A cruise ship passes under the Brooklyn Bridge during a Hidden Harbor Tour of New York Harbor, Aug. 2008. The two-hour tours, sponsored by the Working Harbor Committee, take place twice a month in the evening during the summer.
Two views of the Manhattan Bridge during the Hidden Harbor Tour of New York Harbor, Aug. 26, 2008. The tour on board Circle Line's luxury yacht, Zephyr, begins by going up the East River at the South Street Seaport.
A view of lower Manhattan near Red Hook, Brooklyn, Aug.26, 2008. The yacht cruises through the channel between the East side Governors Island and Brooklyn's Red Hook.
Old trolley cars sit on the shore in Red Hook near the Erie Basin Harbor, Aug. 26, 2008. The Basin Harbor is where barges and tugs are loaded for the Fourth of July fireworks celebration.
The Staten Island Ferry en route to Manhattan passes the Statue of Liberty during the Hidden Harbor Tour, Aug. 26, 2008.
The Statue of Liberty is seen as the Zephyr heads out towards Staten Island, left, and back towards the South Street Seaport after sundown, Aug. 26, 2008.
The old U.S. Gypsum plant along Richmond Terrace, in the New Brighton section of Staten Island, is seen on Aug. 26, 2008. The plant has been converted into a farmers' market. The Staten Island shore is filled with old docks and tugboat yards.
Passing under the Bayonne Bridge on the Arthur Kill, the boat looks towards Bayonne before turning up the Newark Bay, Aug. 26, 2008.
The sun starts to set at the Port Newark-Elizabeth Marine Terminal in Newark Bay Aug. 26, 2008. It serves as the principal container-ship facility for goods entering and leaving the metropolitan region.
A plane heading into Newark Airport passes the loading docks of Port Newark during the Hidden Harbor Tour of New York Harbor, Sept. 16, 2008.
A tug boat heads towards Howland Hook, Staten Island, from Newark Bay, Sept. 16, 2008. The Goethals Bridge is in the background.
The sky bursts alive with colors, with the Bayonne Bridge in the foreground. The bridge connects Staten Island and Bayonne, N.J., spanning the Kill Van Kull, Sept. 16, 2008.
The sun sets with the Bayonne Golf Clubhouse on Constable Hook along the Kill Van Kull in the foreground, Sept. 16, 2008.
A cargo ship is docked off Military Ocean Terminal in the upper harbor during the Hidden Harbor Tour of New York Harbor, Sept. 16, 2008.
The Statue of Liberty stands tall at sunset in New York Harbor during the Hidden Harbor Tour of New York Harbor, Aug. 26, 2008.
A sailboat passes the silhouette of the dormitory towers and water tower after sundown in New York Harbor, Aug. 26, 2008.
The Statue of Liberty and Staten Island Ferry Terminal at sunset near the South Street Seaport, August 26, 2008.
Downtown Manhattan skyline and the South Street Seaport shine brightly shortly after sundown, Sept. 16, 2008.
The waterfall on the Brooklyn tower of the Brooklyn Bridge, Sept. 16, 2008. The four waterfalls in lower Manhattan were made by artist Olafur Eliasson.
The mast of a ship docked at the South Street Seaport at the conclusion of the Hidden Harbor Tour of New York Harbor, Aug.26, 2008.