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Check Out the Quirky Designs Competing for a Spot on Governors Island

Designers are competing to build an eco-friendly pavilion on Governors Island in summer 2015.

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Harbor School Student Slashed After Attacking Newsstand Vendor, Police Say

Three students were arrested for beating a 67-year-old newsstand vendor, who slashed one of the teens.

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Peek Into More Than 20 Lower Manhattan Artists' Studios This Weekend

Peruse art studios downtown, including on Governors Island, through the weekend-long event.

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Governors Island Art Fair Turns 100 Barrack Rooms Into Galleries

The seventh annual Governors Island Art Fair runs every weekend in September.

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Street Vendor Stabbed by 'Wild Man of SoHo' to Get Award at Vendys

Baare Batchiri, 60, was hospitalized for 10 days after he was attacked with a pair of scissors.

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Free African Movies, Dance and Craft Classes Headed to Governors Island

The African Film Festival sponsors the Sept. 7 family-friendly events on Governors Island.

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See Who Was Dancing to 1920s Tunes at the Last Jazz Age Lawn Party of 2014

The ninth annual event brought flappers and Roaring '20s fans to Governors Island Saturday and Sunday.

Lower East Side »

6 Things for You to Do in New York City's Neighborhoods This Weekend

The weekend's most interesting events are here for you in one handy guide.

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See the AIDS Quilt in NYC for First Time in a Decade

A 57,600-square-foot section of the quilt will be displayed on Governors Island on Aug. 11 and 12.

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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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