Empire State Building

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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

Empire State Building participates in Light it up Blue campaign for Autism Speaks (file/credit: lightitupblue.org

Police: Man With Gun Arrested At Empire State Building

A man was arrested at the Empire State Building on Tuesday evening, after he was found carrying a gun.

07/23/2013

The 2012 Macy's 4th of July fireworks on the Hudson River (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Macy’s To Show Off New Tricks At July 4th Fireworks Show

The show will feature 40,000 shells and blinking smiley faces, according to executive producer Amy Kule.

07/03/2013

Ray Kelly, Nik Wallenda

Kelly To Wallenda: You Will Not Be Doing NYC Skyscraper High Wire Act

Aerialist 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.

06/24/2013

View from the 103rd Floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Inaccessible New York: Up To The 103rd Floor Of The Empire State Building

In 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.

05/30/2013

Empire State Building (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Empire State Building Investors Approve Plan To Offer IPO

According to a Securities and Exchange Commission filing, enough shareholders approved a plan to turn the company into a publicly traded real estate investment trust.

05/29/2013

Empire State Building participates in Light it up Blue campaign for Autism Speaks (file/credit: lightitupblue.org

Empire State Building Among Global Landmarks Going Blue For Autism Awareness

The Centers for Disease Control estimates one in 88 people are affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders.

04/02/2013

Preston Bailey, Danielle Brabham, and Michael Lynch at the Empire State Building (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Lucky Couples Get Valentine’s Day Weddings At Empire State Building

Three lucky couples are getting married today at the observation deck of the Empire State Building, and their weddings have been designed by celebrity wedding planner Preston Bailey.

02/14/2013

Participants in Empire State Building Run-Up 2012 (credit: esbnyc.com)

Runners Gear Up For Quarter-Mile Climb In Annual Empire State Building Run-Up

Hundreds of people will lace up their sneakers to scale 1,576 steps up the Empire State Building.

02/06/2013

Empire State Building shooting victim Chenin Duclos (C), surrounded by her lawyers at a news conference announcing her lawsuit Jan. 22, 2013 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Empire State Building Shooting Victim Sues NYPD

Chenin Duclos and eight other bystanders were wounded by police gunfire, ricochets and fragments last August. Officers were engaged in a gunfight with a man suspected of gunning down a former co-worker.

01/22/2013

Empire State Building lit up in various colors (credit: ESB Facebook)

Help Pick Official Colors For New LED Tower Lights On Empire State Building

Each evening from sunset to 2 a.m., January 14-20, the North, South, East and West sides of the building will display four shades each of red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple and pink in this order, one color per night.

01/14/2013

Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

Empire State Building To Light Up Red Or Blue Depending On Who Wins Election

For those folks who have a view of the Manhattan skyline, there will be another way to keep track of who won the presidential election.

11/06/2012

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