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Boston's newest art installation takes on world refugee crisis By Amanda Jackson, CNN October 13, 2016

Bostonians this week were met with a stark reminder of the growing refugee crisis as they crossed over Congress Street Bridge and caught site of the city’s latest art installation. 547 more words


Artists Aim To Bring Attention To Refugee Crisis With Fort Point Floating Art

BOSTON (CBS) – When they see what looks like a group of orange people floating in the Fort Point Channel, a lot of people say, “What in the world is that?” 317 more words


Le Diner en Blanc, Boston style

Boston, MA — It was quite a sight: 2,000 people gathered in front of the Boston Children’s Museum’s waterfront terrace, eating and drinking, and all dressed top-to-toe in white. 102 more words

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Floating Cobblestones

These cobblestones floating in Boston’s Fort Point Channel are the work of artist Don Eyles. They are said to mark “Boston’s past and future history”. Maybe so, but for me equating something that looks like a granite pyramid, a floating one no less, with the colonial history of our city is quite a stretch. 45 more words


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

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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