By David Caplan There has been much progress down at the World Trade Center site since #1 WTC officially opened in November, 2014. With a lightning fast 47 second ride to the top, climb aboard the express elevator and be whisked up to floors 100-102. Otherwise known as One World Observatory, take in the spectacular … Continue reading What’s New At The World Trade Center!
By David Caplan What a difference a month makes! If you would have asked us in December we probably would have said we weren’t going to see winter this year. In all of December the mercury never dipped below 34 degrees Fahrenheit! We had 13 days topping 50 degrees, 10 days over 60 and on … Continue reading Winter has finally arrived in NYC
By Rachel Hoffmann Recently I took our Statue by Night Cruise and seeing Manhattan all lit up, took my breath away. Here are some of my tips to make the most of your cruise: Dress Warm Make sure to dress warm as it does get chilly in the evening. If you do get cold, there … Continue reading Statue by Night – Insider Edition
By Rachel Hoffmann Red Hook might not be as famous as some of our other stops, but let me tell you, it’s full of great places and is distinctly New York. So, I decided to hop off here and explore everything it had to offer. It’s stop #6 when riding our All-Day Access Pass or … Continue reading Hangin’ in Red Hook
By David Caplan It’s that time of year in New York City. The mercury is dropping and residents are ready to enjoy the many beautiful and exciting things happening in and around the New York City area. Let’s start with the most outrageous event in NYC, the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade. Starting in 1974 the … Continue reading It’s Getting Chilly Out There!
It’s the little things that matter most to us here at New York Water Taxi, so we made this little guy. It’s yellow, it’s adorable and if you bring it home with you – you won’t regret in the morning. The idea came to us when we were trying to think of someway that people … Continue reading It’s Yellow, It’s Adorable
By David Caplan DUMBO is a neighborhood of Brooklyn and is an acronym for Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass. Historically speaking, DUMBO was primarily a manufacturing district in the 1800’s, where warehouses and factories churned out machinery, paper boxes and Brillo Soap pads. The cardboard box was invented there. In the 1970’s DUMBO became … Continue reading Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass