Boston Harbor

By - 7/23/13 - 4:30 pm

Scary skies over the Harbor.

Phelan Canney photographed the clouds over Boston Harbor around 4:20 p.m., about 10 minutes after Kim Kawecki looked outside:

Scary skies... Read more

By - 7/17/13 - 5:00 pm

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

By - 7/10/13 - 1:55 pm

Harbor ducks

A mother and two babies paddled through the harbor by Puopolo Park in the North End.

By - 7/6/13 - 8:46 pm

Boat on the rocks

Boating UHub photographer Noah Sachs captured the Sawsea aground on Spectacle Island as two Sea Tow boats try to pull it off the rocks.... Read more

By - 6/26/13 - 8:22 pm

Sarah Potts at Atlas Fireworks alerts us her company will be shooting off fireworks over the harbor for a private event then.

UPDATE: The fireworks, paid for by the Ad Club, started at 10:15. James Theodore watched the show:

Fireworks... Read more

By - 6/9/13 - 12:21 pm

Armchair on a Harbor island.

It's waiting for you on Great Brewster Island in the outer harbor, where Boston Harbor Beacon snapped its photo this morning.... Read more

By - 6/5/13 - 9:56 am

Win it for Martin

Noah watched this houseboat glide past Long Wharf yesterday evening. He notes that blue thing by the flags is a slide.

Meanwhile, injured MBTA Officer Richard Donohue will wave the flag at tonight's Bruins game.... Read more

By - 6/1/13 - 8:40 pm

Harbor Guy

Noah Sachs spotted Michael Richard Smith, the guy who took up residence on a canoe on Boston Harbor last fall as he paddled past Louis on Fan Pier today.... Read more

By - 5/28/13 - 11:01 am

WHDH reports on the possibly injured humpback whale that started to swim into the harbor until it was gently ushered back out to sea.

Last fall:
Whale carcass floated from Boston to Rockport.

By - 5/18/13 - 7:11 pm

Boston Light

Brian MacLean was out on the harbor yesterday and snapped Boston Light.

Copyright Brian MacLean. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.... Read more

By - 5/7/13 - 8:26 am

Morning on the harbor

Patty Neal captured the view from State Street this morning.... Read more

By - 4/24/13 - 3:27 pm

A good Samaritan jumped into Boston Harbor near Long Wharf shortly after 11 this morning and helped keep somebody foundering in the water afloat until a State Police boat arrived and troopers pulled both out. Boston EMS treated the man at the scene and then transported him to Mass. General for further care, Boston Fire spokesman Steve MacDonald says.

The Herald reports he died... Read more

By - 3/20/13 - 7:38 am

Ice dog

Leslie Jones took lots of photos of Boston things covered in ice, such as firetrucks, but especially fishing boats, such as this trawler in 1938.

Posted under this Creative Commons license.... Read more

By - 3/15/13 - 11:32 am

It may look like a park and have people walk in it like it's a park, but the far end of Long Wharf isn't a park, the Supreme Judicial Court ruled today.

The ruling is a victory for the Boston Redevelopment Authority, which wants to turn an open-air kiosk-like structure there into a restaurant.

A group of ten North End residents has fought the... Read more

By - 1/28/13 - 2:44 pm

City and state officials formally broke ground today on a luxury-housing project along Marginal Street and Pier One.

The first of seven buildings in the $46-million Portside at Pier One project is a five-story apartment building with 176 units - 26 designated as "affordable" - along with ground-floor retail space. It's due to open next spring. Ultimately, the project will include a total of 550... Read more

By - 1/10/13 - 7:43 am

M/Y NamohM/Y NamohThe owners of a yacht that rents for $99,500 a week are suing a Long Wharf marina over damage they say was caused by a sunken piling the marina should have done something about before the yacht hit it.

In the lawsuit, filed this week... Read more

By - 12/30/12 - 10:30 pm

Bob Lawler reports the loud booms heard from Hyde Park to Uphams Corner to South Boston around 9:30 tonight were actually "a not so private fireworks show for a very big wedding" at the Boston Harbor Hotel.

Photos | Video.... Read more

By - 12/28/12 - 10:33 pm

Brian D'Amico reports somebody fell 20 feet down a shaft in a quartermaster building on Peddocks Island tonight. Efforts at CPR failed and he was pronounced dead at the scene.

By - 12/26/12 - 10:34 am

NECN reports the guy boarded a Boston Harbor Cruises ship, then untied it from the dock. Police managed to capture the vessel before he made it to the high seas.

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