Boston Harbor

By - 10/15/18 - 9:19 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor with a plane taking off

Christine Sullivan watched a plane rise from Logan as the sun rose behind it.

By - 10/6/18 - 8:17 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sunrise over Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 9/23/18 - 7:20 pm
Sunset from Belle Isle Seafood

Miniature Buddha watched the sunset this evening from Belle Isle Seafood on the Winthrop/East Boston line.

Rob Littlefield, got a closer view of the Back Bay during the sunset: Read more.

By - 9/20/18 - 9:37 am

The East Boston Time-Free Press reports the airline wants to offer seaplane service to New York. Cape Air first proposed the idea in 2016.

By - 9/16/18 - 1:35 pm
Harbor Islands in the mist

Brian K. Sullivan gazed out to sea across Boston Harbor this morning.

By - 9/10/18 - 8:50 am
Dawn over the Northern Avenue Bridge

Rick Macomber watched the burst of light this morning over the Northern Avenue Bridge, Fort Point Channel and the harbor beyond.

By - 9/9/18 - 11:18 am

State Police report that around 1 a.m., divers off Peddocks Island near Hull recovered the body of a man who'd fallen off a "Get Lei'd" party cruise on the Provincetown II. The Coast Guard reports he fell off the boat around 8:30 p.m.

In a statement, Bay State Cruises says the man was engaged in horseplay when he fell in, that a crew member told him to knock it off and that he resumed what he was doing when the crew member turned his back.

By - 9/6/18 - 1:11 pm

Quincy Police report that Boston Police and the Coast Guard rescued the man this morning off Columbia Point, after getting a report of a skiff just going in circles. Read more.

By - 9/4/18 - 10:20 am
Dredging off Castle Island

Dredging off Castle Island last evening. Photo by Sheryl Koenigsberg.

If you haven't seen the dredging going on off Castle Island, don't worry about rushing down in today's heat to see it - a contractor will be dredging a channel through Boston Harbor for the next three years, so you have some time. Read more.

By - 8/30/18 - 11:42 pm

Rob Littlefield had a good seat for tonight's Illuminate the Harbor fireworks.

He wasn't alone: Read more.

By - 8/30/18 - 9:19 am alerts us that Boston Harbor Now, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and the Wharf District Council are sponsoring fireworks, starting at 8:30 p.m. to mark the end of summer.

By - 8/28/18 - 4:50 pm
By - 8/26/18 - 2:01 pm
Whale off Spectacle Island in Boston Harbor

LauMalo83 watched a whale off Spectacle Island today. Read more.

By - 8/19/18 - 12:42 pm
Veendam passing Sullivan's at Castle Island

Eileen Murphy captured a cruise ship as it passed Sullivan's at Castle Island yesterday.

By - 8/11/18 - 12:53 pm
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

617 Images Boston was up for the sunrise; reports the colors faded quickly.

By - 8/10/18 - 10:33 am
Man being rescued from barge

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters were able to rescue a worker who got trapped inside a 10x30 barge in the water off Border Street, near the Umana Academy. The man was rescued shortly after 8:45 a.m. and handed over to EMS for transport to a local hospital.

By - 8/4/18 - 11:40 pm

Herald photographer Mark Garfinkel was in Winthrop shortly before 10 p.m. when he captured quite the lightning strike over Yarmouth.

By - 7/26/18 - 4:06 pm
Storm over Boston

State officials were talking about the impending closing of the Comm. Ave. bridge, but their warning would apply equally to the storm Matthew Ferry watched roll in over Boston and Boston Harbor, from Thompson Island around 3:50 p.m. Read more.

By - 7/24/18 - 10:11 pm
Boston from the water on the way to Quincy

Melissa looked back as she and her uncle headed back to Quincy this evening.

Somewhere in there, more firmly on terra, Jed Hresko was enjoying the sunset on the Greenway:

By - 7/12/18 - 12:00 pm
Rental bike in the water off East Boston

Or maybe LimeBike is offering underwater tours. In any case, Steve Holt noticed one of the rental bikes sleeping with the fishes in the water off the Harborwalk in East Boston near the East Pier development. Unlike Blue Bikes, these green-and-yellow bikes from north of town are "dockless," which means people are supposed to just leave them wherever they want.