Entrails of Lady Liberty May Be Accessible Once More


President Obama’s Interior secretary, Ken Salazar, is touring the Statue of Liberty today to determine whether to ease restrictions on access to the crown, which has been closed since 9/11, even after the base of the statue reopened. In addition to terrorism-related concerns, studies have shown that the structure is basically a death trap in the event of a fire or medical emergency. So, all you New Yorkers who’ve lived here forever and have never been? You might consider keeping that streak alive regardless. [NBC New York]