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Brooklyn Monday 1

To finish off my Monday posts on New York City I have a few photos of Brooklyn which I’ll spread over three weeks.  It just doesn’t have the same ring as… 124 more words

United States

Manhattan Monday 48 - East River Ferry

The East River Ferry runs back and forth from East 34th Street, Manhattan, to the foot of Wall Street. It was a cheap and easy way to get downtown from the Pod 39 Hotel (on East 39th!)  It’s a hovercraft and does it ever move! 131 more words

Urban

Afternoon Bulletin: Expanded Ferry System Launching Summer 2017, Dog Yoga and More

Mayor de Blasio announced yesterday that the expanded ferry system will launch in New York City as soon as Summer 2017. The new system will be operated by Hornblower, Inc., and will only cost riders $2.75 a ride—compared to the current charge of $4 on weekdays and $6 on weekends. 430 more words

News & Politics

Editorial: Ferry landing can’t come soon enough

Sometimes a problem sticks around for so long that people simply accept it as a fact of life. For residents who live near the East River, like those on the east side of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village as well as Waterside Plaza, one major problem for many years has been a lack of access to public transit, specifically the subway. 229 more words

Editorial/Op-Ed/Opinion

New York City - Affordable Transport by Boat

A lot of people assume that traveling by boat will be expensive. In many cities, ferries tend to be much more expensive than subways or trains. 111 more words

Travel

ST/PCV residents mostly support East 20th Street ferry landing plan

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

The plan for an expansion of ferry service that will include a stop at Stuyvesant Cove Park has been met by mostly positive responses from Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village residents. 966 more words

Stuyvesant Town

The Meditative Lull of the Greenway

If you’re looking for a long, relatively uninterrupted ride along the river, the Hudson River Greenway is your friend.

Of course, as with any place in New York City, you have to time it so you encounter the least number of human “road” blocks. 605 more words

Cycling