Fort Point Channel
The lighting makes it impossible to read, but that covered over sign in Chris Devers's photo says "Stark Industries," so you have to wonder if Stark plans to divert all those razor blades for a new protective coating for his Iron Man suits.
The Fort Pointer reports the set up was:
GoPro mounted on a cheap 2.4 gHz RC car, marked down to $18.50 at Radio Shack.
The car didn't quite make it...Read more
A passerby who heard the screams of boys playing behind the Intercontinental Hotel rushed down a dock to rescue their playmate, who had fallen into the frigid waters of Fort Point Channel this afternoon.
Tez Garcia, who was nearby taking pictures of the frozen harbor at the time, forwarded photos of the dramatic rescue, which happened around 3:30 p.m.
The kids, who had been playing...Read more
Our own Swirlygrrl noticed the revised sign above Fort Point last night.Read more
With some help from friends, designer Don Eyles today launched Fort Point Channel's latest floating artwork: A pyramid made of plastic blocks painted to look like the paving stones that used to line Boston streets.
Some of the neighborhood's toughest artists - and one little kid - raised the wooden beams on which the pyramid sat and it glided, more or less, into the...Read more
Don Eyles and crew are scheduled to launch this floating pyramid from Necco Court into Fort Point Channel at 2:30 p.m. today.Read more
The struggle for quality public open space in the neighborhood and the likelihood of climate change-induced rising sea levels are the conceptual parents of Tropical Fort Point. Inspired in part by seeing the Sudbury River at spring flood turning the...Read more
Started shortly after noon, in the area around the Summer Street bridge. Later expanded the search as far down the channel as Gillette.
UPDATE, 1:15 p.m.: After an extensive search of the surface and under bridges, firefighters didn't find anything.Read more
Our own Swirlygrrl shows us the ice that's built up on Fort Point Channel in the current cold wave.Read more