Hudson River, Pier 66 Maritime

I traveled from Mid-Chelsea to the edge of Manhattan and out to Pier 66 to take some pictures of Jersey City and the Hudson River. I last went out there in March for the Fountain Art Fair and it was very cold out on the water.

It was windy and sunny so it was hard to see anything or to even stand still (the winds were powerful enough to blow you a few feet away!) but I managed to spot the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, as well as some buildings in lower Manhattan and Weekhawken, NJ.

From there I had lunch at The Frying Pan, an historic lightship docked on Pier 66 Maritime that serves as a sort of dive bar/seasonal bar and grill with a tiki bar. In March when I attended the Fountain Art Fair that took place on the ship, I could feel the boat rocking from the wind and water, and it did the same when I was out there on this windy May day!!

View of Jersey City, the Goldman Sachs Tower and the Statue of Liberty
(to the left of the tower)

View towards Midtown and the Empire State Building

Park on Pier 66, view towards New Jersey

View toward Chelsea Piers from the dock of The Frying Pan

The John J. Harvey fireboat, situated next to The Frying Pan, formerly of the FDNY.

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