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Fort Point Channel, Boston

As you have noticed, Monday is when this blog goes out of town to highlight examples of hidden urban streams outside of New York City. 190 miles northeast of New York’s City Hall is its longtime rival whose downtown also appears nestled between two waterways that lead to a harbor. 1,162 more words

Out Of Town

Northern Avenue Bridge: Fix It or Nix It?

From our Late to the Bridge Party desk

The headscratching staff freely admits we’re confused: Is Boston’s venerable Northern Avenue Bridge slated for a $100 million fix or a $100 million replacement? 333 more words

Enjoying the Local Scenes

It’s getting chilly around here. Thirty degrees this morning. I’m getting wimpier about taking my walk outside and just go ’round and ’round indoors. I need to toughen up. 120 more words

Envoy Hotel offers view of old Boston harbor life

Boston, Massachusetts — This is the sun soaked view from The Envoy Hotel, looking over Fort Point Channel and the old Northern Avenue Bridge. The legendary channel, once home to one of Boston’s best known rock clubs (named The Channel, and a salty place by all accounts), and the rusted old bridge (currently closed due to the massive development in the area), are a corner of old Boston before the century’s massive construction along Rose Kennedy Greenway and the Seaport District. 27 more words

News

Day 1022: Works in progress

In my work as a psychotherapist, I invite people to think of themselves and their lives as works in progress. I hope that creates progressive room for people’s progress in healing, patience, acceptance, and gentleness with self and others. 340 more words

Personal Growth

Sheep May Safely Graze on the Water

Today I sat on a shady bench next to Fort Point Channel and ate my Vietnamese noodles from the food truck. In front of me, floating on a green platform visited by cormorants, were two sheep — a big one and a small one. 238 more words