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You have to be a special brand of sleazy to rip off tourists who are checking out Ground Zero, so of course NBC 4 went down to Ahmed Mohammed’s hot dog stand to witness this for themselves. The outlet reports that Mohammed has been inflating the prices for hot dogs and pretzels to arbitrary amounts […]

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Today it’s being widely reported that the name “World Trade Center” was sold by Port Authority for $10 almost three decades ago to the World Trade Centers Association, a non-profit entity founded by one of the agency’s bigwigs, Guy Tozzoli. During the construction of the Twin Towers, his title was Director of the World Trade […]

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Have you been following the saga of One World Trade Center’s spire as it makes its way from a factory in Quebec down into New York? It’s been sort of dramatic! First, ADF, the steel company that constructed the antenna, held it for ransom, saying it was missing $8.2 million in invoices from the tower’s […]

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According to the NYPD and “grief experts” cited by the Times, it could be. Although the memorial was designed to give hope and provide a safe place to reflect, some are worried that it also has the potential to stir up suicidal feelings and cause people to leap from its massive waterfalls. The site has […]

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Although there’s certainly a lot of activity seen in this time-lapse video detailing the construction of the 9/11 Memorial between 2004 and 20011, it’s also a testament to excruciating snail-like pace that has beset the WTC site. Remember this is eight years worth of work. […]

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Just like the 9/11 Memorial, the annual Tribute in Light, is also facing financial struggles and without enough money, could end up going dark. Each year, the group that operates the bird disrupting beams has to scramble to cover the hundreds of thousands of dollars it costs to maintain. The Municipal Art Society scraped the […]

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Following “outrage,” avant garde composer Steve Reich is self-censoring Masatomo Kuriya’s cover image of a second plane about to this the WTC from his WTC 9/11 album. It’s comprised of amplified recordings of first responders, kids saying “suddenly it was black outside,” shmira prayers over victims’ body parts and violin drones from the Kronos Quartet […]

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According to the Daily News, the Millenium Hilton is suing the Port Authority and developers of the World Trade Center site for all the noise that the construction is causing. They claim they’re losing tons of business, but you could never tell by looking at their website, which offers a much more supportive tone: […]

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According to amNY, residents of 90 West Street, a pricey apartment complex in Lower Manhattan, are irked by the round-the-clock noise emanating from the World Center site, but the paper was only able to get one person on the record to complain bitchily. “I haven’t had a good night’s sleep in almost a year,” said […]

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A Manhattan judge ruled against a once honorable, ex-FDNY firefighter trying to block the construction of an Islamic center near the World Trade Center site. Timothy Brown with the backing of the fanatical American Center for Law and Justice, had filed a lawsuit agains NYC’s Landmarks Preservation. […]

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