Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on the Greenway’s North End Parks

Video: 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013 hosted by the Friends of the North End Parks, Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee. Highlights: Ribbon cutting by City Councilor Sal LaMattina Musical performances by the Boston String Academy Spring daffodil poem, read by Grace Abbott See the article and daffodil photos from this 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…

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

Programs on the Greenway – 2012 Review and Schedule for 2013 [Video]

Video: Review of 2012 Greenway Programs and Schedule for 2013 presented by Charlie McCabe, Greenway Conservancy Director of Programs (April 9, 2013 Board of Directors Meeting) Have a program idea or want to run an event on the Greenway? Contact info@rosekennedygreenway.org for more information.

Arts & Culture Community Photos & Videos

1st Annual Daffodil Day on the North End Parks Celebrates Spring [Photos]

The Friends of the North End Parks joined with the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy and North End Beautification Committee for the 1st Annual Daffodil Day on Sunday, April 14, 2013. The event celebrated the beauty of Spring on the Greenway with daffodils, music, poetry and fun. City Councilor Sal LaMattina led the ribbon cutting Read More…

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Friends of the North End Parks Present a Plan for New Plantings on the Greenway [Video]

The Friends of the North End Parks (FOTNEP) presented this week to the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors in support of their plan to enhance the plantings on the Greenway. FOTNEP President Nathan Swain described the group’s efforts in coordination with the Conservancy to plant 13,000 daffodils last fall. A Spring celebration Read More…

Community

FOCCP President Gives Greenway Conservancy Board Update on Christopher Columbus Park

Friends of Christopher Columbus Park (FOCCP) President, Joanne Hayes-Rines, presented to the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors on April 9, 2013 with an update on the neighboring city park in the North End / Waterfront. In particular, Ms. Hayes-Rines focused on a major project this year to irrigate and beautify the Crossroads Circle Read More…

Community

Friends Group Horticulture Plan Rejected by Greenway Conservancy

At this week’s meeting of the Friends of the North End Parks (FOTNEP), the mood was gloomy after their community-based horticulture plan for the North End Greenway parks was rejected by the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy. Still, the volunteer group of neighbors re-committed themselves to upgrade the plantings in and around Parcels 8 and Read More…

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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…

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Video: Greenway Conservancy Defends Its Public / Private Model

In response to the recent media storm and subsequent inquires from State officials, the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy defended its public/private model at a Board meeting held on February 7, 2012. As seen in this video of the meeting, Chair Georgia Murray presents the “facts as we know them” listing the group’s accomplishments and Read More…

Community Government

The Axe Comes Down: State Plans To Pull All Funding From Greenway Conservancy

The State’s regulator and owner of the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway parks, MassDOT, issued a strident and clear set of conditions to the Greenway Conservancy as part of a lease extension coming up in 2014. MassDOT Secretary Richard A. Davey reminds the Conservancy that it was always supposed to be self-sustaining through private funds. Instead, Read More…