This photo wasn't actually taken along the Walking City Trail proper. What you see above is the very short dirt path that connects from the MBTA's Capen Street trolley stop to the Harvest River Bridge, where the Walking City Trail officially begins. All of this is explained in the Section 1 trail directions, which some of you have probably downloaded today as the Walking City Trail website officially launches!
I've been running on mediocre sleep and a lot of hastily scrapped-together meals for the last few days, finishing the website while also juggling my freelance writing duties. But I'm excited to share two early pieces of Walking City Trail press.
The first is an interview that I did with Jim Braude and Margery Eagan of WGBH's Boston Public Radio, aka "Jim and Margery." CLICK HERE to listen to our conversation and read the recap.
The second piece of press is an essay about the Walking City Trail's origins that I wrote for WBUR. Last week, editor Cloe Axelson and photographer Robin Lubbock joined me for a climb up Parker Hill along Section 3 of the trail, and let's just say there's more coming from WBUR next week. A lot more. But for now, you can CLICK HERE to read my essay about how the trail began.
Next week, I'll be sending out the first Walking City Trail newsletter, which will include these press highlights AND some dates for guided trails section hikes that I'll be hosting on weekends this July and August. You can sign up for the newsletter at the bottom of the home page.
Now if you'll excuse me, I'm off to go have a beer. And yes, I know it's 12:30pm on a Thursday.