Daily Briefs

Tuesday’s Brief: Film Screening, Community Meetings, Celebrity Sightings, Concerns About Short Term Housing Regs

Things to know for Tuesday It’s Tuesday, January 23rd and while the rest of us are already back into the swing of the work week, our government employee friends are just starting to play catch up. That’s right, after three long days the federal government shutdown is officially over….or so we thought. Here is everything Read More…

Daily Briefs

Monday’s Brief: Patriots Headed to Super Bowl LII, Comic Book Creation, Combating Boston’s Housing Shortage

Things to know for Monday It’s Monday, January 22nd and we’re back to reality after this warmer than usual weekend. And just in case you thought you were dreaming, let me be the first to confirm your reality…the Patriots are AFC Champions and are headed to Minneapolis to compete against the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Read More…

Featured Health & Environment Real Estate Transportation

Waterfront Panel Cites Impending Need for Water Transportation, Public Access, Responsible Development Amid Climate Change

All may appear calm on the waterfront, but local experts are pointing to several impending challenges currently facing Boston Harbor. The harbor is arguably the city’s most defining characteristic, yet Boston finds itself playing catch up on issues such as water transportation, climate change preparedness and public access through responsible development. Civic non-profit leaders debated Read More…

Daily Briefs

Weekend Brief: Neighborhood Scenes, Greenway Market, Lawn Games, San Rocco Procession!

Your guide to the weekend! Events for Friday, July 14th: 1:00pm Singin’ in the Rain Movie at North End Library, 25 Parmenter Street. Enjoy musicals old and new followed by discussion (and coffee and cookies!). Feel free to bring your lunch. Singin’ in the Rain (1952/103 mins), more information. 1:00pm Book Signing with Rico Petrocelli at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Faneuil Hall Read More…

Event Notices Health & Environment

World Water Day Focused on Wasterwater at March 22nd Event

Visitors to the New England Aquarium on March 22 will be welcomed by volunteers and staff representing the Aquarium and Boston Water and Sewer Commission to engage guests in lively, interactive discussions about the importance of World Water Day. The United Nations’ (UN) World Water Day is held on March 22 each year. Events are Read More…

Daily Briefs

Wednesday’s Briefing: Snow Day Scenes, Btone Fitness Growth, DiMasi Off House Arrest?

Things to know for Wednesday! Snow Day scenes from the North End: View this post on Instagram ✨Storm Stella✨ . . . . . #picture_to_keep #your_life_etc #ipulledoverforthis #theamericancollective #globalnook #uspixels #usa_photolovers #just_unitedstates #ig_northamerica #insta_america #ig_unitedstates #usaprimeshot #igersusa #BDamerica #traveling_usa #eastcoastshooterz #uscitiestrip #city_features #urbanenook #bostoncitynights #pocket_streetlife #bostonstreet #streets_vision5k #splendid_urban #pocket_usa #pocket_world #pocket_family #pocket_hdr #oldnorthchurch #stormstella A post shared by Read More…

Community Real Estate

New England Aquarium “Blueway” Plan Presented At Downtown Municipal Harbor Plan Meeting

The September 28th meeting of the Downtown Municipal Harbor Plan Advisory Committee, hosted by the Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA), formerly known as the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA), heard a presentation from the New England Aquarium (NEAQ). The team presented their concept for a corridor, 1000 feet long and about 80 feet wide, dubbed the Read More…

Arts & Culture Community

Local Museums in North End / Waterfront Dominate State Rankings

The North End / Waterfront neighborhood is home to three of the top ten largest museums in Massachusetts, according to 2015 attendance data published this week by the Boston Business Journal. Coming in second on the list, the New England Aquarium trails the Museum of Science as the annual favorite. Interestingly, attendance at the Aquarium fell Read More…

Health & Environment Photos & Videos

Aquarium’s Teen Internship Program Featured on WBZ-TV

The New England Aquarium’s teen internship program was recently featured on CBS Boston’s Eye on Education program. The Education Department at the New England Aquarium runs a variety of programs that reach more than 100,000 young people every year. They educate the next generation of ocean stewards and scientists, while also fostering strong voices for Read More…

Health & Environment

Summer at the Sanctuary at Stellwagen Bank

On Friday June 29, Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary, Boston Harbor Cruises (BHC), and the New England Aquarium (NEAq) hosted a special press conference event honoring Stellwagen Bank, one of the top 10 whale-watching spots in the world. BHC debuted their newest Whale Watching vessel, Sanctuary, which pays tribute to New England’s only National Marine Read More…

Government Real Estate

BRA: “Considerable Shadows” Cast on Greenway and Aquarium by Chiofaro Towers at Harbor Garage Site

At a municipal harbor planning meeting this week, the Boston Redevelopment Authority presented the results of its shadow and open space study regarding the proposed twin towers of developer Don Chiofaro at the Harbor Garage site. The BRA’s study was conducted by consultant Utile Inc., concluding: …. the proposed towers – measuring 615 feet and Read More…

Government Real Estate Transportation

Downtown Waterfront Public Realm and Watersheet Activation Plan Draft Released for Public Review

In advance of a public meeting next week, the Boston Redevelopment Authority has released a draft planning document for the Downtown Waterfront. If you’ve been following our coverage and meeting videos for the Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Plan then you have already seen some of these concepts. However, this is the first time a draft Read More…