The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God—I firmly believe that nature brings solace in all troubles.
The Metroppolitan Waterfront Association is once again holding its annual City of Water Day celebrating the water that surrounds and is essential to New York City. This year, the City of Water Day will be held on Saturday, July 12th from 10am-4pm, on Governors Island and in Maxwell Park in Hoboken. Thousands of people will participate in an array of fun and educational activities.
For more info, go to the City of Water Day website.
There's a nifty interactive map of New York City's waterfront in, of all places, Conde Nast Traveler. Click on the cute icons to explore a variety of attractions and activities from water sports to picnic spots to movies.
Just a quick heads up—the annual City of Water Day NY harbor festival will take place on Saturday, July 14th at Governor's Island and Liberty State Park. City of Water Day is a free, public event that brings together everything that is fun and exciting about the water surrounding New York City. Local waterfront community and boating groups participate to offer a variety of interesting activities. Mark your calendars!