'Refugees Welcome' Banner Appears On Base Of Statue Of LibertyAccording to the National Parks Service, the banner, approximately three feet by 20 feet, was tied to the wall of the public observation deck around 12:50 p.m. Tuesday.
A History Lover's Travel Guide To ChicagoThe Chicago Water Tower, Grant Park and Wrigley Field are among the must see attractions in Chicago for history lovers.
Former N.J. Governors Join Fight To Save Palisades From LG HeadquartersWhen Michele Byers, head of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, asked four governors to implore LG Electronics not to build a tower that would soar above the tree line in Englewood Cliffs and mar the vista, they didn't even blink.
New Security Plans In Place For Lady Liberty's July 4 OpeningThe statue has been closed since Sandy struck the region on Oct. 29, damaging much of the island's infrastructure. The statue itself is on higher ground and was not damaged.
Statue Of Liberty's Crown To Reopen After Year Of RenovationsThe $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.
Alexander Hamilton Home And Memorial Reopens In HarlemAfter fighting in the American Revolution and helping to create the federal government, Hamilton built the house in 1802 on what was then a country estate. He lived there for two years before being killed in a duel with Aaron Burr.
In Honor Of 125th Anniversary, You Can Vote On New Lady Liberty LogoThe National Parks Service and New Jersey City University worked together to create 10 possible logos to be used in commemoration of the Statue of Liberty's 125th anniversary.
Federal Government Shutdown Would Mean Closure Of Statue Of LibertyThe federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.
New Statue Of Liberty Security Plan Still UndecidedThe NYPD wasn't initially consulted, so a plan to reconfigure and speed up the security screening process for the Statue of Liberty is now up in the air.