Metropolitan Diary: A girl and her father showed each other their respective New Yorks; hers was Greenwich Village; his the World Trade Center.
The three men who BASE jumped off One World Trade Center in 2013 have successfully dodged felony charges. [ more › ]
In September 2013, a trio of men dove off 1 World Trade Center in a daring 1,368-foot BASE jump. Those men—James Brady, 32; Andrew Rossig, 33; Marko Markovich, 26 (and lookout Kyle Hartwell, 29)—all turned themselves into police, and the three jumpers were all hit with burglary, reckless endangerment and illegal BASE jumping charges. Show More Summary
If you're not bludgeoning the Manhattan skyline with a Bluetooth lawn dart, you're already way ahead of 1 WTC. In this respect, the new design for Two World Trade Center, the final WTC tower, is a success. [ more › ]
Developers of 2 World Trade Center unveiled a new design for the lower Manhattan tower by architect Bjarke Ingels that replaces the four-diamond roof with a series of stepped green terraces. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
"The Walk," Robert Zemeckis' 3-D drama starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt as World Trade Center wire-walker Philippe Petit, will open this year's New York Film Festival on Sept. 25, organizers announced Thursday.
News Corp. and 21st Century Fox Inc. reached a non-binding agreement with developer Larry Silverstein to move their headquarters to a new skyscraper to be built at lower Manhattan's World Trade... To view the full story, click the title link.
After opening up its observatory to the selfie-taking masses this weekend, One World Trade Center took the spotlight as a major storm brought flash floods to the city. Maybe this is what it's like when God takes a selfie? [ more › ]
Visitors on Friday took in the view from the One World Observatory, on floors 100, 101 and 102 of One World Trade Center.
The One World Trade Center Observatory officially opens to the public today, and it's a total mob scene. Although the tickets, which each cost $32, are supposed to permit visitors access at a specific time, our man on the scene Scott Lynch tells us "they're already running an hour behind. Show More Summary
There's a new bird's eye view of New York City. The One World Trade Center observatory is officially opening to the public on Friday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Visitors will get a view of the... To view the full story, click the title link.
Woman #1: So, where was the World Trade Center?Woman #2: See that empty lot across the street?Woman #1: Oh. So is that one of the buildings that fell?–Ground ZeroOverheard by: joy
There's no 9/11 Cheese Plate at the One World Observatory's gift shop—but there are plenty of shot glasses, postcards and t-shirts—plus a 1 World Trade Center throw blanket for $79.95 and a One World Observatory polo shirt handmade by South Korean polo shirt artisans for... $174.95. [ more › ]
One World Observatory, the public's chance to catch a glimpse of the view from the World Trade Center (after paying $32) officially opens next week. The observatory has been offering previews to the media, and I can confirm this:...Show More Summary
From the top of 1 World Trade Center, the nation's tallest building, it really does seem as if you can "see forever." Those two words are the motto of the center's new observatory that opens May 29,... To view the full story, click the title link.
National September 11 Memorial and Museum officials say nearly 2.7 million people visited the museum in the first year since it opened at New York's World Trade Center site. Museum officials said... To view the full story, click the title link.
Eastern European tourist chick, looking at Empire State Building: What is that?New York teenage girl, in perfect seriousness: I have no idea.–Outside Empire State BuildingOverheard by: Sapodilla
The new observatory at 1 World Trade Center allows visitors to see the emergence and building of lower Manhattan—including a sadly fleeting Twin Towers—during the elevator ride up to the 100th-102nd floor space. Now, when they exit, visitors will virtually fly over the southern tip of Manhattan. [ more › ]
Pedestrians can now walk straight through the heart of the rebuilt World Trade Center by using a new sidewalk. The 4,000-square-foot walkway off Church Street was opened Tuesday. It's another step... To view the full story, click the title link.
Texas shooting: In the May 4 Section A, an article about the shooting attack in Garland, Texas, that left the two gunmen dead said that plans to build a New York mosque about two blocks from the World Trade Center site had been scrapped amid a protest. In fact, the mosque opened in 2011 to little...