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CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Empire State Building Hit By Lightning

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 07.25.2016 | Weird News

Monday’s wild weather had people throughout the Northeast running for cover, but it also led to some great photos and videos. Henrik Moltke of The I...

Empire State Building Shines In Celebration Of Ramadan's End

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.06.2016 | Religion

New York City’s iconic Empire State Building will shine green on Wednesday evening in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the holiday that marks the end of ...

The Ultimate Shipboard Experience: Cunard's Queen Mary 2

Peter Mandel | Posted 06.21.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Ships these days may say they're aiming for islands or lowering anchor in the globe's most perfect ports. But, for most, the real goal of cruising is...

New York's Classic Skyscrapers: An Insider's Grand Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 04.26.2016 | Travel
Peter Mandel

The idea of the city skyscraper, of building up instead of out, was first dreamt up back in Chicago's frontier days. But to those, like me, who spend...

Empire State Building Turns 'Blood Red' After Trump Victory

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.20.2016 | Politics

After the polls in New York closed on Tuesday night, the Empire State Building turned a deep red to indicate Donald Trump had won the Republican prima...

One World Trade Center Insists It Didn't Mess Up Its Tribute To Brussels

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 03.31.2016 | World

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) said One World Trade Center would display the colors of the Belgian flag on its spire Tuesday night as a show of solida...

Man Arrested After Drone Crashes Into Empire State Building

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 02.05.2016 | Crime

(Reuters) - A New Jersey man was arrested on Thursday after a drone he was flying crashed into the 40th floor of the Empire State Building in New York...

The Empire State Building Has A Private Balcony That's VERY Scary

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 02.03.2016 | Travel

There's nothing quite like getting an aerial view of New York City... except, perhaps, getting one all to yourself with almost no barrier. Gothamist ...

Stem Cell Battles -- in Times Square?

Don C. Reed | Posted 01.21.2016 | New York
Don C. Reed

One sunny afternoon in 1963, two very young soldiers were standing on the observation deck of the Empire State Building, 86 floors up, looking out over the greatest city in the world. For me now, as the father of a paralyzed young man, I am eternally grateful.

Water and Light: The Art of Denise Amses

Kim Dramer | Posted 11.06.2015 | Arts
Kim Dramer

Growing up by the ocean, Denise Amses' world was formed by water and light. As a child, she collected beach glass from her walks on the Jersey shore. When she began painting, she chose watercolors. The play of light on the surface of the water was the focus of her work.

Empire State Building Pays Tribute To Cecil The Lion

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.03.2015 | Green

Cecil the lion, a majestic black-maned beast who once roamed the woodlands of Zimbabwe’s Hwange, was found dead last month on the outskirts of the n...

From the Sultan of Cities to a Queen City...

Arzu Kaya Uranli | Posted 07.14.2016 | New York
Arzu Kaya Uranli

While İstanbul is the sultan of other cities and New York is the "Empire State," Charlotte is the "Queen City." So it's time to explore and see why.

New York City Rooftop Bars With Great Views

Andrea Poe | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Andrea Poe

Who needs to brace the crowds to ascend the Empire State Building and Top of the Rock to get a view of New York? Do what locals do and hit a rooftop bar. Here are some of the best, many of which happen to crown hotels.

With 21c Museum Hotel, Durham's on a Roll

J. Michael Welton | Posted 05.29.2016 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

It's not enough that the newest 21c museum hotel is located in downtown Durham, home to one of the fastest-growing cultural scenes in the nation. No. The new hotel -- the fourth in a rapidly growing 21c collection -- has taken over the 17-story Hill Building, built in 1935-37.

Alexis Kleinman

The Empire State Building Goes Green For HuffPost's 10th Birthday

HuffingtonPost.com | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 05.09.2015 | Technology

The Huffington Post is celebrating 10 years in style. On Thursday night, New York City's iconic Empire State Building turned its lights "HuffPost ...

Sinatra-Thon Celebrates the Legend's 100th Birthday With Performances and Panel Discussion With Retired NYPD Detective Sonny Grosso

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.06.2016 | New York
Ashley Jude Collie

Sinatra, who was born in 1915, was one of the greatest and most prolific American singers, recording over 1,600 songs, as well as starring in over 50 movies.

Empire State Building Lit In Blue For Fallen NYPD Officers

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 12.27.2014 | Politics

The Empire State Building was lit in blue with a rotating red siren on Saturday night, in honor of the two NYPD officers that were murdered on Dec. 20...

Your Guide to the Best Views of New York's Famous Landmarks

Erik Seide | Posted 02.21.2015 | New York
Erik Seide

While the freedom tower can be viewed pretty much anywhere in the New York City since it is the tallest building in the United States you will find that many of the those views are obstructed by the other massive downtown skyscrapers.

The Production of Monsters

Francesca Milliken | Posted 01.17.2015 | Healthy Living
Francesca Milliken

Perhaps in the future, when a severe episode of depression seeps back in and I find myself overwhelmed and sickened by the prospect of getting out of bed, showering, or even just brushing my teeth, I will be able to picture my two images of fear.

Breakfast at Tiffany's, Briggs, Two Penthouses, and Me

Paul Sanderson | Posted 12.21.2014 | New York
Paul Sanderson

I lost my wife Briggs after fighting her cancer together for fifteen months through four centers in Manhattan. I remember after we'd been to the second center for the first time, which we thought was paradise after the previous one, Briggs and I walked round to a favorite spot.

Laverne Cox's Latest Honor Is Kind Of A Huge Deal

The Huffington Post | James Nichols | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

Transgender actress and activist Laverne Cox just received another honor -- and possibly one of her biggest ones yet (if you don't count that lil ol' ...

Will the Empire State Building Go Gold for Childhood Cancer?

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 10.11.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

rom purple, pink and white for the release of a Mariah Carey album to yellow for Snapple, the Empire State Building has beamed bright in every color in the palette. Except, it would seem, gold.

Lightning Strikes Empire State Building During Intense Thunderstorm

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 07.16.2014 | Green

Thunder shook New York City on Tuesday evening, and one talented photographer managed to catch the spectacular moment when a bolt of lightning struck ...

Do You Feel Stuck? Why King Kong Climbed the Empire State Building

Kat Bern | Posted 07.19.2014 | Healthy Living
Kat Bern

The same way you can't see the rooftops from the ground, it might not be easy to appreciate life fully if we're stuck seeing the world from one point of view. Start looking at things from a new angle and you're bound to feel appreciation and abundance. After all, we become what we perceive.

'The Cricket in Times Square': A Manhattan Children's Book Tour

Peter Mandel | Posted 07.07.2014 | Books
Peter Mandel

Maybe it's because the authors lived here, but dozens of classic books for kids are set in the center of New York. Crickets in their pages hang out, not in cornfields, but in Midtown. Mice don't run down country lanes: They sail boats in Central Park.