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WNYC Transmitter Park and the East River Ferry: Stunning views of Manhattan and old men fishing!

  • Subway stop: Greenpoint Ave
  • Walk from subway: 5 minutes
  • Neighborhood: Greenpoint
  • Location: West St. between Greenpoint Ave and Kent St., on the East River

Don’t be fooled by the name of this park; if you come here in hopes of seeing some of WNYC’s hotshots of broadcasting, you are S.O.L. 1,250 more words



Well, last night’s Mahattanhenge was a bit of a bust, at least from 34th Street. Clouds at the horizon obscured the sun, so there was no fiery ball fully visible from every west-facing street. 124 more words

The Gothamzee:East River Ferry

Dearest Gotham is an archipelago city. It is a port city once connected to the waters by hundreds of spidery arms, piers dipping out to the water and skimming the tides and ice flows. 1,088 more words


East River Ferry service suspended -- again

NEW YORK (PIX11) –– Due to ice, NY Waterway suspended East River Ferry service again on Tuesday.

It’s been an icy time for ferry commuters this winter.  115 more words


Three for Thursday: A River Runs Through It

Thinking back on highlights from this week, I couldn’t help but recall the joy I got from time spent riverside. It’s easy to forget that Manhattan is an island, hugged by the Hudson and East Rivers, but, as a Brooklynite commuting to the big city, crossing the East River is part of daily life. 325 more words

Will the ferry be back for riders dealing with a major subway shutdown?

Sandy-related repairs begin Friday night on the G line and run every day until September 2. The train will not run from Court Square in Long Island City to Nassau Avenue. 312 more words