New Citywide Ferry Service will include free Wi-Fi, heated decks and bike storage
Photo courtesy of NYC EDC

As the new Citywide Ferry Service comes closer to being implemented, more details are emerging about what the ferries will look like and what amenities they will feature. On Thursday, the Mayor’s Office released renderings of the vessels that will hit the East River beginning in 2017. Each boat will have room for 149 passengers […]

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Outdoor fitness classes start in May on the Long Island City waterfront
Photo courtesy of The Pack

A Long Island City resident and personal trainer is looking to transform Gantry Plaza State Park into a gym this spring. Sebastian Morel-Ferreira has created The Pack Outdoor Gym, an outdoor small group fitness class that he says is the first of its kind in the New York metro area. Originally from Paraguay, Morel-Ferreira moved to New […]

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PHOTOS: Mouthwatering food and eye-candy craft vendors took over LIC Flea & Food
Photos: QNS

A little rain and snow didn’t put a damper on LIC Flea & Food’s grand opening last weekend where thousands flocked for the best in food and flea that Queens offers. The clear skies predicted for this weekend will surely make a visit to LIC Flea & Food the perfect weekend plan. Open every Saturday […]

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LIC Flea & Food Market makes its return this weekend on the Queens waterfront
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The popular LIC Flea & Food market is set to return to the Long Island City waterfront for its fourth season with more than 80 vintage, artisan and food vendors this April, for what will be the largest market of its kind in Queens. Always a Queens pioneer, LIC Flea & Food will again host […]

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NY Water Taxi will likely go out of business after city chose San Francisco-based ferry provider
Photo: Daniel Mennerich

New York City residents looking to use water taxis will have a difficult time getting on board later this year. The New York Water Taxi announced it will likely cease operations at the end of 2016. The announcement came after Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration appointed San Francisco-based Hornblower Inc. the first citywide Ferry Service. The New York City […]

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