Events

Central Park Brisk Walk

Event date:
1- 25-2018 6:15 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Steven Miller
Email:
smille9984@aol.com

Distance: 7 Miles

Meet: Southeast corner of Central Park

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Details

Brisk but sane. About seven miles.This is the first of what will be a regular series in which explore Central Park by foot as the work week winds down and then grab something to eat afterwards. For the first event, we will be meeting at the SE most corner of the Park, quickly enter the park, head North, across and back down again to Central Park South. We will aim for about a 3mph pace. Please bring a flashlight as it is getting late earlier this time of year.

Central Park and East River Shorewalk

Event date:
1- 27-2018 11:00 AM
Event End Date:
7- 6-2013 3:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Ellen
Phone:
212-861-4267
We will walk north through part of Central Park and south along the East River path.  Bring lunch and water. 

Meeting: Take # 6 train to Lexington Ave. 68th St. subway stop.  Meet 11 A.M.  Bring lunch and water.  Call leader, to confirm.

Central Park Brisk Walk

Event date:
2- 1-2018 6:15 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Steven Miller
Email:
smille9984@aol.com

Distance: 7 Miles

Meet: Southeast corner of Central Park

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Details

Brisk but sane. About seven miles.This is the first of what will be a regular series in which explore Central Park by foot as the work week winds down and then grab something to eat afterwards. For the first event, we will be meeting at the SE most corner of the Park, quickly enter the park, head North, across and back down again to Central Park South. We will aim for about a 3mph pace. Please bring a flashlight as it is getting late earlier this time of year.

MOMA PS1 AND ROOSEVELT ISLAND TRAM

Event date:
2- 4-2018 11:30 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom Bergen
Phone:
917-727-5507
Email:
tom.bergen@yahoo.com

Distance: 5 Miles

Meet: Albert E. Short Triangle, Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street, Queens, outside 7, E, G train Court Square station

Time: 11:30 a.m.

About 5 miles and 5 hours, We will visit MoMA PS1, eat at a supermarket cafe, walk along some of the East River parks, then walk on to Roosevelt Island and take the tram to Manhattan. Admission to MoMA is free for New York City residents (bring ID); $10 suggested admission for others.


After about one and a half hours in the museum, we will have lunch at the nearby Food Cellar market cafe at 4-85 47th Road, which has an eat-in cafe with hot and cold buffet bars, then walk through the the new Hunters Point South and Gantry Plaza parks along the East River, then walk north on Vernon Boulevard to the Roosevelt Island Bridge to take the Roosevelt Island Tram to Manhattan, ending the walk at the N, Q, R and 4,5,6 trains at 59th Street and Lexington Avenue. The tram takes MetroCards.

The NYC Ferry is also available at Hunters Point South and the 7, N, E, R and F trains are available at various stations along the walk in Queens if you do not want to take the tram to Manhattan.

Meet: 11:30 a.m. at Albert E. Short Triangle, at Jackson Avenue and 23rd Street, across from the Court Square Diner. Take the 7, E or G trains to the Court Square station. Check MTA Service Advisories (http://travel.mtanyct.info/serviceadvisory/) for service changes.

Central Park Brisk Walk

Event date:
2- 8-2018 6:15 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Steven Miller
Email:
smille9984@aol.com

Distance: 7 Miles

Meet: Southeast corner of Central Park

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Details

Brisk but sane. About seven miles.This is the first of what will be a regular series in which explore Central Park by foot as the work week winds down and then grab something to eat afterwards. For the first event, we will be meeting at the SE most corner of the Park, quickly enter the park, head North, across and back down again to Central Park South. We will aim for about a 3mph pace. Please bring a flashlight as it is getting late earlier this time of year.

Brooklyn Bridge & Brooklyn Heights Promenade Walk

Event date:
2- 11-2018 11:00 AM
Event End Date:
7- 9-2011 11:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Ellen
Phone:
212-861-4267

About 4 miles.   We will walk over the Brooklyn Bridge and through part of Brooklyn Heights.  Bring water.  We will eat lunch in a

neighborhood restaurant.  Call leader Ellen  to confirm that walk is on.

Meet 11 A.M. Take # 4, 5, or 6 train to Brooklyn Bridge Station. Meet in front of 1 Centre Street. 

Central Park Brisk Walk

Event date:
2- 15-2018 6:15 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Steven Miller
Email:
smille9984@aol.com

Distance: 7 Miles

Meet: Southeast corner of Central Park

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Details

Brisk but sane. About seven miles.This is the first of what will be a regular series in which explore Central Park by foot as the work week winds down and then grab something to eat afterwards. For the first event, we will be meeting at the SE most corner of the Park, quickly enter the park, head North, across and back down again to Central Park South. We will aim for about a 3mph pace. Please bring a flashlight as it is getting late earlier this time of year.

WILLIAMSBURG WALK

Event date:
2- 18-2018 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Ed Leibowitz
Phone:
H: 201-332-1709; C: 201-850-9649 on day of walk only between 9:30 AM and 10:00 AM
Email:
eleibow@verizon.net

Moderate pace.

Approx 6 -8 miles.

Time:  5-7 hours including lunch.

Walk over Queensboro Bridge going through Greenpoint and Williamsburg and over the Williamsburg Bridge. Optional (possibly late) lunch in gentrified section of Williamsburg at Whole Foods. There are many restaurants near Whole foods. Bring water. Walk will end at subway station on Delancy & Essex Street in Manhattan.

Meet at 59th street and Lexington Ave at 10:00 AM. Take 4,5,6, N,R,Q trains to meeting place. Bathrooms available at Home Depot on 3rd Avenue nearby. Call or email to confirm walk status. Rain or snow on day of walk cancels.  Joint walk.  Nonmembers of Shorewalkers, Outdoors Club and TSR $3.

Central Park Brisk Walk

Event date:
2- 22-2018 6:15 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Steven Miller
Email:
smille9984@aol.com

Distance: 7 Miles

Meet: Southeast corner of Central Park

Time: 6:15 p.m.

Details

Brisk but sane. About seven miles.This is the first of what will be a regular series in which explore Central Park by foot as the work week winds down and then grab something to eat afterwards. For the first event, we will be meeting at the SE most corner of the Park, quickly enter the park, head North, across and back down again to Central Park South. We will aim for about a 3mph pace. Please bring a flashlight as it is getting late earlier this time of year.

Coney, Brighton and Manhattan Beaches and Sheepshead Bay

Event date:
2- 25-2018 12:00 AM
Event End Date:
2- 25-2018 12:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Raanan Geberer
Phone:
646 808 4121
Email:
graanan315@aol.com

Meet at 11:30 a.m. in front of the Stilwell Avenue-Coney Island subway station. We'll proceed along the shore through Coney Island and Brighton Beach, then Manhattan Beach. Then we'll go over the foot bridge to Sheepshead Bay, at which point we'll head west toawrd the subway. Bring water and a snack. About two hours. Call Raanan, 646 808 4125 or 212 675 6913.

45th Great Manhattan Bridges Walk [34 miles]

Event date:
3- 3-2018 8:15 AM
Event End Date:
3- 3-2018 9:00 PM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Jack Shi
Phone:
646-363-6378
Email:
thejackshi [at] gmail.com

The main group will walk over every pedestrian-friendly bridge around the perimeter of Manhattan Island (~31 miles). A ~10% faster group will do the same around the perimeter of Manhattan Borough (~34 miles). Starting at the George Washington Bridge Bus Station, we will proceed clockwise around Manhattan and end with the Brooklyn Bridge from Brooklyn into Manhattan. There will be one ride on the Roosevelt Island Tramway for the longer route. Bring or buy lunch. There will be a few short breaks. Feel free to eat during the breaks or while walking. *NOTE: There is no slow group. Both groups will try to finish in 12-13 hours. If the number of people is small, we will try to stick together as one group.

Manhattan: Statues, Monuments and Buildings of Lower Manhattan

Event date:
3- 10-2018 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom McBreen
Phone:
(516) 812-0156

Moderate walking, a few stairs, about five or six hours.. We will look at all of the statues in Battery Park, especially the John Ericsson statue. This statue was moved a few years ago. John is looking at Bridge Street instead of the park and the harbor. We  the Shorewalker’s Art Committee will decide whether or not we should suggest that the New York City Art and Antiquities Department turn  the statue to face into the park and the harbor. We will visit the Alexander Hamilton Custom House and the beautiful Native American Indian art inside. We will also visit other builds. Bring lunch and water..  We will walk rain or shine. Call Friday evening until 9:00 PM, if weather is a question. Leader: Tom McBreen—  (516) 812-0156. Check the Shorewalker’s calendar for possible changes.

Meet at 10:00AM inside the Staten Island Ferry Terminal. Take the escalator to the main level, the right side before the turnstiles

Red Hook Hike

Event date:
4- 6-2018 11:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Dan Abatelli
Phone:
917-620-9626

The walk will last approx 3-3,5 hours with a stop at Steves Key Lime for an optional snack. Return via bus(B-61) and/or ferry(NY Waterway).Several dining options for those who wish to remain:The Good Fork, Hope & Anchor, Fairway, Red Hook Lobster Pound and IKEA!

Meet at Smith & 9th Street station at 11am, Take the F/G train.  Where: outside, by the B-61 bus stop sign.

Industrial Newtown Creek Walk

Event date:
4- 7-2018 9:15 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Jack McCleland & Elizabeth Campbell
Phone:
347-633-6350
Email:
jgmwolf@gmail.com

This walk begins in LIC and we then explore the industrial area in Queens and Brooklyn around the Newtown Creek.  Brisk, steady pace.  Please no slow walkers.  Because of the industrial  nature of the area there are very few drop out points and rest stops.  Approximately 10 miles.    Bring snacks and water.  We end back at Court Square where there is a nice diner for those who wish to have lunch. 

Meet:  9:15 for a prompt 9:30 start.  NE corner of 46 Ave & Jackson Ave.  Take the 7, E or G train to Court Square/Jackson Avenue.  Rain cancels. 

Jersey City Murals

Event date:
4- 7-2018 10:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Diane Cimine Co-leader Nick DiNapoli
Email:
dianecimine@gmail.com Nicholasdinapoli@hotmail.com

An exploratory 7 to 10 mile walk of the mural art on the streets of Jersey City

Meet: 10:00am at Grove Street PATH station in Jersey City

Exchange Place to Weehawken

Event date:
4- 8-2018 11:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Ed Leibowitz
Phone:
201-332-1709 Cell: 201-850-9649 on day of walk only between 10:00 AM and 11:00 AM.
Email:
eleibow@verizon.net

5 to 7 miles. Time: 4 to 5 hours.  Walk at a moderate pace (some ups and downs) along the Jersey side of the Hudson River waterfront, taking in the scenic views from Exchange Place to Port Imperial Ferry Terminal, Weehawken. Visit Burr–Hamilton duel site. Rain cancels. 

Meet at Exchange Place PATH terminal in front of Katyn Memorial statue at 11 A.M. Take PATH train from WTC to Exchange Place; get off at first stop. To return to NYC, take ferry at Port Imperial or light rail to PATH station in Hoboken or Jersey City. Bring lunch and water. PATH fare: $2.75/Seniors $1 (must contact PATH to obtain senior Smartlink fare card). Ferry Fare $9.00/Seniors $8.25 Light rail fare $2.25/Seniors $1.10. 

 

Saunter Stretch #1

Event date:
4- 14-2018 10:30 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom Bergen and Pamela Cress
Email:
Tom: tom.bergen@yahoo.com Pamela: pactoday@gmail.com

Start tuning up for The Great Saunter, our epic 32-mile hike around the Manhattan shoreline, by walking the first part of the hike, from Fraunces Tavern to 145th Street along the West Side.  8 miles, about 4 hours, lunch break around Pier 1 (72nd Street). The 1 train is available at the end of the hike. 

Meet 10:30 a.m at Fraunces Tavern, 54 Pearl Street. Take the 4 or 5 to Bowling Green or the 1 or R to South Ferry/Whitehall Street.

 

Saunter Stretch #2

Event date:
4- 21-2018 10:30 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom Bergen and Pamela Cress
Email:
Tom: tom.bergen@yahoo.com Pamela: pactoday@gmail.com

Start tuning up for The Great Saunter, our epic 32-mile hike around the Manhattan shoreline, by walking the second part of the hike,

Meet:  Number 1 train 145th  Riverbank State Park to 125th street & Lexington Ave.

 

Saunter Stretch #3

Event date:
4- 28-2018 10:30 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom Bergen and Pamela Cress
Email:
Tom: tom.bergen@yahoo.com Pamela: pactoday@gmail.com

Start tuning up for The Great Saunter, our epic 32-mile hike around the Manhattan shoreline, by walking the final part of the hike,

Meeting: 125th Street. Walk to Fraunces Tavern.

 

Brooklyn: Williamsburg Bridge, Bedford Avenue and Prospect Park

Event date:
4- 28-2018 11:00 AM
Members:
Free
Hikeleader:
Tom McBreen
Phone:
(516)-812-0156

Moderate walking, some hills, about five to six hours. We will take a few block look at the changing face of the “Lower East Side” before going over the century old Williamsburg Bridge (1903). In Williamsburg, we will visit the George Washington statue and pass Peter Lugar’s Restaurant on our way down Bedford Avenue to the Brooklyn Museum and Prospect Park.

Meet at 10:00AM at Delancey and Essex Sts. ( northwest corner of Delancey Street)---F train. Bring lunch, water, binoculars or a camera with an optical zoom lens. We will walk rain or shine. Call Friday evening until 9:00PM, if weather is a question. Check the Shorewalker’s calendar for possible changes.

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