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Will the Empire State Building Go Gold for Childhood Cancer?

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 08.12.2014 | 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...

PHOTO: Magical NYC Winter Scene Goes Viral

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 01.29.2013 | New York

This breathtaking New York winter scene almost didn't happen. Photographer Tim Dodd planned to ascend the Empire State Building with his girlfrien...

Grand Central Terminal: The Book

Thane Rosenbaum | Posted 03.26.2013 | New York
Thane Rosenbaum

For most people around the world, Grand Central Terminal is not so much a train station as a metaphor for directionless mayhem, traffic run amuck, bodies barely dodging one another -- only a miracle can divert a head-on collision of either man or machine.

WATCH: Amazing Empire State Building Light Show

Posted 11.27.2012 | New York

The Empire State Building hosted its inaugural light show Monday night, synchronized to the music of Alicia Keys. The new Philips Color Kinetic li...

PHOTOS: Empire State Building Turns Blue For Obama

Posted 11.07.2012 | New York

CNN announced early Tuesday they would project the presidential election results on top of the Empire State Building in New York City. Blue lights...

NYPD: Unclear Why Empire State Building Shooter Chose Day

AP | COLLEEN LONG | Posted 08.30.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- The laid off clothing designer who shot his former colleague to death outside the Empire State Building last week told his landlord he was...