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Superstorm Sandy is to thank for the extended closing of two of New York’s most popular tourist attractions.
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.
Lady Liberty herself is in tact and unharmed, but the brick walkway around Liberty Island sustained some damage, CBS 2 reported.
The $30 million renovation project included replacing the stairs to the crown and making them less steep.
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.
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.
If you live or work along the Hudson River, you got a treat this morning.
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.
CBS 2’s Dana Tyler gives us an in-depth look at the Emma Lazarus: Poet of Exiles exhibit.
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.
The Space Shuttle Enterprise has continued its journey to the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum.
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.