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New Exhibit Chronicles Path of Chinese Americans in the U.S.

The New-York Historical Society details the journey of Chinese Americans from the 18th century to now.

Battery Park City »

Watch 19 Sailboats Race Through New York Harbor This Weekend

International teams will compete in a regatta near the Statue of Liberty from Friday through Sunday.

Civic Center »

How the Government Shutdown Affects New York City

The Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and other National Park facilities will close, officials said.

Battery Park City »

Statue of Liberty Security Screening Will Remain in Battery Park

National Parks have scrapped their plan to move security screening to Ellis Island.

Battery Park City »

New Security Plan Could Endanger Statue of Liberty Visitors, NYPD Warns

A plan to relocate screening checkpoints could make Liberty-bound ferries unsafe, the police chief said.

Financial District »

Statue of Liberty to Reopen by July 4 After Hurricane Sandy Damage

The Statue of Liberty is slated to reopen by July 4, but no date has been set for Ellis Island.

Battery Park City »

No Reopening Date Yet for Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island

Federal officials expect to have a new security plan for Liberty and Ellis islands in about 10 days.

Battery Park City »

Battery Park Security Tents Moving to Ellis Island in March, Report Says

The National Park Service plans to move the unsightly tents to Ellis Island, though the NYPD objects.

New York City »

Sandy Damage Shutters Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Until 2013

Both the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island will remain closed through 2012 due to damage from Sandy. 

Financial District »

Ellis Island Resident Artists Draw Inspiration from Immigration

Three artists participated in the first-ever artist residency on Ellis Island this summer.

Financial District »

Statue of Liberty Welcomes Nighttime Visitors This Summer

Statue Cruises offers a special Thursday night trip to the Statue of Liberty.

Downtown »

Lady Liberty Invites Artists for First Ever Residency Program

Liberty Island will host its first-ever artist-residency program in July 2012.

Downtown »

Sarah Palin Visits Statue of Liberty, Proclaims It 'Overwhelming'

Sarah Palin continued her whirlwind tour of American landmarks on Wednesday.

Downtown »

Police Concerns Delay Statue of Liberty Security Plan, Report Says

Police are worried about allowing people to board the Statue of Liberty ferry without going through metal detectors.

Downtown »

Statue of Liberty Security Screening Likely to Leave Battery Park

The National Park Service may move security screening to Ellis Island as soon as next year.

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