FedEx Office Print & Ship Center 187 Dartmouth St, Boston, MA02116 The FedEx Office Print & Ship Center sells office supplies, greeting cards, snack food, wireless routers, phone…More chargers, and flash drives, in addition to offering services including design, printing, copying, and shipping. It offers computer terminals with self-service credit card readers for pay-per-minute access to internet or design programs, in addition to free wi-fi.
Boston Duck Tours 800 Boylston St, Boston, MA02199 By land AND by sea is how one sees the town when on a Boston Duck tour. Residents of the area are very familiar…More with the quirky duck boats that drive along the avenue and sail around the harbor. With their iconic WWII style hulls and bright colors, they're hard to miss, and they're as much a part of the city's history as everything you'll learn about while taking the tour. The guides are known for their exuberant personalities and whimsical costumes as they teach about the Boston's storied past. Tours commence on Huntington Ave right along the Shaw's Supermarket, but tickets can be purchased at a booth inside the Prudential Center, just up the escalator from the Huntington/Belvidere entrance.
Run by the Rev. Dr. Stephen Butler Murray, this American Baptist church is popular for weddings, and undergoing a…More period of revitalization to increase its appeal to the younger generation. The church recently joined Facebook, and plans to add a second service geared toward parents and their children.
A strong Women's Ministries holds fundraisers, like clothing drives, to raise money for many different organizations.
The sanctuary, obtained in 1882, was designed by architect Henry Hobson Richardson, who later became famous for his design of Trinity Church in Copley Square. The First Baptist is one of his first examples of a Richardson Romanesque style, and includes a 176-foot puddingstone tower.
This large congregation has a number of members who drive from out-of-state to attend services each Sunday. As the…More only Boston-based Missouri Synod Lutheran church, it also attracts college students, especially those from the Midwest, and offers a number of youth programs and service projects for its young population. Bible studies are Sunday mornings and Monday evenings, and students have partnered with organizations like the Charles River Clean-up and Project Bread.
The church also offers Brazilian worship services for its Portuguese-speaking community, and the Blind Ministry supports two local outreach programs: Boston Light of the World and Lutheran Braille Workers.
Music is an important part of the congregation, and Balint Karosi, a native of Hungary, leads a traditional organ-based program during services and concert series.
The church itself was built in 1956 by Pietro Belluschi, who designed a modern building that would fit in with the historical character of Back Bay. Visitors enter the church through a gateway and private courtyard, which leads to the warm, wood-paneled sanctuary.