A judge says thousands of onetime investors in the Empire State Building can't sue over their claims they were shortchanged by the deal that turned the iconic skyscraper into a public stock. A... To view the full story, click the title link.
In 1964, Andy Warhol filmed the Empire State Building for about six hours, which resulted in a stretched out, 8-hour-long silent film called Empire. The shoot took place on July 25th and 26th, from 8:06 p.m. to 2:42 a.m.—so this weekend marks the 50th anniversary. And the Empire State Building itself is celebrating! [ more › ]
Some designs are classic, timeless. We think of the Model T, Oreo cookie and Wedgewood china. We think of the Acropolis and the Empire State Building -- or most Apple products. But the most interesting and durable designs may not beShow More Summary
I want to share this fantastic example of how much we are motivated by our emotions when it comes to money, and valuing things. Ask yourself: Is the value of the Empire State Building high because the value of rent is high, or vice versa,...Show More Summary
The owners of the tallest building in Los Angeles want to build an observation deck to rival the views at New York's Empire State Building and Chicago's Willis Tower. The sky-high deck on the U.S. Bank Tower will get about $50-million...Show More Summary
The next time you pose a ridiculous question to Google, like how many walruses you’d have to stack on top of one another to reach the top of the Empire State Building, take a moment to imagine that the ubiquitous search engine is actually just some guy at a desk. Show More Summary
In the United States, soccer has always seemed like more of a global sport than, say, football or baseball. And for proof you just need to take a look at the Empire State Building tonight. In an impressive show of sportsmanship, whoever controls the Empire State Building’s exterior lighting paid tribute to Germany’s World Cup […]
The ocean is a tempestuous beast. It’s 332.5 million cubic miles big, as deep as 15 Empire State buildings on top of each other, and we’ve explored less than 10 percent of it. And now, it turns out there's even an ocean under the ocean! The point we're trying to make is that we are mere humans and the ocean basically runs the world. Show More Summary
The Bulova Corp. has taken 33,214 square feet at the Empire State Building. The Queens-based watchmaker will move some of its staffers to the entire 29th floor of the tower, according to the New York... To view the full story, click the title link.
In the apartment that I grew up in, the windows face out onto a beautiful view of the 59th street Bridge, the Chrysler and Empire State buildings, and the sparkling East River. They also face out onto the windows of about thirty six other apartments in my building complex. Show More Summary
The Empire State Building's managers asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit over claims they deprived thousands of early investors of as much as $410 million in profit when they took the New York... To view the full story, click the title link.
From its Facebook page: "To celebrate this year's NYC Pride Week, the Empire State Building's lights will cast a rainbow across New York City over the next three nights."
Behold the largest movable machine in the world: The Overburden Conveyor Bridge F60 is more than half a kilometer long. At 1647 feet long and 13,600 tons, it's much larger than the Empire State Building, a Nimitz-class super carrier or the Bagger 288, the previous record holder. Read more...
The United States men's national team may have fallen 1-0 to Germany in the World Cup on Thursday, but you'd be hard pressed to find any American who wasn't pleased with their current positioning moving into the round of 16. Portugal's...Show More Summary
One of the women who co-starred with King Kong in his iconic scene atop the Empire State Building has passed away at age of 103.Pauline Wagner is the actress who stood in for the legendary Fay Wray during key reshoots for the 1933 classic. Wagner…
Carmelo Anthony looked very much at home late Wednesday with the Empire State Building looming over his shoulder and the Freedom Tower off in the distance. The Knicks free agent-to-be politely declined to address his future
We've spotted so many spectacular sights on the subway over the years—from giant dogs to actual living giants—that stumbling upon a man in traditional Papa New Guinea attire seems like just another day in the life. And so it goes with...Show More Summary
It's been a little over two months since a heaving Mindy Lahiri and Danny Castellano rekindled their romance atop the Empire State Building in the Season 2 closer of "The Mindy Project." But will a flimsy piece of underwear threaten their rom-com when the show returns for its third season?
Think you know New York? Think again. There's tons to discover in the Big Apple beyond the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building, and the Plaza Hotel. My teenage daughter and I took four days this week to explore the city andShow More Summary
Polish filmmaker Kamil Nowak has created “New York City”, a fascinating time-lapse video of many of the best known spots in the Big Apple like Grand Central Terminal, Times Square, and the Empire State Building. via Daily Picks and Flicks