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The Urban Wild of Thompson Island

The view of Boston from Thompson Island, across a small span of Dorchester Bay: Thompson Island is one of the closest and most accessible of the harbor islands. Located just across Dorchester Bay from the city of Boston, the island … Continue reading

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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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Squantum: Nickerson Park, Chappell Rock and Moswetuset Hummock

A view of Chappell Rock on an overcast day, with a view of the city in the background: The area of¬†Northwestern Quincy known as Squantum is a marshy peninsula separating the Neponset River from Quincy Bay. It derives its name … Continue reading

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Boston Harbor photos from one cold fall week

The temperatures around the Boston Harbor are really fell this week. If there is one place that you will feel cold when the weather starts to turn, it is out on the water. Here are some photos I took this … Continue reading

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