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…

Arts & Culture Business Event Notices Police & Fire

Aquarium: Water Rescue & Ice Sculptures

There is plenty of activity over at the New England Aquarium. The Fire Department tweeted about a search for a person in the water Wednesday afternoon. Less alarming, there are lots of folks braving the cold outside the Aquarium to see one of three ice sculpture displays in the city. Other displays are at Copley Read More…

Health & Environment Schools

Marine Mammal Center Opens to the Public at New England Aquarium

The New England Aquarium opened the $10 million open-air Marine Mammal Center which is free to the public on the Harborwalk around the aquarium. The New Balance Foundation contributed $3 million of the cost and received naming rights. Northern fur seals are the main attraction as they swiftly skim the harbor water in a shallow Read More…