Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Reopen Amid ShutdownThe two sites have been closed due to the federal government shutdown.
Cuomo: Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island To Reopen Monday Despite ShutdownThe governor says the state will pay for the duration of the shutdown, and the sites will be open every day.
So, What Does A Government Shutdown Mean For You?For starters, the shutdown had an instant impact on two of the world's top tourist destinations: the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
Officials, Conservationists Balk At Plans To Place Barges Between Ellis Island And Liberty State ParkLocal officials, businesses, and conservationists said it will ruin views and disrupt ferry traffic in the historic part of New York harbor.
First Time Visitor's Guide To New York CityFirst time visitor's guide to the best attractions and dining in New York City.
Immigration Advocates Host Thanksgiving On Ellis Island For Newly Naturalized CitizensAmong those who were invited to attend included naturalized citizens from Serbia, Algeria, Cyprus, Colombia, Cuba, Antigua and Barbuda, Taiwan, Mali and Bolivia.
Dolan: Pope Asked To Circle Statue Of Liberty, Ellis IslandPope Francis asked to circle the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on his way out of New York, becoming emotional as the helicopter carried him over the sights that greeted millions of immigrants to America, Cardinal Timothy Dolan said.
Thousands Of Artifacts, Removed After Superstorm Sandy, Return To Ellis IslandHistory is back on display at the Ellis Island National Museum of Immigration. Precious treasures were returned Wednesday after they were displaced by Superstorm Sandy.
Best Things To Do In New York City This WeekendThis weekend you can watch a movie about eating, hear a talk about eating, see a comic about eating, and eat while wearing a kilt.
Gov. Christie Lays Wreath For Veterans At Ellis IslandThe Republican governor visited Ellis Island Wednesday morning to lay a wreath in the Grand Hall as part of a Wreaths Across America ceremony.
Watch Ed Sheeran Play 'Sing' from #EdonEllisHey #Sheerios: Couldn't join us for #EdOnEllis? Watch Ed Sheeran play 'Sing' from the concert, and check out the best moments from the night here.
Best Historic Vacations In The USThe early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

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