Around 8:30 p.m. on the northern side of Lovells Island. The Coast Guard, the BPD harbor unit and the State Police marine unit all responded. Boston Police ferried the two people on board back to terra firma.
The Globe writes today that since 2009, at least 11 bodies have been recovered from the water surrounding Boston and that the last one was that of Zachary Marr, whose body was found in the Charles near North Station a month after he disappeared from a downtown bar.
The Globe is wrong on both counts. Read more.
The Globe reports the Trustees of Reservations are looking for a waterfront parcel on which to build a major new park.
— Jen richard (@Jenboston) March 21, 2017
Jen Richard videoed this in Fort Point Channel by the Tea Party Museum this morning. The New England Aquarium confirms it was a harbor porpoise.
Esplanade dock gets fat, sassy visitor.
Matt Frank watched the sun go down over Boston Harbor and the Zakim Bridge this evening.
Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.
The idea of a seawall with giant gates to let in ships - that would close in advance of a major storm - first came up in a list of possibilities in a city report on preparing Boston for rising seas. The Globe reports several professors are spending a year studying the practicalities and costs of what would be one of the world's largest seawalls.
Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Long Wharf and Boston Harbor this morning.
NorthEndWaterfront.com wonders if the real reason the current operators of First Night have shifted the midnight fireworks from Boston Harbor to Copley Square is not because it's cheaper but to try to build up a Boston version of Times Square:
Watch this year as the TV hosts interview the Copley attendees and count the suburbanites that will have come in to Copley, all decked out in a spectacularly crowded space. The Back Bay event will be instantly labeled a “success” because it will look good on television.
John Gage shows us sunset was a bit nicer than sunrise today.
The Herald reports.
David Wean watched the tide come in under the North Washington Street bridge today.