Press Coverage



To Do List: Skiing at Bretton Woods, Boston Wine And Food Festival, Frost Fit: CBS Boston WBZ 4

Esplanade Association’s Frost Fit Winter Fitness Series Set to Return to the Park on Jan. 30: Beacon Hill Times

Calling all artists: The Esplanade’s electrical boxes want you:

Esplanade Association Seeking Submissions for Four New Murals on Electrical Boxes Along the Park: Beacon Hill Times

Adding Art Along the River: BOS Today



40 Local Leaders Share Their Favorite Places in Boston: Boston Magazine

2021 Year in Review: Beacon Hill Times

Boston’s Prudential Tower Shines Green in Support of Esplanade Association: The Boston Sun

These Are the 30 Best Things to See and Do in Boston: Travel + Leisure


The Esplanade is Euphoric: The Daily Free Press

Volunteer Day Set for Nov. 18 on the Esplanade: The Boston Sun

Five things you need to know today, and what to do on Friday: Boston Business Journal


The Esplanade should get its makeover: The Boston Globe

Esplanade Association unveils makeover for key section near Museum of Science: The Boston Globe

Here’s how a $20M donation could change Boston’s Esplanade:

Gift Of Over $20 Million For Boston’s Esplanade Would Fund New Visitors Center, Outdoor Spaces: WBZ | CBS Boston

Group pledges $20 million for new visitor center, other upgrades along the Charles near Mass General and new Gronk Playground: Universal Hub

Lease bill could unlock major Esplanade project: 7 News Boston

Bill Proposes Major Changes To Charles River Esplanade: WBZ News Radio

$20 Million Commitment from Esplanade Association Would Fund Major Improvements to Park: Beacon Hill Times

Lease Bill Could Unlock Major Esplanade Project: State House News Service

Esplanade Association Moondance: Beacon Hill Times

A guide to Boston’s parks and green spaces:


First “Community Day” on Esplanade August 29: Boston Neighborhood Network Media
Georgette Arato is running to preserve the Charles River Esplanade for future generations:
Esplanade 5K Returns Aug. 29: Beacon Hill Times 
The best Boston-area parks, according to Globe readers: The Boston Globe


Esplanade Association Announces Summer Programs and Events Schedule: Beacon Hill Times 


Baby Swans Make Their Debut Along Boston’s Charles River: NBC10 Boston
Baby Swans Are Back on the Charles River Esplanade: WBZ NewsRadio
Make way for cygnets! Eggs begin hatching at swan’s nest on Esplanade: WHDH 7News Boston
Rob Gronkowski returns to Boston, donates $1.2 million for playground renovation: The Boston Globe
Gronk Donates $1.2 Million Toward Boston Playground Renovation: NBC Boston
Rob Gronkowski donates $1.2 million to renovate Boston playground: CBS News
Gronk returns to New England to donate $1.2 million to Charlesbank Playground renovation: Patriots
Rob Gronkowski donates $1.2 million to renovate Boston’s Charlesbank Playground: Boston25News
Rob Gronkowski thanks Patriots, Robert Kraft during Boston park donation [+video]: Boston Herald
Governor Baker announces playground donation from Rob Gronkowski: 22News WWLP
Rob Gronkowski hand delivers $1.2 million to renovate Boston Playground: ‘Special Connection to New England’: CBS Sports
Rob Gronkowski Donates $1.2 Million For Renovation of Boston Playground: NESN
He’s back in Boston! Gronk returns to donate money for playground renovation: WCVB
Rob Gronkowski returns to Boston to donate $1.2 million for Charles River Esplanade playground renovation:
NFL star Rob Gronkowski gives $1.2M to renovate playground: Fox 61
Sports in Brief: The Berkshire Eagle


Esplanade Association Named Official Charity of the 2021 Boston Marathon: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Association Holds 20th Annual Meeting: Beacon Hill Times
Longing for signs of spring? Here’s where to look: Boston Herald
Owl’s Nest Beer Garden Set to Reopen on the Esplanade Saturday and Sunday, May 8 and 9: Beacon Hill Times
Bald eagle spotted perched on branch on Charles River Esplanade Boston: WHDH 7News
These Boston-area beer gardens are now open for the season:
12 fun (and safe) things to do in Boston now that a normal-ish spring is upon us: The Boston Globe
GALLERY: Spring flowers bloom across Boston: The Daily Free Press
Here’s Where You Can Find The Most Gorgeous Japanese Cherry Blossoms This Spring: Narcity


 50 things to do outside this spring across Massachusetts:
10 Best Cities to See Cherry Blossom in the USA This Spring: Time Out


Boston has one of the 10 best riverwalks in the U.S., according to USA Today readers:

Outdoor Art Show ‘Hatched: Breaking Through the Silence’ Brightens Boston Winter: The Heights
The best spots to go if you need to cry in the Boston area, according to readers:
Michael Chiklis loves Aspen, Capri, and of course, Boston: The Boston Globe
How to Have a Romantic Valentine’s Day in Boston This Year: Boston Magazine
Audio Art Is Blossoming During the Pandemic: Vulture | New York Magazine


Light-and-sound show will kick of Jan. 22 at Hatch Memorial Shell: The Boston Globe
Colorful, socially distant public art campaign planned for Boston’s Hatch Shell: WCVB News Center 5
Winter Light And Sound Show Coming To Esplanade For One Month: WBZ, CBS Channel 4 Boston
A Team of Artists Will Turn the Hatch Shell into a “Four Week Illumination and Sound Experience”: Boston Magazine
Colorful, socially distant public art campaign planned for Boston’s Hatch Shell: News Break
The Esplanade Association celebrates 20th Anniversary: Beacon Hill Times
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Bond Bill Boosts Proposal to Reconfigure Boston’s Charles Circle: Streetsblog Mass
West Roxbury musician’s multimedia program to light up the Hatch Shell: MetroWest Daily News
A dazzling ‘illumination and sound experience’ is coming to the Hatch Shell:
Winter illumination experience at Hatch Shell begins next week: WHDH Channel 7
State Bond Bill Could Mean Reconfiguration of Charles Circle and Expansion of Esplanade: Beacon Hill Times
Esplanade Virtual Wellness Challenge:
Esplanade’s Hatch Shell transformed into winter experience: WCVB ABC 5
Projecting joy: ‘Hatched’ light and sound installation:Bay State Banner
Staring Down The Gaping Maw Of Winter? A New Light And Music Installation At Boston’s Hatch Shell Could Help: WBUR The ARTery
Artist Maria Finkelmeier lights up the Esplanade with her feminist vision for ‘Hatched’: The Boston Globe
10 things to do in Boston this weekend:
Light And Sound Show On The Esplanade Begins Friday:WBZ Channel 4 CBS Boston
5 Things To Do This Weekend, Including An Interactive Art Installation And A ‘Yarnstorm’:WBUR The ARTery