Mar 17, 2013
East River dolphin, met by canoe
While the St. Patrick’s Day parade rolled up Fifth Avenue on Saturday, a scene unfolded in the East River that might have been more common in the eighteenth century: canoeists met a dolphin in a gentle snowfall. T Willis Elkins shot the footage on Saturday: “I paddled out with fellow members of the North Brooklyn […]
Aug 23, 2012
Manhattan's East Side waterfront gets some kayaks
Two hundred years ago, launching a small boat from the East Side of Manhattan for an afternoon row or paddle would have been ordinary. But in modern times, even as improved water quality has sparked a resurgence of boating around NYC, the East Side of Manhattan has been left out. Intrepid kayakers have been barred […]
Jun 13, 2012
Free kayaking in the city
From mid-May to mid-October, the Hudson River Greenway's Downtown Boathouse (located at Pier 96 and Pier 40) offers short escapes from the hustle and bustle in the form of free kayaking sessions.
Jul 27, 2011
Come explore Canarsie Pier on a 4-mile paddle!
This Week at Jamaica Bay Unit Canarsie Pol Kayak Excursion ♥Canarsie Pier Thursday, July 21 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Circumnavigate Canarsie Pol on this 4-mile paddle that begins at Canarsie Pier. Space is limited. For reservations, call (718) 338 – 3799. (4 miles) Jamaica Bay Kayak Excursion ♥Floyd Bennett Field Seaplane Ramp Thursday, July […]