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  • Manhattan's Last Remaining Lighthouse Easy To Miss

    Manhattan's Last Remaining Lighthouse Easy To Miss
    Bustling Manhattan is busy and loud, but one small building is nestled in a quiet place, a reminder of simpler times. "Unless you know to look for it when crossing over the bridge, you wouldn't even think to look down at this little lighthouse that used...
  • Harborview beacon to light up Baltimore skyline

    Harborview beacon to light up Baltimore skyline
    HarborView Towers, a condominium complex on the Inner Harbor, aims to become an iconic part of the Baltimore skyline now that it has revamped the beacon atop its east tower. "[It's] new and exciting, and I think people are just going to love it," said...
  • NY judge throws out lawsuit by Empire State Building investors

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A New York state judge has thrown out a lawsuit in which longtime investors in the Empire State Building claimed they were shortchanged out of hundreds of millions of dollars by the real estate magnates who took the iconic...
  • L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck

    L.A.'s tallest skyscraper to get observation deck
    U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building in the West, will soon have an observation deck and sky-high restaurant catering to visitors to downtown Los Angeles. The deck, the first of its kind in Southern California, will provide visitors with a sweeping...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • Bicyclists complete Ride Across USA trip to raise money for veterans

    EUSTIS — Raising their arms triumphantly after more than a month of pedaling, the "Ride Across USA" team cheered and ceremoniously dipped the wheels of their bicycles in the Atlantic Ocean after arriving on-schedule at Amelia Island this week,...
  • Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding

    Datebook: Canvases attacked, drums pounded and colors bleeding
    A dance-performance about adolescence in the Bronx, an eight-hour movie about people at work, an installation that is all color, and talking-breathing-eating Instagram. It's all happening in our smoggy, drought-y neck of the woods: Okwui Okpokwasili,...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Local Athlete To Participate In IRONMAN Lake Placid 2014

    Bruce Hall of Unionville, will line up with other elite athletes from around the world for a great cause and bragging rights, July 27, for the iconic IRONMAN Lake Placid as part of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation "Team for Cures." IRONMAN Lake...
  • Despite defeat, brighter days are ahead for US men's soccer team

    SALVADOR, Brazil They fought until the final whistle, displaying the grit and courage that has defined this U.S. World Cup team and attracted unprecedented numbers of followers for the past three weeks. Goalkeeper Tim Howard gave a heroic effort, saving...
  • Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014

    Gerald Ratner, 1913-2014
    Gerald Ratner practiced law in Chicago for more than 75 years and for many decades represented the billionaire Crown family in business and real estate deals that included the sale of the Empire State Building. A baseball player at the University of...
  • NYC Film Czar: Hollywood's Creating Jobs, Not Stealing Them

    The work may be coming from Hollywood, but the paychecks are being spent and saved in the Big Apple, argued Cynthia Lopez, the newly appointed commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, on Tuesday at the LIC Summit in Gotham. "We have...