Photographynatalia took in the cliff diving off the ICA today, including one jump by Superman. Most of the divers were clad more conventionally:
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 Harbor Beacon captured the moon coming up over the landmark lighthouse Wednesday night.
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 body was identified once brought ashore.
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 search ended at 5:38 p.m.
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..." the Boston Coast Guard Division announces over the communication channel of the radio.
As a sailor myself, after hearing the details, I felt a deep disturbance by this event. Our boat slowed near the area of the accident to contribute to the search-- only to find nothing. We continued on our way; I however did not. My mind was fixed on this individual who likely lost his life for multiple reasons.
He should never have jumped 40 feet into pitch darkness. But he didn't, apparently he was sitting on the railing. So he should not have been sitting on the railing while under the influence of alcohol. There was no report of his drinking, but he was on a party boat.
I could not stop thinking of the people close to him (friends on the boat ride). The plague of this event would not release me. Why? Why?
We did not set out to explore Harbor Arts' Shipyard Gallery in East Boston today. We just wanted some Australian meat pies.
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 middle of the harbor. According to the DA's office:
A mother and two babies paddled through the harbor by Puopolo Park in the North End.
Boating UHub photographer Noah Sachs captured the Sawsea aground on Spectacle Island as two Sea Tow boats try to pull it off the rocks.
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.
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.
Brian MacLean was out on the harbor yesterday and snapped Boston Light.
Patty Neal captured the view from State Street this morning.
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 not long after his arrival at the hospital and that police are investigating.