Charlestown Navy Yard to get repairs, gateway project

The Charlestown Navy Yard will get a major redevelopment and a new entrance to the U.S.S. Constitution and museum. A grant from the National Park Service will be announced next week to fund deferred maintenance to the Navy Yard and a new gateway to the Constitution.

→Source: Boston 25 News

Boston Harbor Now Partners with Greater Boston Community Groups to Provide Free Public Access to the Harbor and Harbor Islands

This summer, more than 6,700 residents of Boston and surrounding communities joined Boston Harbor Now for free cruises around Boston Harbor and to the Boston Harbor Islands.

→Source: North End Waterfront

Fireworks Spectacular Over Boston Harbor for Labor Day Weekend

For the sixth year in a row, a group of local non-profits have illuminated Boston Harbor for Labor Day weekend.

→Source: North End Waterfront

How can we encourage more socially inclusive public art and audiences?

We are headed in the right direction towards this initiative by sustaining an arts and culture community as diverse as our city.

→Source: Boston Harbor Now

5 for Good: East Boston programs work to make the waterfront accessible to all

The Piers Park Sailing Center and Save the Harbor/Save the Bay have joined forces in East Boston to education local kids about the environment and get them out onto Boston Harbor.

→Source: WCVB5

‘The People’s Harbor’ AFH Interactive Art Series

Participate in one or all of these community-based collaborative art experiences along our meandering harbor, culminating in an all-inclusive public exhibit in “A Street” Park in South Boston.

Date: July 23-August 11
Location: Various Locations
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The Harborkeepers Marine Science and Maritime Festival

Be part of the first annual East Boston Marine Science & Maritime Festival, organized by The Harborkeepers. Have a fun day by the waterfront with art, science, music, and food!

Date: July 14, 2018
Location: Constitution Beach, East Boston
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A Waterfront Dream in Chelsea

As high-end commercial development threatens to overwhelm traditional maritime uses closer to Boston’s downtown, Chelsea is striving to maintain a balance, mindful of the economic and even historic value of its working waterfront.

→Source: The Boston Globe

Charlestown Lower Mystic Open House

Share your ideas about what kind of waterfront access, parks and open spaces, and walking/biking improvements you want to see in your neighborhood. Join us for drinks, snacks, and lively conversation dockside!

Date: June 14, 2018
Location: Schrafft’s Center and Docks
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How One Woman in East Boston Shares Climate Know-How with Costal Neighbors

Challenges associated with the environment can often seem bigger than one person can handle. But Magdalena Ayed [founder of The Harborkeepers] is showing how each person—schoolchildren included—can have a role in addressing issues.

→Source: Christian Science Monitor

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