Snowboarding in NYC – How New Yorkers deal with a blizzard

January 25, 2016 by Damian O’Keeffe
Snowboarding in NYC


Winter Storm Jonas may be over and there’s a lot of cleaning up to do but when the going gets tough in NYC, New Yorkers get going.

For most people, the smart thing to do during a blizzard is to stock up on food, and binge-watch the latest series on Netflix. For others, the inclement weather is an opportunity.

It’s great to see ingenuity and adventure come together under trying circumstances… we just wouldn’t recommend it for anyone. That said, it doesn’t …

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Winter Activities in NYC

December 3, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
New York Harbor in Winter


With the first hint of cold starting to set in, it’s tempting to envision a winter of Netflix and chill all season long, but don’t let the weather keep you from enjoying some of the most magical moments New York City has to offer. Here are few of the iconic, fun and seriously bizarre things you can do this winter in NYC.

South Street Seaport
One place we love, since it’s close to our Pier 15 location is the South Street Seaport. …

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See the Statue of Liberty, no jet pack required!

November 17, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
Statue of Liberty - Jetpack Aviation


While we know some better ways to see the Statue of Liberty, you have to give David Mayman an A for effort. Mayman was trying out his JB-9 Jetpack around New York Harbor right by the Statue of Liberty.

You couldn’t find a better location for the maiden flight of a jetpack. Actually, it’s a an ideal location for anything, really.

Mayman has been dreaming of making a jetpack since he first saw James Bond use one. So much so, he founded …

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New Year’s Eve Cruises in NYC

November 5, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
New Years Cruise in NYC


It’s the biggest party of the year, make sure you do it right by taking an NYC New Year’s Eve cruise with Hornblower.

Avoid the crowds and standing in the cold. Step aboard a luxury Hornblower climate controlled yacht for the best views and atmosphere New York has to offer on New Year’s Eve. Hornblower is giving you more options than ever with three New Year’s Eve Cruises and a New Year’s Day Brunch Cruise.

Early bird tickets for all cruises are …

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Win Tickets to Lite FM’s Ice Skating in Central Park

November 3, 2015 by Damian O’Keeffe
Win Tickets to Skating in Central Park


Ice skating in Central Park is one of the most iconic experiences you can have. And Hornblower is all about creating amazing experiences, that’s why we’re giving you the opportunity to strap on the skates and take in the beauty that is ice skating in Central Park.

During November, Hornblower’s Sunday Jazz Brunch Cruise will be joined by Lite FM on-air personalities giving away tickets to 106.7 Lite FM’s free ice skating Central Park.

That’s two amazing NYC experiences that can’t be …

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