On November 12, New York Is Music partnered with NYS Assemblyman Joseph Lentol to host a roundtable discussion focused on the coalition's first initiative: gaining support for the passing of the Empire State Music Production Tax Credit. Show More Summary
Steven Grubbs, Empire State South Champagne, Henri Goutorbe, ‘Cuvee Prestige’, Brut Premier Cru, France, Non-Vintage, ($57, Little Wine Shop) Goutorbe is serious Grower Champagne — i.e. an artisanal product made by the same folks that...Show More Summary
Tonight, for the first time ever, both the Empire State Building and UN Headquarters in New York will be bathed in orange light to kick off the “Orange YOUR Neighbourhood” campaign ahead of the International Day to End Violence Against Women.
The New York Daily News has published a recap of Manhattan's insane boom in skyscraper construction. Embiggen the bottom image for a tally on the coming supertalls, several of which will eclipse the Empire State Building's 1250 feet....Show More Summary
In 1965, a Ford Mustang Convertible proudly went on display at the top of the Empire State Building, the world's tallest building at the time. Earlier this year, the Blue Oval recreated the stunt by bringing the latest droptop 'Stang to the sky-high structure during the New York Auto Show. Show More Summary
Only one driver in the Sprint Cup Series in 2014 got to have his photo taken at the top of the Empire State Building with the champion’s trophy. To the winner goes the spoils, or so they say. Kevin Harvick beat the best in NASCAR toShow More Summary
More than a month ago, there were reports that Amazon planned to rent space in Manhattan across the street from the Empire State Building to expand its own empire into brick-and-mortar retail. While Amazon has signed a lease on space in that building that includes ground-floor retail, the company says that it is not going to use that space. Nope.… [More]
After disassembling and reconstructing a 2015 Mustang on the top of the Empire State Building, Ford went one step further for the car's Middle Eastern market debut. Here it is on the Burj Khalifa. Read more...
The Empire State Manufacturing Survey reported a pickup in activity again in November after slowing somewhat in October. The NewRead the Rest...
The Empire State Manufacturing Survey jumped almost 4 points in November to 10.16. Industrial production in October fell unexpectedly, down -0.1%, while capacity utilization in the nation’s factories fell -0.4% to 78.9%. Dale’s social media profiles: Twitter | Facebook | Google+
From the NY Fed: Empire State Manufacturing SurveyThe November 2014 Empire State Manufacturing Survey indicates that business activity continued to expand for New York manufacturers. The headline general business conditions index climbed four points to 10.2, indicating a pace of growth somewhat faster than last month’s. Show More Summary
Saturday, November 15th, was Doris "Tanta" Dungey's birthday. Happy Birthday T!For new readers, Tanta was my co-blogger back in 2007 and 2008. She was a brilliant, writer - very funny - and a mortgage expert. Sadly, she passed away in...Show More Summary
Those in New York Tuesday evening didn’t need to do much more than look outside to know who took control of the U.S. Senate following the 2014 Midterm Elections. CNN’s projection was illuminated on the spire of the Empire State Building. Take...Show More Summary
The Empire State Building turned from red, white, and blue to simply red last night as Republicans took full control of the New York state senate, plus that other Senate in Washington, as well as winning many tightly-contested races for governor in states like Colorado and Iowa. Show More Summary
The Empire State Building was lit up in red Tuesday night marking the Republican Party's victory in gaining a majority in the U.S. Senate following midterm elections.
A few links to help you weather the relentless, brutal passage of time: The sad story of the cruiser Murmansk. The struggle to accurately measure America’s drinking. State revenue and expenditure in Han and Roman Empires. Iran worried US may be building 8500th nuclear weapon. Yesterday was the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Coronel. […]
Jerusalem rages, but solidarity has fizzled. Those who have the power to change Palestinian reality, the United States and Europe, aren’t going to push the Jewish/Israeli empire too far, if at all. Their strategic interests are at play. And outside efforts by “friends” of the Palestinians have been piecemeal; and they appeal to the powers that be.
Nothing screams Halloween in New York City quite like the Empire State Building The iconic Manhattan building hosted its annual Halloween light show on Friday night, setting colorful lighting changes and animations to sync to music broadcast on iHeartRadio stations. Show More Summary
The Empire State Building brought back its Halloween Light Show last night. The building's LEDs can display "16 million colors, which can change instantaneously." So you weren't having a stroke when you saw the ESB last night—it was a show—and if you missed it, here's an aerial view: [ more › ]