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‘Glamping' Has Officially Come to New York City

7 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Governors Island is a mere eight-minute ferry from the southern tip of Manhattan (five minutes if you're traveling from Brooklyn's Pier 6) and already a favorite summer respite for harried New Yorkers. Before you've had time to stow your bike and collect your thoughts, you've been transported to a 172-acre car-free green space with playing fields and historic buildings, art installations and a grove of hammocks, plus an altogether slower pace.
Now you can sleep there, too.
After opening on June 29, with a grand opening event set for July 11, Collective Governors Island is a "glamping" camp...
Read more ...

 

‘Glamping' Has Officially Come to New York City

7 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

Governors Island is a mere eight-minute ferry from the southern tip of Manhattan (five minutes if you're traveling from Brooklyn's Pier 6) and already a favorite summer respite for harried New Yorkers. Before you've had time to stow your bike and collect your thoughts, you've been transported to a 172-acre car-free green space with playing fields and historic buildings, art installations and a grove of hammocks, plus an altogether slower pace.
Now you can sleep there, too.
After opening on June 29, with a grand opening event set for July 11, Collective Governors Island is a "glamping" camp...
Read more ...

 


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