Canoeing and Kayaking

  • Blogs

    October 2, 2014

    This Halloween, Take a Haunted Canoe Ride Down the Fetid, Radioactive Newtown Creek

    It can be hard to recapture the terror of Halloweens past, can't it? The simpler time when the holiday was about extorting as much candy as possible out of your neighbors, then rushing home as fast as you could, fully convinced that a multitude of ghosts and demons were about to claw their way out o ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    June 25, 2014


    Hitch a ride to Rockaway Beach

  • Voice Choices

    June 18, 2014


    Hawaii comes East for this canoe race

  • Voice Choices

    July 17, 2013


    A kayak experience through the East River

  • Voice Choices

    June 6, 2012


    Go rowing at Brooklyn Bridge Park

  • Voice Choices

    February 15, 2012
  • Blogs

    October 28, 2011

    Floating Art Project Accidentally Shipwrecks at Rikers​A floating dome made of umbrella spokes and empty soda bottles, bound on canoes from the South Bronx to Inwood, where it would have stayed in a monthlong exhibit, was shipwrecked on Rikers Island this week, causing a commotion among corrections officers, who immediately confirmed that ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2011

    Fresh Kills Still Kind of Stinky, at Least Metaphorically

    Back in the old days.​Ten years ago today, the Fresh Kills landfill accepted its last garbage barge, closing after 54 years as a favor from Rudy Guilani to Staten Island. The dump, "visible from space, taller than the Statue of Liberty and once the world's largest landfill," as WNYC puts it, w ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    July 27, 2010


    Take a kayak on the East River

  • Voice Choices

    June 8, 2010


    Puerto Rican artist finally gets his

  • Blogs

    August 28, 2009

    Pig Roast 'On' Tonight at Brooklyn Yard in Spite of Downpour

    The Hapa Kitchen cooks planned on roasting two pigs in an arcane Cuban-Chinese style at Brooklyn Yard this evening, assisted by some celebrity barbecuers. The bad news is, what with the incessant rain, there will probably be no canoeing on the Gowanus Canal tonight. The good news is that the pig roa ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    February 25, 2009


    Because it really can't be safe to fish in the city

  • Blogs

    February 19, 2009

    Pig Roast, Pickles, Tortilla Workshop, Other Good Things

    Hailey told you about the benefit for the New Amsterdam Market this weekend, but if you can't make it, there's also an online auction, with proceeds going to the market, that's full of really great items. There's a kayaking tour of Blue Point and clam bake with Chris Quartuccio of Blue Island Oyster ... More >>

  • NYC Life

    December 30, 2003


    Nothing Ventured

  • News

    September 4, 2001

    Collision Course

    Drop in Enforcement Leaves Kayaks Vulnerable to Jet Skis