| Sep 20, 2012
| 2:15 PM
Lika many parents, I spent hours poring over "Where's Waldo" books with my kids, but I was amazed to hear that the series is marking its 25th anniversary beginning today. How time flies.
The geeky guy with the red-striped shirt and goofy cap has become a...
| Sep 30, 2012
| 8:11 AM
A tweet this morning from @WoodenHorse Pub caught my eye: "Reader's Digest Association reportedly is almost out of cash & trying not to default. Downgraded by S & P this month."
To anyone growing up on the 1950s and 1960s, seeing that tweet is like...
| May 25, 2012
In early 1969, a young artist working in the Nevada desert had an idea for an epic sculpture. Michael Heizer had found a 120-ton boulder in the mountains and wanted to set it above a trench dug in a dry lake bed.
Visitors would be able to walk into the...
| Oct 19, 2012
| 10:58 AM
Wedding day: Sept. 29, 2012
Thomas' story: Thomas Roberts, 40, grew up in Towson and is a news anchor for MSNBC. His mother, Michelle Roberts, is retired and worked in the finance department for Sheppard Pratt Health System. His father, Albert "Rob"...
| Oct 15, 2012
| 11:14 AM
El tiempo pasa volando. Parece que fue ayer toda la algarabía que creó la apertura de LEGOLAND Florida, el primer parque temático abierto en la Florida Central en más de una década, pero ya hace un año. El balance de estos 365 días tiene que tener a los...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:05 PM
It was touted by the mayor and police commissioner as a unique case of homegrown terrorism that had potentially put hundreds of New Yorkers at risk of attack. Now, that high-profile terrorism bust may be lowering its profile somewhat, as details emerge...
| May 31, 2012
| 12:49 AM
Empire State Building Goes Green
Empire State Building owner Tony Malkin and Johnson Controls Vice President Clay Nesler talk about how the iconic landmark was transformed into an energy-efficient skyscraper. They also talk about how the retrofit of...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 9:31 AM
NEW YORK - It is a new and still-growing trail.
It's not long: Just 1 mile, or 19 blocks.
Welcome to the High Line Trail in the heart of New York City. It is known by some as the "Miracle Above Manhattan" and "The Trail in the Sky."
The rail line-...
| Jun 26, 2012
| 5:00 PM
Big Ben, the landmark clock and tower in London, is getting a name change and a sex change of sorts. Big Ben is now Big Liz.
Lawmakers voted to permanently change the name of the tower to The Elizabeth Tower in honor of Queen Elizabeth's diamond jubilee....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 11:41 AM
Europe has a brand new tallest building. The Shard now graces the skyline of London at 310 meters high (bear in mind The Empire State Building is over 380 meters, the Sear's Tower is more than 400 and the Burj Dubai is over 800 meters!).
| Aug 24, 2012
| 7:28 AM
At least 10 people were shot Friday in front of the Empire State Building, according to the New York Office of Emergency Management.
The gunman was shot and killed by police, the New York Police Department reported.
NEW YORK (WPIX)—A gunman was...