Tag Archives: Midtown Manhattan

11Jan/21

Empire State Building to Shine in a Red Heartbeat to Honor President-Elect Joe Biden’s COVID-19 Memorial

Music-to-Light Show Synced to Alicia Keys’ ‘Empire State of Mind’ Returns With Simulcast on iHeartMedia New York’s Z100 and the iHeartRadio App

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The Empire State Building today announced its participation in President-Elect Biden’s plan to memorialize American lives lost from the COVID-19 pandemic with its iconic heartbeat lighting. For several months during New York City’s direst period, the Empire State Building’s heartbeat exhibited solidarity with and support for the millions of people affected by COVID-19, and specifically the emergency workers who addressed the first, great assault of the pandemic. Continue reading

23Apr/17

Thousands take to New York streets to protest against science budget cuts

China Global Television Network (CGTN) – Tens of thousands of science and research advocates took to the streets of New York on Saturday to promote greater understanding of science and protest against their work being compromised by proposed federal budget cuts.
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17Jan/17

Trump Tower hurts Tiffany

A drop in sales at Tiffany’s flagship store hurt its holiday sales, and the upscale jeweler blamed its location next to Trump Tower. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

22Nov/16

U.S. presidential election fresh in mind of International Emmy attendees

Germany and the UK each win three International Emmy Awards ceremony held at the Hilton Midtown hotel in New York that served the victory party site of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump.

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08Nov/16

Banks gird for tumult after election

Global banks expect trading volumes and volatility to spike after the U.S. presidential election, so they’re boosting staff and taking precaution. Fred Katayama reports. Continue reading

22Mar/15

Strong dollar dulls Tiffany sales

(Reuters, YouTube/Tiffany & Co.) – Upscale jeweler Tiffany reporting its first quarterly sales drop in half a decade- the strong dollar hitting it where it hurts:
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