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A former navy vessel docked at the West Harlem Piers near 125th Street, The Baylander is a supremely pleasant place to catch a breeze and drink a margarita.

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New York City is home to a variety of unique dining experiences.

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Waterfront Destination Baylander Steel Beach Reopens for the Season This Week

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One of Harlem's best warm-weather destinations is reopening for the season this week.

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— The Curious Uptowner

This Old Aircraft Carrier In Harlem Is Now A Breezy Floating Bar

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Dine on the water without leaving the dock at this picturesque restaurant in Harlem opening for the 2023 season

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A restaurant on one of the world's smallest aircraft carriers reopens in Harlem today

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After debuting at the end of last summer, The Baylander Steel Beach is set to once again start welcoming guests for the summer season beginning tonight!

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We wanted to create the casual, fun atmosphere of a beer garden style restaurant on the water that really offered something for everyone

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— Metropolitan Magazine

They Needed a Place to Marry. Suddenly Their Ship Came In.

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Max Krauss and Emily Young wed aboard the U.S.S. Baylander, which happened to be docked outside his parents' Harlem home at just the right time.

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— Vincent M. Mallozzi

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A new restaurant in West Harlem is serving up dishes, drinks and a little bit of history.

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— Marysol Castro

The 8 Best New Burgers In NYC - New York

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NYC has its fair share of establishment burgers, but we're always on the lookout for new ones that might someday join the hall of fame.

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The Ultimate in Outdoor Dining on the Baylander Steel Beach

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If you want to feel like you are on a cruise to nowhere while dining outdoors, especially for Labor Day weekend, check out the Baylander Steel Beach restaurant before the great weather ends.

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A tiny aircraft carrier is slinging summery drinks in New York

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t's been called the world's smallest aircraft carrier, and now the 125-foot Baylander is docked in the Hudson River, just off 125th Street in Manhattan, serving as a summery watering hole in New York City.

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— Maya Stanton

Down by the Baylander

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Lauren Scala takes us aboard Baylander Steel Beach, which was once a U.S. Navy Aircrafter, for some delicious food and drinks.

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Baylander Steel Beach Opening Thursday!

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Michael Trenk and his partners - who own Prohibition on 84th and Columbus Ave - are about to expand in a major way.

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— Mike Mishkin

Reopen NYC: Outdoor dining gets creative aboard aircraft carrier, in greenhouses, and on rooftops

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NEW YORK CITY (WABC) -- Some restaurants have gotten creative with the way they setup their outdoor spaces. Some have moved into the street, others have taken to the rooftops, while others are using greenhouses and even an aircraft carrier.

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— Lauren Glassberg

On the Hudson, a 'River Rat' to the Rescue

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Scott Koen, a boat captain, rushed to the scene when a US Airways plane landed in the Hudson.Credit...Karsten Moran for The New York Times

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— Corey Kilgannon

Park Slope, Brooklyn, Gets a Beer Garden Built Into a Garage

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A new spot from the owners of Kosaka, outdoor dining at La Mercerie and more restaurant news.

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— Florence Fabricant

We Just Wanna Stay In Business

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The restaurant industry has been devastated by the coronavirus pandemic and many are trying to find ways to adapt just to stay afloat.

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Baylander Steel Beach

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A new restaurant and bar is opening this Thursday on the deck of the Baylander, a decommissioned U.S. Navy ship moored at the West Harlem Piers on 125th Street.

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— The Curious Uptowner

First Look at Baylander Steel Beech

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The first review of Baylander Steel Beach has arrived and we were able to make over to the West Harlem Piers today when the clouds started disappearing by mid afternoon.

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