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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.
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.
Lady Liberty was dedicated in New York harbor on October 28, 1886.
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.
There will be a fireworks show, a flotilla of ships up New York harbor, a naturalization ceremony, a cake and much more to celebrate the statue’s 125th anniversary.
The Statue of Liberty is celebrating her 125th birthday a little early this year so French president Nicholas Sarkozy could be there.
Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.
Sarah Palin said she got goosebumps as she walked through the halls of Ellis Island where millions of immigrants passed through between 1892 and 1954.
Detroit should take a page from Lady Liberty and shine a beacon of welcome to immigrants as a way to overcome its severe population loss, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said Sunday.
The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.
Taxpayers in the Tri-State Area still expecting a refund check in the mail from Uncle Sam may have to wait a bit longer.
In New York City, where roughly 10 percent of revenue comes from Washington, thousands of locally-based federal workers would be furloughed.
The federally run Statue Of Liberty could be shut down this weekend along with the government if Congress fails to agree on a budget.
The 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.
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