Back in early 2014 I posted about a Crazy Video: Base Jumping Off 1 World Trade Center. Months after the jumps took place, the 4 men involved turned themselves in to the police. Since then, I can’t say that I’ve given much thought to the case. Show More Summary
Talk to Joseph Gordon-Levitt about Philippe Petit, the French daredevil who walked a high wire between the World Trade Center towers in 1974, and the conversation will wind its way through Paris (the actor's favorite city) and its cinema culture, the connection between wire walking and acting ("both...
Everyone remembers where they were the moment they learned of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. They remember the horrific images of the towers collapsing, the overwhelming mix of emotions and the initial thoughts that all centered around one big question: What does this all mean? Dr. Show More Summary
The newly opened One World Trade Center Observatory in New York City relies heavily on the iPad for its visitor experience, with Apple's tablet serving as both a virtual tour guide and a payment terminal.
There is something wrong with that TV. The week of September 9th, 2001 was fated to become the most historically significant week of the new millennium. Had the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon never occurred, however, the week would still be remembered—albeit far less intently—for a handful of significant cultural events. Show More Summary
Marko Markovich, 28, one of three men who successfully BASE jumped 1,368 feet from the communication ring at One World Trade Center in the fall of 2013, has been sentenced to 300 hours of community service and a $2,000 fine?a sentence on par with that issued to his co-jumpers, James Brady, 32, and Andrew Rossig, 33, earlier this month. [ more › ]
Marko Markovich, 28,was also ordered to pay a $2,000 fine, like his partners in crime James Brady and Andrew Rossig.
Marcy Borders, the 9/11 survivor known as the "Dust Lady" for the iconic photo of her emerging from a devastated World Trade Center, died Tuesday at the age of 42 from stomach cancer, reports CNN. Illnesses like hers, and dozens of other chronic diseases and afflictions suffered by survivors and...
Marcy Borders, the subject of the unforgettable photo above, has died of stomach cancer at age 42. Borders was a Bank of America employee who was working on the 81st floor of the World Trade Center's North Tower when an airplane struck...Show More Summary
On September 11, 2001, AFP photographer Stan Honda noticed a woman in a suit covered in dust, taking refuge in a building near the World Trade Center. Here name was Marcy Borders, a 28-year-old Bank of America employee, and Honda's photograph became one of the more iconic images to emerge from the horror that day. Show More Summary
The Associated Press plans to move its global headquarters from Manhattan's far West Side to a smaller space across the street from the World Trade Center site, the news cooperative's president said... To view the full story, click the title link.
A little leak may be a big problem for the World Trade Center site. DNAinfo has learned that the site's slurry wall, which is responsible for keeping the Hudson River separate from the cavernous underground infrastructure of the site,...
Mollie Reilly, Huffington Post: Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age of 41. Show More Summary
Marcy Borders, a survivor of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks who was photographed covered in dust after fleeing the World Trade Center, has died of stomach cancer. Borders' family announced her death Tuesday on Facebook. She was diagnosed with stomach cancer last year at the age of 41. Show More Summary
The subject of the iconic 'Dust Lady' photo, taken after the south tower of the World Trade Center collapsed, has died from cancer. She was 42.
The World Trade Center is leaking, and it's not one of those "Oh, we'll just patch it right up," leaks, either—officials are concerned that a faulty slurry wall is to blame, and if that's true it will be quite the project to fix. [ more › ]
SportsNet New York, the cable network that broadcasts New York Mets baseball games, is close to an agreement to move its offices to 4 World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, a person with knowledge of... To view the full story, click the title link.
Tourist #1, pointing toward Upper West Side: Is that where the World Trade Center was?Tourist #2: Yeah, I think so.–Central Park
Around 6 PM on Wednesday August 5, I left my job near the World Trade Center and headed up 6th Avenue on my bicycle looking for a place to get some air in my tires. From there, my plan was to cross the Williamsburg Bridge, catch the sunset on the Brooklyn side, then pedal south and be home in Carroll Gardens by 8 P.M. Show More Summary
The number of first responders to the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City who have been diagnosed with cancer has reached 3,700.