New York Water Taxi

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Red Hook »

Red Hook Ferry Service Expands to Midtown

Officials announced the expansion of New York Water Taxi's "all-day" pass with stops in Red Hook.

South Street Seaport »

Good Samaritans Dive Into Water to Save Injured Seaport Dock Worker

NYPD divers pulled the three men from the East River after a NY Water Taxi boating accident at Pier 16.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Water Taxi Launches Commuter Ferry Connecting West Side to Downtown

The rush-hour service will run from Pier 84 to Brookfield Place.

Battery Park City »

Two Hurt as New York Water Taxi Hits Pier in Battery Park

A father and daughter suffered minor injuries when a Water Taxi hit a pier in Battery Park, cops said.

Red Hook »

City Expands IKEA Ferry Service in Red Hook Starting Memorial Day

The IKEA ferry will collaborate with the city to reduce waiting times for weekend riders this summer. 

Great Kills »

Temporary Great Kills Ferry Service to Manhattan Ends Friday

The city will end the ferry service from Great Kills to Manhattan on Friday.

Greenpoint »

'Spooky' Newtown Creek Tour Reveals Pirates and Witch Hunts

The tour exposes "spooky" environmental and historic facts about the creek.

South Street Seaport »

Small Electrical Fire Breaks Out at the South Street Seaport

A fire broke out at the South Street Seaport near the New York Water Taxi stop.

New York City »

Top New York City Getaways by Boat

Make travel part of the fun with boat getaways, from Red Hook to Martha's Vineyard. 

Upper East Side »

City to Launch Pilot Ferry Service to Randall's Island

New York Water Taxi will be testing out new trial weekend service to the island this fall.

Downtown »

Tickets Still Available for 9/11 Memorial Opening Day, but Not for Free

There are still tickets for the 9/11 memorial, but visitors will have to buy them as part of paid tour packages.

Downtown »

Beach Beer Garden Reopens Next Week at Pier 17

The operators had to rethink their plans after community opposition to late-night music.

Downtown »

Seaport Beer Garden Derailed by Community Board Rules

A proposed upscale Pier 17 beer garden will not open at the beginning of May as planned.

Manhattan »

City Plans Regular Ferry Service for East River

City Council is poised to award a contract to an operator to provide year-round, all-day service.