Harnessing the Creativity of Boston’s Artists to Build a Better City

I was excited to join the Mayor’s Mural Crew last week, as they celebrated their 25th anniversary of beautifying our City. I picked up a paintbrush, and colored in a mural of ballet dancers on the wall of the performing arts center on Blue Hill Avenue. As I painted in the outlines alongside the talented Mural Crew, I was reminded of what an exciting summer it’s been for the arts in Boston. Continue reading

Save the Harbor shares The Boston Harbor Islands with local groups.

So far this year Save the Harbor/Save the Bay has hosted 25 free All Access Boston Harbor island excursions, connecting nearly 10,000 kids from youth development and community groups from more than 40 neighborhoods to Spectacle and Georges Islands in the Boston Harbor Islands State and National Park. Groups gather at the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion in the Seaport District and then depart for the islands on Bay State Cruise Company’s flagship Provincetown II at the World Trade Center. On the islands they explore the islands, catch fish and crabs, and take part in healthy outdoor activities like hiking and … Continue reading