Collective Retreats is bringing five plush tiny cabins to its campsite on the island
One of New York’s best seasonal destinations will have new things to do this year
The Arts Center at Governors Island will debut in September
Like most of the rapidly changing waterfront of New York City, this liminal landscape may soon be radically transformed
Now you can keep ice skating on your list of summer activities.
Beginning in June, Governors Island will host its first outdoor film series during late Fridays.
The island will stay open until 10 p.m. on Fridays beginning Memorial Day weekend.
Rezoning could lead to 4.5 million square feet of new development.
Collective Retreats, a luxury glamping company, will bring "overnight lodging" to the island.
The annual arts festival will announce the winner at the end of this month.
Enjoy a rare opportunity to catch a sure-to-be-stellar sunset from the island, which will extend its hours to 10 p.m. this week.
Get excited, New Yorkers: Governors Island will stay open until October 31, giving you the chance to experience the summer hot spot in the fall.
Figment NYC will bring its annual art festival to the island in early June, and its annual City of Dreams Pavilion will be made from recycled aluminium cans that have been melted down and cast in huge clay molds.
The Trust for Governors Island alleges that Turner Construction and a subcontractor delivered sub-optimal results, and wants $5 million to compensate for damages.
That’s one extra month to enjoy all of the nature, kayaking, eating, and events New York’s low-key best park has to offer.
Through a new cube-shaped chalkboard installation named #GovIsland365, visitors are encouraged to write their ideas that will later help shape an official Request for Expressions of Interest that will determine the island's annual offerings.
The previous dock was located at Pier 101 on the island but was destroyed beyond repair in 2014. With funds provided by the Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer’s office, the floating dock however has come to back to life.
It’s a big day for Governors Island: The Hills, four manmade elevations that have been in the works for several years, officially opened to the public. See how the day went down through Instagram photos.
Placed atop Fort Jay's Archway on Governors Island, the Fort Jay Eagle or the Trophée d’Armes sculpture as it is officially known is now considered one of the earliest examples of a domestically carved monumental sculpture.
Cool activity alert! This summer, head to Governors Island for one of Writing On It All’s sessions, which promotes legalized (and site-specific) graffiti as a form of self expression.
Check out the public art coming to Governors Island this summer as part of the 10th annual Figment NYC festival.
Though the Hills are opening almost two months after the rest of the Island's attractions open to the public, they've still been completed over a year ahead of schedule. The Hills will have NYC's longest slide when complete.
The barge, called Swale, will moor at Governors Island, plus Brooklyn and the Bronx. Visitors will get to pick their own produce!