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By adamg - 8/20/21 - 10:08 am
Flood barrier in place on Long Wharf

Nicholas Bauer shows us the flood wall the T has started putting in place to keep Henri from flooding the Blue Line tunnel just down Long Wharf from the soon-to-be-angry sea. The T also has another wall it can swing shut in the Fenway to keep the Muddy River, no longer quite so angry due to Army Corps of Engineers work, out of the Green Line tunnel to Kenmore Square.

By adamg - 2/2/21 - 2:50 pm
Flooding on Long Wharf

Erinn Larson took a soggy walk along Long Wharf today, taking in the usual flooding both directly along the harbor and further back at the Chart House. Read more.

By adamg - 2/1/21 - 5:46 pm

Lisa Green visited Long Wharf a half hour before high tide today, reports she didn't stick around to see high tide: Read more.

By adamg - 11/16/20 - 3:13 pm
King Tide at Long Wharf

Adam Castiglioni took a walk down to Long Wharf today - just not all the way to the end, since it was covered by water in a king tiday.

Meanwhile, down in Dorchester, Morrissey Boulevard was completely flooded: Read more.

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By adamg - 9/19/20 - 4:34 pm
Flooded Long Wharf

Shortly after high tide, around 1:15 this afternoon, Jonathan Berk photographed seawater "coming up through the storm drain on a perfectly sunny day" way back on Long Wharf, by the Chart House.

By adamg - 3/6/20 - 12:54 pm

Three Boston residents, all in their 40s, have tested positive for Covid-19, which they apparently contracted while attending a meeting last week at the Marriott Long Wharf organized by Cambridge drug maker Biogen, Mayor Walsh and city Health and Human Services Chief Marty Martinez said today. Read more.

By adamg - 2/11/20 - 4:45 pm

The BPDA board on Thursday will consider letting Cape Air dock seaplanes at Long Wharf to fly people to and from New York. Read more.

By adamg - 3/22/19 - 9:38 pm
Flooded Long Wharf

As has become usual during nor'easters, Long Wharf flooded this afternoon. Human, Actual Size surveyed the briny deep where people normally walk. Read more.

By adamg - 2/6/19 - 11:30 am

NorthEndWaterfront.com reports a company that runs a Ferris wheel in Montreal wants to build a 200-foot-tall Ferris Wheel on Long Wharf - along with a liquor-serving cafe.

Building new pilings for the Ferris wheel at the end of the wharf would, the company hopes, let it avoid the never-ending battle over whether any private concern could be built at the tip of the existing wharf.

By adamg - 11/24/18 - 12:12 pm

Boston Police report officers from the Harbor Patrol Unit rescued a man spotted in the cold water off Long Wharf around 5:20 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By adamg - 10/6/18 - 10:56 am
Redcoats on a ship in Boston Harbor

Shortly after 9 a.m., more than 100 of His Majesty's troops disembarked from rowboats and one sailing ship at Long Wharf to assert control over the increasingly agitated city of Boston - exactly 250 years after the same thing happened in colonial days. Read more.

By adamg - 9/30/18 - 3:01 pm
British soldiers disembarking on Long Wharf

Soldiers disembarking on Long Wharf in 1768. See it larger.

Some 250 years ago today, ships carrying British soldiers to a restive Boston moved into the inner harbor in preparation for landing. This coming Saturday, modern-day re-enactors will step off a boat at Long Wharf, march to Boston Common and begin the city's occupation all over again. Read more.

By adamg - 5/5/18 - 10:25 pm
Saxophone player at Long Wharf

Max Grinnell listened to Steve Sharp play at Long Wharf this morning:

"Max, tell them to come out and don't B flat".

By adamg - 2/21/18 - 11:44 am

In a letter to the state, the BPDA says it's resolved its long-standing issues with Don Chiofaro and the city is now OK with him replacing the Aquarium garage with a 600-foot tower (yes, just one), as part of a waterfront master plan that would also see new open space at what is now a Long Wharf parking lot and a new deck for the Harborwalk near the Moakley Bridge. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/18 - 9:01 am
Sunrise over Boston Harbor

Our own Cybah took in the pre-storm sunrise from Long Wharf this morning.

He had some fellow early risers: Read more.

By adamg - 12/5/17 - 12:22 pm
King Tide on Long Wharf

Kate Adams watched a reporter doing a report during today's king tide on Long Wharf. So what happens when one of the tides coincides with a nor'easter?

By adamg - 12/4/17 - 9:04 am
Orange sunrise over Boston Harbor

Christine Sullivan watched the sun come up over Long Wharf and Boston Harbor.

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