September 25, 2018

New England Aquarium to unveil ice sculpture for First Night, with a wary eye on weather

Will it be a sculpture come First Night or will it be a puddle? New England Aquarium officials are hoping mild weather this week won’t threaten a holiday tradition as they debut their 6th annual ice sculpture today, in preparation for the city’s First Night festivities on Saturday night.

“Hopefully, this spectacular ice art will weather the slightly warmer temperatures to join the other New Year’s Eve ice sculptures across the city,� said Tony LaCasse, an aquarium spokesman, in a statement. He ventured that the artwork had a “high chance� of making it at least