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New Yorkers, you can now rent a “Backyard” on Pier 17

Hurry before summer ends.

words by: Natasha Marsh
Aug 11, 2020

Do you need a change of scenery? Or desperately longing for the typical high energy and outdoor activities that New York summers used to bring? Same. Luckily, the popular Seaport District Rooftop is looking out. Pier 17 introduced “The Greens” on August 1 and has sent up 28 mini lawns that mimic luxury hotel cabanas. Complete with fancy lounge chairs, umbrellas, Yeti coolers for storing drinks, USB ports and more, summer does not have to be cancelled.


You can also watch sports and movies on their 32-foot wide LED screen and enjoy cocktails and BBQ by local vendors available through contactless orders via your mobile phone. Each lawn can hold up to eight people and has a waterfront view. And since it’s a backyard, they’ve added games! Guests can rent bocce balls, giant Jenga and loads more.


The lawns are open 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., weather permitting. You can make reservations on their website here. Pier 17 is located at 89 South St.