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One WTC Spire Making Its Way To NYC

AP | Posted 11.23.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The giant spire that will top 1 World Trade Center is making its way to Manhattan. The spire is divided into 18 sections that weigh betwe...

Hurricane Sandy Blackout Video of Lower Manhattan

Untapped Cities | Posted 01.13.2013 | New York
Untapped Cities

After Hurricane Sandy swept through New York City at the end of October, much of Lower Manhattan was left underwater and without power.

PHOTOS: Rubbernecking From Brooklyn

Thomas Shomaker | Posted 01.05.2013 | Travel
Thomas Shomaker

Hurricane left the southern tip of Manhattan powerless and the views from Brooklyn were spellbinding.

Hurricane Sandy: New York After the Storm

Toni Haber | Posted 01.01.2013 | New York
Toni Haber

When I first started preparing for Hurricane Sandy on Sunday, I, like the rest of New York, had no way of knowing the full ramifications of this storm.

WATCH: Time-Lapse Shows Explosion, Blackout

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

The Hurricane Sandy time-lapse video has finally arrived. We watched an Irene time-lapse last year, but it's safe to say that this video, created by S...

PHOTOS: Massive Flooding At Subway Stop

Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

Photos released by the MTA show extensive flooding at the South Ferry subway station in lower Manhattan, caused by storm surges from Hurricane Sandy. ...

Gerry Smith

Websites Scramble As Hurricane Sandy Floods Data Centers | Gerry Smith | Posted 10.31.2012 | Technology

As Hurricane Sandy made landfall Monday, the freak storm flooded data centers in New York City, taking down several major websites and services -- inc...

11 Years After 9/11, Students Return To Fiterman Hall | Posted 08.28.2012 | New York

LOWER MANHATTAN -- Students poured into the newly rebuilt Fiterman Hall Monday morning, nearly 11 years after the collapse of 7 World Trade Center he...

The 9/11 Memorial Tribute Walking Tour

Wicked Good Travel Tips | Posted 10.19.2012 | Travel
Wicked Good Travel Tips

Whenever I allow myself to remember the events of 9/11, I realize that even though we are approaching the 11th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center, there are still unresolved emotions swirling in my soul. That is why on a trip to NYC last week, despite record heat in lower Manhattan, I knew a visit to the 9/11 Memorial would be a must.

Artists Find Inspiration in Governors Island's Past

Vera Haller | Posted 07.13.2012 | New York
Vera Haller

For all the changes on Governors Island, it is the island's past that inspires a group of artists who work there in a light-filled former Army warehouse. The juxtaposition of frenetic city life and island serenity is particularly appealing.

The Seaport: Two Centuries of Serving the Community -- What's Next?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 08.11.2012 | New York
Kristi York Wooten

South Street Seaport's heyday began in the early 1800s, when it was a popular East River port for sailing cargo boats. Today it is still a popular area for New Yorkers to get together.

PHOTOS: New Pics Of 'Well-Dressed Groper' Who's Still At Large

Posted 05.11.2012 | New York

The NYPD has released new photos of the "well-dressed groper" who remains at large after a man was falsely accused and cleared of all charges linking ...

LOOK: New Photos Of The Giant Fulton Street Transit Center

Posted 04.11.2012 | New York

In December, we got our first glimpse of the giant skylight inside the massive, glass-walled, "spectacular," Fulton Street Transit Center--the under c...

Woolworth Building Could Be Yours For $500 Million

Posted 04.04.2012 | New York

Owners of one of the city's most iconic landmarks, the Woolworth Building in Lower Manhattan, are said to be looking into prospective offers on the pr...

Home of the Irish Immigrant Girls in Lower Manhattan

Alan Singer | Posted 05.02.2012 | New York
Alan Singer

During the Ellis Island era, millions of immigrants arrived in the United States. Our Lady of the Rosary and the accompanying Watson House provided greetings and safe haven for more than 100,000 young Irish girls who came to NY.

The Faithful Shopper: New Year's Wishes

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 02.28.2012 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Here are some retail events I'd like to see in the year(s) ahead. Some are more likely than others, but the holidays are a time for dreaming, aren't they?

Interactive Light Show To Illuminate Lower Manhattan

Posted 12.13.2011 | New York

The city is planning to pull out all the stops for a new Lower Manhattan revitalization project that hopes to bring an interactive light display to th...

OWS Twist: Zuccotti Park Owners, Brookfield Properties, Owe City $139,000

Posted 12.05.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg may have been on the side of Brookfield Properties during the violent raid on Occupy Wall Street in November, but now it's looking lik...

Judge Says Islamic Center Park51 Cannot Be Evicted, But Must Pay Back Rent

Posted 11.29.2011 | New York

A Manhattan Judge has blocked Con Edison from evicting Park51, the proposed Islamic Center in Lower Manhattan. The center however will need to pay hun...

WATCH: Mayor Bloomberg Defends 'Law-Abiding' Occupy Wall Street Protestors

Posted 01.09.2012 | New York

In an appearance on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" on Wednesday, Mayor Bloomberg defended Occupy Wall Street protestors and said they were "generally law-abidi...


Shan Wells | Posted 12.12.2011 | Denver
Shan Wells


Alexander Eichler

Despite Weather And Police Clashes, 'Occupy Wall Street' Protesters Are Settling In | Alexander Eichler | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

NEW YORK -- The members of Occupy Wall Street are not allowed to use megaphones, so they've adopted a low-tech workaround. At their twice-daily gen...

Occupy Wall Street: 20,000 Strong Doing Yoga And Dancing

Inae Oh | Posted 11.15.2011 | New York

On Saturday, September 17th, organizers for the event Occupy Wall Street are calling for 20,000 individuals to join their cause for government and cor...

Mayor Bloomberg Ratings: Thank You Hurricane Irene

Inae Oh | Posted 11.12.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg received a significant boost in ratings for his performance and "better safe than sorry" approach to Hurricane Irene, according to a n...

10 Years Later, Tourists Check-In To Lower Manhattan

Melanie Nayer | Posted 11.08.2011 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

The suits that adorn the patrons of cafes, restaurants and sidewalks on Wall Street and in Battery Park City now mingle with tourists donning "I LOVE NY" t-shirts.