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Woop woop! The weekend Ikea Ferry that runs from Red Hook to Wall Street is adding another stop this summer, along with more frequent trips. The ferry will now run every 25 minutes (instead of every 40), and stop at Van Brunt Street near Fairway. "Officials said they hoped that increased weekend ferry service will boost local economy and mitigate the effects of" Hurricane Sandy. [DNAinfo]