Featured People

Greenway Conservancy’s Brackenbury Departing for Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation

After 11 years with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury is departing for New York to become CEO of the Statue of Liberty-Ellis Island Foundation. Brackenbury will remain with the Conservancy for another seven months to oversee the transition while its Board conducts a national search for a new director. Brackenbury joined Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

“Lantern Stories”—New Greenway Art Celebrates Boston’s Chinatown Community

Lantern Stories, a new public artwork by Boston-based artist Yu-Wen Wu, is now on display in Auntie Kay and Uncle Frank Chin Park on The Greenway. The installation, which celebrates Boston’s Chinatown community, came together after a year and half of community listening sessions, design, and fabrication. Wu created thirty lanterns to illuminate the history Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Old North Foundation, 210 Endicott St. Elevator, Electronic Billboards, Greenway at North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) August Meeting

The North End Waterfront/Residents’ Association (NEWRA) held its August meeting on Thursday, August 13th via Zoom. Old North Foundation: Nikki Stewart, Executive Director of the Old North Foundation, provided an update on the recent suspension of operations at the historic Freedom Trail site due to low attendance during the pandemic. Visitor operations have been suspended 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…

Event Notices Meetings

Wharf District Council July 21 Agenda: Pop-Up Coffee Cart, Climate Ready Update, Greenway Conservancy, The Bean and Leaf Cafe, Neighborhood Services, Voting 2020

The Wharf District Council will host their July meeting on Tuesday, July 21st from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. virtually on Zoom. See the full agenda and Zoom login information posted below.  Join the meeting via Zoom. Meeting ID: 954 4128 4017Password: 533956 One tap mobile:+13017158592,,95441284017# US (Germantown)+13126266799,,95441284017# US (Chicago) Dial by your location:+1 301 Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Greenway Unveils New Public Art “Wind Sculpture (SG) V”

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced the installation of new artwork by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. Shonibare’s Wind Sculpture (SG) V will be on display for one year and will join five other artworks currently on display on The Greenway. In his artwork, British Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare explores colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalization. Read More…

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…