Announcements

Half Price Fridays to Spectacle Island in September

Throughout the month of September, ferry rides to Spectacle Island are half price every Friday. This special pricing was made possible by the generosity of The Highland Street Foundation, along with Boston Harbor Now. WhenHalf price tickets to Spectacle Island are available every Friday throughout September 2020. How To Purchase TicketsVisit https://www.bostonharborislands.org/ferryschedule2020/ to view the Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

2020 Art of the Parks Program Call for Participants

The 2020 Art of the Parks Program, presented by the National Parks of Boston, in conjunction with Artists for Humanity and Boston Harbor Now, has launched and is now calling for participants to submit visual artwork for judging. What Art of the Parks is a summer-long contest program inviting participants to create their own visual Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council July Reports: Pop-Up Coffee Cart, One International Place, Bean & Leaf Cafe, Columbus Park Update, U.S. Rep. Candidate Dr. Goldstein

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its July meeting on Tuesday, July 21st via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Boston Police – Public Safety Report The Wharf District Council welcomed newly appointed Boston Police Captain Robert Ciccolo. Ciccolo’s appointment comes following the retirement Read More…

Announcements

Boston Harbor Now Hosts “Our Harbor Our Home, A Celebration of Our Waterfront and Islands”

Boston Harbor Now will host Our Harbor Our Home, A Celebration of Our Waterfront and Islands on Thursday, August 27, 2020. This virtual event supports the organization’s efforts to enhance public access to the Harbor while simultaneously working to protect the region from the ever-increasing risks and impacts of climate change. In 2019, Boston Harbor Read More…

Community

Ferry Service to Spectacle Island Begins July 1st

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation, National Park Service, Boston Harbor Now, and Boston Harbor Cruises have announced that public ferry service to Spectacle Island, one of the 34 islands and peninsulas in Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, has begun for the season as of July 1st. Spectacle Island boasts some of Read More…

Arts & Culture

Boston Harbor Now Launches Online Platform “Harbor At Home”

Boston Harbor Now has announced the launch of Harbor At Home, an online platform of video content created to help viewers form a stronger connection to Boston Harbor’s waterfront and Islands while life prevents them from physically enjoying these natural resources. Harbor At Home uses art, culture, fitness, history, and nature as connection points for Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Explore Peddocks Island at Winter Wander on Saturday, Feb. 22

On Saturday, February 22, Boston area residents and visitors will have the rare opportunity to explore Peddocks Island during the winter season. Boston Harbor Now, in conjunction with the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park and Boston Harbor Cruises, will host the Winter Wander, an unforgettable winter day of exploring, fun, and discovery. Bring Read More…

Announcements People

Boston Harbor Now Appoints Aaron Toffler, J.D. as Director of Policy to Advance Vision for Boston Waterfront

Boston Harbor Now has announced the appointment of Aaron Toffler as Director of Policy – a role that stands at the center of the organization’s work to enhance public access to the Harbor while protecting the region from the increasing risks and impacts of climate change. As Director of Policy, Toffler will lead the development Read More…

Announcements

Boston Harbor Winter Wildlife Cruise Sets Sail on January 25

On Saturday, January 25, Boston Harbor Now, in conjunction with the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park and Boston Harbor Cruises, will host the Winter Wildlife Cruise, offering visitors the opportunity to witness how alive the Harbor is during the winter months. What: Grab your camera and join park rangers and local naturalists to Read More…

Event Notices Featured

Guide to New Year’s Eve on the Waterfront

Local businesses and cultural institutions on the Waterfront are bringing a full line-up of activities to ring in the new year! The fun starts at noon on New Year’s Eve and continues all day, culminating in harbor fireworks at midnight. The interactive ice sculpture stroll also returns this year, bringing 20 different sculptures to the Waterfront and Seaport! Use Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Harbor Use Forum Discusses One Waterfront Initiative; Potential Green Space at Sargent’s Wharf

Boston Harbor Now recently held a harbor use forum with the Trustees of Reservations for members of the public and local stakeholders to learn more about the One Waterfront Initiative. One Waterfront: Imagining The Future Of Boston, is a project to establish a network of new, green open spaces along Boston’s inner harbor. Nick Black, Read More…

Event Notices

Military History Harbor Cruise to Honor U.S. Veterans Nov. 9

The Military History Harbor Cruise returns November 9 for U.S. military veterans and their families. Boston Harbor Now, the nonprofit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, has announced it will partner with the Arbella Insurance Foundation for the seventh consecutive year to sponsor this special cruise that honors veterans and active Read More…