Jason photographs a cruise ship leaving the Black Falcon terminal - from a plane about to land at Logan.
J.L. Bell recounts how Boston Harbor almost became the site of the first submarine attack in history.
Better news comes out of South Boston, where a man who fell in the harbor was rescued by a Massport police officer who heard his faint cries over the seagulls.
For some reason, people all across the country just love re-creating the Boston Tea Party and then putting their videos on YouTube. They can stop now; here is the best one ever:
Flip recounts sailing on the Soling in Boston Harbor a couple days ago:
WBZ: 2 ferries collide in Boston Harbor; no serious injuries reported.
Evan chronicles a trip to this island in the outer harbor:
... This is probably one of the best day trip deals in Boston...$12 weekend rate gets you a round trip on a high-speed catamaran out to Spectacle and Georges Islands, a good distance away from the city and near where Boston Harbor meets the Atlantic Ocean. ...
The New England steams into Boston Harbor this afternoon - that's the Deer Island sewage treatment plant in the background. Taken from Harbor Point.
Marilora lives close enough to the harbor to be able to take pictures of the giant LNG tankers from her bedroom window. So she takes great interest in reports on the damage a terrorist attack on one could do, like incinerating everybody within a one-mile radius:
Rbdeluxe posts some interesting photos from a lunchtime excursion along the Mystic and Chelsea Rivers at the harbor.
Sure, Sam Blackman was interested in the USS John F. Kennedy, but he says what really got his attention was the US Naval Hospital Ship Comfort, a "floating hospital" in town for some repairs, in part because of the contrast between a healing ship getting repaired and a warship getting decommissioned. But also:
Let me tell you something: the U.S.S. Comfort was more impressive for its size. It's huge. The pictures I took don't do it justice. The ship is over 270 meters in length (that's nearly 1/5 of a mile).
So Boston used to have a Domino Sugars plant. Anybody know where (and whether they finally dropped the last S for savings)?
Bostonia Rantida never tires of getting off a plane at Logan or seeing the Boston skyline appear on the 'Pike on the Fung Wah:
... It amazes me sometimes just how much I love this city; how I physically miss it when I am gone. ... It seems that my soul lets out a sigh of relief when I step back into city limits ...
Yup, meanwhile, is loving her new office view, which looks out over Boston Harbor: