Health & Environment

Fitness Classes Return to the Greenway

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced their 2020 Greenway Fitness Series. Typically started in May, the series was postponed due to COVID-19. This summer’s program, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield, will feature a combination of in person and virtual classes. In person classes began on The Greenway on July 5, 2020. Participants are Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Open Markets and Food Trucks Return; Fountains Turned on for 2020 Season

As Massachusetts continues its gradual reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown, The Greenway Conservancy is happy to announce the opening and return of some seasonal activities on the Greenway. The Greenway Fountains have been turned on for the 2020 season, with daily hours of 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. The Chinatown Stream, Harbor Fog Sculpture, Rings Read More…

Arts & Culture People

North End Residents Conor Finley & Kirsten Hoffman Join Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway, has announced the election of two new members to its volunteer Board of Directors: Conor Finley and Kirsten Hoffman. Conor Finley, a Customer Experience Consultant at Liberty Mutual Insurance, was nominated by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz for a term Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Greenway Public Art Focuses on Global Connections, Cross-Cultural Exchanges

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced two new public art installations coming to the Greenway—one by Mexican-American master folk artist Catalina Delgado-Trunk and one by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. Delgado-Trunk’s work Global Connections: Mesoamerican Myths, the Domestication of Nourishment, and its Distribution, displayed on The Greenway’s “Light Blades,” illustrates Mesoamerican mythology, histories of Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Updates: Police Report, Greenway News, Workplace Safety and Public Transit

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its May meeting on Tuesday evening. The following reports and community updates were presented as part of a full agenda. The WDC welcomed the new North End & West End Liaison John Romano and recognized Councilor Ed Flynn’s volunteer initiative that helped arrange 5,000 phone calls to seniors and Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Launches At-Home Augmented Reality Experience

The Greenway Conservancy has launched a new at-home augmented reality (AR) public art installation that allows anyone to explore contemporary art and historic images of the Greenway without leaving their homes through the Hoverlay app. Each week new content will be released that shows the growth and change along the Greenway throughout the 20th and Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Celebrates Chinese Zodiac with 6th Annual Art Installation

The Greenway Conservancy’s 6th Annual Chinese Zodiac Public Art installation, A Mouse with Ears & Tail, by artist Furen Dai, has been installed in front of the Essex Street Gate in Chinatown. Dai’s artwork explores the experience of viewing a Chinese character from both a native and foreign perspective, encouraging both Chinese speakers and non-Chinese speakers to see Read More…

Featured Meetings

Neighborhood Council Following Greenway & Seaplane Issues; NEWNC Election Coming Soon [Video]

The North End/Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC) started their February 2020 meeting with a series of important committee reports and updates. Watch the full video below or jump to points of interest using the timeline. (00:40) Brett Roman, NEWNC President’s Report: Roman opened the meeting with a reminder that on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at 5:30pm, the Read More…

Health & Environment People

Greenway Conservancy Board Announces New Leadership and Members

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced new leadership of its volunteer Board of Directors, as well as the election of one new member. The Conservancy is the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway. The new leadership positions are as follows: Chair of the Board: Doug Husid, Director at Goulston & Read More…

Business Featured

Work Inc. Claims Discrimination as Greenway Conservancy Defends Move to New Contractor

The war of words between the Greenway Conservancy and its former contractor, WORK Inc., has escalated into a formal complaint to the Massachusetts Commission Against Discrimination. WORK Inc. alleges the Conservancy “unlawfully severed its longstanding relationship “because of the nonprofit’s “association with and support of disabled persons and workers.” The Greenway Conservancy, itself a non-profit Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Boston Food Truck Festival Brings Over Twenty Food Trucks to Greenway

The Boston Food Truck Festival attracted thousands of foodies to the Greenway on Saturday with over twenty of Boston’s top food trucks serving up a variety of delicious meals. Part of Greenway Week, the Boston Food Truck Festival also featured a beer garden, local artisan market, live music, and dance performances from Peter DiMuro. Local Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Meetings

Officials Present Concept Design Options for Greenway’s Parcel 2

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA) in partnership with MassDOT and the Greenway Conservancy presented their concept design options for Parcel 2 on Wednesday evening. Based on feedback from the second meeting, the project team presented three design ideas to the public. The goal of the meeting was to narrow down to one design Read More…