tennis court. Community gardens surround a large grassy field used in the summer months to hold outdoor concerts and other family-friendly events.
Originally slated for highway development, the Southwest Corridor Park today serves as a pleasant pedestrian walkway…More connecting four Boston neighborhoods and offering recreational and outdoor space for residents and visitors. The 50-acre park stretches 4.7 miles from Back Bay Station to Forest Hills in Jamaica Plain and includes 11 playgrounds, two spray pools, seven basketball courts, five tennis courts, two street hockey rinks, two amphitheatres, and paths for biking, jogging and walking.
The South End portion of the Corridor Park features the Carleton Dog Park, an off-leash gated area for dogs, Titus Sparrow Park with its tot lots and basketball and tennis courts, Carter Playground and numerous community gardens.
Bradford Street Park 21 Bradford St, Boston, MA02118 An urban oasis sandwiched between two brick buildings on a quiet residential street, Bradford Street Park is a great…More escape from the bustle of nearby Washington Street. Portable tables and chairs and even a grill allow for impromptu barbeques (the park cannot be reserved); ample bench and ledge seating are perfect for neighborhood gatherings. But don't bring your dog, as dogs are not allowed. Impeccable gardens and a fountain contribute to the park's peaceful ambience. In winter, the neighborhood Christmas tree stands at the center of the space.
Ramsay Park Hammond St & Shawmut Ave, Boston, MA02120 Bordered by Washington Street and the Melnea Cass Boulevard, Ramsay Park has a busy feel to it, but is nonetheless an…More enjoyable park bursting with amenities. The modern Jim Rice Field, built in 1999, hosts several leagues including the South End Baseball program. Nearby, basketball and tennis courts sit alongside a shaded patio seating area. The playground features two play structures and a swingset atop a soft surface. Benches are scattered throughout the park as well as wooden tables with built-in chess boards.
This small, shaded park honors African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who helped more than 70 slaves gain…More freedom using the Underground Railroad.
A 10-foot bronze sculpture of Tubman stands at the park's western entrance, backed by a granite map of the Underground Railroad. The sculpture, unveiled in 1999, was created by Dorchester artist Fern Cunningham. A second sculpture entitled "Emancipation" stands at the center of the park.
The Union Park Neighborhood Association is a nonprofit organzation that aims to give a voice to the residents of…More Union Park in Boston's South End. The UPNA provides services and support to residents and businesses in the neighborhood. There are no dues, and funding comes from fundraising activities and member contributions.
The UPNA participates in permitting and licensing processes, City Hall hearings, neighborhood cleanups and holiday decorating, weekly sidewalk and curb cleanings and local events. Its goals include cleanliness, safety and community involvement.
One of the South End's most diverse and well-used parks, Peters Park offers basketball, tennis and handball courts, a…More baseball diamond, two dog parks and a playground, all surrounded by grassy fields, gardens and a dramatic outdoor sculpture.
The park's two off-leash dog runs have become a destination for South End dog walkers and owners. Both are gated and have access to running water and shaded benches. For toddlers, the park's tot lot features slides, swings and a jungle gym atop a soft surface. The athletic fields and courts at Peters Park are used by many neighborhood sporting groups including South End Baseball.
Public art also has a presence at Peters Park: A colorful mural is painted on the tennis court wall and a newly constructed sculpture entitled "Landwave" separates the baseball field from Washington Street.
Chester Park 532 Massachusetts Ave, Boston, MA02118 Recently renovated Chester Park forms a circle across Mass Avenue with grassy lawns, flower gardens and bench seating…More surrounding fountains on either side. Both ends of the park are handicap accessible and leashed dogs are allowed.
Hiscock Park 178 W Newton St, Boston, MA02118 A quiet oasis in the heart of the South End, Hiscock Park features a circular brick patio with seating and intricate…More gardens. Leashed dogs are allowed in the park, which has a sunken lower level for four-legged friends.
Union Park Street Playground 130 Union Park St, Boston, MA02118 This modern playground features a one-of-a-kind jungle gym made from industrial materials. A hopscotched path runs along…More one side of the park, which looks out onto the South End's industrial corridor and Interstate 93 beyond. Seating is plentiful and includes benches and wrought-iron table and chair sets amid grassy patches and small gardens.
This neighborhood park has something for everyone. Nestled between Hanson and Waltham streets, the park features two…More children's play areas, a half basketball court, multiple benches and a circular grass field. Leashed dogs are allowed in the park, and both play areas are gated.
The toddler play area contains plastic, age-appropriate toys and structures, most of which have been donated by neighbors and volunteers. A separate playground for older children features a large wooden play structure complete with slides and monkey bars.