Most of Manhattan has a grid system of strictly parallell streets running east-west, and avenues running north-south. One of the exceptions is Broadway, which cuts across Manhattan and creates more open spaces where it crosses an avenue. Times Square is where Broadway meets 7th Avenue.
From Battery Park, at the southern tip of Manhattan, there is a free ferry service to one of the boroughs in New York, Staten Island. The ferry offers a great view of Downtown Manhattan, Brooklyn, New Jersey and the Statue of Liberty.