@untappedcities @HeardOnTheFerry midlife crisis probs — Matthew Hennessey (@MattHennessey) July 21, 2014A more serious answer from David Abbey:
@untappedcities maybe a charter or a maintenance run? #interesting @nycdot #siferry — David Abbey (@DavidAbbey) July 21, 2014And finally, perhaps the coolest idea from Mark Mannino:
@untappedcities I believe they do that for a movie shoot — Mark Mannino (@markmannino) July 25, 2014Anybody want to confirm or offer additional details? We’d love to know for sure (here’s looking at you NYC DOT!). [Update: We received a comment from Louis Pons, who works for the ferry and says they go north to train new captains. Thanks Louis!] Follow Untapped Cities on Instagram for more of our fun city finds. Get in touch with the author @untappedmich. See more quirky NYC facts and discoveries in our “Daily What?!” series. Submit your own via Twitter with the hashtag #DailyWhat.