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Financial District »

The Statue of Liberty Opens to Tourists After Months of Closure

Liberty Island was closed last year after Hurricane Sandy damaged the island's facilities, officials say.

Williamsburg »

Bridge-and-Tunnel 'Poser Hipsters' Clog Williamsburg Bars, Locals Complain

Local partiers are abandoning blocks that draw Manhattan and New Jersey "weekenders" and tourists.

Williamsburg »

Williamsburg Tops List of City's Cheap Apartments on Airbnb Rental Site

Williamsburg has the most apartments under $200 listed on Airbnb, and is second overall to Midtown.

Civic Center »

Alleged City Hall Hammer Attacker Claims Victims Called Him 'Nazi'

A man charged with beating a stranger with a hammer lied about his identity, prosecutors said.

Civic Center »

Suspected City Hall Park Hammer Attacker Indicted

John Yoos, 43, attacked Spanish tourist Hugo Alejandre with a hammer in City Hall Park, police said

Civic Center »

Hammer-Wielding City Hall Park Attacker Admits Bashing Tourist, DA Says

John Yoos, 43, was charged with attempted murder for a viciously attacking a tourist with a hammer

Civic Center »

Well-Dressed Man Attacked Tourist with Hammer in City Hall Park, Cops Say

John Yoos, 43, attacked Spanish tourist Hugo Alejandre with a hammer in City Hall Park, police said.

Harlem »

Ian Burnet's MetroCard Was Used Day He Went Missing

Virginia tourist Ian Burnet's MetroCard was swiped at 145th and Broadway on Dec. 30.

Downtown »

Meredith Graves Did Not Have Illegal Drugs at 9/11 Memorial, Cops Say

Police said Meredith Graves did not have cocaine on her during a gun bust at the 9/11 Memorial.

East Village & Lower East Side »

Historic Chinatown, Little Italy Banners Aim to Lure WTC Tourists

The series of five historic buildings depicted on 40 banners was unveiled Thursday. 

Murray Hill, Gramercy & Midtown East »

CB5 Backs Artist's Bid To Dress George Washington Statue as Tourist

Community Board 5's Parks Committee voted unanimously in favor of an artist's bid to dress the George Washington Statue in Union Square in tourist gear.

Downtown »

9/11 Memorial Won't Have Bathrooms, Report Says

The soon-to-open September 11th Memorial won't have any bathrooms when it opens, according to reports.

Downtown »

City Unveils Campaign to Market Lower Manhattan as a Destination

The city plans to launch the campaign June 1, just months before the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Midtown & Theater District »

Man Arrested for Gun at Empire State Building

Police arrested the man after allegedly recovering a gun from his wife's purse.

Midtown & Theater District »

Dueling Union Protests Baffle Midtown Tourists

Two union demonstrations on the same block have had tourists wondering whether they've stumbled onto a movie shoot.

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