Wednesday, July 15, 2009

City of water: Places to go watch ripples and fish

Water is marvelous to behold, if not always to touch, in our urban environment. Glittering condos and hulking factories clog up much of the waterfront, while imposing gates obstruct access to shorelines in some of our riverside parks. But on Saturday, July 18, people will take boats of all kinds to Governors Island for City Of Water Day—a festival with fishing workshops, bird-watching tours, and a parade of illustrious vessels—to celebrate the resource that courses between the boroughs and splashes up against all sorts of rustic refuges. Here are some waterside destinations for free activities, whether on City Of Water Day or not. Continue reading on Decider...

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