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Come and join us this Wednesday, June 19, for our boat cruise on the Hudson River. This is the highlight of our Summer!! Over 20 other Meetup groups are expected to attend this event!!

Some of the popular attractions include:

Statue of Liberty

NYC Skylines

Governors Island

Brooklyn Bridge

Jersey City

Roosevelt Island

There is a limited number of space aboard the cruise, so do get there early! Please mention RORY at the Pier 78 for discounted price!

This cruise is going to be a lot of fun, so you definitely do not want to be left behind.

Please call/ text if you have further questions. Information for this cruise can be found below:


Meetup Organizer,


Venue: Pier 78 (West 38th Street and the West Side Highway)

Date: Wednesday, June 19th 2013

Admission: $10 at the Pier 78 (mention RORY at the entrance)

Dress Code: Business / Trendy Casual OK. NO flip flops, T-shirts, hats etc.

· Boarding 7pm-7:30pm Sailing until 10:00pm
· DJ CATO spinning a HOT mix of Brazilian beats & Top 40 dance hits
· Performance by 2 Samba Dancers & The Motumbaxe' Capoeira School
· Spectacular views of the NYC Harbor & The Statue of Liberty
· LeBlon Caipirinha Drink Specials.
· Cash Bar – All guests must be 21 & over with proper ID
· Cash Buffet Available – only $10 per plate (i.e. Roasted chicken, Pasta, Field Green Salad, Mixed Veggies etc.)

. Three (3) levels on the boat

. Lounge seating for approximately 200 guests

. Two (2) Outdoor decks ( for members who just want to relax)

. Lots more amenities!!!




Directions to Pier 78 can be found below:

By Car

From the North (Westchester, Connecticut, Massachusetts)
95 South (via the Cross-Bronx Expressway) to the George Washington Bridge. At approach to bridge, bear right to lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York-Parkway South-9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 38th Street.

Saw Mill River Parkway/Henry Hudson Parkway/Route 9A: Follow 9A South to 38th Street.

New York State Thruway/Major Deegan Expressway/Route 87: Major Deegan Expressway to George Washington Bridge exit. Stay in right lane towards lower level. Exit at the last exit in New York-Parkway South-9A. Follow Parkway South (Henry Hudson Parkway/West Side Highway) to 38th Street.

From the South (New Jersey, Delaware, Pennsylvania, Etc.)
95 North to the New Jersey Turnpike. Exit at the Lincoln Tunnel. When exiting the tunnel, bear left. Follow signs for uptown or northbound to 38th Street. George Washington Bridge to Parkway South- 9A. Terminal is located at 38th Street.

From Queens and Long Island
Queens-Midtown Tunnel: Take Southbound or Downtown exit to 34th Street and turn right. Go west to 12th Avenue and turn right on 12th Avenue. Terminal is located at 38th Street.
Queensboro/59th Street Bridge: Take 60/61st Street Exit. Go to 5th Avenue alongside Central Park to 59th Street. Turn right onto 59th Street to 12th Avenue and turn left. Terminal is located at 38th Street.

From Staten Island
Verrazano-Narrows Bridge eastbound to the Gowanus Expressway, to the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel. Exit westbound to the West Side Highway/12th Avenue. Terminal is located at 38th Street.

By Public Transportation

Please keep in mind that the public transportation fare is $2.25. The subways accept MetroCards. Buses accept MetroCards and exact change fares. With MetroCards you can transfer from subway to bus and bus to subway for one fare. MetroCards are available at the local stores.

Runs east/west on 34th Street. Stops on 12th Avenue across from the NY Waterway Terminal and at Penn Station.
Runs east/west on 42nd street. Stops at 12th Avenue and 42nd Street (terminal is located at 38th Street) and at Grand Central Station.

Port Authority
New Jersey Transit and other buses arrive at the Port Authority terminal at 42nd Street between 8th and 9th Avenues. The M42 will bring you from there to 12th Avenue and 42nd Street. Terminal is located at 38th Street.


The following trains stop at 34th Street/Penn Station:

Amtrak, New Jersey Transit 8th Avenue: and The Long Island Rail Road 7th Avenue: and The Long Island Rail Road 6th Avenue: Lexington Avenue:

The following trains stop at 42nd Street/Times Square (Broadway):
Metro North Railroad trains stop at Grand Central Station at 42nd Street between Lexington and Vanderbilt Avenues.

8th Avenue: 7th Avenue: 6th Avenue: Lexington Avenue:

For further information, call MTA Travel info:[masked]

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