Category Archives: Boston Harbor Picture of the Week

Winter on Massachusetts Bay

With what seems like the longest New England winter in a decade nearly over, here is a look back some photos of harbors, lighthouses and ocean views that were taken around Massachusetts Bay over the past several icy, cold months. … Continue reading

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Historic place of the week: The James Blake House

The James Blake House is the oldest house standing in Boston today. This may come as a surprise to some, as popular notion holds the Paul Revere house to be the oldest house in Boston, which is incorrect, ad the … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Wave crashing over Minot Light

Minot light getting pounded by huge surf in the storm of December 14th, 2013. Offshore buoys recorded wave heights of over twenty feet this morning.

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Picture of the week: Thompson Island city view

The Boston skyline as seen from Thompson Island: Saturday afternoon was exceptionally calm: The lack of wind made Dorchester Bay look as flat as a pond. The low tide exposed the sandbar to Thompson island, where I was able to … Continue reading

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Picture of the Week: November Full Moon

November’s full moon last week: As seen at dusk, from high at the top of Whitney Woods in Cohasset, overlooking Massachusetts Bay.

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Picture of the week: Fall Sunset over Hingham Harbor

Fall sunset over Hingham Harbor.

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Picture (s) of the week: Views of Minot Light at Dusk

Below are several evening photos of Minot Light off the coast of Scituate and Cohasset. Minot light at dusk, as seen from the Cohasset shores: ¬†Moonrise over Minot Light: Minot light as seen from due west, with the moon high … Continue reading

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Picture of the Summer: Blue moonrise over the harbor

With summer 2013 wrapping up, I wanted to put up a picture that is my favorite of the summer.This shot was taken during the sturgeon moon in late August 2013. Boston Light is in the foreground, and the photo was … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Middle Brewster

Middle Brewster Island truly belongs to the birds, as it is really too difficult for people to access. Here is a photo I took today of the West end of Middle Brewster, complete with a big flock of birds and … Continue reading

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Picture of the week: Skyline from Charlestown with a Tall Ship

This week’s picture of the week was taken Friday evening, at the kickoff to the long weekend. A tall ship, the Roseway, passes by the city skyline as seen from Charlestown:

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