Featured Transportation

Cape Air Proposes Seaplanes from Long Wharf to Connect Boston and NYC

Cape Air is proposing a public seaplane service offering downtown-to-downtown connection between Boston and New York City. The proposal includes four daytime fair-weather flights on nine-seat Cessna Caravan 208 Amphibians. The approximately 1¼ hour flight would launch from Waterboat Marina’s exterior dock located past the tip of Long Wharf, taxi one mile out to Logan’s Read More…

Event Notices

Cape Air Information Session for Seaplane Docking at Long Wharf

Cape Air is looking into serving Boston with seaplanes to create a downtown-to-downtown connection between New York City using 9-seat seaplanes available to the public. The company is working with FAA and US Coast Guard on permitting, and now are working with BPDA on a dock location. They are proposing use of the Boston Waterboat Read More…

Community Featured

What’s the 311? Homeless Drinking on Cross St., Clark St. Broken Sidewalk, Long Wharf Recycling

Welcome back to our weekly update that highlights some of the cases appearing on 311 in the North End/Waterfront neighborhoods. All 311 cases are public information and can be found at 311.boston.gov. Clark Street Sidewalk This 311 user writes, “Narrow sidewalk missing bricks. Location: Clark Street between Commercial & North St. North End.” The original 311 post can Read More…

Featured Government Real Estate

Wharf District Council Learns About Freedom Wheel

Residents learned more about a proposed observation wheel at the end of Long Wharf on the Boston Harbor at the February Wharf District Council meeting. Boston Freedom Wheel, LLC is proposing a 200-foot observation wheel and plans include a 2 story café, outdoor seating. Brian Burke, of Boston Freedom Wheel, said they are in the Read More…

Community Featured

Reader Poll: Do You Support a Ferris Wheel on Long Wharf?

Boston Freedom Wheel, LLC. is proposing a 200-foot “observation wheel” at the end of Long Wharf on the Boston Harbor watersheet. The plans would include two, 2-story cafe buildings and outdoor seating for 700 people, covering a total of 34,000 square feet and operating year-round. The company has said they will look to partner with Read More…

Business Community Featured Food & Drink

Boston Freedom Wheel Proposed at Long Wharf

Boston Freedom Wheel, LLC. is proposing a 200 foot “observation wheel” at the end of Long Wharf on the Boston Harbor watersheet. Company officials have held several private meetings with community leaders to explain the plans that would include two, 2-story cafe buildings and outdoor seating for 700 people. Using a platform supported by pilings Read More…

Photos & Videos

Neighborhood Photo: Digging at Long Wharf

Construction along the Harborwalk at Long Wharf continues with sidewalk repairs across from the Marriott. Or perhaps the city is completing an archeological dig – what are those devices hanging on the wall with wires connected?! Photo submitted by Paula Luccio. “Neighborhood Photo” is a regular feature on NorthEndWaterfront.com. Send in your photos using our Submit a Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured Photos & Videos

Redcoats Occupy Boston Again, 250 Years After 1768 British Troop Landing [Photos]

Long Wharf was once again the site of a landing of British troops, as re-enactors commemorated the 250th anniversary when the seven-year occupation of Boston began in 1768. A Revolution 250 event, “Boston Occupied: An Insolent Parade” featured over 150 Redcoat actors who occupied downtown Boston over the weekend. After landing, the British marched to Read More…