Category: Places

Governors Island

Governor’s Island is a large island situated directly in New York Harbor south of the tip of Manhattan. In recent years, Governor’s Island has been converted and used as a New York City park; but for a majority of its history Governor’s Island served as a key military installation for the city.  Under Dutch and …

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Randall’s Island

  New York City’s Randall’s Island is a destination not only for New Yorkers, but for travelers far and wide. Located in the city’s East River, Randall’s Island is known today as an entertainment haven, complete with athletic fields, driving ranges, and concert venues. Additionally, the island is a transportation hub, hosting the Robert F. …

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