Rose Kennedy Greenway

By - 5/25/18 - 9:53 am
Waving chicken and the Custom House in Boston

Redsox223 took in the neon signs on display on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, including the official UHub neon sign - the old Fontaine's chicken.

Copyright Redsox223. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/23/18 - 5:05 pm
New Rose Kennedy Greenway mural

Adam Castiglioni watched artists at work on the Greenway at Dewey Square today as they painted Shara Hughes's mural.

By - 5/8/18 - 3:34 pm
Waving chicken on the Greenway

Workers yesterday mounted the old Fontaine's waving chicken on the Greenway, along with a couple of the other signs planned for a summer-long neon exhibit between State and India streets. The neon is yet to come.

By - 5/7/18 - 12:31 pm
Fontaine's sign and sign for the European

The Rose Kennedy Greenway has started installing a series of eight old Boston-area neon signs between India and State streets. Read more.

By - 4/25/18 - 1:00 pm

The Boston City Council today approved a proposal to create a "business improvement district," in which property owners along the Rose Kennedy Greenway could be levied fees to help support the linear park. Read more.

By - 3/9/18 - 5:48 pm
Rose Kennedy Greenway rabbit

Jorge APB spotted this rabbit on the Greenway today.

By - 3/1/18 - 10:34 pm
Rose Kennedy Greenway night before the storm

Atlantic Avenue and the Greenway were still above water tonight, S&S Conulting reports. Tomorrow, though? TrueNE_79 shows us the Aquafence at Atlantic Wharf on Congress Street at Fort Point Channel is ready for potentially record-breaking high tides: Read more.

By - 2/15/18 - 4:34 pm
Architect's rendering of Haymarket hotel

Architect's rendering.

Boston and New York developers say they're on track to begin work this spring on a 265-room hotel on Blackstone Street between Hanover and North streets that will include upgrades to Blackstone Street - including a place for Haymarket vendors to stow trash. Read more.

By - 9/3/17 - 4:35 pm

We may not have a Leaning Tower, but we do currently have a leaning house on the Rose Kennedy Greenway, and it's become a tourist favorite, as Ben Mohr shows us.

By - 6/24/17 - 9:49 am
Toilets? Ick

A disgusted citizen files a 311 complaint to assert that visitors don't need to be reminded of bodily functions on the Greenway:

These porta potties on the walkway of the greenway are a terrible example of poor judgement. whoever made the decision to allow:approve these in this location where people are eating/ drinking and enjoying the city needs to rethink how the city should be represented.

By - 6/19/17 - 10:59 pm

WBUR reports on an agreement among the state, the city and property owners for funding the Greenway in coming years. The city will toss in $5 million for a fund that would make annual payments - with the money coming from the potential sale of the Winthrop Square garage.

By - 6/1/17 - 9:00 pm
Beer on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Mike McD joined the crowd at the opening of the Trillium beer garden on the Rose Kennedy Greenway this afternoon.

By - 5/31/17 - 11:04 am

Adam Castiglioni watched testing today of the Greenway's new summer zip-line ride. He reports one of the zippers was ISD head Buddy Christopher.

By - 5/8/17 - 9:58 am
Sunken house on the Rose Kennedy Greenway

Adam Castiglioni took a gander at the newest installation on the Greenway, Mark Reigelman's The Meeting House.

By - 4/24/17 - 9:50 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports how the BPDA and developer Don Chiafaro have figured out how to get around pesky open-space requirements that would otherwise limit the size of his perpetually proposed plan to replace the Aquarium garage with a mega-complex: Buy the IMAX theater and then raze it. Read more.

By - 3/31/17 - 10:16 am

Organizers of the annual reconfiguration of the Abstract Sculpture in the Armenian Heritage Park on the Greenway (up by the North End) have delayed the work until the morning of Sunday, April 9, because of the nor'easter now bearing down on us.

By - 3/12/17 - 11:20 pm
Unraveled fiber in Greenway art exhibit

Chris Templeman's Make and Take is a 3D printer that aims to spit out 2,000 plastic replicas - which the public can take - of a Chinese rooster at the MFA.

The printer uses spools of plastic filament to assemble the roosters. As roving UHub photographer Christina Michaud discovered this afternoon, though, one of the spools completely unraveled.

By - 3/3/17 - 9:11 am

The state has made similar threats in the past about the funding it provides for the Rose Kennedy Greenway, but this year, it may really mean it, the Globe reports.

By - 10/18/16 - 9:28 pm
Mural being painted on Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway

Artist Mehdi Ghadyanloo was hard at work in and above Dewey Square today, turning South Station side of the O'Neill Tunnel ventilation shaft into the Greenway's latest mural, to be called Spaces Of Hope. Read more.