Ryan Ruel stitched together 147 photos he took this morning from Piers Park in East Boston to create a giga-zoomable image of the other side of the harbor, from South Boston to the North End - 1.55 gigapixels of zoom-in action.
Update, 1:30 a.m.: BFD crews getting ready to leave, no man found.
Firefighters and police officers started searching the water off Whiskey Priest around 12:45 p.m. on a... Read more
The Boston Business Journal introduces us to the new owners of the Graves Island lighthouse.
Somebody is kind of unhappy with the people renting houseboats at Lewis Wharf in the North End:
The folks renting these trashy houseboats are indeed the Trash of the Universe.
The city is holding an end-of-summer blast, so get to Christopher Columbus Park or Castle Island to see the 9 p.m. fireworks.
A large plume of black smoke that rose from the harbor around 2:50 p.m. was merely a cruise ship firing up its diesel engines, Brian D'Amico reports.
The Boston Fire Department alerts us, and so we alert you, that a private party will be shooting fireworks up over Boston Harbor from Fan Pier between 10 and 11 tonight.
Boston and Quincy police today found a body between Spectacle Island and Castle Island and identified it as that of a 41-year-old Wilmington man who plunged off the third story of the Provincetown II during a country-music harbor cruise late Saturday, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.
Harbor patrols found his body using sonar around 1:15 p.m., the DA's office says, adding his... Read more
Crews from numerous federal, state and local agencies searched for more than 17 hours and covered more than 151 square nautical miles with no sign of the man.
The... Read more
Boston Harbor, Saturday night and an exceptional night for being on the water. Unfortunately the pleasure that comes with an evening boat ride, resulted in a life what ended too soon.
A young man on a party boat was still being searched for after falling 40 feet overboard at around 12 midnight. "The Caucasian male was dressed in leather boots, jeans and a gray t-shirt..."... Read more
UPDATE, 12:35 a.m.: BFD boats returning from the scene, without finding the body. Coast Guard statement.
Ed Baur reports a man fell off the Provincetown II shortly before 11 p.m., somewhere between Deer Island and Castle Island.
A Malden man faces charges for an incident last Christmas in which he allegedly untied a Boston Harbor ferry and took it for a float in the harbor.
State, Boston and Massport police and the Boston Fire harbor unit responded to a report of an adrift vessel to find Samuel LeClair, 62, alone on Boston Harbor Cruises' 68-foot passenger ferry Fort Independence in the... Read more