Tag Archives: Governor’s Island

The Governor’s Lawn Party

Even the sun could not resist the idea of 50 hammocks, unoccupied, just swinging there solo on Governor’s Island. And not just hammocks. The entire eastern end of the island has been transformed from navy stronghold to public park, with … Continue reading

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Fete Paradiso

It somehow seems fitting that the Frenchman who made his fortune by creating an enameled iron cooking pot in the shape of a cow, would not only have an amazing collection of vintage carousels, but that he should bring them … Continue reading

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Governors Island Jazz

Fitzgerald would have felt right at home. The Dreamland Orchestra put on a jazz lawn party this weekend at Governors Island and the fans of the roaring twenties came in their finest. It was a riot of costumes and characters, … Continue reading

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