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Rose petals are dropped from a helicopter on the Statue of Liberty June 6, 2014  (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Flower Shower At Statue Of Liberty Commemorates 70th Anniversary Of D-Day

Three helicopters showered 1 million rose petals on the Statue of Liberty on Friday during a ceremony commemorating the 70th anniversary of the D-Day invasion.

06/06/2014

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty, (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Governors Island To Reopen, Statue Of Liberty To Begin Summer Hours, On Memorial Day Weekend

Governors Island will reopen, and summer operating hours will begin at the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, on Memorial Day Weekend.

05/01/2014

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Best Bachelorette And Bachelor Party Destinations In The U.S.

Among the best American destinations to travel to for a bachelorette or bachelor party are Las Vegas, Los Angeles, South Beach Miami, New Orleans and New York City.

01/28/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The 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.

01/14/2014

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaking at the Association for a Better New York on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Gets Emotional While Speaking Before Civic Group

After nearly 12-years of running New York City with a steely reserve, Mayor Michael Bloomberg got a little choked up Thursday talking about the impending birth of a grandson and the future of the city.

12/06/2013

Ellis Island reopens to the public, Oct. 28, 2013. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Ellis Island Reopens One Year After Superstorm Sandy’s Floods

The halls and buildings of the Ellis Island Immigration Museum reopened to the public Monday morning, almost exactly a year after the storm.

10/28/2013

Statue of Liberty reopens

Statue Of Liberty Reopens, Ending Wait For Tourists

Lady Liberty reopened Sunday, a relief to many tourists who had their hearts set on visiting the statue while they were in New York.

10/13/2013

Tourists walk by a sign announcing that the Statue of Liberty is closed due to a US government shutdown in New York, October 1, 2013.(credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Tourists Excited As Statue Of Liberty Prepares To Reopen

The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen Sunday, despite the continuing partial government shutdown.

10/12/2013

A view of the the  Statue of Liberty, (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

State, Federal Officials Reach Deal To Reopen Statue Of Liberty

New York has 33 sites under the jurisdiction of the National Park Service, including the statue and nearby Ellis Island. They’ve been shut since Oct. 1 because of the partial federal shutdown.

10/11/2013

Tourists walk by a sign announcing that the Statue of Liberty is closed due to a US government shutdown in New York, October 1, 2013.(credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Talks To Reopen Statue Of Liberty Amid Government Shutdown

The official said the state is working with parks officials to try to determine the cost of a plan to reopen the popular visitors’ destination in New York Harbor.

10/11/2013

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Over Statue Of Liberty Featured Historic Aircraft

Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.

09/01/2013

The Miss New Jersey struck a dock at Liberty Island. (credit: CBS 2)

3 Hurt As Liberty Island Ferry Makes Hard Landing

The ferry, which was taking passengers to the Statue of Liberty, was carrying hundred of passengers when it struck the dock.

08/27/2013

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Tracing N.Y. Roots: A Historical Guide To Liberty Island

So many of us in the U.S. trace our beginnings to Ellis Island and much of New York was built by immigrant groups who arrived from 1892 to 1954.

07/08/2013

A family walks by the Statue of Liberty on the first day it is open to the public after Superstorm Sandy on July 4, 2013. (Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty Officially Reopens For July 4th

A large crowd gathered for the holiday and ribbon-cutting ceremony at Liberty Island with federal officials and Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Lines stretched blocks long for the boat, which left from Battery Park in Manhattan.

07/04/2013

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Pianist, 97, Pens Song To Honor Statue Of Liberty

With the Statue of Liberty set to reopen for the first time since Superstorm Sandy Thursday, a 97-year-old pianist has penned a first-of-a –kind tribute.

07/03/2013

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