statue of liberty
A new LED lighting system was placed on the grounds around the Statue of Liberty and will be activated at sunset Tuesday.
Despite the cloudy forecast, Jersey City Mayor Steven Fulop is pretty optimistic that rain will not keep the crowds away.
The National Park Service on Thursday announced that a new lighting system, using light-emitting diodes or LEDs, will be activated next week on the grounds around the statue.
Wednesday marked 130 years since the Statue of Liberty arrived in pieces on American shores.
Sources told CBS2 someone made prerecorded calls to 911 threatening to blow up the Statue of Liberty. Police say Friday morning’s call used a computer-generated voice.
Sources tell CBS2 this was the second threat made in two days with some kind of computer enhanced or pre-recorded message, CBS2’s Dick Brennan reported.
Most every popular destination in America shares something in common — a waterfront setting.
Many of the best family-friendly destinations are also among the most obvious.
People were packed into the auction area at Sotheby’s to bid and watch people bid on items in the “New York Sale.”
After nearly 100 years, the National Park Service holds some of the country’s most beautiful and historic places, though it also suffers from an $11 billion backlog of unfunded maintenance and a visitor base that’s aging and mostly white.
Two NYPD officers came to the rescue for a man who was showing symptoms of a stroke aboard a tanker barge near the Statue of Liberty this week.
Sen. Charles Schumer announced legislation to make it a federal crime to trespass at places like the Statue of Liberty and Indian Point with the intent to commit a crime.
The group was rescued by the NYPD, FDNY and Coast Guard, who brought them back to the Battery Park Marina, where the boat originated.
Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.
The President of the Times Square Alliance said that costumed characters in Times Square have gotten out of control and need to be regulated.