Rose Kennedy Greenway

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The Greenway Is Staring Down State Funding Cuts

Love the Greenway? It might be time to start paying up. The lease for the beloved and relatively young park system only runs to the […]

Arts & Entertainment

You Can Control These Lights on the Greenway by Texting

Color Commons from New American Public Art on Vimeo. A popular art installation on the Rose Kennedy Greenway that puts visitors in charge of its colors has […]

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A Vending Machine Is Spitting Out 2,000 3D-Printed Roosters on the Greenway

The Year of the Plastic Rooster is upon us. To kick off the Chinese New Year, the Rose Kennedy Greenway announced today it’s debuting an art exhibit-slash-vending […]

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Video Game Art Is Coming to the Greenway

A giant video game is coming to the Harbor Islands Welcome Center on the Greenway this week—but in the form of public art. Called Harbor Islands, the […]

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Photos from the 2016 Boston Local Food Festival

Despite a humid, gray day on Sunday, the annual Boston Local Food Festival returned to the Rose Kennedy Greenway in all its glory. Visitors were able to […]

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A New Greenway Mural Was Painted This Week

A photo posted by Gracenote Coffee Boston (@gracenoteboston) on Jul 18, 2016 at 12:24pm PDT The Rose Kennedy Greenway’s newest mural is ready for Instagramming Interactive […]

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What It’s Like to Be the Greenway’s Play Coordinator

If Katherine Levesque feels like bringing huge bubble wands to the workplace, she will. When she gets there, she might build with some giant spongy blocks. And […]

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Glow in the Park Returns to the Rose Kennedy Greenway this Month

Drinks, food trucks, and live music will once again take over the Rose Kennedy Greenway when Glow in the Park returns later this month. The […]

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Boston Calling Block Parties 2016 Lineup

They’re ba-ack. Better weather signals the return of summer entertainment season, and one favorite—the Boston Calling Block Party series—kicks off this week at Dewey Square Park. […]

Food trucks on the Rose Kennedy Greenway.
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Here’s the 2016 Weekday Greenway Food Truck Schedule

The Rose Kennedy Greenway made public green space out of an ugly and uninviting elevated highway more than a decade ago, but it’s not completely closed […]

Arts & Entertainment

Meet ‘Bumble,’ the Greenway’s Resident Abominable Snowman

Watch out, Boston Yeti. There’s another abominable snowman in town. This week, the Rose Kennedy Greenway is installing a 15-foot-tall inflatable snow monster in its Wharf District […]

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More Text-Based Public Art Comes to the Greenway

After a vibrant year of art offerings—a five-day dance party and the unforgettable aerial sculpture by Janet Echelman, to name a couple—the Rose Kennedy Greenway […]

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Rose Kennedy Greenway Launches ‘Caroling at the Carousel’ Series

Between all the tree lightings, the Holiday Pops, and so many versions of The Nutcracker, there’s no shortage of annual holiday traditions around Boston. But there’s always […]

Arts & Entertainment

The Greenway Is Looking for Monkey-Themed Art

Sheep invaded downtown Boston this year. Until recently, a flock perched on top of the Essex Street Gate, at the entrance to Chinatown Park, while […]

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Here’s a Drone’s Eye View of the Janet Echelman Sculpture on the Greenway

Since its installation in May, Janet Echelman’s “As If It Were Already Here,” a fiber-made visual spectacle suspended from three high-rise building overlooking the Rose […]