Governor’s Island

LIFE IN MY NEW YORK

Wow! I visited Governor’s Island for the first time this summer and I literally had no clue that this secluded retreat was so lovely!

I started out one day on one of my weekend mystery excursions, the kind of one where I get up, get myself together and head out not exactly knowing where, but knowing I will find some kind of treasure. I began in DUMBO http://dumbonyc.com/, a place this native Brooklynite always knew existed but never visited. It was beautiful and I was quite impressed but that is another story!

I saw a ferry boat landing reading “to Governor’s Island” https://govisland.com/info/ferry and I thought to myself “why the hell not?” so spontaneously I boarded the ferry and it was full steam ahead! The ferry was relatively cheap (under $5.00) and even stopped at the South Street Seaport and even midtown Manhattan. The ferry ride was lovely despite the…

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