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 —...
A far-flung maritime empire built on guano, chemical weapons, coal, and just because: these are the stories of the U.S. territories.
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
The Uniform Bar Exam is about to get more, well, uniform. The UBE, which provides one test and one score but portability to the 16 different states what accept it, was recently adopted by New York. The Empire State's 15,000-some bar examinees will sit for the UBE for the......
On Friday morning the country’s gayest outpost, the capital of this adolescent empire, moved the United States another step toward adulthood, or damnation, depending on your druthers. Five Supreme Court justices declared that marriage...Show More Summary
Male tourist #1, pointing to Empire State Building: What building is that?Male tourist #2: The Empire State Building.Male tourist #1, pointing to MetLife Tower: There's Big Ben.–23rd St & 5th AveOverheard by: Slufoot NYC
Get ready, New York lawyers. The Empire State is updating its social media guidelines. The new set of guidelines, prepared by the Commercial and Federal Litigation Section, seeks to update its policy given the increasing importance of social media in lawyers' practice, advertising, and free time. The new guidelines......
Mr. Villanueva was a former kicker for the Los Angeles Rams and Dallas Cowboys who built a Spanish-language broadcasting empire spanning the United States.
It's a sign of how far lesbians, gays, bisexuals, and transgender people have come in the Empire State. read more
The European Union is seeking to become an empire as the United States by trying to create its own sphere of influence in Eastern Europe, lawyer and political analyst Andreas Wehr told Sputnik.
The New York State Museum has opened a new exhibition commemorating the 50th anniversary of the laying of the cornerstone for the Empire State Plaza that occurred on June 21,1965. The Empire State Plaza at 50 is organized in collaboration...Show More Summary
Taraji P. Henson was hospitalized for food poisoning after landing back in the United States following her trip to Monaco, according to TMZ. The 44-year-old Empire actress posted a photo to her Instagram account on Friday (June 19) that showed her in the hospital bed with an IV drip in her arm. “God has a [...]
A new trailer for the upcoming Irish horror film The Hallow has been posted over at Empire Online and it looks pretty damn intense. Like I stated in the headline, there’s even a goddamn scythe with the blade on fire! If that’s not the coolest shit you’ll see all day, I don’t know what to […]
After 84 years at the Empire State Building, a shoe cobbler is getting the boot. The Empire State Realty has not renewed Louis Shoe Rebuilders' lease this year, according to the New York Post. The... To view the full story, click the title link.
New York is on track to become the second state to require that colleges notate on transcripts when students are found responsible for sexual assault. The Empire State would join Virginia, which enacted a similar law in May requiring that certain sexual violence violations be noted on students' transcripts. New York Gov. Show More Summary
The Empire State Building and Colosseum get a timber makeover. Thought experiment: What if the world's greatest buildings were made out of wood? Imagine the Empire State Building rising above midtown Manhattan, like a giant tree, or the Colosseum presiding over Rome, with all the architectural majesty of a log cabin. Read Full Story