Announcements

Report: Boston-Area Working Ports at Tipping Point, Primed for Innovation

New Boston Harbor Now analysis highlights need for thoughtful, resilient planning in region’s Designated Port Areas BOSTON (January 24, 2018) – More than a quarter of Greater Boston’s Designated Port Areas (DPAs) – waterfront spaces zoned for maritime industrial uses such as fuel terminals, salt storage and international shipping – are vacant or being used Read More…

Community Featured Real Estate

Another Extension for Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan; Boston Harbor Now Says Enough

The City of Boston has requested an additional extension from State officials to further the discussions and review of the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan. With the fourth such extension request, the latest delay comes nearly a year after the drafted plan was submitted in March 2017 by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) for Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Patriots Headed to Super Bowl LII, Comic Book Creation, Combating Boston’s Housing Shortage

Things to know for Monday It’s Monday, January 22nd and we’re back to reality after this warmer than usual weekend. And just in case you thought you were dreaming, let me be the first to confirm your reality…the Patriots are AFC Champions and are headed to Minneapolis to compete against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: New Years Eve Happenings, Food Network Finds, A Festive Farewell to the Holidays

Things to know for Friday Your daily roundup for Friday, December 29: As this is our last daily brief of the 2017 calendar year, the NorthEndWaterfront.com team would like to thank you for your continued patronage to both our community and this website, and wish you a happy and healthy new year! A Festive Farewell Read More…

Featured Transportation

Inner Harbor Ferry Could Connect Lovejoy Wharf, Eastie, Charlestown, Long Wharf, Fan Pier and More

Looking for a less congested route from North Station to the Seaport? Hoping to easily travel between Charlestown and Long Wharf? Boston Harbor ferries may be the answer to some transportation needs. Earlier this week, MassDOT and Boston Harbor Now met with the Seaport Economic Council to present the proposed short list for new or Read More…

Transportation

Reader Poll: What Inner Harbor Ferry Sites Would You Like to See?

Boston Harbor Now recently hosted an open house for community members to learn about updates on the harbor ferry expansion project and share their opinions. Eight inner harbor sites have been selected for further analysis, of which 2-4 will be selected for ferry service. What would be your top choices for inner harbor ferry locations? Vote Read More…

Transportation

Update from the Water Transportation Study Open House

Last Thursday, Boston Harbor Now hosted an open house for community members to learn about updates on the harbor ferry expansion project and share their opinions. The open house included information gathered from stakeholder workshops held this past July and an organized display of sites being considered for further analysis. Recap from Stakeholders Workshops Summer workshops Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Rev. Ayres 20th Anniversary, Office Envy, Old Mr. Boston

Things to know for Monday Events for Monday, November 6: On This Day: “Honey Fitz” Fitzgerald Elected to Congress. On November 6, 1895 an Irishman from the North End was elected to the U.S. Congress. Ten years later, John Francis Fitzgerald won the Boston mayoral election, rattling the Yankee establishment with his work on behalf Read More…

Event Notices

Military History Harbor Cruise Honors U.S. Veterans and Their Families

Boston Harbor Now, nonprofit partner of the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, is proud to announce that they will once again partner with the Arbella Insurance Foundation to sponsor a Military History Harbor Cruise for U.S. military veterans and their families. This special cruise honors our veterans and active military by highlighting the Read More…

Announcements People

Former DCR Commissioner Joins Boston Harbor Now as Vice President for Partnerships & Operations

Jack Murray to work with partners to help advance access and opportunity on Boston Harbor and the Harbor Islands Boston Harbor Now has announced the hiring of experienced senior executive Jack Murray as the organization’s new Vice President for Partnerships & Operations. In this capacity, Mr. Murray will help lead Boston Harbor Now’s efforts to Read More…

Transportation

Reader Poll: Where Would You Like to Ferry to / from the North End / Waterfront?

Over the past few months there have been several discussions around water transportation and expanding public use of Boston Harbor and the waterfront. Boston Harbor Now participated in a waterfront panel back in July that focused on, among other things, moving city traffic to the harbor by increasing water shuttles. City council candidates have also shared their Read More…

Featured Government

District 1 and 2 Candidates Focus on Waterfront

On Tuesday night, candidates hoping to represent Boston’s harbor neighborhoods sat down to discuss issues concerning both Districts 1 and 2 as well as Greater Boston. All candidates from both districts appeared, with Lydia Edwards, Margaret Farmer, and Stephen Passacantilli representing District 1; and from District 2, Corey Dinopoulos, Ed Flynn, Joe Kebartas, Mike Kelley, Read More…