Latest News for: Columbus waterfront


Ballot drop boxes accessible 24/7

The Philadelphia Tribune 26 Oct 2021
All locations are continuously monitored by surveillance camera, according to the Philadelphia City Commissioners. (Note. Neighborhoods are approximations.). City Hall (South Broad apron) ... Columbus Blvd. (Delaware Waterfront) ... (Fairnount) ... ....

Rides, food, music and more slated for Acadian Festival

Plaquemine Post South 20 Oct 2021
The festival, presented by Knights of Columbus Council 970, rolls into action Friday at Mark A. “Tony” Gulotta Waterfront Park, 57845 Foundry St., for a long slate of activities that will continue through Sunday night ... Registration for the pageant is held at the Knights of Columbus ...

As climate change looms, NC coastal town hopes for state help to stabilize its waterfront

Star News 19 Oct 2021
Over the years the Columbus County resident has seen a lot of changes in the historic Brunswick County coastal town perched at the mouth of the river – more traffic, more tourists and more fishermen along the small city's iconic waterfront ... of the waterfront's beach areas.

The Anger and Joy of Boston’s Indigenous Peoples’ Day March

The Harvard Crimson 14 Oct 2021
Indigenous Peoples’ Day falls on the second Monday of October — the same day as Columbus Day, which it was designed to replace ... Janey officially established it in place of Columbus Day ... The march moves east on Market Street to Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, where the crowd gathers around an empty pedestal.

Christopher Columbus Park vandalized as Italian Americans call for return of statue

Boston Herald 12 Oct 2021
Italian-American citizens gathering in Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park to celebrate their heritage and the late explorer were greeted by signs and monuments scrawled with “Land Back” in red paint by vandals. The park has been the epicenter of the cultural battle over the continued observance of Columbus and his legacy.

Columbus Day and Indigenous Peoples' Day. What you should know.

Corvallis Gazette-Times 11 Oct 2021
Columbus Day has been a political lightning rod for states, cities and municipalities around the US for years now ... In this file photo dated Wednesday, June 10, 2020, a damaged Christopher Columbus statue stands in a waterfront park near the city's traditionally Italian North End neighborhood, in Boston, USA., after the statue was found beheaded.

Rally seeks statewide Indigenous Peoples Day, other measures

The Associated Press 10 Oct 2021
They also want Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park in Boston’s North End to be renamed ... Earlier this month, acting Boston Mayor Kim Janey declared the second Monday of October as Indigenous Peoples Day, replacing Columbus Day in the city ... with Columbus’ arrival in the Americas.

Kim Janey makes Columbus Day Indigenous Peoples’ Day in Boston

Boston Herald 07 Oct 2021
Columbus Day is now Indigenous Peoples Day in Boston, Acting Mayor Kim Janey declared in an immediately controversial move ... Columbus-centric controversy flared up again last year when someone once again lopped off the head of the statue of the man in Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park in the heavily Italian North End.

Video shows paint being thrown on George Floyd statue in New York City

The Bryan Eagle 04 Oct 2021
Christopher Columbus statue in Boston. In this file photo dated Wednesday, June 10, 2020, a damaged Christopher Columbus statue stands in a waterfront park near the city's traditionally Italian North End neighborhood, in Boston, USA., after the statue was found beheaded ... Christopher Columbus statue in St ... Christopher Columbus statue in Philadelphia.

Visit Myrtle Beach Offers New Epicurean Experiences

Johnson City Press 08 Sep 2021
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C., Sept ... "We're excited to see an increase in culinary offerings at a time when a number of food focused events are being held during the fall months," said Karen Riordan, president, and CEO of Visit Myrtle Beach ... This popular festival that happens annually along the Little River waterfront takes place every Columbus Day weekend ... ....

Ultimate guide to the 2021 Grand Haven Coast Guard Festival

Michigan Live 29 Jul 2021
1.30 p.m., Saturday, July 31 at the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium, 1 N ... and 6-8 p.m., Escanaba Park.Carnival, 2-11 p.m., Harbor Front and Chinook Pier parking lotsCoast Guard Retirees Dinner, 5 p.m., Fraternal Order of Eagles, Columbus Avenue and Second StreetScott Keo—Michael Buble Tribute, 7.30 p.m., Waterfront Stadium, $15 general admission.

New farmers market, riverfront restaurant proposals sought by city of Grand Haven

Michigan Live 27 Jul 2021
Moving a playground and miniature golf course from near the former Chinook Pier farther south along the channel and closer to the Lynne Sherwood Waterfront Stadium at the end of Columbus Avenue.Adding ice skating to the stadium to help make Grand Haven a year-round destination.Incorporating open green space on both sides of the market.

Columbus ship protests / Bangor taxes / Browntail moth eggs

Bangor Daily News 13 Jul 2021
Maine tribes protest continued presence of Columbus ship replica in Bucksport. A tribal rights group showed a film on the Bucksport waterfront Monday night to counter the myth that Christopher Columbus was a benign explorer. It followed a hastily organized rally on the waterfront ...

Maine tribes protest continued presence of Columbus ship replica in Bucksport

Bangor Daily News 12 Jul 2021
She also said that to include a replica of one of Columbus’ ships in Maine’s birthday celebration was “ridiculous” since the Santa Maria ran aground in Haiti, which is “nowhere near Maine.” READ MORE ... Monday on the waterfront in Bucksport in an effort to counter the myth that Columbus was a benign explorer.

It's on! Yankee Homecoming reimagined amid COVID-19 concerns

Newburyport Daily News 26 Mar 2021
Coast Guard's birthday on Aug. 4 ... Other events the committee hopes to host include the morning workout series on the waterfront, a craft show, art on display at the Bartlet Mall, a blood drive with the Knights of Columbus and a rolling parade, which would be modified depending on what COVID-19 guidelines look like this summer ... .