Steve Stermer, the Colorado Springs man avidly using the Manitou Incline to train for tower races throughout the year, placed third in his age group during his sport’s premier contest in New York City.He clocked in at 16 minutes and 42 seconds at Tuesday night’s Empire State Building Run-Up. That was better than 11 other men aged between 60 and 69 who, like Stermer, had their names drawn from among thousands who applied for the Run-Up, the oldest race of its kind in America. The top finisher in the age group was 15 minutes, 54 seconds. Premium Manitou Incline fanatic to take on Empire State Building Seth Boster Another Incline regular, Mark Ewell, notched a time of 13 minutes, 58 seconds, 18th best of the men. Poland’s Piotr Lobodzinski finished first in 10 minutes, five seconds. … [Read more...] about Manitou Incline regulars finish strong in Empire State Building
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You probably haven’t heard of Steve Stermer’s sport. “The hardest sport you’ve never heard of,” it’s been described.Tower running. Stair racing. Call it what you prefer.It’s been going on in this country in an organized manner since 1978, when an eccentric New Yorker named Fred Lebow invited 15 vertical pushers to the base of the Empire State Building’s 1,576 steps. (The first winner set the standard at 12 minutes, 32 seconds.) Manitou Incline bailouts remain in limboThat’s where Stermer, 61, will be Tuesday. Of the thousands who put their name in the lottery, the Colorado Springs man was one of the lucky ones drawn for the Empire State Building Run-Up.Lucky? Stermer considers himself that, but you should see the scene at the end of these races.“There’s a lot of carnage,” he says. “People cross (the finish line) and collapse in heaps.”He loves it. That’s why he’s on the Manitou Incline … [Read more...] about Manitou Incline fanatic to take on Empire State Building
Marissa Perino, provided by Published 8:52 am CDT, Sunday, April 21, 2019 Marissa Perino/Business Insider Named after its location in Chelsea's Flower District, The Fleur Room nightclub opened as a part of Moxy's latest New York City hotel in March. Along with 360-degree views of Manhattan, the bar features a 6-foot disco ball that formerly hung in the iconic Vertigo nightclub in Los Angeles. Designed by Angelo Bianchi and the TAO Group, the 35th-floor space surpassed Sky Room, which, at 34 floors, previously held the record for highest nightclub bar. Visit BusinessInsider.com for more stories. New York's highest nightclub bar is covered with flowers. The bar is located in The Fleur Room on the highest floor of Moxy Chelsea. Moxy — a division of Marriott International — opened this location in March. The hotel is one of three New York locations, along with Moxy Downtown and Moxy Times Square. Read more: 30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a … [Read more...] about I visited NYC’s highest nightclub, a 35th-floor lounge that’s decked out in flowers and looks out onto the Empire State Building. Here’s what it looks like.
Jan 09, 10:25 AM EST Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Business By Dawn Geske 01/09/19 AT 9:55 AM The iconic Chrysler Building in New York is up for sale as owners of the property have hired CBRE Group to begin marketing the 90-year-old skyscraper, Reuters reported.The majority ownership of the building falls with Abu Dhabi Investment Council, which acquired it in 2008 for a reported $800 million. Tishman Speyer Properties owns the remaining stake in the property.The Chrysler Building has been a staple of the Manhattan skyline since 1930. It was the world’s tallest building until the Empire State Building was built 11 months later.Estimates on the value of the property vary , according to The Wall Street Journal. Owners of the Chrysler Building have contracted with CBRE Group to put the property up for sale. The Chrysler Building is seen from the roof of the Met Life building as the press were given a tour to mark the … [Read more...] about Chrysler Building For Sale: CBRE Group To Begin Marketing Property
FILE PHOTO: The Chrysler building is pictured in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S. June 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (Reuters) - The owners of New York City’s iconic Chrysler Building are looking to sell the nearly 90-year-old skyscraper, one of the owners told Reuters on Wednesday. Tishman Speyer Properties, which owns minority stake in the building, said real estate services firm CBRE Group Inc (CBRE.N) has been hired to market the property. The Abu Dhabi Investment Council owns a majority stake in the building, which it acquired in 2008 for a reported $800 million. Tishman Speyer owns the remaining stake. The skyscraper has been a part of the Manhattan skyline since 1930 and was the world’s tallest building until it was surpassed by the Empire State Building 11 months later. Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur … [Read more...] about Owners of New York’s Chrysler Building hire CBRE to sell property