Doctor's Review: Medicine on the Move

June 28, 2017
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An affordable cruise in NYC

New routes to Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan

There’s a new way to get around NYC and it doesn’t involve roads, cars or traffic. The NYC Ferry debuted the Rockaway and East River routes on May 1, the first of six that will be added throughout the summer and into next year. The routes will connect southern Queens, Brooklyn and Manhattan; rides will cost the same as a subway ride, US$2.75. Bikes are welcome for an additional US$1. The new fleet of boats will have 129 seats inside and 28 seats on the outer deck, and will feature charging stations for your devices. Wi-Fi will come later. A snack stand will sell food and drinks. For suggestion of things to see and do along the routes, go to the official NYC travel website: nycgo.com/articles/dont-miss-these-places-near-nyc-ferry-stops. To buy tickets, go to www.ferry.nyc.

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