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Governors Island will be open until 7 PM on Monday, October 14 with Manhattan and Brooklyn ferries will running on a weekend schedule.

Governors Island will be open until 7 PM on Monday, October 14 with Manhattan and Brooklyn ferries will running on a weekend schedule.

The Easiest Way To Get Away

Governors Island is a 172 acre island in the heart of New York Harbor. It’s only 800 yards from Lower Manhattan, and even closer to Brooklyn. It is a world unto itself, unique and full of promise.

Pumpkin Point and Trick-or-Treating return to Nolan Park this October

Peruse a huge pumpkin patch at Pumpkin Point in Nolan Park on the last two weekends of October! Kids can jump into fun Halloween-inspired crafting activities with Children's Museum of the Arts and everyone can enjoy fall fare by Little Eva's and Threes Brewing. Young visitors and families are encouraged to come in costume for free Trick-or-Treating on Saturday 10/26! Read more.