I don’t know what it is about being on a boat, but being on a boat always makes me feel cooler. And the “I’m on a Boat” song inevitably starts playing in my head. This is exactly what happened on Sunday when I was on not one, but two boats with some friends from work.
Actually, let’s be real: we rode the East River Ferry from Brooklyn (where we had brunch) back to Manhattan.
We passed by the Domino Sugar Factory (which I heard is getting torn down – can anybody confirm?), where Kara Walker built a 75-foot sculpture coated in sugar this summer.
Ok, and this kid was AWESOME for noticing that I was taking pictures and smiling for me. I call this “street photography.” #notcreepyjustobservant
After crossing the river, we reached Manhattan near the financial district.
After we got off…we hopped onto another ferry to Staten Island. Bonus: this ride was free!
The big deal about the Staten Island Ferry is that you get to see the Statue of Liberty on the way. So here she is:
Finally, we ended the day with ice cream from Morganstern’s. They had really unique flavors like American egg, strawberry durian, and black ass licorice…
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P.S. I took many photos and not all of them made it into this post. Check out my Flickr if you’d like to see more!