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…

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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…

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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…

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Carolyn Lynch Garden Opens at North End Greenway Park (Plus, Bench Swings are Back)

There is a new horticulture hotspot in the ‘hood! The Carolyn Lynch Garden debuted this month on the Greenway’s North End Parks showing off the completely restored public space. The garden is located on the south side of Hanover Street (also known as Parcel 10), across from the Haymarket Hotel site. This project follows 2015 improvements on Read More…

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Free Fitness Classes on the Greenway

The Greenway Conservancy has announced their full lineup of free fitness classes for the summer. Mondays Zumba by the Wang YMCA, 5:30p-6:30p, July 2-August 27, Chinatown Park Tabata by Healthworks, 5:30p-6:15p, July 2-August 27, at High Street MSL Pilates Bootcamp, 6:30p-7:30p, 6/18, 7/16, 8/13, 9/10, at Hanover Street Tuesdays 90s Yoga Flow by Boston Health Read More…

Featured Meetings

Greenway Business Improvement District and Carolyn Lynch Garden Updates Presented at Residents’ Association Meeting

Jesse Brackenbury, Executive Director of Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, provided updates on the new Business Improvement District (BID) and the Carolyn Lynch Garden at the May Residents’ Association meeting. Jesse spoke first about the Greenway BID (00:43). MassDOT has historically provided about 40% of the Greenway budget and the Conservancy handles the other 60%. That 40% Read More…

Arts & Culture

Historic Neon Signs from Local Businesses to Join Greenway Art Displays

As part of a new art installation, the Greenway will exhibit eight Massachusetts neon signs used by local businesses during the mid 1900s. Many of the signs were once well-known landmarks in communities that went through big changes, leading to the abandonment of these neon icons. Now, they will make up the exhibit to be Read More…

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Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) Approved By City Council

Mayor Walsh, MassDOT, A Better City representing Greenway abutters, and the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy announced the establishment of a Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) following approval of the petition by Boston City Council today. The BID designation allows for the implementation of a sustainable, long-term foundational funding plan for the Rose Kennedy Greenway in the spirit Read More…

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Greenway Business Improvement District (BID) Filed at Boston City Council

A Better City has filed a petition with the Boston City Council to organize the Greenway Business Improvement District (BID). The Greenway BID is designed to generate $1.5 million each year to support the maintenance, horticulture costs, and future enhancements of the Greenway. BID money will be managed by the Greenway Conservancy. Funds would be raised by Read More…

Featured Meetings

New Greenway Gardens in North End Presented at Neighborhood Council Meeting

Jesse Brackenbury, Executive Director, Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy presented plans for the recently announced reconstruction of the gardens on the south side of Hanover Street (also known as Parcel 10), across from the Haymarket Hotel site. This project follows 2015 improvements on the northern side (Parcel 8). The gardens on the southern side are twice as Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Olympics Countdown, New Greenway Drinkery, Learning to Curl

Things to know for Monday It’s Monday, January 29 an the olympics are officially less than two weeks away. To get you into the spirit of winter athletics, be sure to check out the upcoming “Learn to Curl” events on Sunday evenings at the Steriti Memorial Arena at 561 Commercial Street. As you may already know, Read More…