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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

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

Big Party Planned For Statue of Liberty’s 125th Anniversary

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.

10/15/2011

French President Nicolas Sarkozy and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg chat as Bloomberg gives Sarkozy a tour of the Statue of Liberty - New York, NY - Sep 22, 2011 (credit: Rich Lamb / WCBS 880)

Sarkozy, Bloomberg Celebrate Lady Liberty’s Birthday Early

The Statue of Liberty is celebrating her 125th birthday a little early this year so French president Nicholas Sarkozy could be there.

09/22/2011

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

Statue Of Liberty To Close For Yearlong Renovations To Make Interior Safer, More Accessible

Starting October 29, the monument will be getting a $27.25 million makeover.

08/11/2011

Sarah Palin spoke with schoolchildren at Ellis Island on June 1, 2011 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Sarah Palin Concludes New York City Visit With Private Tour Of Ellis Island, Statue of Liberty

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.

06/01/2011

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (credit: Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Mayor Bloomberg: Immigration Key To Rescuing Detroit

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.

05/01/2011

The 'Lady Liberty' Stamp depicts the statue outside the New York-New York casino in Las Vegas. (credit: Raimund Luke/USPS.com)

‘Lady Liberty’ Stamp Features Image Of Replica From Las Vegas

The stamp may have been issued to stir feelings of national pride, but instead it has stirred up controversy.

04/15/2011

Last-Minute Filers Race To Make Income Tax Deadlines

Tri-State Area Federal Workers To Face Furloughs During Shutdown

Taxpayers in the Tri-State Area still expecting a refund check in the mail from Uncle Sam may have to wait a bit longer.

04/08/2011

U.S. Passport

Tri-State Area Would Suffer In Event Of Federal Government Shutdown

In New York City, where roughly 10 percent of revenue comes from Washington, thousands of locally-based federal workers would be furloughed.

04/07/2011

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