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Newtown Creek cruise

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Our pals at the Newtown Creek Alliance and the Working Harbor Committee are offering a cruise up the Newtown Creek.

from the NCA website:

Newtown Creek Cruise

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Departs at 1:00 P.M. sharp from Skyport Marina, East River at 23rd Street, Manhattan.

Ticket Price $50.00             Length of Tour: Three Hours

Souvenir Tour Brochure with historical information and vintage maps. Narration by experienced historical and environmental guest speakers. Complementary soft drinks will be served.

Come aboard for an intense Newtown Creek exploration! Our comfortable charter boat will travel the length of Newtown Creek. We will also cover English Kills. The tour will pause at interesting locations for discussion. Guest narrators will cover historical, environmental, and conservation issues.The Greenpoint Avenue and Metropolitan Avenue bridges will open on our signal so we can view the furthest reaches of English Kills. Cruise runs rain or shine.

Cruise sponsor is The Working Harbor Committee. Cruise co-host is the Newtown Creek Alliance.

To order tickets click here  

For more information, contact Tour Chairman Bernard Ente:

I went on this last year, and am doing so again this time. Check out some photos from the trip here.


Written by Mitch Waxman

July 29, 2009 at 10:13 pm

Posted in newtown creek

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