Governors Island


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Gov·er·nors Island

 (gŭv′ər-nərz)
An island of southeast New York in Upper New York Bay south of Manhattan. Used by the British as a residence for the colonial governor of New York in the 1600s and 1700s, it was later used as the site of a US military base.
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As a kick-off for the next Comprehensive Waterfront Plan, the public is urged to participate in a free Waterfront Planning Camp on Governors Island, Saturday, August 17, for an afternoon of interactive activities where they can share ideas for the future of the waterfront.
Through this consolidation, DeCA assumed control of the Governors Island Commissary in 1991, located south of Manhattan on the approach to New York Harbor, as well as the store at Coast Guard Base Kodiak, Alaska, in the Aleutian Islands.
Vacationers can now have the experience of "glamping" mere minutes from New York City with Collective Retreats' Collective Governors Island camp on Governors Island.
Many in the United States also take part in Holi festivities with New York City hosting a massive Holi celebration at Governors Island on May 6 this year.
The City of New York, a place known for never sleeping, has in Governors Island a perfect foil.
Catch it at the right time and the boat to Governors Island is free - or as cheap as [euro]2.govisland.com Get a bike for free from 10am to noon.
New York, NY, September 04, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Yellow Peril Gallery is pleased to present “balance between,” a special exhibition featuring recent work from Providence artist Lisa Perez in Building 4A at Nolan Park during the 6th Annual Governors Island Art Fair 2013.
The 11-story brick apartment building on Governors Island formerly housed Coast Guard families.
Astral Converted (originally Astral Convertible) is now being revived, thanks to a residency on Governors Island through River to River that includes workshops and talks.
To this end, the city is offering free land on Roosevelt Island and at several other sites (including Governors Island), as well as over $100 million in tax incentives, to lure a science and engineering campus to the city.
Land is offered at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, Roosevelt Island, or Governors Island, with the winner expected to be an nounced by year's end.