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Winter Walk Photos

These photos were taken on walks yeterday (Friday) afternoon and this (Saturday) morning. The first was taken from Cadman Plaza East, looking west across Cadman Plaza Park, with lower Manhattan in the background. More photos and text follow the jump. Snowboarding on the slope between Washington Street and the Brooklyn Bridge on-ramp. The Manhattan Bridge […]

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East River Ferry To Keep Chugging Until At Least 2019

The East River Ferry, originally started as a three-year pilot project, will continue servicing the Brooklyn waterfront into Manhattan until at least 2019, city officials say. The city’s Economic Development Corp. is now searching for an operator to run the popular service for five more years, according to DNAIfo.com. More than 1.6 million passengers have […]

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East River Ferry Service Increases Capacity; Opens New Brooklyn Bridge Park Slip

To meet demand for the East River Ferry’s pilot service, the city is adding a new fleet with more than twice the capacity on weekends. The new boats will hold 399 passengers, instead of the current 149. In addition, The New York Times reported Friday that the city opened a new ferry slip at Pier […]

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East River Ferry Adds Food Service

Starting today, there will be food service on the East River ferries that connect Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens, making a stop at Fulton Ferry Landing at the foot of Old Fulton Street. DNAinfo.com: Beginning Monday morning, passengers will be treated to a new menu of locally-produced goodies, including cupcakes from Butter Lane Cupcakes, retro-style u-bet […]

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Scenes From a Morning Walk

Your correspondent took his morning walk today along Brooklyn Bridge Park from Pier 6 to DUMBO, and got some photos along the way. Here is the East River Ferry passing Pier 1 on its northbound run, making haste from downtown Manhattan to Fulton Ferry Landing. More photos and text follow the jump.

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Karl Rides the Ferry

Mr. J. attends the launch party at Fulton Ferry Landing, then rides the new ferry service. Remember, it’s free through this coming Friday, June 24. Video after the jump.

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