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A sailboat sails past the Statue of Liberty on October 31, 2012. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty, Ellis Island Will Not Reopen To Visitors In 2012

Superstorm Sandy is to thank for the extended closing of two of New York’s most popular tourist attractions.

11/21/2012

A sailboat sails past the Statue of Liberty on October 31, 2012. (Photo by Allison Joyce/Getty Images)

Statue Of Liberty To Shine For First Time Since Hurricane Sandy

For the first time since Hurricane Sandy slammed into the Tri-State Area last week, the Statue of Liberty will once again shine through the darkness of New York Harbor.

11/09/2012

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Brick Walkway Around Statue Of Liberty Damaged From Sandy

Lady Liberty herself is in tact and unharmed, but the brick walkway around Liberty Island sustained some damage, CBS 2 reported.

11/01/2012

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Statue Of Liberty’s Crown To Reopen After Year Of Renovations

The $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.

10/25/2012

Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

New Yorkers Say Transit, Sanitation & City Lifestyle Make High Tax Rates Worth It

From the Statue of Liberty to a powerful lineup of star-studded sports teams, New Yorkers have it all, and now residents of the Empire State can also brag that they have the highest taxes.

10/24/2012

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Tickets To Visit Statue Of Liberty’s Crown Now Available

A year after it was closed for renovations, visitors will once again be able to take in the views from the crown of the Statue of Liberty.

10/01/2012

Blimps over the Hudson River as seen from SoHo - Sep 6, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Blimps Parade Up Hudson River

If you live or work along the Hudson River, you got a treat this morning.

09/06/2012

Long Island Sound - Mamaroneck, NY - Aug 1, 2011 (credit: Catherine Cioffi / WCBS 880)

Authorities Rescue 4 In Separate Incidents Involving Overturned Sailboats

Suffolk County Police said that Marine Bureau officers helped save three men minutes after their sailboat overturned and sank in Huntington. U.S. Park Police also helped rescue a man near the Statue of Liberty.

07/24/2012

Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles (Credit: CBS 2)

Emma Lazarus: Poet Of Exiles At The Museum Of Jewish Heritage

CBS 2′s Dana Tyler gives us an in-depth look at the Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles exhibit.

07/01/2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise seen from Chopper 880 being moved at JFK International Airport ahead of her barge trip to the Intrepid - Queens, NY - Jun 1, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Space Shuttle Enterprise Arrives In New Jersey En Route To Intrepid

On Tuesday morning, the Enterprise will depart from Elizabeth, passing the Statue of Liberty at 9:50 a.m. and the World Trade Center at 10:40 a.m. before completing its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum at 11:30 a.m., where it will be hoisted onto the flight deck.

06/03/2012

Space Shuttle Enterprise (Credit: CBS 2)

Shuttle Enterprise Prepares For Final Leg Of Journey To Intrepid Museum

The Space Shuttle Enterprise has continued its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.

06/02/2012

The 9/11 Memorial and 9/11 Museum site - New York, NY - Aug 25, 2011 (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: No Way 9/11 Museum Can Open On Time

Work on a planned museum at the World Trade Center has ground to a halt because of a financial dispute, and there is now no possibility it will open on time next year, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.

12/30/2011

Montgomery Street, Lower Manhattan Map

New Waterfront Park Set For Lower Manhattan

Community leaders have begun to plan a park in lower Manhattan at the base of Montgomery Street that would offer incredible views from the Statue of Liberty all the way up to Queens.

11/20/2011

Statue Of Liberty (credit: Getty Images)

Statue of Liberty Celebrates 125 Years In New York Harbor

Lady Liberty was dedicated in New York harbor on October 28, 1886.

10/28/2011

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

Torch Cams To Give Masses Views From Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty is getting high-tech gifts for her 125th birthday: webcams on her torch that will let viewers gaze out at New York Harbor and read the tablet in her hands or see visitors on the grounds of the island below in real time.

10/23/2011

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