Real Estate

Head for Copp’s Hill in that 2040 Hurricane – Sea Level Report is Dire for Boston

The Globe reports on a new study out this week showing the North End / Waterfront and much of Boston is likely to feel the worst of sea level rise as local tide levels “are rising three to four times faster than the global average.” Boston’s sea levels are forecasted to rise by 2 to Read More…

Photos & Videos

World Ocean’s Day Celebrated at New England Aquarium [Photos]

In a full day of Harborwalk activities, the New England Aquarium celebrated World Ocean’s Day on Sunday, June 3, 2012. The Aquarium’s own whale research vessel was on public display with a tent full of exhibits and demonstrations.  Shown below are some photos from the event. Photos by Matt Conti

Police & Fire

Emergency Vehicles Respond to Harbor Area Around New England Aquarium

Emergency personnel responded this morning to the Boston Harbor area around the New England Aquarium at Central Wharf. There was a report of a boat capsizing, but responders apparently did not find anything. Bruce McCue captures the scene: We received the following report on the incident: Boston Police received a report of what appeared to Read More…

Business

Renovated Giant Ocean Tank Coming to New England Aquarium

News from the New England Aquarium: I have some exciting news to share with you! A new Aquarium experience is coming to Central Wharf. This September the Aquarium will launch a $15 million revitalization program, starting with a complete renovation of our spectacular four-story Caribbean coral reef exhibit—the Giant Ocean Tank. The Giant Ocean Tank, Read More…

Business Community Schools

“Sharks!” Debuts at North End’s Eliot School

Through the generous support of National Grid, the New England Aquarium launched “Sharks!” its new mobile education program at the North End’s Eliot School on June 15th. Designed to help kids from ages five through eleven understand these mystical creatures, the shark kit includes ten interactive stations where kids will learn through hands-on experiments about shark vision, hearing, and size. The program even includes a 15 foot inflatable shark. Tom King, President of National Grid. was on hand to share the exhibit with this third grade class.

Business

Neighborhood Night at Aquarium

You are cordially invited to the New England Aquarium’s Community Open House Presenting the IMAX movie Under the Sea 3D. September 19 – Neighborhoods Night 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Come to Our Free Event See the Aquarium! Bring Friends and Family! Online Registration Requested: www.neaq.org/communityevents Contact Community Programs: communityprograms@neaq.org or 617-973-0281 You may download Read More…

Business Health & Environment

New England Aquarium’s Vet Helping Oiled Turtles in Gulf

Many sea animals are in trouble because of the devastating oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico. The New England Aquarium’s head vet, a.k.a. Dr. Turtle, is helping endangered Kemp’s ridley sea turtles and blogging from the frontlines of this environmental disaster. Dr. Innis is working with a team of vets at the Aquarium of the Americas. He Read More…

Event Notices Food & Drink Health & Environment

“Taste of the North End” Benefits North End Community Health Center

Click to view a photo gallery with 50+ photos from the event. It was a special night at the 16th Annual Taste of the North End on May 14th where approximately 700 people attended the benefit, raising nearly $100,000 for the North End Community Health Center. Held at the New England Aquarium, featured was food Read More…

Business

New “Ultimate Wave Tahiti” Movie at Aquarium IMAX

Catch The Ultimate Wave Tahiti 3D! Bring the kids, head south to this tropical paradise only at the Simons IMAX Theatre. Sea turtles, surfers and sunshine – there’s something for everyone in this family-friendly 3D adventure!  Swim with sea turtles, humpback whales, sharks and schools of fish in the captivating coastal reefs of Tahiti. Watch Read More…

Real Estate

Harbor Garage IAG Hears Scenarios from BRA’s Greenway Study

The Harbor Garage Impact Advisory Group (IAG) recently heard three scenarios from the Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA) as part of the Greenway District Planning Study (GDPS).  Although Don Chiofaro, developer and owner of the garage site, was present at the meeting, he did not comment on the presentation. However, it was obvious that the BRA’s Read More…