FACT CHECK: Did President Obama order the Empire State Building to be illuminated green in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan?
A shutterbug battling the Empire State Building for the right to snap topless models there brought his band of beauties to the courthouse.
As is tradition, the Empire State Building - the most beautiful skyscraper in the world - was illuminated in green to mark Eid al Fitr. Of course, in 2015, this is announced via the official twitter account :) https://twitter.com/EmpireStateBldg/status/622171432873762816 Ignore...Show More Summary
The Empire State Building illuminated in celebration of the end of Ramadan; July 17, 2015 The agreement that we have accepted is bad for America, very bad for the Sunni nations of the Middle East, catastrophically bad for the...
New York’s Empire State Building was lit in green late Friday to celebrate the Eid al-Fitr holiday that marks the end of Ramadan. The green light will shine until the famous skyscraper closes to the public at 2:00 am (0600 GMT), when the building traditionally turns out its lights. The skyscraper has carried out the […]
If you're stark naked, a few blocks from the Empire State Building, and an agitated NYPD officer says, "You need to put underwear on right now, bro," the man you want by your side is Andy Golub. Golub, a body painting artist, has been at this too long to get angry when a shocked cop tries to shut him down. Show More Summary
This is Ball's Pyramid. The world's largest sea stack, it is taller than the Empire State Building—and all that is left over a 7 million year-old volcano. But hidden on its sheer rock walls was something even more amazing than the pyramid itself. Just as Lazarus was supposedly raised from the dead, science has its own stories of resurrection. Show More Summary
Skyscrapers, much like people, come in all shapes and sizes. Why, just compare the sturdy, apple-bottomed shape of the middle-aged Empire State Building to the bean pole-like reediness of the adolescent Freedom Tower. But when it comes...Show More Summary
Guy, about Empire State Building: Yeah, and for Valentine's Day they put a heart on it.Visiting Australian woman: A what? A hard-on?–Rooftop, Watching 4th of July FireworksOverheard by: i saw one of those on a building once…
Photographer Allen Henson has been pushing boundaries by shooting topless models in public places, like on the street with some cops, in a restaurant, or on top of the Empire State Building. But it appears the ESB isn't happy that Henson might want to revisit the landmark. [ more › ]
The owners of the Empire State Building are trying to permanently ban a photographer who used the famed building for a topless shoot.
As the Grateful Dead played one of their last ever shows in Chicago on Independence Day, they had an unlikely accompanist 800 miles away: The Empire State Building. When the legendary rock band ended their July 4 performance with the very appropriate “U.S. Show More Summary
Flashing light show coincided with the band's performance of "U.S. Blues".
If you were in New York last night, you might have noticed the Empire State Building flashing a bunch of colors on and off. You probably figured it had something to do with the 4th of July. You're partly right. In fact, the display was synchronized to a live performance more than 1,000 miles away, in Chicago. Show More Summary
If you thought the Empire State Building's patriotic LED light show last night was just another July 4th celebration, then you'd be Dead wrong. [ more › ]
The Grateful Dead celebrated Independence Day Saturday night with a synchronized light show atop the Empire State Building in New York City that was broadcast live to the sold-out crowd at Chicago's Soldier Field during the band's encore performance of "U.S. Blues." The LED tower lights glowed red, white and blue —...
Welcome to Greenland, where the standard measure of height for calving icebergs is an Empire State Building or two.
VICE News is closely tracking global environmental change. Check out the Tipping Point blog here. If watching ice melt sounds boring, here's a video that might change your mind. Researchers from New York University (NYU) monitoring the...Show More Summary
Photo via the Curbed Chicago Flickr pool/Jason DeVoll From the 86th floor of the Empire State Building to LA's Griffith Observatory, the Curbed universe offers myriad viewing spots from which to catch the Fourth of July fireworks this year....
The last time I saw Edward Sagarin was nearly 50 years ago in a diner on East 23rd Street, a short walk from the Empire State Building whose iconic tower was lit in rainbow colors this weekend in honor of the Gay Pride festivities taking place further downtown. Show More Summary