Operation HAMMER may sound like the villain's master scheme from a Roger Moore-era James Bond film, but it's actually NASA's plan to deal with asteroids threatening the Earth—such as one the size of the Empire State Building that could crash into the planet in 2135, Staten Island Live reports....
Tag is on its way to Houston and Culinary Creative will open in New Orleans For the last few years, Denver has seen an influx of out-of-state restaurateurs bringing their empires to Colorado. Now two Denver-born restaurant groups have proven their ideas locally and are expanding elsewhere. Show More Summary
Empire, State & Building by Kiel MoeActar, 2017Hardcover, 264 pagesExactly four weeks ago, news broke that JPMorgan Chase would be tearing down its 52-story headquarters at 270 Park Avenue in order to accommodate its 15,000 employees in a new 70-story tower on the same site providing an additional 1 million square feet of floor area. Show More Summary
Earlier from the NY Fed: Empire State Manufacturing Survey Business activity grew robustly in New York State, according to firms responding to the March 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index climbed nine points to 22.5. Show More Summary
Business activity grew robustly in New York State, according to firms responding to the March 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index climbed nine points to 22.5.READ MORE www.metrointel.com
Reading from the Voice Media empire: An attendee at a town hall after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, says a state representative and Second Amendment advocate attempted to bolster her argument that teachers should be armed by claiming that Columbine killers Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold had supported gun control and lobbied the state legislature to make [...]Show More Summary
Manufacturing activity in the New York Federal Reserve Bank’s district continued to show solid gains in manufacturing activity in March. In the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey, the composite index... The post New York Fed: Continued Solid Gains in Manufacturing Activity in March appeared first on Shopfloor.
On Wednesday, 7 March, the State Library of Massachusetts will host a book talk and signing by Brooke Barbier, author of Boston in the American Revolution: A Town versus an Empire.That publisher explains:In 1764, a small town in the British colony of Massachusetts ignited a bold rebellion. Show More Summary
Will you be watching the Academy Awards this Sunday, March 4? You might want to since, depending on where you live, you helped pay for some of the Oscar-nominated movies. New Yorkers have the most at stake, both financially and in connection with the gold statuettes. Show More Summary
Reading from the Voice Media empire: The defendant in a lawsuit filed by a Muslim inmate who was made to shave off his beard in violation of his constitutional right to wear one is referred to as John Doe for an unusual reason. According to the lawyer in the case, the Department of Corrections has refused [...]Show More Summary
There's a tale we've all heard: A penny dropped from the top of the Empire State Building would fall at such a rate it would impale and kill anyone it hit down below.
Earlier from the NY Fed: Empire State Manufacturing Survey Business activity continued to expand in New York State, according to firms responding to the February 2018 Empire State Manufacturing Survey. The headline general business conditions index fell five points to 13.1, suggesting a somewhat slower pace of growth than in January.... Show More Summary
Manufacturing activity in the New York Federal Reserve Bank’s district eased somewhat in February but remained strong overall. In the latest Empire State Manufacturing Survey, the composite index of general... The post New York Fed: Manufacturing Activity Remained Strong but Eased in February; Input Costs Accelerated appeared first on Shopfloor.
Eleven couples exchanged wedding vows on Valentine's Day, atop the Empire State Building in New York. (Feb. 14)
Reading from the Voice Media empire: A state supreme court has upheld a lower court’s decision to reverse David Bueno’s first-degree murder conviction because evidence that might have helped him was withheld in his death-penalty case. Show More Summary
The bloated military budget is justified on the assumption that the United States can and should police the entire world, but this approach is fundamentally unsustainable, warns Jonathan Marshall. By Jonathan Marshall President Donald Trump’s latest $4.4 trillion budget proposal…Read more ?
The New York Democrat thinks the Empire State makes some of the best bourbon in the world, which is quite a claim to make in Kentucky, where 95% of the world's bourbon is made.
The last remaining Second Empire schoolhouse in the United States, the Fourth Ward School is now a museum. March 1940. "Abandoned school. Virginia City, Nevada." Medium format negative by Arthur Rothstein for the Farm Security Administration. View full size.
Reading from the Voice Media empire: A year ago, a homicide outside Players Club anchored a roundup of eight slayings at one state’s strip clubs. And the violence connected to such venues didn’t end there. In recent months, there have been two more incidents at so-called gentlemen’s clubs, resulting in a first-degree-murder charge against Jared Chavez. Here are the [...]Show More Summary
Here's the latest for Thursday, February 8th: Pence in South Korea ahead of Olympics; North Korea holds military parade; Senate leaders announce budget deal; Runners race up Empire State Building stairs.