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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 10.09.2014 | Gay 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.

Why Is There A Mustang On Top Of The Empire State Building?

Gregory Fink | Posted 04.16.2014 | Technology

They say history repeats itself. In honor of the Ford Mustang’s 50th anniversary, the company is repeating a gimmick it pulled off in 1965: placi...

Muslim Couple Sues Empire State Building Over Discrimination

Posted 03.28.2014 | Religion

Amina and Fahad Tirmizi, a Muslim couple from Long Island, are suing the Empire State Building for $5 million over what appears to be a case of religi...

NSFW: Photographer Sued Over Topless Empire State Building Photos

Reuters | Posted 03.15.2014 | New York

By Marina Lopes NEW YORK (Reuters) - The management of the Empire State Building on Monday filed a $1 million lawsuit against a photogr...

Lawsuit Claims Empire State Building IPO Hurt Investors

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of stakeholders in the Empire State Building lost more than $400 million in potential profits when the managing owners reb...

#NoDisrespectToNewYorkers... But You Can Do Better On Instagram

Courtney Garcia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

All I'm asking, New Yorkers, is that you either honestly document the city, including the trash bags that get buried for months under the snow when the blizzard hits, or quit clogging up my feed with propaganda.

WATCH: The Empire State Building's Halloween Light Show

AP | Posted 11.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) -- Children weren't the only ones in New York City who dressed up for Halloween: The Empire State Building put on a light show, complete...

Empire State Building IPO Prices At $13 Per Share

AP | Posted 10.02.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Empire State Realty Trust gained in Wednesday trading after the company's initial public offering raised about...

6 Things You Never Knew About the Empire State Building | Posted 11.20.2013 | Travel

When the Empire State Building was completed in 1931, it became the tallest skyscraper in the world. While it may no longer be the tallest, this massive but graceful Art Deco masterpiece remains unsurpassed as an icon of New York.

What Anthony Weiner Could Have Said to Stay in Office Two Years Ago

Lev Raphael | Posted 09.09.2013 | Politics
Lev Raphael

The American poet John Greenleaf Whitter had some wise words that apply to everyone who tweets first and thinks afterwards: "For of all sad words of t...

Existing Buildings "to Live" for

Rick Fedrizzi | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Rick Fedrizzi

It just goes to prove again that even historic, commercial buildings can become energy-efficient and economically sustainable.

Daredevil Hopes To Walk Wire Between Empire State, Chrysler Buildings

Posted 06.24.2013 | New York

Fresh off an impressive tightrope walk across the Grand Canyon Sunday, which he completed without a safety harness, aerialist Nik Wallenda is already ...

IPO Approved

Reuters | Posted 07.29.2013 | New York

By Ilaina Jonas May 29 (Reuters) - Investors of the company that owns the Empire State Building have approved a plan t...

PHOTOS: Building The Empire State Building

Posted 07.01.2013 | New York

On May 1, 1931, President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in the White House that "turned on" the lights of the world's then tallest building: the Emp...

Empire State Building IPO Gets A Boost

AP | Posted 05.01.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A legal challenge to an ambitious plan to let the public buy shares in one of New York City's most famous landmarks – the Empire Sta...

Firearms Freeway - Remembered

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 06.22.2013 | Crime
Steve Rosenbaum

It was a cold February afternoon on the 86th floor observation deck of the Empire State Building, musician Matt Gross and his band-mate were enjoying...

IPO Would Sell Empire State Building To The Public

Posted 04.09.2013 | New York

You, yes you, could soon have the opportunity to buy a piece of the Empire State Building. Malkin Properties-- who bought the iconic skyscraper in...