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32 Signs That Prove Deep Down, At Your Core, You'll Always Be A Tourist In New York

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 05.12.2014 | Travel

You're a certified resident of the Big Apple: You've pointed a stranger to the correct subway, you and the guys behind the deli counter share a couple...

10 Ways For Seeing The Statue Of Liberty

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 06.27.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty is scheduled to reopen to visitors on July Fourth for the first time since Superstorm Sandy. But for those who just ...

New Boutique Hotel Plays Up Unique Past

AP | By BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 07.19.2013 | Travel

NEW YORK (AP) — A new boutique hotel in Manhattan's Garment District is paying homage to its past as a hat factory. The Refinery hote...

FINALLY Reopening

AP | Posted 07.09.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The Statue of Liberty is reopening July 4 after Superstorm Sandy flooded the island where it stands. The statue has been closed sinc...

Cookie Monster Called 2-Year-Old A 'Bastard' Before Pushing Incident

Posted 04.09.2013 | New York

A man dressed as Cookie Monster spewed some not so Sesame Street-friendly words during an alleged Times Square assault Sunday, according to court reco...

Cookie Monster Arrested For Pushing 2-Yr-Old

Posted 04.08.2013 | New York

A man dressed as Cookie Monster was arrested in Times Square on Sunday for allegedly pushing a two-year-old to the ground. The New York Post report...

Ellis Island Museum Unlikely To Reopen In 2013

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The Ellis Island Immigration Museum, which sustained severe damage to its infrastructure from the surging waters of Superstorm Sandy, is n...

Hotel Boom In Queens Brings Tourists Across The River

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 03.20.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A hotel boom is luring tourists out of Manhattan and across the East River to the Queens neighborhood of Long Island City, where 15 hotels...

Statue Of Liberty To Reopen By Fourth Of July!

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — The Statue of Liberty, closed since Superstorm Sandy damaged the island where it stands, will reopen to the public in time for Indepe...

PHOTOS: The Lights In Dyker Heights

AP | BETH J. HARPAZ | Posted 12.07.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Tony Muia was born and raised in Brooklyn and always loved the Christmas lights of Dyker Heights, an Italian-American neighborhood where p...

Statue Of Liberty To Reopen To The Public On 126th Birthday

AP | Posted 10.25.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen to the public on Sunday, the U.S. landmark's 126th anniversary. The statue has been closed since l...

City Focusing On Luring More Tourists From Mexico

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 10.17.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The city is making a push to court Mexican travelers as part of a growing effort to lure Latin American visitors, officials announced Tues...

World's Largest Ferris Wheel Coming To Staten Island

Posted 09.28.2012 | New York

Staten Island's dreams of hosting the world's largest ferris wheel are coming to fruition! Mayor Bloomberg will make the official announcement on ...

Despite Olympics Advantage, NYC Still Beat London In Tourism

Posted 08.14.2012 | New York

Despite splurging nearly $15 billion to host the 2012 Olympics, London failed to beat out New York City for the number of tourists attracted per-day o...

Mayor Bloomberg's New Law Could Turn Away 2 Million Tourists and Eliminate 20,000 Jobs

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 09.12.2012 | New York
Blake Fleetwood

Last year, New York City started enforcing a new law making vacation rentals illegal when rented out for less than 30 days.

Keeping New York City a Competitive Tourist Destination

Vivien Hoexter | Posted 04.10.2012 | New York
Vivien Hoexter

Some might say that the new plaza at the Met is a vanity project -- and at $60 million an expensive one. I beg to differ.

The Best Way To Go Solo In NYC

Jeralyn Gerba | Posted 10.09.2011 | New York
Jeralyn Gerba

There are plenty of upsides to being a party of one in a city like New York.

New York City: Local Hotspots

Morgan Evans | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy
Morgan Evans

As the summer kicks off, chances are you are looking for some fun activities afforded by this great city. Here are some places in which you can kill some time until the October rapture.

Hideaways Even New Yorkers Don't Know About

Laura Lippstone | Posted 05.28.2011 | Travel
Laura Lippstone


Man Films 17-Year-Old Girl In Times Square

Gothamist | [51] | | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Recently a girl--who at one point in this video says she's 17--was doing some ballet moves in the middle of Times Square with what appears to be her ...

Today's Front Pages: August 12

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The top headlines. ...

New York Tourism Falls, Still Most Popular Tourist Destination Since 1990

AP | SAMANTHA GROSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — The number of visitors to New York City fell last year for the first time since 2001 when terrorists struck. But tourism declines els...