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  • Empire State Neighbor Plan Builds Resentment

    Empire State Neighbor Plan Builds Resentment
    The owner of the Empire State Building says the height of a proposed tower near the iconic skyscraper would forever alter the skyline of New York City. Anthony Malkin took out a full-page ad in The New York Times Monday asking the City Council to...
  • NYC Considers New Tower Near Empire State Building

    A New York City Council committee has approved land use and zoning changes for a new skyscraper near the Empire State Building. The full council votes later Wednesday. The Empire State Building's owner opposes the project. Anthony Malkin says the...
  • Council Allows New Neighbor For Empire State Building

    Council Allows New Neighbor For Empire State Building
    The Empire State Building's owner lost his bid to stop a new skyscraper from rising in the neighborhood when the New York City Council approved zoning and land use changes Wednesday that pave the way for the 1,190-foot tower. The project, called 15 Penn...
  • City Approves Towering Neighbor For Empire State Building

    City Approves Towering Neighbor For Empire State Building
    Over the towering objections of owners of the Empire State Building, New York's City Council refused to block the construction of a 67-story office tower just blocks away from the iconic skyscraper that has defined the city's skyline for 80 years....
  • Lionel: Honoring Mother Teresa is a No-Brainer!

    Lionel: Honoring Mother Teresa is a No-Brainer!
    As Brooklyn marks the 100th birthday of Mother Theresa and thousands get set to protest the Empire State Building's refusal to do the same, Lionel lets loose. Honoring the Catholic nun and Nobel Prize winner is a "no-brainer," he says. WATCH LIONEL LET...
  • US Ambassador's Daughter, 17, Falls To Her Death In Midtown

    US Ambassador's Daughter, 17, Falls To Her Death In Midtown
    The 17-year-old daughter of the U.S. Ambassador to Thailand fell out of a window and to her death Friday morning, according to the NYPD, just yards away from the Empire State Building in Midtown Manhattan. Cops arrived to the 25-story Herald Towers,...
  • $1.4M Painting Vanishes After Art Courier Goes On Night Of Boozing

    $1.4M Painting Vanishes After Art Courier Goes On Night Of Boozing
    It was a caper that began with a guy walking into an upper Eastside bar with a girl who looked like a million bucks. He spent the night drinking and by the time he got home he ditched and forgot about her. This girl was a true masterpiece. She was...
  • Bedbugs Found In Niketown NYC

    Bedbugs Found In Niketown NYC
    Bedbugs have infiltrated yet another NYC apparel giant -- this time it was Niketown, the company's flagship store on East 57th St., that was forced to close Saturday. Disappointed shoppers were greeted with locked doors and windows covered in brown paper...
  • Bedbugs Shut Down Niketown Flagship Store

    Bedbugs Shut Down Niketown Flagship Store
    NEW YORK, NY ( WPIX) --Bedbugs have infiltrated yet another NYC apparel giant -- this time it was Niketown, the company's flagship store on East 57th St., that was forced to close Saturday. Disappointed shoppers were greeted with locked doors and windows...
  • From the flight deck: diabetics, watch your insulin

    From the flight deck: diabetics, watch your insulin
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Changes in cabin pressure during flights may cause insulin pumps to deliver too much or too little of the medication -- possibly putting sensitive diabetics at risk, researchers report. They recommend disconnecting the pump...
  • Biking Manhattan: No getting past 9/11

    Biking Manhattan: No getting past 9/11
    A simple accident of the calendar put me in Manhattan last Sept. 11. I was there not for the memorial observance led by Vice President Joe Biden at ground zero but, because of a free weekend and a good airfare, to prove that there is a great outdoors in...