Tag Archives: Empire State Building

World Trade Center Mourns Orlando’s LGBT Victims

At the request of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the spire of the nation’s tallest building is illuminated in rainbow colors tonight in solidarity with Orlando’s LGBT community. In midtown stands an even more unusual sight: the Empire State Building has gone completely dark in mourning.

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Empire State Celebrates Its FM Antenna [VIDEO]

Fifty years ago yesterday the Empire State Building went live with its fancy new FM antenna, which was apparently a very big deal to New Yorkers burdened with transistor AM radios. To celebrate, last night the iconic tower staged a light show to Steely Dan’s “lite rock classic,” FM (No Static At All), complete with the unbleeped F-word and a ...

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Bill Donohue Has The Empire State Sadz (Again)

Once again Bill Donohue is furious with the “intolerant” owner of the Empire State Building, who has rejected his demand to light up in honor of tomorrow’s papal visit. “The Empire State Building will not light its towers tonight in honor of Pope Francis. Instead, it will acknowledge the opening night gala of the New York Philharmonic. In doing so, ...

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Racing Extinction: Empire State Building Lights Up For Endangered Species

Via NBC New York: The landmark Empire State Building, known for its stunning light displays, shined brightly with digital light projections of the world’s endangered species Saturday evening. The show was billed as a first-of-its-kind live video projection and aimed to raise awareness about animals at risk of being lost forever. The display, a project conceived by “The Cove” filmmaker ...

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Empire State To Go Red For AIDS Walk

Tonight Harvey Fierstein will throw the switch to illuminate the Empire State Building in red as part of the GMHC’s “Light Up New York” campaign to mark this weekend’s 30th Annual AIDS Walk in Central Park. Fierstein says: “May these lights, and those burning throughout the city, brighten the night sky with remembrance of the countless precious friends and family ...

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Empire Red State Building

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Tonight In Manhattan

To celebrate #SpiritDay, the Empire State Building was illuminated purple tonight, the color that symbolizes spirit!? pic.twitter.com/XMjLii7EdI — Shane Bitney Crone (@ShaneBitney) October 16, 2014

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NEW YORK CITY: Empire State Building To Go Purple In Support Of LGBT Youth

Next week Emmy-nominated actress Laverne Cox will throw the switch that will light the Empire State Building in purple to recognize GLAAD’s annual anti-bullying Spirit Day. Via press release: Spirit Day, which will take place on October 16, inspires millions to wear purple or “go purple” online in a united stand against bullying and to show their support for lesbian, ...

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Empire State Pride

From its Facebook page: “To celebrate this year’s NYC Pride Week, the Empire State Building’s lights will cast a rainbow across New York City over the next three nights.”

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NEW YORK CITY: Empire State Building Sued Over Ejecting Muslim Family

A Long Island Muslim family has filed suit against the owners of the Empire State Building, saying that they were “forcibly” ejected for praying on the 86th floor observation deck. Fahad Tirmizi, 32, and his wife, Amina, 30, hit the owners of the landmark skyscraper with a discrimination lawsuit Tuesday over the July 2, 2013, observation deck incident. “To most, ...

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Empire State Xmas Light Show

From Burl Ives to the Waitresses.

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Empire State Building Honors Mandela

The Empire State Building was lit in the colors of South Africa’s flag in honor of Nelson Mandela and the Tea Things are very upset about this.

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ESB Gets Fancy For The Fourth

Here’s a great clip of the Empire State Building’s fab new LED light show during the finale of last night’s fireworks show. The musical choices were “curated” by pop star Usher.

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Tonight In New York City

Via the Twitter account of Inga Sarda-Sorensen.

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Empire State Building Run-Up

Yesterday 724 runners raced up the 1576 steps to the top of the Empire State Building. The winners in both the men’s and women’s races were Australians. Via Gothamist: The top spots went to two folks from Down Under. Mark Bourne, 29, was the winning man with a time of 10 minutes and 12 seconds while Suzy Walsham, 39, clocked ...

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Empire State Launches New Light Show

Too flashy?

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Evening View

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Empire State Lights To Announce Winner

CNN has an agreement with the owners of the Empire State Building in which the iconic landmark will switch its colors to all red or all blue the moment the cable network calls the winner.

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Onion Headline Of The Day

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