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  • The Hollywood sign's unwelcome mat

     
    Tourists of the world, come see the Hollywood sign: Just not too many of you, and don't get too close, or smoke....
  • 10 things you might not know about height

    10 things you might not know about height
    2010 is shaping up as The Year of the Tall. The world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, which was designed and built by Chicago firms, opened in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The world's tallest Jesus statue was erected in western Poland. Tennis...
  • Cunard's old-school travel continues tradition on Queen Elizabeth

    Cunard's old-school travel continues tradition on Queen Elizabeth
    I'm standing in front of the mirror in our stateroom, looking over my wife's shoulder and tying my black bow tie. It is our first sea day and the first of three formal nights on our leisurely eight-night early January crossing on Cunard Line's spanking-...
  • "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman

    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" by David Weitzman
    "Skywalkers: Mohawk Ironworkers Build the City" By David Weitzman Roaring Brook, $19.99, ages 10-14 A long tradition of Mohawk ironworkers working on the building of skyscrapers is often alluded to in books for young readers (about the Empire State...
  • Help Wanted At Empire State Building: "Tough" People to Deal with Tourists

    Help Wanted At Empire State Building: "Tough" People to Deal with Tourists
    Are you tough enough to handle New York City tourists? That's what a company that sells audio tours and maps inside the Empire State Building is asking in a help-wanted ad on Craigslist. "Tough-minded, thick-skinned, polished, professional customer-...
  • Empire State Building Declares War On Proposed Rival Skyscraper

    Empire State Building Declares War On Proposed Rival Skyscraper
    For decades, the Empire State Building has claimed the high skies of Midtown Manhattan, but a proposed skyscraper that will stand just two blocks away from the iconic building may soon change all that. Owners of the Empire State Building were fuming...
  • 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...