Featured Health & Environment

As The Tide Turns: Climate Ready Boston Presents Update To Wharf District Council

Alisha Pegan, Climate Ready Boston Coordinator, along with Joe Christo, BPDA’s Resilience and Waterfront Planner, delivered a project update to members of the Wharf District Council (WDC) earlier this week. The project goals have assembled around four themes: Engagement, Short-Term Solutions, Long-Term Solutions, and Implementation. The engagement piece is pivotal for matters of this magnitude Read More…

Community

Requests for Ideas for Greenway Parcel 12 & Boston Harbor Islands Welcome Center

The Greenway Conservancy is seeking an operator to activate a highly-visible, open, and undeveloped space on parcel 12, located between North & Mercantile Streets, near the Armenian Heritage Park. Requests for expressions of interest (RFEI) are currently being accepted for initial concepts for all or a portion of the crescent-shaped area, approximately 8,500 sq. ft. Read More…

Featured Meetings

Greenway Celebrates 10th Anniversary this Summer with “The Auto Show”

Executive Director of the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Jesse Brackenbury joined the North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) at their June meeting to share details about summer events and installations happening on the Greenway. The Greenway is celebrating its tenth anniversary this summer! In celebration there will be several interactive installations in the parks. Read More…

Community Health & Environment

Summer Fitness Returns to the Greenway

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced their summer line-up of free fitness classes along the Greenway! Over 130 classes will take place June through September, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts. See the full schedule below, with classes near the North End and Waterfront in orange. Mondays: – Tai Chi by Wang Read More…

Food & Drink

Trillium Beer Garden Returns to the Greenway, City Winery Adds New Wine Garden

Summer is coming and with it, open-air beer and wine gardens on the Greenway! The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced the opening dates for the returning Trillium beer garden at the corner of High Street and Atlantic Avenue, as well as a new wine garden run by City Winery at Dewey Square. Trillium Garden Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Greenway Photo Exhibit on Display Between Hanover and North Streets

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy’s first installation in a series of artwork making up their 2019 Public Art exhibition, “The Auto Show,” is now visible between North and Hanover Streets in the North End. Chris Labrooy uses computer-generated imagery in his photo exhibit to subvert and twist cars into new sculptural forms in connection with Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Greenway Art Continues the Celebration of the Chinese Zodiac

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced the completed installation of a new public art commission on the Greenway leading visitors to the Essex Street Gate at the entrance to Chinatown. The artwork, titled Year of the Pig, is the Greenway’s fifth annual Chinese Zodiac installation. Sculptor Elliott Kayser’s Year of the Pig consists of eight pig sculptures located Read More…

Featured People

Four New Members Elected to Greenway Conservancy Board

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit responsible for management and care of the Greenway, has announced four new members will join its Board of Directors beginning January 1, 2019. North End resident Carmine Guarino was nominated by the North End Waterfront Neighborhood Council (NEWNC). Guarino will join the Board with Bradley W. Snyder who was nominated 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…

Arts & Culture Featured Health & Environment

Dedicating and Ribbon Cutting at Carolyn Lynch Garden on the Greenway

The Greenway Conservancy and The Lynch Foundation celebrated the new Carolyn Lynch Garden with a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony in late August 2018. “There are only a few gardens like these in Boston. It’s beautiful: now light has come to The Greenway,” said Peter Lynch, president of The Lynch Foundation. “Being here with my family today Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

FIGMENT Arts Festival Comes to the Greenway July 28 & 29

FIGMENT, a two-day participatory arts festival, is coming to the Greenway July 28 – 29. This free, family-friendly event is open to all. It begins at Dewey Square and will consist of public art projects, dance performances, music and more. Join neighbors and friends from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday and 12 p.m. to 6 Read More…

Announcements Event Notices

Summer on Dewey at the Greenway Outside South Station

The Greenway Conservancy has announced Summer on Dewey Presented by Citizens Bank, a new partnership to bring greater exposure to the season’s offerings in Dewey Square Park (across from South Station) on The Greenway. The summer events at Dewey Square kick off July 11 and run through September 30. These include: Up to 10 food Read More…