Boston Harbor

By - 4/23/17 - 12:48 pm
Boston Harbor from the air

Scott Cluett shows us Boston Harbor from up in the air over the South Shore this morning.

By - 4/17/17 - 8:35 pm
Sunset over downtown Boston

Rob Littlefield captured tonight's sunset over downtown.

Also watching the sun go down: Read more.

By - 4/13/17 - 2:28 pm

Alexander Williams, 26, will have to perform 200 hours of community service at a rehabilitation center as part of his sentence for his role in the way a passenger on his party boat lost her right arm in 2015, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 4/11/17 - 8:58 pm

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.

By - 4/9/17 - 3:37 pm
Norwegian tall ship in Boston Harbor.

John Gage watched the Norwegian tall ship Sørlandet, come into Boston Harbor today.

By - 4/4/17 - 1:57 pm

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.

By - 3/31/17 - 8:54 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

617 Images captured the pre-storm sunrise over Boston Harbor this morning. Read more.

By - 3/27/17 - 8:52 am

The Globe reports the Trustees of Reservations are looking for a waterfront parcel on which to build a major new park.

By - 3/26/17 - 5:45 pm
A380 at Logan Airport

Tamas K-L watched the first scheduled arrival of a British Airways A380 - the largest passenger plane in the world - today (an Emirates A380 landed in January).

Neil, meanwhile, watched a giant LNG tanker serenely steam past the Conley Terminal in South Boston last week: Read more.

By - 3/21/17 - 9:44 am

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.

Last spring:
Esplanade dock gets fat, sassy visitor.

By - 3/18/17 - 8:54 pm
Sunset over the Zakim Bridge

Matt Frank watched the sun go down over Boston Harbor and the Zakim Bridge this evening.

By - 3/16/17 - 9:36 am
Tall ship Cuauhtemoc docked at Fan Pier on the South Boston waterfront

Rob Littlefield got up early to take a peak at the tall ship Cuauhtémoc, currently berthed at Fan Pier.

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports the ship will have public visiting hours today through Sunday.

By - 3/15/17 - 3:07 pm
Beached boat in Winthrop after storm

Roving UHub photographer Ynckay spotted this boat lying on Short Beach in Winthrop this morning.

By - 3/2/17 - 12:03 am

The New York Times report the ICA will spend $10 million to turn a condemned factory in the Boston Harbor Shipyard - which already has an artistic bent - into a new art facility to be called the Watershed.

By - 2/18/17 - 9:30 pm

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.

By - 1/27/17 - 8:43 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

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

By - 1/3/17 - 1:39 pm

Stephen Gray writes about the conflict between Boston's Climate Ready Boston report, which projects which areas of the city face climate-change-related flooding and its Imagine 2030 report, which posits major development in several of those areas.

By - 12/29/16 - 2:19 pm

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.

By - 12/12/16 - 6:38 pm
Sunset over Boston Harbor

John Gage shows us sunset was a bit nicer than sunrise today.