Arts & Culture

Photos: Tall Ships Sagres and Hermione in Boston Harbor

It is a weekend of Tall Ships in Boston Harbor with the Portuguese Navy’s Sagres and France’s Hermione docked at Fan Pier and Rowes Wharf, respectively, for public tours. Arriving at Fan Pier in the Seaport, the Portuguese Navy’s Tall Ship Sagres arrived as part of Sail Boston 2015. The Sagres is one of the world’s most iconic Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

L’Hermione Tall Ship Visits Boston July 11-12 at Rowes Wharf

A replica of the L’Hermione, the three-masted, 216-foot, 32-gun frigate that carried Lafayette to America in 1780, will arrive in Boston at Rowes Wharf during the morning of July 11th with tours and events on Saturday and Sunday. Hermione Voyage commemorates the Marquis de Lafayette’s voyage to the United States in 1780. In support of the American Read More…

Event Notices Sports

Ice Skating Returns to Rowes Wharf on November 22nd

The Boston Harbor Hotel is bringing back ice skating for a second year under the iconic Rowes Wharf arch. The Rotunda Rink opens on Saturday, November 22nd and continues throughout the winter season. More details in the news release below. The Boston Harbor Hotel Brings Back Ice Skating to the Waterfront The Tradition of Winter Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Summer in the City Entertainment Series Returns to Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf [Schedule]

Summer in the City Schedule from the Boston Harbor Hotel at Rowes Wharf: For three months this summer, Bostonians, visitors and adventurers big and small can enjoy all of the pleasures of a New England summer – sun-splashed days, breezy nights and most notably, the water.  This summer, the Boston Harbor Hotel will once again 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…

Sports

Ice Skating Opens at Boston Harbor Hotel’s Rotunda Rink at Rowes Wharf

Winter on the Wharf kicked off today with the opening of the ice skating rink under the Rowes Wharf arch and rotunda at the Boston Harbor Hotel. Hosting the event were Billy Costa and Jenny Johnson with BHH General Manager Jonathan Crellin cutting the ribbon. A skater from the Skating Club of Boston performed the Read More…

Arts & Culture Event Notices

Ice Skating Opening at the Rowes Wharf Rotunda Rink on Saturday, December 14th

Ice skating under the Rowes Wharf arch opens on Saturday, December 14th from 1pm-4pm (complimentary and open to the public). More details and how it will work for the winter season in the news release from the Boston Harbor Hotel. The Boston Harbor Hotel Brings Ice Skating to the Waterfront A New Tradition Begins With Read More…

Business Real Estate

Rowes Wharf Presents Transformation Into Destination Property; Ice Skating Rink Coming This Winter [Video]

Rowes Wharf was the subject of a feature presentation at this week’s Downtown Waterfront Municipal Harbor Planning Advisory Committee meeting held at the Boston Harbor Hotel on September 25, 2013. Speaking on behalf of owner Equity Office Properties was Senior Vice President, John Conley. Built in the 1980’s, the property with its iconic arch was Read More…

Arts & Culture

Fireworks Return to Boston Harbor for Labor Day Weekend [Photos and Video]

As a Labor Day weekend grand finale to Summer on the Waterfront, the Boston Harbor Association and City of Boston put on a special fireworks show over Boston Harbor on Saturday night. The show was the highlight of this weekend’s annual Boston “ähts” Festival going on at Christopher Columbus Park. The concept was initially crafted Read More…

Police & Fire

Apparent Suicide by Crew Member on John Henry’s “Iroquois” Yacht at Rowes Wharf

A crew member of John Henry’s “Iroquois” yacht apparently committed suicide on Monday afternoon while docked at Rowes Wharf, according to Boston Police. Henry is part owner of the Boston Red Sox, that issued the following statement: Earlier today, a crew member on the vessel, M/Y Iroquois, apparently took his life aboard the vessel docked Read More…

Police & Fire

Man Dies From Shooting After Booze Cruise; Collapses on Greenway Across from Rowes Wharf

A shooting victim that collapsed on the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway early on Sunday morning was pronounced dead near Harbor Towers and Rowes Wharf on the waterfront. The injured man was found on the Greenway near High Street and Atlantic Avenue when Boston Police arrived on the scene. Police believe they have identified the shooter. Read More…