NY Water Taxi Welcomes New Partner – Water’s Edge Restaurant

As a New Yorker, you tend to forget about the great things that city has to offer in things to do and places to go. It usually takes an outsider (usually a family member coming to visit that you must play host to and keep entertained) to put your guard down and pay attention to the more tourist-like activities. This is what I was thinking as I was grabbing a glass of champagne being served to us as I hopped on the NY Water Taxi. The New York Water Taxi provides a fast, comfortable commute, Hop-on/Hop-off routes that are convenient and fun for both locals and visitors, and tours of the city.

On this gorgeous day, we were headed to Long Island City to enjoy some wonderful dinner fare at Water’s Edge, a restaurant with amazing food and a great view of part of the East river. The York Water Taxi, Circle Line Downtown & MVP/NY invited several media attendees to a cocktail reception at Waters Edge Restaurant, their new partner.

We dined on exquisite hors d’oeuvres and an amazing diner as we enjoyed a stunning view of the city skyline and elegantly chic decor. You couldn’t help but stare dreamily outside the floor to ceiling glass windows at the wonderful view, it somehow makes the incredible meal you’re having even better

Drooling yet? just looking at these photos is making me want to go back to Water’s Edge and that is just a small part of their menu. To see more, get to know the Water’s Edge menus.

After being wonderfully fed at Water’s Edge, we were scheduled for a the champagne and dessert Cruise on the Zephyr, a one-of-a kind multiple deck yacht that holds 75 to 400 guests. The Zephyr offers two climate controlled decks and a sun deck, two mahogany bars, dance floor with surround sound speakers, 10 flat screen monitors and A/V equipment for presentations or montages.

We arrived to find a smorgasbord of desserts provided by Water’s Edge Restaurant, ready to fill our already full stomachs while we listened and danced to some great music as we traveled down the East River

The night ended around 10:15pm and we left wishing the entire experience would last a bit longer (I know I did). So don’t wait until you have relatives visiting to partake in this great NYC experience.

3 replies
  1. Maura Buckley
    Maura Buckley says:

    I am the Director of Sales, Charters and Events for New York Water Taxi and Circle Line Downtown and was responsible for planning the event on June 2nd, 2011 with Waters Edge (one of our new partners). The event was a great one and if anyone would like more information you can email me at mbuckley@nywt.com for more information. We have great menus, bar packages and products and our vessels make a great outing for your guests. I thank you for this article and I am happy to hear your positive feedback!

  2. Penny
    Penny says:

    so they were serving you champagne on the water taxi, or did i get that wrong? What a great summer promotion if they were!! That food looks awesome.


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