Rose Kennedy Greenway

By - 9/3/17 - 4:35 pm

We may not have a Leaning Tower, but we do currently have a leaning house on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, and it's become a tourist favorite, as Ben Mohr shows us.

By - 6/24/17 - 9:49 am
Toilets? Ick

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint to assert that visitors don't need to be reminded of bodily functions on the Greenway:

These porta potties on the walkway of the greenway are a terrible example of poor judgement. whoever made the decision to allow:approve these in this location where people are eating/ drinking and enjoying the city needs to rethink how the city should be represented.

By - 6/19/17 - 10:59 pm

WBUR reports on an agreement among the state, the city and property owners for funding the Greenway in coming years. The city will toss in $5 million for a fund that would make annual payments - with the money coming from the potential sale of the Winthrop Square garage.

By - 6/1/17 - 9:00 pm
Beer on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Mike McD joined the crowd at the opening of the Trillium beer garden on the Rose Kennedy Greenway this afternoon.

By - 5/31/17 - 11:04 am

Adam Castiglioni watched testing today of the Greenway's new summer zip-line ride. He reports one of the zippers was ISD head Buddy Christopher.

By - 5/8/17 - 9:58 am
Sunken house on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Adam Castiglioni took a gander at the newest installation on the Greenway, Mark Reigelman's The Meeting House.

By - 4/24/17 - 9:50 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports how the BPDA and developer Don Chiafaro have figured out how to get around pesky open-space requirements that would otherwise limit the size of his perpetually proposed plan to replace the Aquarium garage with a mega-complex: Buy the IMAX theater and then raze it. Read more.

By - 3/31/17 - 10:16 am

Organizers of the annual reconfiguration of the Abstract Sculpture in the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway (up by the North End) have delayed the work until the morning of Sunday, April 9, because of the nor'easter now bearing down on us.

By - 3/12/17 - 11:20 pm
Unraveled fiber in Greenway art exhibit

Chris Templeman's Make and Take is a 3D printer that aims to spit out 2,000 plastic replicas - which the public can take - of a Chinese rooster at the MFA.

The printer uses spools of plastic filament to assemble the roosters. As roving UHub photographer Christina Michaud discovered this afternoon, though, one of the spools completely unraveled.

By - 3/3/17 - 9:11 am

The state has made similar threats in the past about the funding it provides for the Rose Kennedy Greenway, but this year, it may really mean it, the Globe reports.

By - 10/18/16 - 9:28 pm
Mural being painted on Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway

Artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo was hard at work in and above Dewey Square today, turning South Station side of the O'Neill Tunnel ventilation shaft into the Greenway's latest mural, to be called Spaces Of Hope. Read more.

By - 9/5/16 - 9:51 pm

Boston Police report a woman was sexually attacked as she walked on the Greenway near State Street, towards the carousel, around 4:10 a.m.

The suspect was either white or Hispanic, in his 40s or 50s, about 5'5" with a scruffy face and thin. He wore a dark Bruins jersey and a baseball hat.

By - 8/14/16 - 12:39 pm
Kids playing in spray fountains on the Greenway

Stevil probably would have joined these kids in the splash fountains on the Rose Kennedy Greenway the other day, except it would have ruined his camera.

Copyright Stevil. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 7/30/16 - 11:40 am
Silly Walks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston

Looks like the British Consulate is helping Bostonians explore one of the unique facets of Her Majesty's Government on the Greenway near Rowes Wharf today, as Steve Holt discovered.

What the ministry in question does.

Or it could be part of Figment Boston.

By - 7/3/16 - 2:37 pm
Goat head statue on the Greenway in Boston

Adam Balsam photographed Ai Weiwei's Chinese-zodiac sculptures on the Greenway the other night.

Copyright Adam Balsam. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/21/16 - 9:46 am
No swings on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

ItalianInBoston was startled last night to notice the swinging seats on the Greenway near the North End were just gone. Read more.

By - 4/25/16 - 11:17 am
Animal heads on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Adam Castiglioni watched the installation of a snarling dog head and other animal heads on the Rose Kennedy Greenway this morning; part of a work by Ai Weiwei that represents the 12 signs of the Chinese zodiac (H/t Allstonian for that info).

By - 4/11/16 - 9:09 am

Matt Conti was on hand for the rejiggering of the sculpture in the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway.

By - 4/6/16 - 9:43 pm
Billboard that denies the Armenian holocaust in the North End

UPDATE: Billboard ad to be taken down.

No, not the World War II holocaust, but the World War I holocaust in which Turks slaughtered Armenians. Elizabeth Weinbloom forwarded a photo of a new billboard over Cross and Salem streets, just up Cross from the Greenway's Armenian Heritage Park, site of the annual commemoration of the deaths of 1.5 million Armenians in the old Ottoman Empire. Read more.