New York Trapeze School
Fulfill your circus dreams, like Carrie did on Sex and the City, flying trapeze to trapeze in this open-air tent by the river. It’s...
Hudson River Park
Waterfront Bicycle Shop
This bike shop is conveniently located just across the West Side Highway from the Hudson River Park, where a bike lane runs north and...
Weekly reading series, live music and history are the main features of this 1817 neighborhood bar. It's in the James Brown House (the...
Jacques Torres Chocolate
Known as Mr Chocolate, French chocolatier Jacques Torres lives on a boat, fishes for striped bass out of the harbor and still manages to...
Pier 40 near Houston St · interesting places nearby
Downtown Boathouse information
New York’s most active public boathouse offers free walk-up 20-minute kayaking sessions (including equipment) in a protected embayment in the Hudson River on weekends and some weekday evenings. Longer weekend three-hour trips usually go from the Midtown location at Clinton Cove ; there’s another boathouse at Riverside Park on the Upper West Side; and a summer-only location on Governor's Island .