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04.27.15 Prachi Gupta

This Friday, the Empire State Building will be lit up in spectacular fashion: For the first time ever, it will be illuminated by projections of paintings by Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Jasper Johns and several other celebrated artists whose works reside in the Whitney Museum. The occasion, according to New York Times, is two-fold: to […]

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11.05.14 Prachi Gupta

You’d think that if the Empire State Building could speak, its voice would sound more like Hillary Clinton’s than Sarah Palin’s, but you’d be wrong. Because the Empire State Building is a Republican, apparently. The building shone with red, white, and blue in honor of Tuesday’s midterm elections, but after voters handed the Senate over […]

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03.19.14 Andy Cush

Allen Henson, the photographer who’s made a name for himself taking photos of topless women around New York City, was sued by the corporation that owns the Empire State Building earlier this year. This morning, he sent us and presumably several other journalists an update on his case: he’s countersuing for $5 million. Henson announced […]

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01.14.14 Andy Cush

Allen Henson, a photographer who’s made a name for himself in part by taking pictures of topless women around New York City, found out this week he’s being sued for $1.1 million by the company that owns the Empire State Building. Henson photographed model Shelby Carter atop the iconic building in August, an act the […]

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01.02.13 Irina Dvalidze

It was barely a month ago that we first got to see Empire State Building’s new LED light system in action. After an incredibly successful test drive, many New Yorker’s teeming around Manhattan got to ring in the New Year with a colorful new light show. In case you were too consumed Frenching a stranger […]

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11.27.12 Irina Dvalidze

Empire State Building had it’s first light show last night. In case you didn’t notice the tallest completed building in Manhattan undulating in all colors of the rainbow, here is a video. Ooh. Ahh. The tallest office building in the world took its new LED light system for a test drive in sync with Alicia […]

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08.24.12 Aymann Ismail

ANIMAL spoke to a witness at the scene of the Empire State Building shooting. The man, who gave only his last name, describes the chaos he witnessed as the violence unfolded. The Guardian revealed the shooter’s name as Jeffrey Johnson, 53, a former employee of Hazan Imports who was laid off last year. Around 9 […]

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Bucky Turco

Several people were shot outside the Empire State Building this morning. The media is reporting that there were multiple injuries and so far two deaths: an innocent bystander and the gunman. It’s believed that he may have been a disgruntled employee and authorities say this is not being considered an act of terrorism. Details are […]

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02.27.12 Bucky Turco

Anytime something happens in Christendom that doesn’t involve molesting little boys Catholics beg the Empire State Building to acknowledge it. However, as the management for the iconic landmark has said, repeatedly, they don’t honor “religious figures or requests by religions and religious organizations.” […]

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09.17.10 Bucky Turco

Next time you complain about your job, watch this video and read this guy’s firsthand account about climbing to the top of the Empire State Building for a paycheck. Then tell me how you feel. […]

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