A pair of Blue Angels jets will be flying low and loud over Boston Harbor around 12:30 p.m. as part of a test run for next Harborfest's visit by the entire squadron, Channel 4 reports.
The Fort Point Pier opened today:
With its broad floating dock having a planked deck surface only 12.5" inches above the waterline, generous in cleats and other potential tie-up points, Fort Point Pier is perfectly suited as a FREE, public launch point to Boston Harbor for kayak, canoe, stand-up paddle board (SUP),... Read more
A man who jumped into Boston Harbor from the roof deck at Whiskey Priest in August has gotten the bar in hot water.
A manager at the Northern Avenue watering hole told Boston Licensing Board Chairwoman Nicole Murati Ferrer today they've added additional staff to the deck and posted 10 to 12 signs around the deck warning that harbor jumping will be prosecuted to the... Read more
Kevin Bacon, yes, that Kevin Bacon, took a cool sunset photo from East Boston tonight.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today began a ruling on an insurance issue involved in a 2005 collision off Quincy between a Boston Harbor Cruises ferry and two disabled boats like this:
Sometimes ships do not pass in the night.
The Northern Avenue restaurant says it's taken steps to reduce the number of people who try to dive into Boston Harbor, following yet another incident that saw it explaining itself to the Boston Licensing Board.
Beer Garden officials say nobody has jumped into Boston Harbor from their decks since Aug. 10, when a patron took of his shoes and jumped in - and was promptly... Read more
They're doing a little cruise to promote some petty officers to chief.
Ed Wines, however, is not impressed: Funny, I have set house condition SCOTCH and WINE at my house.
McDaniel's brother, Joseph, was shot to death in 2003 in Framingham.
The Atlantic Beer Garden found itself before the Boston Licensing Board this morning to explain why somebody jumped off its roof while holding a fake Stanley Cup on June 18.
It faces an additional hearing for another incident within the past month in which another man eating dinner on a waterside deck... Read more
Mike Ball reports on the annual Fort Warren encampment by 54th Massachusetts re-enactors yesterday. With photos.
A perplexed visitor inquires:
About 15 or so years ago, I was in Boston, maybe by the Aquarium, and noticed a statue in the harbor, kind of on the wall at the edge, of a sailor climbing out of the water. As the tide comes in, the body (statue) is covered and at high tide all you see is a hand reaching up. Do you... Read more
Scott Eisen, who was fishing nearby, reports the boat "disintegrated when hitting large wave at high speed."
The Coast Guard reports the boat flipped over, sending its occupants into the water:
One Good Samaritan jumped in from another vessel to assist and aided the injured boat operator until local responders arrived.
Both people were rushed to Hull, where one was pronounced dead, the... Read more
NorthEndWaterfront.com reports on a soused swimmer who evaded the dozen or so rescue craft that went in search of him when he jumped into Boston Harbor, then climbed out and ran away.