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By adamg - 7/27/21 - 8:44 pm
Photos atop the Boston Harbor Hotel

A roving UHub photographer watched as a couple of possible 'grammers got themselves up to the top of the Boston Harbor Hotel today and took some pictures, then got themselves down without plunging to the ground: Read more.

By adamg - 7/27/21 - 9:20 am

Joe Kidston walked Rocky Beach in Cohasset this morning, reports western-wildfire smoke was still hazing everything up: Read more.

By adamg - 7/20/21 - 9:09 am
Haze over South Boston

BostonTimelapse captured the haze over South Boston from the NPS Dorchester Heights camera this morning.

Nathaniel Stinnett got a similar view of the fire-generated, high-altitude haze, across Boston Harbor at the Charlestown Navy Yard: Read more.

By adamg - 7/17/21 - 11:52 am
First responder tends to victim of Boston Harbor boat crash

First responder tends to one victim. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Jeanica Julce, 27, of Somerville.

Live Boston reports seven people were rescued from Boston Harbor early this morning after a crash near Castle Island around 3 a.m. - all taken to local hospitals with varying injuries, although none considered life threatening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/14/21 - 11:40 pm
Stillness in the fog on Boston Harbor

Matt Frank looked toward downtown from East Boston in the fog at sunset today.

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By adamg - 7/7/21 - 11:35 am

The Massachusetts Appeals Court ruled today that the state can decide whether to force the owners of condos at Commercial Wharf to abandon the wharf space they now use for parking, because they never received a formal state license to use the waterfront land for stowing cars. Read more.

By adamg - 7/5/21 - 9:31 pm
Sunset over downtown Boston and the Back Bay from Hull

Joe Kidston watched the sun go down over the Back Bay, downtown Boston and Boston Harbor from Hull this evening.

By adamg - 7/4/21 - 9:12 pm
USS Constitution in Boston Harbor

Matt Frank made sure to get a good spot to watch one of his favorite July Fourth traditions: The USS Constitution's stately tour of Boston Harbor. Read more.

By adamg - 7/3/21 - 10:21 pm

Adam Castiglioni watched the fireworks over Boston Harbor tonight: Read more.

By adamg - 6/22/21 - 11:18 am
Giant cranes in Boston

How do you unload a crane larger than the cranes you have?

A Chinese ship docked at the Conley Terminal in South Boston this morning carrying three big cranes that will let larger cargo ships dock at the terminal in South Boston once they're installed and operating later this year. Andrew Morrison captured the ship from the new Homewood Suites on Summer Street. Read more.

By adamg - 6/11/21 - 10:50 am
USS Constitution moves into Boston Harbor

Adam Castiglioni watched the USS Constitution leave its Charlestown dock for a harbor tour and 21-gun salute to honor people who cared for us and kept us safe during the pandemic.

By adamg - 6/1/21 - 10:28 pm
Sunset over Fresh Pond in Cambridge

Frank Solensky watched the sun go down over Fresh Pond in Cambridge this evening. He wasn't the only person to look up: Read more.

By adamg - 5/29/21 - 9:06 pm
Boston and Massport fire crews pour water on burning boat

The Boston Fire Department reports a small craft anchored in Boston Harbor near Rowes Wharf burst into flames late this afternoon. BFD and Massport fire crews doused the flames with harbor water, then towed what was left of the boat to the dock to make sure they could cool hot spots to keep them from re-erupting into flames. Read more.

By adamg - 4/26/21 - 1:22 pm

The MBTA announced today that it'll be using some of that sweet federal stimmy to resume the Charlestown and Hingham ferries it had canceled in January because of Covid-19-related lack of demand, starting May 22. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/21 - 3:11 pm
Eider duck at Castle Island

Mary Ellen spotted a king eider, usually seen farther north, in the water off Castle Island this morning.

By adamg - 2/8/21 - 1:43 pm
Proposed taller Black Falcon Pier building

Rendering by SGA of the view from the Reserved Channel.

A developer has filed plans with the BPDA to add four floors to the top of an existing and long three-story building at the end of Black Falcon Pier in the Raymond Flynn Marine Industrial Park on the South Boston Waterfront. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/21 - 1:21 pm

Live Boston reports on the man apparently fell from the pier around 1:40 a.m. and his rescue by first responders.

By adamg - 2/2/21 - 2:50 pm
Flooding on Long Wharf

Erinn Larson took a soggy walk along Long Wharf today, taking in the usual flooding both directly along the harbor and further back at the Chart House. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 5:46 pm

Lisa Green visited Long Wharf a half hour before high tide today, reports she didn't stick around to see high tide: Read more.

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