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…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Greenway Flowers

Nature sends us this hopeful note of blooming flowers along the Greenway, empty of people as regular action has come to a pause amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Photos shared by Dr. Joseph Mendola. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Post form, via email to info@northendwaterfront.com or tag @northend.waterfront on Instagram. Please include 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…

Community Featured People

Kirsten Hoffman Nominated to Greenway Conservancy Board by North End / Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA)

The North End/Waterfront Residents’ Association (NEWRA) nominated Kirsten Hoffman as the NEWRA’s representative to Greenway Conservancy Board replacing Robyn Reed who completed her six-year term on the Board. “The interrelationship of the historic North End and the Greenway is vital to both, particularly as we see more development,” said Hoffman in a letter handed out 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…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Reader Poll: What Do You Think of the Parcel 2 Design Scheme?

After three community meetings, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), along with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Greenway Conservancy recently announced the preferred design scheme for Parcel 2, soon to be a new neighborhood park. The scheme selected, “The Meadow” will include a perennial garden, offering options for seasonality. There will be Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Boston Planning and Development Agency Presents Parcel 2 Design Scheme

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), alongside Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Greenway Conservancy, held their fourth public meeting to present the preferred design choice for the Parcel 2 park – the Meadow. Based off feedback from the previous meeting as well as the BPDA’s online survey, officials were able to address the Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

Parcel 2 Fourth Public Meeting Tuesday, November 19

The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), in partnership with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Greenway Conservancy, invites community members to the fourth public meeting for the Parcel 2 Park Design process. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, November 19 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the BPDA Board Room 900, Boston City Hall, 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…