Statue of Liberty
Jul 4, 2013 — The statue wasn't damaged, but Liberty Island was pummeled last fall by Superstorm Sandy. Now, just in time for July 4th celebrations, the island and the statue are open again to visitors. If you can't be there, webcams provide beautiful views. Also, WNYC has a video report on Lady Liberty's history.
Apr 3, 2013 — Also: Scottish science fiction writer Iain Banks says he has late stage gall bladder cancer and likely won't live into 2014; a blog calculates the price of Hogwarts Castle; some unfounded literary rumors; and the "politically subversive" poem at the base of the Statue of Liberty.
Mar 19, 2013 — The statue was closed to the public after Hurricane Sandy caused extensive damage to the buildings and systems that support it.
Oct 28, 2011 — On this 125th anniversary of the Statue of Liberty's dedication, live cameras have been turned on. The views include a live stream from the lady's torch.