Castle Island

(Photo Credit: Friends Of Christopher Columbus Park)

Boston’s Best Free Summer Activities For Kids

Get the kids outside and encourage them to enjoy all of the culture, splendor, and history our great city has to offer!

07/10/2015

(Photo Credit: Genevieve Ross/Getty Images for Cost Plus World Market)

Boston Area’s Best Places To Go On A Picnic

Going on a picnic can be a great way to enjoy the city without being in a stuffy restaurant. If you pick the right spot for your afternoon nosh, you won’t be disappointed; Boston has some incredible views!

04/17/2015

A canon ball was found at Castle Island on Thursday. (Photo by Boston police captain John Greland)

Bomb Squad Detonates Cannonball Found At Castle Island

Massachusetts State Police say a cannonball found by a fisherman at Castle Island was detonated Thursday morning.

03/26/2015

The USS Constitution cruises past Castle Island in South Boston, July 4, 2014. (Photo by Carl Stevens-WBZ NewsRadio 1030)

USS Constitution Takes Final Fourth Of July Turnaround Cruise Until 2018

Arthur couldn’t deter the USS Constitution’s last Fourth of July turnaround cruise to Castle Island before it heads to drydock for scheduled restorations and repairs until 2018.

07/04/2014

Sullivan's on Castle Island opened a week early this year. (WBZ-TV)

Sullivan’s Castle Island Opens Early For Spring

It started to look and feel like spring in South Boston Saturday.

02/22/2014

Bench near M Street Beach in South Boston. (WBZ-TV photo)

Neighbors Raise Money To Replace Memorial Destroyed In South Boston Crash

The community of South Boston is showering a family with generosity after a weekend car accident destroyed something precious to them.

01/13/2014

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Boston’s Best Places To See New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Whether visitors need a view for the early fireworks or the midnight showing, Boston has a number of great locations from which to view NYE fireworks.

12/16/2013

(Photo credit: DESIREE MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Boston Area’s Best Places For Stargazing

The Perseids meteor shower occurs August 10-13, so don’t miss your chance to have an unobstructed view. Head out to one of Boston’s best places for stargazing.

08/03/2013

Boston police harbor patrol recovered a body off Castle Island on Tuesday.

DA: Body Recovered In Boston Harbor Is Man Who Fell Off Ferry

A body was pulled from Boston Harbor Tuesday afternoon in the waters off of Castle Island.

07/30/2013

Crews searching for the man who fell overboard. (CBS)

Coast Guard Search Boston Harbor For Man Who Fell Overboard

Coast Guard Rescue crews continue to search for a man who fell overboard from a ferry late Saturday night.

07/28/2013

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