World's Iconic Landmarks Go Dark For Earth HourPeople around the world observed Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. local time.
Kelly To Wallenda: You Will Not Be Doing NYC Skyscraper High Wire ActAerialist Nik Wallenda drew awe Sunday night as he successfully walked across the Grand Canyon without a harness, and now his sights are set on two of the most iconic buildings in New York City.
Inaccessible New York: Up To The 103rd Floor Of The Empire State BuildingIn our Inaccessible New York series, we've taken you deep under the city at Grand Central Terminal. Now we'll take you high atop it at the Empire State Building.
New York City DEP Water Meter Upgrade Could Net Millions In RevenueThe city's Department Of Environmental Protection will begin work to replace water meters in apartment buildings and skyscrapers, including the Chrysler Building. The DEP said the upgrade will be a money-maker.
Homeless Chelsea Man Says He's Descendant Of Herman Melville; Has Sights Set On $75 MillionCharles Cors has filed half-a-dozen lawsuits asserting that he's a descendant of Moby-Dick author Herman Melville. His goal is to acquire what he claims is the $75 million estate of the nineteenth-century author.
Port Authority: One World Trade Center To Pass Empire State Building Next WeekThere is a sort of modern-day skyscraper race going on as One World Trade Center races to pass its 1,250-foot-tall landmark to the north.
Council OKs New Neighbor For Empire State BldgOn Wednesday the New York City Council approved zoning and land use changes that will pave the way for a new 67-story tower at 15 Penn Plaza two blocks west of the 102-story Empire State landmark.
NYC Skyscrapers To Go Dark To Help Migrating BirdsSome of New York City's iconic skyscrapers are joining a campaign to help millions of migrating birds this fall.
Spider-Man’s Movie Guide To The Real New York CityThe life of nerdy high-school loser Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) takes a super-heroic turn after getting bitten by a radioactive spider during a class field trip.