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New York City Seaport Ideas for Outdoors Eating

People chatting at New York City Seaport
View to Brooklyn Bridge from New York City Sea Port
View to Brooklyn Bridge from New York City Sea Port

New York City Seaport is another historic location and formerly home to NYC’s fish market before it was moved to the Bronx. Hurricane Sandy changed the mood in at NYC’s Seaport historic buildings specially to the ones closer to the East River.

A new fancy Mall has been constructed instead of the old cool looking traditional Mall with its amazing food court located on the top floor. You could find a wide variety of food for really affordable prices. Now, there’s a fancy rooftop bar/restaurant.

Outdoors setup for restaurants in  NYC
Outdoors setup for restaurant NYC

During my walk and while have amazing coffee brewed at home. I noticed another restaurant/bar right by the water. They are now using domes to sit restaurant customers outdoors due to the current COVID pandemic.

Check out more pictures below hopefully this eating outdoors fashion stays forever. Feels like I’m walking somewhere in Europe. Traditionally New Yorkers are not used to this way of life, but now most are enjoying it. What do you think? Leave a comment below if you like my pictures. You can also buy one of my coffee mugs and T-Shirts designs based on my NYC Moments pictures. I create my own designs and I take all the pictures shown in NYC Moments. Thank you and enjoy!

NYC Sea port eating outdoors setup
NYC Sea port eating outdoors setup
New York City Seaport outdoors tables setup
New York City Seaport outdoors tables setup
Eating outdoors setup dome style
Eating outdoors setup dome style
Bicycle riders enjoying the view from NYC Seaport
Bicycle riders enjoying the view from NYC Seaport
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Coney Island Boardwalk During the Pandemic COVID-19

Coney Island Parachute Tower
Coney Island Boardwalk lady walking dog
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Coney Island Boardwalk Local Residents
NYC Moments Coney Island Boardwalk Local Residents
Ruby's Bar and Grill at Coney Island Boardwalk
NYC Moments Ruby’s Bar and Grill at Coney Island Boardwalk
Couples at Coney Island bench
Couples at Coney Island bench
Coney Island Thunderbolt roller coaster
NYC Moments Coney Island Thunderbolt roller coaster
Coney Island Boardwalk keep this far apart
NYC Moments Coney Island Boardwalk
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Red Hook Brooklyn New York City

Red Hook Brooklyn Viewer by the East River

Red Hook Brooklyn was founded in 1836 by Dutch colonists. This is why we can notice so many Holland style warehouse buildings all around Red Hook Brooklyn.

Leigh Valley Boat 79 at Red Hook Brooklyn
Leigh Valley Boat in Red Hook

I went to a bike ride and sat by the river while having my favorite Latin America coffee. I still drink hot black coffee during any hot summer day in NYC.

By the 1920s, they made Red Hook the busiest freight port in the world, but this ended in the 1960s with the creation of shipping containers. Then by the 1930s Red Hook became one of the poorest neighborhoods in New York and it was called ‘city for the homeless’ or ‘Hooverville’.

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Viewer by the East River from Brooklyn
Red Hook Viewer by the East River
No parking sign Red Hook in Brooklyn
No parking Graffiti Sign in Red Hook
Bee at work inside flower
Bee at work in Red Hook

Most of Red Hook has changed due to gentrification. People from around the world have moved here mainly artists. IKEA has also set its main chain store right by the East River. These and other reasons have contributed to an increase in rent in Red Hook. I still believe this area needs more improvement to be classified as a ‘hot spot’ for real estate agents. The area does not have easy access to public transportation specially the NYC Subway.

Red Hook Architecture in Brooklyn
Red Hook Architecture by the East River
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New Yorkers Using Boarded Storefronts For Art in Soho

New Yorkers storefront art Soho

Many New Yorkers remember New York City by the glitz and glam of the streets of Lower Manhattan,
along which fashion conglomerates and cozy boutiques stand. Mannequins pose in the
windows, beckoning tourists to collect the newest, trendiest items from the laps of luxury.

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Soho at West Broadway
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Love Child Art in Soho
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Love Child in Soho
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BLM Art in Soho

In the wake of the COVID-19 crisis and the protests in support of Black Lives Matter, retailers
began to board up their storefronts. Though the fashion industry has gone into quarantine with
the rest of the world, its barren shutters have become a playground for artists who have laid
the true heart of the city bare on their wooden canvases.

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Latinx Board Art in Soho
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Libertad Board Art in Soho
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Black Lives Matter Art

The retreat of clothing stores behind painted boards seems to mirror the way society is
beginning to question consumerism and capitalism, which have traditionally overshadowed the
urgency of addressing racial injustices. The tragic murders of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery,
and Breonna Taylor may have been the impetus for the people of New York City to question the
ideals they may have previously upheld.

The colorful images gracing the streets of Lower Manhattan serve as a reminder that our humanity should come before our productivity.

Though they will one day come down to make way once again for the runway of mannequins,
their messages will continue to echo through the streets of the NYC. Immortalizing them in
photographs is just one of many ways to keep the thrum of social justice alive in the
consciousness of those who live in and love this city.

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Estamos Unidos Soho Board Art
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Yes Art Board in Soho NYC
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Love is the Answer Board in Soho NYC
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Justice for Elijah Board Art in Soho NYC
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Storefront Board Art in Soho NYC
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Storefront Board Artist in Soho NYC
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Soho Storefront Art Fans
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Why don’t you love me art board in Soho

New Yorkers stand strong.

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Face Masks These Days in New York City

Man wearing face masks reading at bench

Face masks in New York City have become a fashion during quarantine times. Most people use face masks when going to the market or at crowded places.

Three guys wearing face masks
Three guys wearing face masks
Lady wearing face mask in LES
Lady wearing face mask in LES
Lady wearing face masks walking her dog
Lady wearing face masks walking her dog
Man exercising at Sea Port with dog
Man exercising at Sea Port with dog
Man wearing face mask sitting at park
Man wearing face mask sitting at park
Man riding bike wearing face mask
Man riding bike wearing face mask
Man wearing face masks reading at bench
Man wearing face masks reading at bench
Couple wearing face masks walking in LES
Couple wearing face masks walking in LES
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New York City Chelsea Architecture

NYC Moments delivery bike man

NYC seems empty, but still beautiful. Many people walk keeping their distance. Delivery guys on bikes work hard to deliver food directly from local markets in NYC.