Community People

Columbus Park Bench Program & Ribbon Cutting

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) is pleased to announce that on Saturday, October 5, 2019, the organization had its first official Bench Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to kick off their Bench and Tree Sponsorship Program.  William Abely and his family celebrated his mother Ann Tyrrell Abely by sponsoring a bench in her honor. The Read More…

Event Notices

Sunset Cruise to Support Fireworks Fund on June 25

Ticket price is just $20 for fabulous sunset cruise. Invite your friends. All proceeds go to Boston Harbor Fireworks Fund. Time & Location: June 25, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Boston Harbor, Boston, MA (Leaves from Rowes Wharf)Tickets can also be purchased at the dock. Mass Bay Lines is doing its part to support the Read More…

Arts & Culture

Baraat, Groom’s Wedding Procession, Held in Columbus Park

The promenade in Columbus Park was the scene of a festive Baraat, which is a groom’s wedding procession that is traditional in North India, West India and Pakistan. The bridegroom, Michael O’Donnell, traveled to the wedding venue on a mare, accompanied by his family members. The baraat procession was accompanied by the rhythm of the dho (Indian drum). The wedding guests stopped along Read More…

Real Estate

Petition Circulating to Oppose Municipal Harbor Plan

A waterfront residents group, Preserve Boston’s Waterfront, is actively soliciting signatures on a petition to oppose the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan. As of this writing, the petition has about 300 signatures with a deadline of April 9th. PreserveBostonsWaterfront.org was created by local residents who oppose the City’s development proposals for the Harbor Garage and the Read More…

Event Notices

CANCELED: Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival and Pine Street Inn Food Drive

DUE TO THE RAIN FORECAST FOR MONDAY AFTERNOON, THE FALL FESTIVAL HAS BEEN CANCELED. Friends of Christopher Columbus Park Fall Festival and Pine Street Inn Food Drive WHEN: Monday, October 9, 2017 — 12-4 p.m. WHERE: Christopher Columbus Park Friends of Christopher Columbus Park will once again host their annual Fall Festival on Columbus Day. This Read More…

Community People

Blanca Batteau Fincham Honored at Greenway Tree Planting Ceremony

Blanca Batteau Fincham, one of the Waterfront’s loveliest ladies, passed away on March 17 at the age of 91 years young. Together with her husband Chris, Blanca gave much of her time and energy supporting the North End and Waterfront. The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy honored her on April 26 with a special tree planting ceremony on Read More…

Community Event Notices

Save the Dates for Friends of Christopher Columbus Park 2013 Events

The Friends of Christopher Columbus Park would like everyone to mark their 2013 calendars for the following events and meetings to be presented by FOCCP during 2013. –> 4th of July Celebration … Saturday, June 29 at the park –> Columbus Day Celebration … Monday, October 14 at the park –> Annual Fundraiser, Casino Night Read More…