A settlement was announced Tuesday in a lawsuit over the seizure of the Occupy Wall Street library at Zuccotti Park.
By sunrise Wednesday, though, they were down to just a handful remaining in the park.
Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
Meanwhile, the protesters, who have not been allowed to spend the night at Zuccotti since Nov. 15, pressed for access to an alternative space owned by Trinity Church.
Occupy Wall Street protesters say they’re getting ready to celebrate Thanksgiving with music performances and meals for 5,000 people.
After weeks of alternately defending the right to free speech at Zuccotti, Park Mayor Michael Bloomberg finally cracked down.
Some residents and business owners who have been fed up with the encampment at Zuccotti Park say they’re glad the city evicted Occupy Wall Street protesters and cleaned up the park early Tuesday morning.
There could be a showdown in Zuccotti Park between Occupy Wall Street protesters and the park’s owners after campers were seen putting tents back up.
Occupy Wall Street protesters were celebrating their month-long occupation of Zuccotti Park Monday. But what’s next for those demonstrating?
Brookfield Office Management, the owners of the park, said they are “Withdrawing their request from earlier in the week for police assistance during their cleaning operation.”
The Occupy Wall Street movement, which has spawned grass-roots activities around the U.S., is drawing political remarks from both here at home and overseas.
Greeted by a mix of cheers and jeers, Bloomberg ordered the “Occupy Wall Street” demonstrators to get out of of the plaza long enough for the area to be sanitized on Friday morning by Brookfield Properties.