Heads up Swedes and fans of furniture ending in “torp,” on August 3, Ikea will start charging $5 for its once-free Manhattan to Red Hook Water Taxi. [NYPost]
Folk songstress Judy Collins comes to Governors Island this Saturday night: [oM]
The LIRR celebrates its 175th anniversary on July 25 with a special one-day journey that begins at the Atlantic Avenue Station at 8:12 a.m., making stops along the entire scenic main line; so plan a trip to the vineyards in Greenport or North Fork. [BKHeights]
Say b-b-b-bye to the B train, which will disband its Brooklyn express service north of King Highway for two years. [AMNY]
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The co-founder and editor-at-large at offMetro, Lauren is a sustainable travel specialist and freelance journalist with frequent bylines in National Geographic, Bicycling Magazine and Shape. Follow Lauren’s adventures at @laurenmati.