Ferry Service to Spectacle Island Begins July 1st

The Massachusetts Department of Conservation & Recreation, National Park Service, Boston Harbor Now, and Boston Harbor Cruises have announced that public ferry service to Spectacle Island, one of the 34 islands and peninsulas in Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park, has begun for the season as of July 1st. Spectacle Island boasts some of Read More…

Daily Briefs

Thursday’s Brief: Don Giovanni, Best People-Watching Spots, Spectacle Island Fireworks, Gentle Yoga

Things to know for Thursday Today is Thursday, June 21 and be sure to tune in at noon today for a Facebook Live event on the WGBH News page for the latest installment of Inside Boston with Joe Mathieu. This week’s episode will focus on Boston’s historic North End neighborhood.  Here’s what else you need Read More…


A Truly Spectacular Day on Spectacle Island

Some North End residents joined in this recent event on Spectacle Island, shared by Save the Harbor / Save the Bay: On Saturday, October 26, more than 250 people from Boston’s neighborhoods and the region’s beachfront communities joined Save the Harbor/Save the Bay for a free day of family fun on Spectacle Island in the Read More…

People Photos & Videos

FOCCP Group Enjoys Clambake on Spectacle Island

Pictures from Jasper White’s Summer Shack Clambake held every Thursday night on Spectacle Island, sent in by Meredith Piscitelli. A small group from FOCCP attended and had a wonderful time. For those interested, the Ferry leaves from Christopher Columbus Park at 6:30 pm & returns at 9:30 pm. More information.