Your View of New York City From the Empire State Building Just Got Better | Travel + Leisure

“One of the best views in New York City is finally coming back.

After more than four years of renovations, the Empire State Building — well known for its colorful nighttime light displays and incredible views of the city — is welcoming visitors to its 102nd floor observatory on Saturday, Oct. 12.” – travelandleisure.com Read More

Central Park Tower Surpasses 432 Park Avenue to Become The Tallest Residential Building in The Western Hemisphere – New York YIMBY

“Extell’s Central Park Tower has officially eclipsed 432 Park Avenue as the tallest residential tower in the western hemisphere and New York City’s tallest..” newyorkyimby.com: Central Park Tower Surpasses 432 Park Avenue to Become The Tallest Residential Building in The Western Hemisphere – New York YIMBY

Why Chronic Floods Are Coming to New Jersey – Vox

  Scientists have directly observed sea level rise since the late 18th century. And as they forecast the next 20, 50, and 100 years, sea level rise will continue to accelerate at an alarming rate. That rise won’t just threaten homeowners on the coast — it will also impact the critical infrastructure that supports many… Read More

Harry Macklowe’s “Tower Fifth” To Become New York City’s Tallest Building – New York YIMBY

  YIMBY has the latest on Harry Macklowe’s Tower Fifth at 5 East 51st Street in Midtown Manhattan, the future tallest building in New York City by roof height newyorkyimby.com: Harry Macklowe’s “Tower Fifth” To Become New York City’s Tallest Building By Roof Height, Rising 1,556′ To Pinnacle at 5 East 51st Street, in Midtown… Read More

The Abstract Beauty of One of the World’s Harshest Climates – Atlas Obscura

The desert, as you’ve never seen it before. When he shoots deserts—which he does primarily in the Moroccan Sahara and Canary Islands—Tombolini explores in a 4×4 and either sets up camp or stays in the nearest village. “GPS is a huge help as once night comes in, the place changes radically and directions that seemed… Read More

Arctic Sea Ice Is the Thinnest and Youngest It’s Been in 60 Years

Working from a combination of satellite records and declassified submarine sonar data, NASA scientists have constructed a 60-year record of Arctic sea ice thickness. Right now, Arctic sea ice is the youngest and thinnest its been since we started keeping records. More than 70 percent of…

The Queen Threw Some Subtle Shade at Trump

when he came to visit / LGBTQ Nation The royal family’s disdain for the crass orange blowhard is hardly a secret …The royals – particularly Princes Harry and Charles – are friends with the Obamas. And since the Queen is notoriously fastidious about protocols of state, it was hardly an accident that she wore the… Read More