A good Samaritan jumped into Boston Harbor near Long Wharf shortly after 11 this morning and helped keep somebody foundering in the water afloat until a State Police boat arrived and troopers pulled both out. Boston EMS treated the man at the scene and then transported him to Mass. General for further care, Boston Fire spokesman Steve MacDonald says.
It may look like a park and have people walk in it like it's a park, but the far end of Long Wharf isn't a park, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today.
The ruling is a victory for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, which wants to turn an open-air kiosk-like structure there into a restaurant.
A group of ten North End residents has fought the... Read more
The owners of a yacht that rents for $99,500 a week are suing a Long Wharf marina over damage they say was caused by a sunken piling the marina should have done something about before the yacht hit it.
In the lawsuit, filed this week... Read more
A concerned citizen reports from our newest Segway racetrack:
On Sunday afternoon, approximately 5:00 to 5:30 PM, a Segway tour group was at the end of Long Wharf. While there, the tourists were encouraged to ride around the area in random circles, often chasing each other about. Toward the end, the guide encouraged the tourists to race each other, even stating "On your mark,... Read more
The proposed operators of a seafood restaurant in what is now an open shelter on Long Wharf say they're going to try to rehab an abandoned seafood place in South Boston into a neighborhood eatery instead.
Michael Conlon went before the Boston Licensing Board this morning for permission to transfer a liquor license granted in 2007 to Doc's Long Wharf to a planned Paramount restaurant... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a Suffolk Superior Court judge has overturned the state's permit for turning the shelter at the end of Long Wharf into a seafood restaurant.
The state Department of Environmental Protection, which has oversight because of the location on the waterfront, and the Boston Redevelopment Authority, which owns the shelter, want to lease it to restaurant operator Michael Conlon. A group of ten... Read more
I happened to be walking by Long Wharf yesterday when I looked out at the harbor and saw this huge ship heading toward the Tobin. LNG tanker! They're kind of amazing to see, so I started walking at a good pace down... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board voted today to give restaurateur Michael Conlon at least two more months to actually start using the liquor license he was granted in 2007 for a restaurant at the end of Long Wharf that has yet to open.
Conlon wants to turn the public shelter into a seafood restaurant called Doc's. The BRA approved the idea in 2006 and the... Read more
A lawsuit by North End residents has tied up a proposed restaurant at the end of Long Wharf for so long the... Read more
Boston Police report they are continuing their search for Eugene Losik, last seen outside of the Marriott Long Wharf early on Feb. 20, after a night out with his girlfriend and friends.
Although police are continuing to ask anybody who might have seen Losik after his disappearance to contact them, they add:
As the investigation continues, Boston Police have been working cooperatively with... Read more
Bob took some video of the large stripers in the water between Long Wharf and the Aquarium - and how they beat a frustrated duck to the hunks of bread he threw to them: