Empire State Building

The Empire State Building lit up in pinstripes for Derek Jeter on September 28, 2014. (credit: Twitter/@EmpireStateBldg)

Empire State Building Lights Up In Pinstripes For Derek Jeter

If you missed it, don’t worry — and get your camera ready. The iconic skyscraper will pay tribute to the five-time World Series champ again Monday night.

09/29/2014

The Empire State Building (Credit: DOUG KANTOR/AFP/Getty Images)

Advocates Urge Officials To Light Empire State Building For Childhood Cancer

Childhood cancer advocates have been lobbying to light up the Empire State Building in gold, but building officials have said no.

08/15/2014

Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

State Deal Reached To Reopen Statue Of Liberty Amid Continued Government Shutdown

5 Most Patriotic Sites In New York City

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the stars and stripes on June 14, 1777. Celebrate this holiday by spending some time at one of New York City’s most patriotic sites. Herewith, the five places in New York that we find most moving and most stirring.

06/12/2014

The 2015 Ford Mustang convertible is revealed at the top of the Empire State Building in New York, April 16, 2014. (Photo:  EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Ford Celebrates Mustang’s 50th Anniversary From Top Of Empire State Building

Ford is celebrating the golden anniversary of its iconic Mustang by unveiling the new 2015 model from the top of the Empire State Building.

04/16/2014

Sydney Opera House lit up in blue for World Autism Awareness Day (file/credit: autismspeaks.org)

Thousands Of Landmarks To Go Blue For Annual World Autism Awareness Day

A recent study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found 1 in every 45 children in New Jersey has autism spectrum disorder, the highest rate in the nation.

04/02/2014

Landmarks across the globe, including Times Square in NYC, went dark for 1 hour on March 29, 2014 to observe Earth Hour (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

World’s Iconic Landmarks Go Dark For Earth Hour

People around the world observed Earth Hour by turning off their lights between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m. local time.

03/29/2014

Maria and Brendan Goldblatt get married at the Empire State Building on Feb. 14, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Snow Doesn’t Stop Valentine’s Day In NY, NJ

During one event, three couples said “I do” at the Empire State Building. Valentine’s Day is the only day couples can tie the knot at the building.

02/14/2014

The Plaza Hotel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

NYC’s Best First Date Spots

Simon & Schuster author Teresa Medeiros shares her favorite New York City first date spots, in line with her new book Goodnight Tweetheart.

02/05/2014

Lights atop the Empire State Building (Photo by Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Start Tweeting! Super Bowl Debates To Light Up Empire State Building

Not sure which team has the edge in Super Bowl XLVIII? Just look up. The ESB is teaming up with Verizon ahead of Sunday’s Denver-Seattle matchup for what’s being touted as “the first-ever social media-driven” light show.

01/27/2014

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Best Historic Vacations In The US

The early colonial settlements along the Eastern seaboard, including Boston, Charleston, New York, Philadelphia and Washington, DC, are among the best places for an historic vacation in the US.

01/14/2014

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Nora Ephron’s New York City Landmarks

Author Linda Yellin shares her favorite Nora Ephron movie locations across New York City.

01/14/2014

The Empire State Building (Credit: DOUG KANTOR/AFP/Getty Images)

Topless Empire State Building Photo Shoot Could Cost Photographer Big Bucks

One photographer’s idea of art could cost him more than $1,000,000, he is being sued by the owners of the Empire State Building over topless pictures of a woman that he took at the city landmark.

01/13/2014

Members of the NYPD in Times Square (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Beefs Up Security Amid Online Terror ‘Chatter’

Police in New York City have beefed up security at iconic locations like the Empire State Building and World Trade Center amid online “chatter” about terror threats.

08/05/2013

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