Announcements Health & Environment

Greenway Introduces Interactive Bloom Tracker

An Interactive Bloom Tracker for the Rose Kennedy Greenway now lets visitors locate and learn more about flowering perennials across the park. The tracker was created in partnership with Boston company WorkReduce, which provides the technology for this interactive data visualization project that graphs more than 300,000 data points and over 800 varieties of plants. “The Read More…

Community Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council Reports: State Rep. Michlewitz, Pinnacle at Central Wharf, New Public Art, Water Taxi Service Paused

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its September meeting on Tuesday, September 15th via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Update From State Representative Aaron Michlewitz Unpacking issues related to the state budget in his capacity as the Chairman of the Ways and Means Read More…

Announcements Arts & Culture

“Lantern Stories”—New Greenway Art Celebrates Boston’s Chinatown Community

Lantern Stories, a new public artwork by Boston-based artist Yu-Wen Wu, is now on display in Auntie Kay and Uncle Frank Chin Park on The Greenway. The installation, which celebrates Boston’s Chinatown community, came together after a year and half of community listening sessions, design, and fabrication. Wu created thirty lanterns to illuminate the history Read More…

Arts & Culture Featured

Greenway Unveils New Public Art “Wind Sculpture (SG) V”

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced the installation of new artwork by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. Shonibare’s Wind Sculpture (SG) V will be on display for one year and will join five other artworks currently on display on The Greenway. In his artwork, British Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare explores colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalization. Read More…

Featured Meetings

Wharf District Council June Reports: Police Update, MBTA Ferries Resuming, Aquarium Reopening Plans

The Wharf District Council (WDC) held its June meeting on Tuesday, June 16, via Zoom. A number of notable reports and community updates were included as part of a full agenda. Boston Police – Public Safety Report Captain Fong, who is set to retire Friday, delivered his final active duty police report. One International Place Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Open Markets and Food Trucks Return; Fountains Turned on for 2020 Season

As Massachusetts continues its gradual reopening following the COVID-19 shutdown, The Greenway Conservancy is happy to announce the opening and return of some seasonal activities on the Greenway. The Greenway Fountains have been turned on for the 2020 season, with daily hours of 9:00 am to 11:00 pm. The Chinatown Stream, Harbor Fog Sculpture, Rings Read More…

Arts & Culture People

North End Residents Conor Finley & Kirsten Hoffman Join Greenway Conservancy Board of Directors

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway, has announced the election of two new members to its volunteer Board of Directors: Conor Finley and Kirsten Hoffman. Conor Finley, a Customer Experience Consultant at Liberty Mutual Insurance, was nominated by State Representative Aaron Michlewitz for a term Read More…

Arts & Culture

New Greenway Public Art Focuses on Global Connections, Cross-Cultural Exchanges

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced two new public art installations coming to the Greenway—one by Mexican-American master folk artist Catalina Delgado-Trunk and one by renowned British-Nigerian artist Yinka Shonibare. Delgado-Trunk’s work Global Connections: Mesoamerican Myths, the Domestication of Nourishment, and its Distribution, displayed on The Greenway’s “Light Blades,” illustrates Mesoamerican mythology, histories of Read More…

Arts & Culture

Greenway Launches At-Home Augmented Reality Experience

The Greenway Conservancy has launched a new at-home augmented reality (AR) public art installation that allows anyone to explore contemporary art and historic images of the Greenway without leaving their homes through the Hoverlay app. Each week new content will be released that shows the growth and change along the Greenway throughout the 20th and Read More…

Health & Environment People

Greenway Conservancy Board Announces New Leadership and Members

The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy has announced new leadership of its volunteer Board of Directors, as well as the election of one new member. The Conservancy is the non-profit responsible for the management and care of The Greenway. The new leadership positions are as follows: Chair of the Board: Doug Husid, Director at Goulston & Read More…

Community Featured Health & Environment

Reader Poll: What Do You Think of the Parcel 2 Design Scheme?

After three community meetings, the Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), along with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Greenway Conservancy recently announced the preferred design scheme for Parcel 2, soon to be a new neighborhood park. The scheme selected, “The Meadow” will include a perennial garden, offering options for seasonality. There will be Read More…

Featured Health & Environment

Boston Planning and Development Agency Presents Parcel 2 Design Scheme

The Boston Planning and Development Agency (BPDA), alongside Massachusetts Department of Transportation and the Greenway Conservancy, held their fourth public meeting to present the preferred design choice for the Parcel 2 park – the Meadow. Based off feedback from the previous meeting as well as the BPDA’s online survey, officials were able to address the Read More…