Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Greenway Carousel Animals Hibernate for Winter

The Greenway Carousel has wrapped up another season and is now prepped and ready for whatever this winter may bring. It is scheduled to reopen for the spring on March 22. Photo submitted by Denise Clancey. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include a Read More…

Announcements

National Carousel Association to Recognize Greenway Carousel

The National Carousel Association (NCA) will visit the Greenway Carousel on September 12 to present an award to the Greenway Conservancy and Briggs Design for the work done in creating and operating this unique carousel, made up of native New England species. Over two hundred NCA members are expected to attend the NCA’s annual convention Read More…

Community Event Notices

Caroling at the Greenway Carousel on Three December Friday Nights

‘Caroling at the Carousel’ Returns to The Greenway Holiday Tradition Set to Return for a Second Year on Three December Fridays at the Greenway Carousel The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announces the return of Caroling at the Carousel, a three-event series featuring free performances by local choirs singing holiday music and a ton of related free, festive Read More…

Event Notices

Caroling at the Carousel – Three Fridays in December

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy (rosekennedygreenway.org) announces Caroling at the Carousel, a three-event series featuring free performances by three local choirs singing holiday music. This new event is being held next to the one-of-a-kind Greenway Carousel at the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove across from Faneuil Hall. Caroling at the Carousel is a new tradition Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo of the Day: Carousel Cod

Maureen Imbergamo shares this close-up view of the cod fish character on the new Greenway carousel. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Did you take an interesting photo in or around Boston’s North End / Waterfront? Have it featured by emailing it to info@northendwaterfront.com. Please include a title, date taken and a sentence or two Read More…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Greenway Carousel Opening Day – Photo Gallery

Anticipation was high leading up to the Grand Opening of the Greenway Carousel on Labor Day weekend. Now that construction crews have receded, the new yellow and white capped custom carousel is clearly visible and open within the tree-covered park area, renamed the Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove. Pushing the red button for the first Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Greenway Conservancy Shows Off Carousel Characters at Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove

My invite to the Greenway Carousel Media Pre-Opening last week must have gotten lost in the mail. Old grudges die hard, I guess. The price tag is now over $3 million for the custom carousel and The Tiffany & Co. Foundation Grove. I’ll dare ask how many Tiffany public restrooms that would have bought because there Read More…

Community Event Notices

Greenway Mural Replacement, Public Art, Gala, Rings Fountain Maintenance & Carousel Progress Updates [Video]

Video: Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Staff Updates from the April 9, 2013 Board of Directors Meeting.  Timeline Index: 00:00 – Jesse Brackenbury, COO and Acting Executive Director Replacement of Dewey Square Mural Public Art RFQ Update Gala on the Greenway – May 13 and 14, 2013 03:30 Rings Fountain Maintenance – Robert Stigberg, Superintendent of Maintenance Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

Custom Carousel Contracts – Greenway Conservancy Board Meeting [Video]

Contracts related to the custom carousel by the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy were reviewed and approved at the January 29, 2013 Board of Directors meeting. Linda Jonash, Director of Planning & Design, presented a new contract to the Board for the surrounding park and tree grove as well as follow on contracts for the Read More…

Community Photos & Videos

New Greenway Carousel – Progress Update at NEWRA [Video]

Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Executive Assistant to the Board and Executive Director, Amy Dwyer, presented a progress update on construction of the new carousel on the Greenway.The presentation took place at the January 10, 2013 meeting of the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA). The custom carousel, featuring New England animals instead of Read More…

Commentaries Community

Downtown View: Two Greenway Matters

The Greenway Conservancy is much maligned these days. Bloated salaries, ham-handed relationships with neighbors, advocates and meeting attendees, an aura of secrecy and a haughty attitude are some of the criticisms lobbed at this five-year-old organization charged with developing and maintaining the Rose Kennedy Greenway on top of the Big Dig. Maybe some of the Read More…