This week’s Summer on the Waterfront calendar roundup for June 11-17, 2012. Summer on the Waterfront runs through Labor Day, sponsored by The Boston Harbor Association, LevelUp and several community partners. See www.SummerOnTheWaterfront.org for more details, where you can also join the mailing list.
Harbor Link Gardens on Old Northern Avenue Bridge Brings Private, Public and Non-Profit Groups Together
The Harbor Link Gardens were officially opened this week with a ribbon cutting ceremony on the Old Northern Avenue Bridge. The project, once dubbed the Bridge of Flowers, installed 12 giant planters filled with horticultural masterpieces selected to absorb the harsh salt, sun and wind conditions on the popular pedestrian walkway. The public / private Read More…
“A Clean Boston Harbor: Twenty-Five Years Later” by Doug Foy
Doug Foy speaks about the 25-year clean-up of Boston Harbor and its role in making a Boston into a great city. He also discusses the upcoming peril of sea level rise from climate change. Foy is the former President of the Conservation Law Foundation, the chief plaintiff in the famous 1980’s Boston Harbor case. He Read More…
Boston Living With Water Competition Finalists; Prince Building Designs
After reviewing dozens of Boston Living With Water proposals, a jury has selected nine finalists that will move on to compete for a $20,000 grand prize. The North End’s Prince Building is one of three focus sites along with the Fort Point neighborhood and Morrissey Boulevard in Dorchester. The climate change competition is intended to develop strategies for rising sea Read More…
One Reply to “Summer on the Waterfront Roundup – June 11-17, 2012”
Thank you for posting this Matt. It's a great resource for all events free along the Waterfront. Christopher Columbus Park will be included now. As you know, we have great parties in the Park planned.
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