Photos of the Month: August 2015
BOSTON PUBLIC MARKET The long-anticipated, exclusively-New-England-sourced market is now open, with a 28,000-square-foot facility off the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Forty permanent vendors have set up shop inside the Boston Public Market, including Red Apple Farm, which makes fresh mini apple cider donuts on-site.
For more, take a look inside the Boston Public Market.
ROARING TWENTIES LAWN PARTY For the third year in a row, more than a thousand attendees donned their best Gatsby-esque attire and packed the grounds of Castle Hill on the Crane Estate for an afternoon of dancing, picnicking, vintage automobile rides, and croquet.
Take a look at more scenes from the 2015 edition of the Roaring Twenties Lawn Party.
ZAC BROWN BAND The country band set up shop in Fenway Park for a three-night stint. On the final night, they were joined by the Demon of Screamin’—Aerosmith frontman and former Allston resident Steven Tyler—for two songs.
Read more about Steven Tyler crashing the Zac Brown Band concert.
WHAT THE HAIL? One hell of a storm ripped through the city in early August, with heavy rain, intense winds, and golfball-sized hail.
See more photos from the storm and a video of the hail pounding on the roof of our office building.
NANTUCKET LIGHTSHIP The historic vessel, which settled into its new home at the Boston Harbor Shipyard and Marina, shone its beacon for the first time in 40 years this month.
Read more about the Nantucket Lightship, the most historic lightship in the world.
GHOST BIKE FOR ANITA KURMANN The local surgeon and researcher was fatally struck by a flatbed truck while riding her bike at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Beacon Street. Two weeks later, a ghost bike was placed at the spot in her honor.
See more photos from the ghost bike ceremony in Back Bay.
MATTHEW TEITELBAUM The Museum of Fine Arts’ new director welcomed guests and artists at the opening reception for ‘Crafted: Objects in Flux.’ Teitelbaum officially took on his new role, following Malcolm Rogers’ retirement, at the beginning of the month.
See ten can’t-miss works from ‘Crafted, Objects in Flux,’ as highlighted by curator Emily Zilber.
STRANDBEESTS Dutch artist Theo Jansen’s “dream machines” took a stroll at City Hall Plaza, guided by staff from the Peabody Essex Museum, which will host an exhibition focused on the wind-powered mechanical creations next month.
Read more about the Strandbeests and mark the date for their next outing at MIT.