Empire State Building

The Empire State Building in New York is lit up in orange and green colors for Halloween. (AP Photo)

Empire State Building lights up for Halloween

  NEW YORK (AP) — Children weren’t the only ones in New York City who dressed up for Halloween: The Empire State Building put on a light show, complete with “spooky” colors and music. Marc […]


Pharmacist Dan Darlington works at his desk located next to the prescription pick up counter at the Walgreens flagship store in the Empire State Building, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

Eyebrow waxing and cafe lattes at the drugstore?

At some Walgreen stores, there are health clinics staffed by nurse practitioners, cafes that sell barista-prepared coffee and Eyebrow Bars where trained professionals groom unruly facial hair. Oh, and pharmacists fill prescriptions, too. The nation’s […]


Upper floors of One World Trade Center under construction, New York City. (AP Photo)

World Trade Center touts planned observation deck

NEW YORK (AP) — Visitors to the observation deck at One World Trade Center will learn about the building’s history while they’re waiting in line downstairs and watch a video on the tower’s 102nd floor before the actual panoramic view is revealed.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks during a news conference in New York, joined by New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly (left) and Microsoft Vice President of Americas Services Mike McDuffie (right).

NYPD, Microsoft create crime-fighting tech system

NEW YORK (AP) — A 911 call comes in about a possible bomb in lower Manhattan and an alert pops up on computer screens at the New York Police Department, instantly showing officers an interactive map of the neighborhood and much more.


(AP Photo)

Empire State Building hosts 3 Valentine’s weddings

NEW YORK (AP) — Three lucky couples have celebrated Valentine’s Day weddings at the Empire State Building.
The couples won their weddings by submitting their love stories to the landmark skyscraper’s Facebook page.


Bret Lewis

Where will it all end?

They held the annual race up the stairs of the Empire State Building. But NBC’s Jimmy Fallon says there is a scandal! Yes. “One of the competitors tested positive… for elevator.”


Priest: NY shooting reflects egocentric world

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) – The priest leading a funeral for the man shot by the Empire State Building said Wednesday that such brutality reflects our egocentric time – and its anti-Christian violence. “This is […]


Police commissioner defends force in NYC showdown

NEW YORK (AP) – New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly is defending two officers’ decision to kill an armed gunman outside the Empire State Building, which led to nine bystanders being wounded. Kelly on […]


Bystanders injured in Empire State Building shooting

NEW YORK (AP) – A  bystander who was wounded in today’s gunfire outside New York’s Empire State Building says he’s positive it was a police officer who shot him. Police have said some of the […]


Empire State building shooting

NEW YORK (AP) – Two law enforcement officials in New York City say a recently fired store worker shot a former colleague to death and then randomly opened fire on others near the Empire State […]



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