First dockless bikes arrive in the Rockaways; what it’s like to go glamping on Governors Island

Posted On Fri, July 13, 2018 By

Posted On Fri, July 13, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Photo via Jump Bike Company (L); via Collective Retreats (R)

  • As the NYC Ferry hits five million passengers since its launch last year, the first larger, 350-seat boat has arrived in New York Harbor. [NYC Ferry]
  • NYC’s first-ever dockless bicycles arrived today on the Rockaways as part of a city-wide pilot program. [Office of the Mayor]
  • S’mores around a fire, 1,500 thread-count sheets, and the island to yourself–here’s what it’s like to spend $650/night glamping on Governors Island. [amNY]
  • Norman Foster will design pro-bono a new boathouse for Harlem nonprofit Row New York. Designs are expected to be revealed this fall. [Art Daily]
  • Union Square’s famed Coffee Shop, known for its model staff and “Sex and the City” cameos, will close after 28 years due to rising costs. [NYP]
  • How the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez campaign got its powerful design. [Fast Co.]
  • At $1,500, Midtown’s Baccarat Hotel is serving the country’s most expensive ice cream. [CNBC]



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