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The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Green in spring, golden brown for fall:  Read more »

VIDEO: Make Your Voice Heard, Place One Final Vote to Help Build 9/11 Memorial

The video shows the waterfalls taking shape at the 9/11 Memorial construction site. Your votes through Members Project will help the 9/11 Memorial earn $200,000 in essential funding.We’re asking you to help make one final push to catapult your favorite charity – the 9/11 Memorial – into first place before polls close on Nov. 21.  We need as many votes as possible to reach our goal.Voting for the Memorial will help ensure the promise to always remember 9/11.  Read more »

(VIDEO) Hangar 17: Salvaging WTC, Preserving History

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.comThe above video is from Fox News' The Rise of Freedom series featuring hangar 17 at John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens, where World Trade Center remnant steel, crushed emergency vehicles and other artifacts recovered from ground zero have been housed since 2001.Read more about hangar 17 at FoxNews.comBy 9/11 Memorial Staff  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. Stony resolve: Rich Pues (L) and Anthony Rodriguez of Berardi Stone place cobblestones to create the plaza for the 9/11 Memorial. The plaza will feature more than 400 oak trees.  Read more »

VIDEO: Fox News Report Remembers the Victims

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In case you missed it: The above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series about a son, Vincent Camaj, remembering his father, a World Trade Center window washer killed on Sept. 11.  Read more »

Travel Report Says 9/11 Memorial Puts NYC Atop 2011 Tourist Destination List

Modest-upstart-turned-global-brand Lonely Planet, which is largely controlled by BBC Worldwide, is a company committed to independent travel, trustworthy advice and editorial independence, according to the company's websiteLonely Planet has released its visitors destination list for 2011 and placed New York City at the top of the ranking.  The reason? The opening of the 9/11 Memorial next year. Here's what the website said:  Read more »

The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial

Staff photographer Amy Dreher snaps a lot of pictures at the World Trade Center site, documenting the construction progress of the 9/11 Memorial. Amy also trains her lens on the smaller pieces that may be overlooked with a project of this magnitude. Through “The Lens: Viewing the 9/11 Memorial,” readers of The MEMO blog can share some of the unique vantage points captured by Amy. A moveable feast:  Read more »

VIDEO: Touring the 9/11 Memorial, Museum

Watch the latest video at video.foxnews.com In case you missed it: The above video is from Fox News' "The Rise of Freedom" series that features 9/11 Memorial President Joe Daniels, who details the mission of the memorial and museum.By 9/11 Memorial  Read more »

'National 9/11 Flag' on the Move

The National 9/11 Flag continues is restitching journey across the country with a stop in Branson this month, according to the Branson Tri-Lakes NewsThe New York Says Thank You Foundation is taking the flag on the country-wide tour to provide an opportunity for local service members to help restore the flag to its original glory. After 9/11, the tattered flag was recovered from ground zero.  Read more »

Your Pass to Downtown Culture (Update X2)

Several of Manhattan’s downtown museums have banded together to create the Downtown Culture Pass — a three day, all-access pass to eight downtown cultural attractions.   With the Downtown Culture Pass, pass holders will be granted free admission to participating museums, discounts in museum shops and local restaurants, and reduced ticket rates for the Wall Street Walks walking tour. Updated: Check out what DNAinfo.com reported on the passes  Read more »