NYC piers: A guide to the city’s waterfronts

New York City’s waterfronts are constantly evolving as residents gain access to abandoned ports and dockyards that are redeveloped into public space and ferry service expands.

The city’s piers in particular are hotbeds of activity, whether for entertainment, recreation or just enjoying the sunset.

If you’re looking for an escape from the city — without actually leaving it — here’s where to go.