Boston Harbor

By - 11/21/15 - 9:32 am
Sunrise at Rowes Wharf

Christopher watched the sunrise through the lens of Rowes Wharf.

By - 11/14/15 - 6:06 pm
Sunset over the water in South Boston

Eileen Murphy braved the cold to watch the sunset from South Boston this evening.

By - 11/2/15 - 10:10 am

The City of Boston Credit Union will underwrite fireworks over the harbor as 2016 begins, the mayor's office announced today.

The credit union will kick in $30,000 towards the pyrotechnics, good news since the company now running First Night said last week it didn't have any money for them.

By - 10/30/15 - 2:08 pm

The Herald reports Mayor Walsh doesn't want to let go of harbor fireworks without a fight, after hearing they might not go on due to the cost.

By - 10/29/15 - 1:25 pm
Frankentide sign on Morrissey Boulevard

Earlier this week, whichever imp runs the signboards on Morrissey Boulevard programmed the one heading away from UMass to warn of ghoulish tides over the next few days.

Walking along Boston Harbor near the Aquarium at lunchtime today, Jason Richardson discovered they weren't kidding:

Read more.

By - 10/26/15 - 8:29 am

Boston Police report officers rescued a man who'd fallen off Constellation Wharf while urinating into the harbor early Saturday. Read more.

By - 10/18/15 - 10:00 am

State Police report a little drama on the low seas yesterday afternoon involving a naked man who jumped into the water from behind Steriti Rink on Commercial Street. Read more.

By - 10/5/15 - 9:01 pm
Sunset over Centre Street in West Roxbury

People were getting their phones out along Centre Street in West Roxbury this evening to take photos of the sunset.

And people everywhere else were looking up as well: Read more.

By - 9/27/15 - 6:54 pm
Boat aground on Nix's Mate in Boston Harbor

Out in Boston Harbor today, Ryan Meador noticed two boats that had run aground - the first on Nix's Mate, a little nothing of an island on which colonial authorities once gibbetted the bodies of executed pirates - they hung their bodies up to sway in the wind as a warning - the second in an area called Lower Middle.

The first boat appeared pretty solidly stuck, but the second looked like it might make it off when the tide came in: Read more.

By - 9/25/15 - 8:27 am
Sunrise over inner Boston Harbor and the Tobin Bridge

Ryan went for a walk this morning and captured Boston Harbor and the Tobin Bridge.

By - 9/15/15 - 12:40 pm
The deck from which man leaped into Boston Harbbor

Man took serious leap of faith from this roof last month.

UPDATE: Board rules no violation.

A Brighton man who celebrated his 24th birthday last month by taking a leap into Boston Harbor from the top of Legal Harborside on Northern Avenue got the restaurant hauled before the Boston Licensing Board today to explain how it will keep that from happening again. Read more.

By - 9/11/15 - 9:39 pm
Sunset on the Boston waterfront

Michael Ratty watched the sunset from the Seaport tonight.

Neil, meanwhile, was out on the water watching the sun go down over Boston: Read more.

By - 9/11/15 - 6:01 pm
Boston bait vending machine

On Pier 4, near the road on the World Trade Center side, you can now buy any of several types of frozen bait from a vending machine that is open for business 24 hours a day: Clams, squid, pogies, herring and, of course, whole mackerel. Read more.

By - 9/7/15 - 9:17 pm
Fishing lessons on Boston Harbor

MadTy watched a boy learn some fishing skills at Marina Bay in Quincy today.

By - 9/6/15 - 1:09 pm
Fireworks over Boston Harbor

David Parsons watched the fireworks over Boston Harbor last night.

Fireworks video.

More photos of the fireworks.

Copyright David Parsons. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 9/4/15 - 2:57 pm

In the second judicial defeat for the BRA in a week involving waterfront land, the Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today the developer of an apartment complex in Charlestown has to comply with a state order to set aside most of its ground floor for "public accommodation" uses under state waterfront regulations.Read more.

By - 9/2/15 - 4:54 pm
Dog in boat in Boston Harbor

Guy was puttering around the water in front of Christopher Columbus Park today, and his dog spent most of the time in the bow.