The Empire State Building dimmed its lights Saturday in honor of Earth Hour.
Tuesday’s Mega Millions lottery jackpot winner continued an incredible streak for the state of New York, becoming the second Mega Millions winner in a row from the Empire State. But that’s only the tip of the iceberg for the lucky streak for New York lottery players. Show More Summary
The actress took to issue an apology after video shows a different version of events than she initially stated. [ more › ]
New findings from an international team of archaeological researchers highlight the complexity of geopolitics in Aztec era Mesoamerica and illustrate how the relationships among ancient states extended beyond warfare and diplomacy to issues concerning trade and the flow of goods.
In 1947, as the British Empire officially abandoned its rule over Palestine and scuttled away, the surrounding Arab countries launched a military attack on the new Jewish state of Israel. The Jews fought back. And when the dust had settled, 700,000 Palestinian Arabs had abandoned their homes and villages, where some had lived for generations. Show More Summary
The pursuit of happiness was a concept that the United States' founding fathers valued so much they made it a part of the Declaration of Independence from the British Empire. While the idea of the inalienable right of all human beings...Show More Summary
Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC Since the arrest of Sheldon Silver—former New York State Assembly speaker and shadowy opponent of MMA in the Empire State—on account of a series of corruption charges, the horizon has looked bright andShow More Summary
The UFC women's bantamweight champion will visit Albany this week and speak with Governor Andrew Cuomo and members of the State Assembly to push for MMA becoming legal in the Empire State. Ronda Rousey will be heading up to Albany this...Show More Summary
The sport has improved many lives but owes itself to become less anecdotal and more empirical when stating its true value• Recognition for Prince Naseem Hamed, the forgotten man of boxing There were 60 kids at the Ingle Gym in Sheffield on Saturday morning, flicking bandaged knuckles towards ghosts and making swollen punchbags tipsy. Show More Summary
When the potato blight first wound its steel skeleton hands around Ireland’s throat in 1845, funds were raised for famine relief not just in the British Empire (Indian donors were particularly forthcoming) but in the United States as well. With its large Irish population, Boston was the epicenter of American efforts driven by the Catholic [...]
Pharrell Williams takes the spotlight to illuminate the Empire State Building in yellow for the United Nations’ International Day of Happiness on Friday afternoon (March 20) in New York City. The 41-year-old singer was given the honor thanks to his hit song “Happy” that was released last year. PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of [...]
'Happy' singer Pharrell Williams flipped the light switch at the Empire State Building to mark the United Nations' International Day of Happiness. (March 20)
As has been the case with nearly every economic report for months on end, the Philly Fed Consensus Estimate disappointed to the downside. Slow growth with weakness in orders is the common thread for both the Empire State report, released...Show More Summary
Peter Facinelli doesn't waste anytime! Just TWO years after Peter finalized his divorce from Jennie Garth, the actor asked for Jaimie Alexander's hand in marriage on top of the Empire State Building! Sounds cute…and windy! A source said of the March 16 proposal: "She knew it was coming but was overwhelmed during the proposal." What a happy time for [...]
The coffee chain will roll out this service at the Empire State Building during the second half of 2015. To view the full story, click the title link.
Coming at you hot! Starbucks has finally unveiled concrete details about its big plan to deliver lattes to customers: Two entirely different services will get tested later this year — one in New York, and the other in Seattle. In the...Show More Summary
HRC is proud to have joined the End AIDS NY 2020 Coalition last week in Albany for a successful day of community organizing and legislative advocacy.
By Kenneth Girardin, Empire Center Throughout New York State, no public document has a greater impact on tax burdens and educational performance than the local teacher union contract.
Good news: You can get your triple no-foam latte delivered—if you work in the Empire State Building. Starting later this year, Starbucks will test delivery service in Seattle and New York, with the iconic skyscraper as the initial site. You can order through the Starbucks website, eventually transitioning to its mobile app. READ MORE »
Sorry, ladies - one of your Twilight crushes is off the market. Peter Facinelli proposed to Thor actress Jaimie Alexander at NYC's Empire State Building, their reps confirmed on Wednesday. The duo met on the set of Showtime's Nurse Jackie, on which they costarred in 2011. Show More Summary