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QUIZ: What Is Your NYC Spirit Animal?

Are you a bodega attack cat or a rabbit with syphilis? Take this quiz to find out.

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Buy Yourself a Surprise — Spy-Training, Fire-Eating or Nothing — for $1

Sign up for The Experiment and an unexpected adventure might come your way.

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Governors Island's First Snowy Owl Named After Revolutionary War General

The rare Arctic bird made its home on the Island for the first time this winter season, officials said.

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Snowy Owls Swoop Into New York City During Deep Freeze

The arctic visitor has made a home on Governors Island for the first time, officials said.

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Broken Umbrella and Oyster-Themed Pavilions Coming to Governors Island

Canopies woven from broken umbrellas and oyster cultivation materials will be on display this summer.

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Apply Now to Use Governors Island's Ballfields This Summer

The fields are available for play from May through September, seven days a week.

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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.

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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.