Story and image captured by AJ Terminiello for RevereBeach.com 2017 International Sand Sculpting Festival Winners It’s over and the judges and the people have spoken, for the top sculptors of the 2017 Annual International Revere Beach Sand Sculpting Competition. From left; State Representative RoseLee Vincent, Paul Hoggard-People Choice, Leonardo Ugolini-5th Place, Andius Petkus- 3rd Place, Mayor Brian Arrigo, Pavel Mylnikov (Russia) 1st Place and Sculptures Choice, Jonathan Bouchard-2nd Place, Abe Waterman-4th Place, and Senator Joseph Boncore.Read More »
This woman’s one-piece bathing suit got her arrested in 1907 Annette Kellerman dared to show her legs on Revere Beach.
Summer is here at Revere Beach….! This story is being reposted as it’s a good way to reflect upon the styles and evolution of bathing attire and swimwear over the years……Annette Kellerman and her story are featured in the 1957 film Million Dollar Mermaid by MGM. By Kristin Toussaint July 2, 2015- Boston.com When Annette Kellerman stepped out onto Revere Beach in 1907 wearing a one-piece bathing suit that ended in shorts above her knees, her legs caused a scandal. Police were called, and she was arrested for indecency. Those legs had also made her famous: The Australian swimmer held all the world records for women’s swimming in 1905. She was a vaudeville star with an act full of high dives and underwater ballet. Newspapers hailed her as “The Original Mermaid.’’ But Victorian-era vacationers didn’t care to feel the sea or sun on their skin. In the early 1900s, women …Read More »
IMAGE by Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff Walks on Revere Beach can happen even when the weather is still chilly in spring. Story By Megan Turchi @meganturchi Boston.com Staff December 27, 2015 6:00 AM Though Revere has recently been in the spotlight because of casinos, horse tracks, and controversial new developments, the beachside city is known for a lot more than that. In the summer months, you might have seen Revere Beach, which is the country’s first public beach, on lists of sandy spots accessible by MBTA. You might have also heard of Kelly’s Roast Beef, which has been around since 1951 and claims to have made the first roast beef sandwich. – See more at: http://www.boston.com/real-estate/community/2015/12/27/things-know-about-living-revere/8H0EbKP2Xz9PqzmLtPu83K/story.html?p1=story_hp#sthash.ipst2Qlc.dpufRead More »