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Jul
18
Thu
2019
The Great South Bay Music Festival
Jul 18 – Jul 21 all-day

Long Island’s Longest Running, and Largest 4 Day Music Festival Returns

The Great South Bay Music Festival

Celebrating It’s 13th Year

July 18 – 21, 2019

at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village

2019 Line Up Includes America, Taking Back Sunday, Slightly Stoopid, Sublime w Rome, WAR, Edgar Winter, Glassjaw, Lotus, Dweezil Zappa, Spafford, SOJA, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, The Menzingers, Assembly Of Dust, Pink Talking Fish, Frank Iero & the Future Violents, Englishtown Project, Blue Coupe (Members of Alice Cooper & Blue Oyster Cult), and more…

Over 75 Performers on 5 Stages

Patchogue, NY – The Great South Bay Music Festival – Long Islands longest running, and largest 4 day, all ages Music & Arts Festival, returns to the picturesque waterfront at Shorefront Park in Patchogue Village from Thursday, July 18 through Sunday, July 21st.

Tickets for Great South Bay 2019 are on sale now.

To Purchase Tickets: http://bit.ly/GSB2019Tickets

Ticket price includes all concerts and entertainment. Food & beverages not included.

Children ten and under are free, except for the Sunday children’s concert.

For additional festival info, please go to www.greatsouthbaymusicfestival.com

Festival Times:

Thursday, July 18:
Doors are at 3:00 pm, till 10:00 pm

Friday, July 19th:
Doors are at 3:00 pm, till 11:00 pm

Saturday the 20th:
Doors are at 1:00 pm, till 11:00 pm

Sunday the 21st:
11:00 am doors for Great South Bay’s annual Kids Concert

Sunday Regular Fest Ticket holders:
1:30 pm Doors, till 10:00 pm

Shorefront Park is located just a few miles south of LIE, exit 63S.

Jul
20
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 20 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
25
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Jul 25 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Jul
26
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 26 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Jul
27
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Jul 27 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
1
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Aug 1 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019
Aug 1 all-day
Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursday August 1 & 8, 2019

Taking place twice in the month of August are these outdoor film screenings for all to enjoy.

At the North Plaza within Union Square Park which opens at 6:30 pm for seating with the films beginning at sunset.

Thursday, August 1

Space Jam

Featuring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight & Theresa Randle and stars from the Looney Toons.

Here’s the official original trailer for this film:

+++

Thursday, August 8

Ghostbusters

Starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts

Trailer video is right here:

Aug
2
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 2 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
3
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 3 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
8
Thu
2019
2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies
Aug 8 all-day
2019 Summer in the Square - Union Square Park :: Music, Health, Performances, Movies @ New York | New York | United States

2019 Summer in the Square – Union Square Park

Thursdays, June 13 – August 8, 2019

Just like last year there’ll be sets of events taking place at New York City’s Union Square Park located between midtown and downtown towards the east side of Manhattan (but closer to the middle).

First Round of the Fitness Schedule runs from 7:00 am – 10:00 am

Featuring

Yoga at 7:00 am
Boxing HIIT at 8:00 am
Tai Chi at 9:00 am

 

Second Round of the Fitness Schedule : 5:30 pm – 7: 30 pm

Dance Cardio at 5:30 pm
Cardio HIIT at 6:30 pm
Paragon Sports Run Club at 6:30 pm
Sunset Yoga at 7:30 pm

 

Special Live Performances for kids

11:00 am

June 13: Mike Messer

July 11: Thunder & Sunshine

July 25: Bessie’s Big Shot

August 1: Story Pirates

Lunchtime Jazz with performances by the New School for Jazz

12:00 pm

Within the West Side seating area of the park at 16th Street

Dueling Performances at the South Plaza Main Stage

5:00 pm

With paired acts dueling with each other. Encompassing a range of performance types from DJs and Dancers to Drummers, A Cappella and more.

June 13: Dueling Dancers

June 20: Dueling Jazz Bands (The New School)

June 27: Dueling Drag Queens (Screaming Queens)

July 11: Dueling Comedians (The Stand)

July 18: Dueling Dancers (Peridance Contemporary Dance Company)

July 25: Dueling Dancers (Gibney Dance Company)

August 1: Dueling Beatboxers (The Beatbox House)

August 8: Dueling Drummers (NYU Steel Band)

 

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursdays, August 1 & 8, 2019

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019
Aug 8 all-day
Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019 @ New York | New York | United States

Throwback Thursday Movie Nights at Union Square Park 2019

Thursday August 1 & 8, 2019

Taking place twice in the month of August are these outdoor film screenings for all to enjoy.

At the North Plaza within Union Square Park which opens at 6:30 pm for seating with the films beginning at sunset.

Thursday, August 1

Space Jam

Featuring Michael Jordan, Wayne Knight & Theresa Randle and stars from the Looney Toons.

Here’s the official original trailer for this film:

+++

Thursday, August 8

Ghostbusters

Starring Bill Murray, Harold Ramis, Dan Aykroyd, Sigourney Weaver, Rick Moranis, Annie Potts

Trailer video is right here:

Aug
9
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 9 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
10
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 10 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
16
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 16 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
17
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 17 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
23
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 23 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
24
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 24 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
30
Fri
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 30 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.

Aug
31
Sat
2019
Governors Island to Stay Open Late on Fridays and Saturdays in 2019
Aug 31 all-day
Shot in June 2018 during the blue hour from Governors Island

Governors Island Late Fridays and Saturdays

OH YES!

Fridays and Saturdays
May 24 – August 31, 2019
Open until 10:00 pm

We got the chance to experience late days at the Island last year and so enamored was I with the whole thing that I went two days in a row. Luckily they were absolutely stunning days! You wouldn’t believe how excited I just got when I discovered that, yep, they’re offering this up so early in the season. Had imagined them not doing this until a bit later but we’ll take it!

The Ferry leaves from the historic Battery Maritime Building, located at 10 South Street in Lower Manhattan just north of the Staten Island Ferry. It’s a short and cheap ride across the waters.

If you’re a photographer like yours truly then you’ll really get a kick out of the chance to capture the setting sun as well as the Lower Manhattan skyline during the blue hour and evening. Yes, of course, you can do so on other days when the island’s open to all, but come on! This is a great chance to capture it all under a night sky. I plan to return again, and again and again and again. Will you?

Visit this page at the official site for Ferry information.

The photo at the top of this page was taken at the end of the sunset hour as the night sky crept in. We took many photos like this during our visit.

Below, would be yet another panoramic shot taken there as well as a photo taken in the afternoon.