Boston Harbor

By - 10/7/17 - 6:27 pm
Sunset over Roxbury

Celtkicks got to watch the sun go down over Roxbury.

Stephen Yale watched the progression of colors over downtown from East Boston: Read more.

By - 10/5/17 - 10:33 am
Raising the King Triton in Boston Harbor

Justin Thompson - and a lot of other people - watched a crew raising the King Triton from the briny shallow near the Northern Avenue Bridge where it sank on Tuesday.

"The cause of the sinking is under investigation," the Coast Guard reports.

By - 10/5/17 - 9:17 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 10/4/17 - 1:54 pm
King Triton, a barge that sank where Fort Point Channel meets Boston Harbor

The Curse of the Northern Avenue Bridge strikes again: Lauri Howe Barrett shows us the King Triton, a former buoy tender that sank near the decrepit old bridge the other day.

By - 10/3/17 - 8:09 am

All boarded up and ready to go.

The Globe reports the Secretary of State's office, which oversees historical stuff in Massachusetts, has given its OK to remove a Georges Island memorial to the Confederate soldiers and sailors who died while prisoners there during the Civil War. DCR had boarded up the marker earlier this year.

By - 10/1/17 - 11:47 am

Steve Annear reports on that guy who traversed Boston Harbor in a giant pumpkin today - with some help from an outboard motor he attached to the gourd.

By - 9/30/17 - 9:50 am
Rain and sun at sunrise

KMV watched the sunriseshower over Boston Harbor this morning (see lightning over Nahant).

John got stuck in the parking lot that Rte. 1A in East Boston became due to flooding and a crash: Read more.

By - 9/28/17 - 7:56 pm
Cool sunset

Rob Littlefield watched the sun go down over Boston this evening.

Matt Frank, also watched the sun go down, over downtown Boston from a Chelsea shipyard: Read more.

By - 9/24/17 - 8:41 pm
Water sunset

John Gage watched the sun go down this evening.

By - 9/16/17 - 9:02 pm
Boat on fire

The Coast Guard reports fireboats from both BFD and Massport, as well as one of its own vessels, rushed to a boat that erupted in flames in the harbor this evening. No injuries. Read more.

By - 9/7/17 - 4:32 pm

The Globe interviews a Revere man who has what is now a 500-lb. pumpkin that he plans to hollow out and use to paddle across Boston Harbor, from Jeffries Point in East Boston to the Fish Pier in South Boston.

By - 8/31/17 - 10:18 pm
Fireworks over Boston Harbor

Mitchell watched the end-of-summer fireworks over Boston Harbor tonight.

Matt Conti provides the entire show, in a time-lapsed three minutes: Read more.

By - 8/25/17 - 10:31 pm
Boston at dusk

Ron Perry captured the sun going down over the Back Bay on Thursday.

Copyright Ron Perry. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/20/17 - 10:07 am

The Waller family, which owns and is renovating the Graves Light lighthouse, reports this morning:

Lots of trash floating past Graves Ledge. Most, like cans and wrappers, look like they were dumped by thoughtless boaters.

By - 8/17/17 - 3:23 pm

A Floridian who spent some time in Boston in the 1980s discovered one of her ancestors was a coal shoveler on a Confederate steamer who was captured and sent to Fort Warren on Georges Island, where he died. She writes today why she thinks the now covered-up memorial to him and 12 other rebels should be taken down: Read more.

By - 8/15/17 - 9:57 pm
Boarded up Confederate memorial on Georges Island

Boarded-up memorial to American traitors.

A memorial to the 13 Confederate soldiers who died while held on Georges Island - out of some 1,000 kept prisoner there - is now covered with wooden boards as the Baker administration determines if and how they can just get rid of the thing. Read more.

By - 8/14/17 - 9:37 am
Fountainhead yacht in Boston Harbor

Fountainhead, a yacht owned by Sears CEO and Ayn Rand fanboi Eddie Lampert, is back in Boston Harbor this morning, as Scott G. Sewall alerts us. Read more.

By - 8/13/17 - 10:05 pm
Jumping into Boston Harbor from Long Wharf

Mitchell watched "a brave man execute a pretty nice dive" into Boston Harbor from the end of Long Wharf early this evening.

Earlier:
Guy diving into the harbor during a king tide.

By - 8/12/17 - 10:51 am

WGBH reports on how the ICA is promising to behave and let the public continue to stroll along the harbor on land that's supposed to be open to the public even on nights when it charges guests $20 to mingle at exclusive parties there.