Outdoor Living At...?

A recent day outdoors was spent at the location pictured above. Anyone have any idea where this could be? Here's a second photo hint...

Still guessing?

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This photo is just steps away, looking in the opposite direction. That's the incredible contrast experienced on a short trip to Governor's Island. Look one way, and you're in a small rural town. Simply turn around and you're at the base of the Manhattan skyline.

The island opened to visitors for the summer on June 2 and is open for self-guided tours on Saturdays and Sundays until September. Access is complety free, including the ferry, which can be caught at the Battery Maritime Building.