The city is planning to bring ferry service to Astoria by 2017, the mayor said earlier this year.
The ferry would stop at 178th and Dyckman streets, in addition to Harlem, Midtown and Upper West Side.
The city is looking into boats that can operate in extreme cold while planning the five-borough ferry.
Service on the waterway was suspended until further notice Tuesday morning.
The ferry will run every 30 minutes from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. on New Year's Day.
The new service would provide visitors better access to St George's waterfront.
The ferry from Rockaway to Manhattan also makes a stop in Brooklyn.
The Economic Development Corporation will examine whether a second stop would make sense.
Weekday ferry service between the Rockaways and Manhattan will continue for at least another six weeks.
The temporary ferry service will run from Great Kills to Manhattan.
The weekday ferry will run from the Rockaways to Wall Street's Pier 11 and East 34th Street.
DNAinfo.com New York is tracking transit openings and closings after Hurricane Sandy.
The island is open and free to visitors from Memorial Day weekend through the end of September.
New York Water Taxi will be testing out new trial weekend service to the island this fall.
The new menu will include Butter Lane Cupcakes and u-bet egg creams.
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