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Governor’s Island: Pirates, Figment and more

Back in May, the three of us writing the book got a nice tour of Governor’s Island with Elizabeth Rapuano and Ellen Cavanagh of the Governor’s Island Preservation & Education Corporation. The whole idea is that this small land mass shaped like an ice cream cone just off of the southern tip of Manhattan [...]

Not a Figment of your imagination, this weekend its the Figment Festival on Governors Island

This weekend, a great place to bike around is Governors Island and even more so because its the annual Figment festival.

This small island off of Manhattan is transformed into a participatory art and culture center with all kinds of hands on art installations and performance art.

More info at figmentnyc.org/2009 [...]