Starting today, thousands of New York’s outer borough residents who work in Manhattan are commuting via ferry instead, because some clever person decided, YEAH IT’S TOTALLY FINE IF WE SHUT DOWN THE R TRAIN FOR A GOOD LITTLE WHILE, BECAUSE NOBODY REALLY USES THAT, RIGHT?!
Thankfully, our good friends at Uber—sensing that San Franciscans might be jealous of New Yorkers’ sweet new aquatic ride—are offering Bay Area users a one-day opportunity to ride a swagged-out boat to work (just in time for all that BART strike talk).
on the waterfront
Spring skirt trends have given way at The New York Times to the more topical issues facing Manhattanites: like how to escape from New York City and get up to the Hamptons.
Three stories in two days debated the relative pros and cons of train, bus, and air travel upstate, but we’re still left with a nagging question…do we have to go? (That’s rhetorical, obviously, yes, you have to go to the Hamptons. Every weekend. All summer.) The only thing missing is an in-depth profile on seaplanes.
So for a quick refresher course–just in case you don’t have time to read a 1,000 word piece on how much alcohol 21-year-olds consume on the LIRR, we’ve summed up The Grey Lady’s stance on each method of getting your tuchus to Montauk.
What good is a brand-new waterfront park if you can’t enjoy it in peace? That is the complaint surrounding Brooklyn Bridge Park, which opened last year and was one of the best projects of 2010.
According to the Daily News, the city convinced those tourist-thronged helicopter tours not to hover over the Read More