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These Three Recently Approved Seaport Towers Don’t Suck

The designs for three 22-story residential buildings that comprise a $700 milllion chunk of the 22 acre, 6.3 million square foot Seaport Square development were approved […]

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The ICA Is Launching a New Weekly Friday Event Series

First Fridays, the ICA’s popular after-hours parties, only come around once a month, but now, the museum is launching a new program to fill remaining […]

Restaurants

Shake Shack Is Coming to the Seaport

Shake Shack will open a new Boston-area outpost in 2017, located inside the retail space within the Watermark Seaport, a mixed-use development rising in the Seaport District. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Multicolored Sheep Will Soon Float in the Fort Point Channel

After fielding proposals for two months, the Fort Point Arts Community has selected local artist Hilary Zelson to create the next temporary floating sculpture to […]

Arts & Entertainment

PorchfestFEST Is Coming to Lawn on D

Following the success of their second annual Jamaica Plain Porchfest held last month, organizers are bringing a smaller, less traditional version of the event to […]

Arts & Entertainment

Follow Friday: The Lawn on D

The Lawn on D has been keeping busy with plenty of events this summer, from hosting the Pentalum in May to Intrude earlier this month. […]

Arts & Entertainment

Watch an Artist Draw a Monumental Mural at the ICA Using Only Sharpies

Ethan Murrow recently spent two weeks drawing a massive mural inside the Institute of Contemporary Art. Bit by bit, he created a photorealistic image—depicting a cathedral […]

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How the DCR Signed Over Castle Island to Boston 2024 with a Rubber Stamp

Castle Island is an under-appreciated South Boston treasure. There’s a good chance it inspired Edgar Allan Poe’s “The Cask of Amontillado.” It’s home to long-dormant […]

Arts & Entertainment

Kinetic Sculptures and Artists Perform Together in Fort Point Theatre Channel’s Inter-Actions

In Fort Point Theatre Channel’s latest performance art installation, a group of musicians, actors, poets, and other artists will collaborate with—and sometimes contend with—a group […]

Arts & Entertainment

Giant Illuminated Rabbits Are Coming to ‘Intrude’ the Lawn on D

This weekend, hop over to the Lawn on D for its next public art installation, Intrude, featuring five white inflatable rabbits. Starting on Thursday, these […]

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Seaport’s 100 Pier 4 Could Soon Be Home to a New Arts Destination

Three finalists seeking occupy a new civic and cultural space in the South Boston waterfront will hold public presentations next week. The finalists—Celebrity Series of […]

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City Purchases Two Snowblowers as South Boston Snow Pile Refuses to Melt

Winter’s over, but the nasty mountain of snow and garbage piled high on Tide Street in South Boston is still standing, serving as a reminder to […]

Arts & Entertainment

Watch a Red Sox Game Outside at The Lawn on D’s ‘Sports Sundays’

Update, June 27, 11 a.m.: This event has been canceled due to rain. The Lawn on D is a great place—you know, if you’re into […]

Arts & Entertainment

Summer 2015 Events at Lawn on D

The Pentalum at Lawn on D has come and gone in all its incredibly cool displays of color, but at the Lawn, the fun summer […]

Arts & Entertainment

Summer 2015 Events at the ICA Boston

A state-of-the-art building paired with a spectacular waterfront view, the Institute of Contemporary Art is as compelling as it gets. This season, visitors can appreciate […]