Summer may have come to an end, but it’s still time to get out and #cruiseyourcity. This week we’re heading to Astoria! Here is a list of 8 things to do along our Astoria Route. Enjoy the first fall weekend with NYC Ferry.
Take a trip to the Museum of the Moving Image this weekend and see the Behind the Screen exhibit. It displays artifacts, computer-based interactive experiences, audio-visual material, and commissioned artworks. Also, visit the Jim Henson Exhibition featuring a broad range of objects used throughout his career. It reveals how Henson and his team of builders, performers, and writers brought the enduringly popular worlds of The Muppet Show, the Muppet movies, Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Dark Crystal, and Labyrinth, to life.
The Museum of the Moving Image is located near our Astoria Landing
Want to spend the day learning about history through art? Visit the Morgan Library & Museum and browse their current exhibitions: Pontormo: Miraculous Encounters; Medieval Monsters: Terrors, Aliens, Wonders; Wayne Thiebaurd, Draftsman; Rivers and Torrents: Oil Sketches from the Thaw Collection; A Merchant Ivory Production: Highlights from the James Ivory Collection; Pierpont Morgan’s 1906 Library; Treasures from the Vault; Sol LeWitt’s Wall 552D.
The Morgan Library & Museum is a 14-minute walk from our E 34th St. Landing.
Didn’t get a chance to visit MoMA PS1 this summer? Stop by this weekend and visit their three ongoing installations and projects: Felix Gonzalez-Torres, James Turrell: Meeting and MoMA PS1 Long-Term Installations.
MoMA PS1 is located near our Long Island City Landing.
Dine at Dutch Kills this weekend to enjoy their wooden booths, robber-baron-era cocktails made with hand-cut ice! It is located near our Long Island City Landing and prides itself on its happy hour drinks, fast service, and great cocktails!
Enjoy hand-made meats, cheeses, and fresh bread with as many people as possible at Il Bambino NYC! This panini restaurant prides itself on its Italian ciabattina bread which is baked fresh each day exclusively for their panini and crostini. It is located near our Astoria Landing.
Eat this weekend at the Pomeroy Kitchen + Bar. They serve seasonal new American cuisine in a comfortable setting. The Pomeroy serves both dinner and brunch depending on what you’re in the mood for. It is also located near our Astoria Landing.
Visit the Brickhouse Ceramic Art Center this week and take a pottery wheel class or a hand building class. Looking to do something more private? Schedule private lessons for this weekend for a group or a date night. It is only a 12-minute walk from our Long Island City Landing.
Let’s get physical! Visit The Cliffs climbing & fitness facility this weekend for indoor rock climbing! Rates and rentals for The Cliffs as follows:
Day Pass | $30
1-Month Pass | $150
Learn to Climb 1-Month Package | $159
10-Visit Pass | $270
Memberships | Click for details
Climbing Shoes | $6
Harness | $5
Chalk Bag | $3
Package | $12
Crash Pads* | $20 for the first day, $15 for each additional day, $30 for a weekend, or $70 for a week.
*For outdoor use only. Additional paperwork required.
It is located near our Long Island City Landing, as well.
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