By David Brand Queens Daily Eagle A ferry set sail from Long Island City to the Lower East Side yesterday,Read more
A ferry passenger plunged into the East River during a trip from DUMBO, Brooklyn to Hunters Point shortly before 5:30 p.m. Monday.
The man survived the sudden splash after crew members threw him a life saver and a ladder, but the chaotic moment put a damper on the trip home for dozens of stunned commuters.
“We’d cleared both the Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges. I opened my eyes and the guy was already in the water,” said passenger John Welsh, 31.Read more
Starting Aug. 29, a new ferry route comes to Long Island City, enabling Western Queens commuters to travel to the Lower East Side in about a half hour. The Lower East Side Route will run from Wall Street/Pier 11 to Long Island City, a 32-minute trip with stops in Corlears Hook, Stuyvesant Cove and East 34th Street.Read more
By David Brand Mets ads have long encouraged visitors to “take the train to the game,” but if Council Member FranciscoRead more