Press Coverage



Exploring Boston’s Parks: The Green Jewels of the City: culture trip
Proposed Legislation Calls Future of Owl’s Nest into Question: Beacon Hill Times


Longfellow Bridge Receives ‘Most Important Historic Preservation Award’ in U.S.: Beacon Hill Times
Official charities for 2020 Boston Marathon announced: Boston25 News
Fundraising to Start for ‘Super Doc’ Memorial: The Boston Guardian
Fun Things To Do At Head of The Charles Regatta: Exhale Lifestyle
October 25 The Boston Guardian Print Edition


A marvelous night for the Esplanade: Boston Globe Names
Moondance raises $1.2 million for Esplanade Association’s efforts: Bill Brett Boston
September 13 The Boston Guardian Print Edition
September 20 The Boston Guardian Print Edition
State and city officials mark completion of Boston’s Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge: Boston Globe
Officials, Residents Cut Ribbon at Fanny Appleton Footbridge: Beacon Hill Times
Charles Street is going car-free this weekend:
Charles Street will be closed to cars this Sunday so shoppers can roam free: Boston Globe
Moondance Gala: Beacon Hill Times
The 30 best things to do around Boston this September:


Charles River Esplanade’s newest public art features transformed pumphouses: Curbed Boston
‘Moondance After Dark’ Returns to the Esplanade: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Association Seeking Donations for Murals: Beacon Hill Times
The 31 best things to do around Boston in August
10 things to do in Boston this weekend:
August 16 The Boston Guardian Print Edition
August 9 The Boston Guardian Print Edition
August 2 The Boston Guardian Print Edition


Esplanade Association holds 9th annual Dock Party: Bill Brett Boston
Summer Dock Party: Beacon Hill Times
16 free outdoor yoga classes this summer in Boston and Brookline:
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Returns to the Esplanade July 4: Beacon Hill Times
River Fit on the Esplanade Kicks-Off Tuesday, July 16: Beacon Hill Times
July 12 Boston Guardian Print Edition


The Esplanade Association Free Summer Fitness Series Returns July 16: Boston Magazine
Free Outdoor Concerts in Boston: Summer 2019 : The Boston Calendar


Famed Boston maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet: Associated Press 
Famed Boston maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet: Washington Post
Famed maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet: Boston Globe
The Arthur Fiedler Statue Got a Bruins Helmet: Boston Magazine
Famed Boston Maestro’s Statue Sports Giant Bruins Helmet: NBC 10 Boston
Iconic Boston Sculpture Dons Bruins Helmet During Stanley Cup Final: NESN 
Esplanade’s Arthur Fiedler statue gets a Bruins helmet in time for Game 1:
Famed Boston maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet: Boston Herald 
17-foot-wide Bruins hockey helmet added to Esplanade’s Arthur Fiedler sculpture: WCVB ABC 5 
Esplanade Association Celebrates Bruins Playoff-run:
Beacon Hill Times
Statues, buildings show Boston’s love of Bruins: WCVB ABC 5 
Boston’s Arthur Fiedler Sculpture Wears Bruins Hockey Helmet For Stanley Cup Final: 4 WBZ CBS Boston
Famed Boston maestro’s statue sports giant Bruins helmet: MassLive
Esplanade is Awash in Trash from Downtown: Boston Guardian
10 things to do in Boston this weekend:
Weekend In Boston: Events Throughout The City May 17-19: North End Waterfront
Owl’s Nest Beer Garden Returns to the Esplanade: Beacon Hill Times
An Honor Esplanade Named Winner of Contest For ‘Natural Landmarks Worth Saving’: Beacon Hill Times
May 24  Boston Guardian Print Edition
May 3  Boston Guardian Print Edition


Charles River Esplanade Voted Most Worth Saving Landmark in America:
Bald eagle sightings reported along Charles River: Boston Globe
Team Esplanade Runners Complete Marathon; Raise Nearly $120,000 for the Park to Date: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Leading in National Preservation Contest: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Association Looks Back on Eventful Year and with an Eye Towards the Future: Beacon Hill Times
April 5 The Boston Guardian Print Edition


Proposed Legislation Would Put Further Restrictions on Beer Gardens: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Assoc. Holds Marathon Fundraiser: 
Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Assoc. Holds Marathon Fundraiser: The Boston Sun
Head to the Esplanade for a Multi-Faceted Free Fitness Event on March 31:
Boston Magazine
The Boston Marathon has 36 official charity teams. Here’s how you can donate to them:
What Does The Future Look Like For Beer Gardens In Boston?: WBUR


Mayor Walsh Recommends Allocating $27,000 for Esplanade Tree Canopy: Beacon Hill Times
Body & Mind: Frost One: 
Improper Bostonian
2019 Events on the Esplanade:
Improper Bostonian
Michael Nichols:
Improper Bostonian


The Esplanade Association Is Hosting Its First Free Winter Fitness Series: Boston Magazine
Esplanade Revitalization Will Begin This Month: 
Boston Guardian
A Year in Review – Looking Back at 2018: Beacon Hill Times
Healthy Events and Pop-Up Workouts to Try This Week in Boston: Boston Magazine
Eyesore Will Be Demolished: Boston Guardian
Demolition Gets Underway on Esplanade’s Lee Pool Complex: Beacon Hill Times



Esplanade Association Board says ‘Thank You’ to Rep Livingstone: Beacon Hill Times


We like beer too, and we like beer gardens: Boston Globe
Fashion spotting at the Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala: Boston Globe
10 Can’t-Miss Halloween Events around Boston: Boston Magazine
Boston Fiedler sculpture adorned with giant Red Sox hat: Boston 25 News
17-foot wide, 7-foot tall Red Sox hat put on Boston statue: WCVB 5 ABC
Here’s a picture of a giant Red Sox beanie on top of a sculpture on the Esplanade: Boston Globe
17-foot-wide, 7-foot-tall Red Sox hat placed on Boston statue: WHDH 7 News Boston
Boston’s Arthur Fiedler Sculpture Decorated With Giant Red Sox Hat: WBZ Channel 4 CBS Boston
The Ultimate Guide to Halloween in Boston: Boston Magazine
Canine Promenade Returns to the Esplanade Oct 27: Beacon Hill Times
Neighborhood Roundup: Beacon Hill Times


A jazzy serenade for a stroll on the Esplanade: Boston Globe
Here, there, and everywhere: 
Boston Globe
Fall Arts Preview: Jazz picks: Boston Globe
Jazz fills Esplanade along Charles River: Boston Globe
Esplanade Supporters Enjoy a Special “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” CelebrationBenefit Gala Set for Sept 15: Beacon Hill Times
Frances Appleton Pedestrian Bridge across Storrow opens to the public: Beacon Hill Times
Neighborhood Events Planned: Beacon Hill Times
It Happens Here: Storrow Drive: Channel 4 WBZ CBS Boston
Esplanade Association’s ‘Moondance Gala’ a Spectacular Success: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade art mural vandalized: Boston Globe


Charles River Esplanade art to remain another year thanks to permit extension: Curbed Boston
Night Shift’s Owl’s Nest Beer Garden Opens on Esplanade:
 Beacon Hill Times
Where to have fun with your dog around Boston: Boston Globe Magazine
Esplanade Association to Host Annual Moondance Gala in September: Beacon Hill Times
10 Boston strolls perfect for fall, mapped: Curbed Boston


Podcast on the Owl’s Nest Beer Garden (tune into 54:45): Bloomberg BayState Business Hour
Two Boston beer gardens to sprout up in August, thanks to Night Shift: Boston Business Journal
Popular local brewery to open two beer gardens along Charles River: WCVB Boston
Night Shift Brewery Opening 2 Beer Gardens on Charles River: NBC10 Boston
Yes, two beer gardens are coming to the Charles River this summer:
DCR Selects Night Shift Brewing to Operate Seasonal Beer Garden on Esplanade: Beacon Hill Times
Boston public art: The 6 best places to find it downtown: Curbed Boston
If It’s Tuesday, It Must Be Zumba: BU Today
10 free things to do with a date this month:


“Best of Boston 2018: Readers’ Poll Results”: Boston Magazine
“10 things to do in Boston this weekend”:
“Make Music celebrates the summer solstice with 100 free performances”: 
Boston Globe
“8 great things to do for Father’s Day 2018 in Boston”
Metro Boston
“Five Fun Father’s Day Events around Boston”: 
Boston Magazine
“Esplanade Association and DCR to Unveil New Welcome Signs”: 
Beacon Hill Times
“Your Ultimate Guide to Boston Running Routes By Distance”: Boston Magazine


“A new free music series is coming to the Esplanade”: Boston Globe
“Esplanade Assoc Announces Major Expansion of 5K Run”: 
Beacon Hill Times
“Your Help Is Always Needed”: 
Beacon Hill Times
“10 things to do in Boston this weekend”:
“10 Healthy Things To Do Around Boston This Week”: 
Boston Magazine
“The Esplanade Association Free Summer Fitness Series Returns”: 
Boston Magazine
“19 Events Worth Checking Out in May”: 
10 free outdoor events happening this May”:
“Esplanade Association Planning for Better Trees”: Boston Guardian


Spend Mother’s Day Adventuring on the Esplanade”: Boston Magazine
“10 spring races for runners of every ability”:
Esplanade Association’s Moondance Gala to be held in September”: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Association and DCR Celebrate Another Year of Success”: Beacon Hill Times
The river needs leadership. Let Massport provide it.”: Boston Globe Opinion 
“Esplanade Wants More Vendors”: Boston Guardian


“Esplanade Association Offering Early-Bird Specials Through March 10”: Beacon Hill Times


“Park in Boston bans all things ‘Philadelphia-themed’ before Super Bowl”: ABC News
“Super Bowl Tensions Heat up Around Small Businesses”
: NBC10 Boston
“Charles River Esplanade bans anything Philadelphia-related from park — including eagles”: Boston Globe
“Boston park bans Will Smith, Rocky and Philadelphia-themed products”: Metro Boston 
“Banned! Bald eagles, Philly cream cheese not allowed at Esplanade”:
“Boston Esplanade bans Philly cheesesteaks, bald eagles and Will Smith”: Mass Live
“Bald Eagle Spotted Along Boston’s Charles River”: 
US News & World Report/ Associated Press
No Cheesesteaks Allowed: Boston Park Bans ‘Philadelphia-Themed’ Items Ahead of Super Bowl: Sports Illustrated
“Another bald eagle sighting on the Charles River”: Boston and print edition.
“A Look Back at 2017”: Beacon Hill Times
“Lighting Design 101: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Boston’s Biggest Bashes”: Boston Magazine