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King Tide Brings Flooding to North End / Waterfront Sites

“King Tide,” the recurring high tides coincident with supermoons once again brought flooding on Sunday to waterfront paths behind the tennis courts, Langone Park and the Eliot School (under construction) on Commercial Street. Janine Coppola captures the sea level rise of Boston Harbor in the above photos. Long Wharf is another low point that regularly Read More…

Arts & Culture Health & Environment

Take the “High Tide” Climate Change Survey Before Art Exhibit Leaves North End

The popular “High Tide” public art exhibit by Carolina Aragón is being removed this weekend, so take a final gander before it leaves the North End. The installation will be moving from its location across the Rose Kennedy Greenway to the Snug Harbor rotary in Quincy. Professors Carolina Aragón and Elisabeth Hamin, from the University Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices Health & Environment

Saturday Focus Group in North End on Public Art and Climate Change

North End Residents Needed for FOCUS GROUP “Public Art and Climate Change:  Learning from “High Tide” Professors Carolina Aragón and Elisabeth Hamin, from the University of Massachusetts Amherst, are conducting a research project to understand to role of public art in communicating about climate change. We would like to invite North End neighborhood residents over Read More…

Health & Environment Real Estate

Save Our North End Waterfront Group Documents High Tide at Lewis Wharf Piling Field

Reinforcing its position that a submerged piling field cannot be legally built on, members of Save Our North End Waterfront gathered on Monday afternoon for a “High Tide” event. The organizing arm opposes the proposed Lewis Wharf hotel project and documented the disappearing piles at the site of the proposed luxury hotel. “Anyone can see that the Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

“High Tide” Comes to Cross Street Through Greenway’s Public Art Exhibit

High Tide, by Carolina Aragón was installed this week along Cross Street in the lawn area at the corner of North Street in front of the former tunnel administration building. This is the first exhibit on the open lawn space that is now being managed by the Greenway Conservancy, across the street from the Greenway’s North Read More…

Health & Environment

“King Tide” Brings Record Sea Level Rise to Boston’s Waterfront

Boston’s waterfront saw its highest tide of the year last week, known as “King Tide.” The relative position of the sun and moon created a tide nearly 2 1/2 feet higher than average. Using estimates of recent climate change research, it also showed how the cityscape will look as the average Boston Harbor height around Read More…

Photos & Videos Real Estate

Winter Nor’Easter Brings Wicked High Tide to Lewis Wharf Marina Houseboats

The Euclid winter nor’easter brought fierce wind and rain to Boston along with a wicked high tide to the North End waterfront, as shown here at the now famous Lewis Wharf houseboat marina. These images are under consideration for the next houseboat rental brochure and one of the latest examples of sea level rise in Boston Read More…

Police & Fire

Hurricane Sandy – Update from the North End / Waterfront

Here are the latest updates on Hurricane Sandy from Boston’s North End / Waterfront as the huge storm barrels its way through the Northeast. We won’t see the worst of it, but it will still be a major event all day Monday, into Tuesday. There are expected wind gusts over 60 mph and a record Read More…