Sunday, March 26, 2017

Breaking Island News

USA: The Thousand Islands – A Journey of Discovery along the US-Canadian Border

USA: The Thousand Islands – A Journey of Discovery along the US-Canadian Border

A thousand breathtakingly beautiful islands are waiting to be discovered. Private Island News embarks on a journey of discovery, presenting the very best of the 1000 Island region.

Long before the likes of Aspen and the Hamptons became the playgrounds of the rich and the famous, the Thousand Islands were the place to …Read More: USA: The Thousand Islands – A Journey of Discovery along the US-Canadian Border

Island Gossip

USA: Angelina Jolie Did Not Buy A Private Island for Brad Pitt – False Information Spread For a Reason?

Petra Island Courtesy of archdaily.net

Whilst Private Island News is certain that Hollywood star Angelina Jolie has a lot of surprises in store for fiancé Brad Pitt’s 50th birthday, it seems that a private island is not yet on the shopping list.

Petra Island Courtesy of archdaily.net

For days now, the gossip columns have been awash …Read More: USA: Angelina Jolie Did Not Buy A Private Island for Brad Pitt – False Information Spread For a Reason?

Development

USA: Question Marks Surround Future of New York’s Plum Island

The home of the US Government owned Plum Island Animal Disease Center, looks set to change hands to a private party as part of a debt-lowering package.

Plum Island Courtesy of www.ars.usda.gov

The closure of the Plum Island Animal Center looks all but certain, as US Government financial experts seek to implement …Read More: USA: Question Marks Surround Future of New York’s Plum Island

Breaking Island News

USA: Environmental Groups in Frantic Bid to Preserve Little Gull Island

(Little Gull Lighthouse by boats-n-cars/flickr)

Time is running out for a coalition of New York State environmental groups who are trying to preserve a small island and its historic lighthouse from development.

(Little Gull Lighthouse by boats-n-cars/flickr)

It may only be an acre in size, but the race to preserve Little Gull Island, a tiny …Read More: USA: Environmental Groups in Frantic Bid to Preserve Little Gull Island

Governments buying Islands

USA: Town Sets Sights on Buying Historic Military Island Property

(Image Courtesy of tug44.org)

The village of Fort Edward may be small, but it’s determined to preserve the historic island considered to be the birthplace of the U.S. Army Rangers.

(Image Courtesy of the Yale Library)

Roger’s Island, found north of Albany in the middle of the Hudson River, is a place with a …Read More: USA: Town Sets Sights on Buying Historic Military Island Property

Auction Results

United States: Rat Island Finds a Buyer at $160K

(Rat Island Image from Wikipedia)

It may have been quite a bit less than the owner had hoped for, but at least this little isle in New York City did sell at Saturday’s auction.

(Rat Island Image from Wikipedia)

Despite the rumours, it doesn’t seem as though Ivanka Trump turned out the October 2nd auction …Read More: United States: Rat Island Finds a Buyer at $160K

Island Market

United States: Is Ivanka Trump a Buyer for NYC’s Rat Island?

(Rat Island Image from Wikipedia)

A small patch of land in City Island Harbour is up for auction next month; the island comes with some pitfalls, but there has also been interest from surprising places.

(Image by David Shankbone)

If the auction on October 2nd goes well, the first thing the new owner of Rat …Read More: United States: Is Ivanka Trump a Buyer for NYC’s Rat Island?

Island Resorts

USA: The Sagamore Resort – An Island Hideaway in the Adirondacks

(Image Courtesy of the Sagamore Resort)

Found within New York’s scenic Adirondack mountain range, this island resort on Lake George has been a prestigious destination for over a century, and offers the ultimate in traditional elegance.

(Image Courtesy of the Sagamore …Read More: USA: The Sagamore Resort – An Island Hideaway in the Adirondacks

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