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Help Grow And Eat Farm-Fresh Produce on Governors Island

An 8,000-square-foot educational farm is growing on Governors Island.

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Schnitzel Truck Brings Kosher Food to Governors Island

Schnitzi, which has two brick-and-mortar spots in Brooklyn, serves food on Sundays on the Island.

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50 Hammocks Await After You Hike, Bike and Kayak on Governors Island

Whether it's biking, hiking or baseball, Governors Island has plenty of ways to get your heart rate up.

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NYC's Former Pro-Slavery Stance Examined in Governors Island Exhibit

"NYC & the Civil War," organized by the NY Historical Society, looks at the city's ambivalent history.

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Mysterious Railroad Relic Unearthed on Governors Island

Workers found part of a train car or hand cart likely used on the island's 1900s railroad.

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Help Name Governors Island's Composting Baby Goats

The goats will live at a composting center on the island through the summer.

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'Surprise House' to Offer Non-Scary Twist on the Haunted House

The joy of surprise is the concept behind a house set to open on Governors Island.

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Gourmet Food Trucks Roll Into Governors Island and Seaport

The new trucks, including Thai fusion Sweet Chili and The Milk Truck, will be open for the summer.

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Free Bikes Rolling Onto Governors Island on Weekdays

Free bikes will be available between 10 a.m. and noon on weekdays starting on Memorial Day.

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Giant Hill of Slides Takes Shape on Governors Island

Slide Hill is one of four waterfront peaks under construction on Governors Island.

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Downtown's Changing Cityscape: Here's What's Opening When

Dozens of construction projects will transform Lower Manhattan over the next four years.

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Beyond Camp: Five Cool Summer Internships and Jobs

There are summer internships and youth jobs at some of the city's most fascinating institutions.

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Harbor School Relocated to Stuyvesant After Governors Island Power Outage

A power outage Tuesday forced New York Harbor School to temporarily relocate to Stuyvesant High School.

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Apply Now for Permit to Use Governors Island Ballfields This Summer

Governors Island is opening up the permit process for access to its new ballfields, officials said.

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Artists' 'Bold' Ideas Sought for Governors Island's Mini-Golf Course

FIGMENT arts festival is seeking proposals for its quirky, artist-designed mini-golf course.