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.
Statue Of Liberty Lights To Dim This WeekThe lighting system that illuminates the exterior of the Statue of Liberty will be turned off nightly from Monday through Thursday as part of planned work on the island.
Final Steel Beam Hoisted Into Place For New Statue Of Liberty MuseumA topping off ceremony was held for a new museum alongside the Statue of Liberty.
NJ Lawmaker: Yacht Owners Should Not Be Free To Anchor In Front Of Lady LibertyYachts are harboring resentment in the waters around the Statue of Liberty, over the last few months, the oversized boats have been blocking the view.
Lights Out At Lady Liberty: Outages Scheduled This Week Due To Planned WorkThe lighting system that illuminates the exterior of the statue will be off from 6 p.m.-5 a.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
National Park Service: Statue Of Liberty Power Outage 'Temporary' And 'Unplanned'The statue was dark for a few hours except for the lights in Liberty's crown and torch. The full lighting was restored around 11:45 p.m.
'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.
Amazon Billboard Featuring Statue Of Liberty Giving Nazi Salute Causes StirAmazon's advertising for its original series "The Man In The High Castle" is causing a stir once again.
Police: Man Trying To Sell Unauthorized Ferry Tickets Punches Person In FacePolice say an unauthorized agent tried to sell a family tickets to see the Statue of Liberty, but when the family refused, he allegedly punched one of them in the face.
Grass Roof Crowns Bigger, More Accessible Statue Of Liberty MuseumOfficials on Thursday unveiled the design for a new Statue of Liberty Museum at a groundbreaking ceremony on Liberty Island, which sees 4.3 million visitors each year.
NYC's 5 Best Summer CruisesIt's officially summer and that means it's time to set sail along the Hudson! Here are five cruising adventures that will have you dancing, bird watching, and learning about the history of this great city.
NYPD: Over A Dozen Scammers Busted In Battery Park For Selling Fake Statue Of Liberty TicketsThe NYPD busted several ticket scammers Wednesday for selling fakes in Battery Park.