The owner of Manhattan's Grand Central Terminal is part of a legal battle against the supervisors of the Empire State Building, teaming with investors opposed to an initial public offering of the landmark tower. Andrew Penson, who controls...Show More Summary
To what extent was Imelda Marcos, the First Lady of the Philippines like Marie Antoinette? A lot. She was a lot like her, especially in regard to that thing with the Empire State Building. More » Shelved Dolls: Imelda Marcos – No, Seriously, How Many Shoes Did She Have? is a post from TheGloss - A gloss on beauty, fashion, style, love and more.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - An offer by MacKenzie Capital Management LLC to buy 170 units from the owners of the Empire State Building has largely fizzled, according to regulatory documents filed on Tuesday.
Continuing his promotional assault for his new film “Safe Haven,” Josh Duhamel headed over to the Empire State Building for a photocall this morning (February 12). The “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” hunk kept it casual in a grey...Show More Summary
Sometimes you wake up on a Sunday morning in a grumpy mood and you see something that makes everything better. Fox News used a photo of the first same-sex couple to ever marry atop the Empire State Building to illustrate the importance of heteronormativity for one of Suzanne Venker's uninspired, pathetic rants about how feminism is destroying us all. Show More Summary
Growing up in the metropolitan New York area, you can find people who live around all of these famous landmarks but had never visited them. Whether it is visiting the observation deck Empire State Building or the Statue of Liberty, sometimes jaded New Yorkers just never get around to it. My mother was different. She [...]
Yesterday 724 runners raced up the 1576 steps to the top of the Empire State Building. The winners in both the men's and women's races were Australians. Via Gothamist: The top spots went to two folks from Down Under. Mark Bourne, 29,...Show More Summary
Another year, another ~700 people go and make us feel incredibly lazy and unfit by running up 86 flights of stairs in the Empire State Building—1,576 steps!—for charity. And these people keep getting faster. This year 25 participants—three women and 22 men—managed to pull off the whole thing in under 13 minutes. That's up from 17 people last year! [ more › ]
Reuters reports — Australians Mark Bourne and Suzy Walsham were the fastest man and woman to race up the 1,576 steps of the Empire State Building on Wednesday in the run up of the iconic New York landmark. Bourne finished in 10 minutes, 12 seconds and Walsham clocked 12: …
Up, up and away: Racers climb NYC’s Empire State via Rickey.org 600 people are going to race up 86 flights of stairs at the Empire State Building tonight. How does one pass? Can you use the handrails? What if somebody slips and falls? This race sounds dangerous! The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Empire State Building bathed in Ravens team colors after the Super Bowl. Via Philips. The Super Bowl ratings were up, until they eventually ended down in third place all-time behind [...] The post Ratings Dip, Free Furniture For Ravens Fans And More: KSK Kontent Klearinghouse appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
photo via Magnan Metz Gallery Ten of New York City’s most recognizable buildings are whimsically distorted in Cuban artist Alexandre Arrechea’s sculpture series, “No Limits.” The Empire State Building, Chrysler Building, and other landmarks are shown coiled up like hoses and spinning like tops in metal sculptures that reach 20 feet in height (the sculptures [...]
DESPITE losing his bid for re-election in 1989, Ed Koch never really stopped being mayor of New York City. By the time he died on February 1st, he had become as much of a New York icon as the Empire State Building or the city skyline. Show More Summary
In another potential setback to the public sale of the Empire State Building, a group of investors late Monday asked a New York court to block a class action settlement that had paved the way for investors to vote on the sale.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A group of investors in the company that owns the Empire State Building filed a motion on Monday to block a proposed settlement of a lawsuit against a group looking to create a public company with the historic building as its cente...
If you had the foresight and patience to invest $10,000 in the Dow Jones Industrial Average back in 1961, your investment would be worth about $190,000 today. But, really, what you should have done was put that same money into buying a piece of the Empire State Building.
Last August, a man fatally shot a former co-worker outside a West 33rd Street office building, and then fled. Police pursued the shooter, Jeffery Johnson, opening fire when he aimed his gun at them on the busy streets around the Empire State Building. Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The company that controls the Empire State Building has begun asking investors to vote on a plan to fold the iconic building into a new real estate investment trust (REIT) that will eventually be publicly traded, according to regul...
NEW YORK (AFP).- When owner Anthony Malkin found his Empire State Building's dominance of the New York skyline under attack, he turned to Hong Kong for an idea that could dazzle any rival into submission: light. The 1,200 newly installed...Show More Summary