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Port Authority Chief Lays Out His Vision for Brooklyn Waterfront

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Chris Ward, executive director of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, is stepping down at the end of the month. But, before he leaves his post, he had some final policy recommendations for the Brooklyn Waterfront and Governor’s Island.

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Features

A Swinging Garden Party on Governor's Island

Friday, August 27, 2010

The twenties come roaring back again this weekend on Governors Island. The fifth Jazz Age Garden Party revisits the era of bobbed-hair flappers, and dapper gentlemen, speakeasies, and hot jazz.

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WQXR News

Getting Schooled at Governor's Island: Summer School on Water

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Fifteen year-old Gabriela Molina’s 45-minute commute to summer school begins on the L train in Brooklyn. One subway connection later she’s now on a ferry to Governor’s Island. "When they first tell you that you have to take a lot of transportation you say 'it’s difficult.' But once you take it, it’s okay," she says, as a ferry pulls away from the Manhattan dock, blasting its deep horn.

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WNYC News

Getting Schooled at Governor's Island: Summer School on Water

Tuesday, August 03, 2010

Fifteen year-old Gabriela Molina’s 45-minute commute to summer school begins on the L train in Brooklyn. One subway connection later she’s now on a ferry to Governor’s Island. "When they first tell you that you have to take a lot of transportation you say 'it’s difficult.' But once you take it, it’s okay," she says, as a ferry pulls away from the Manhattan dock, blasting its deep horn.

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