The Empire State Building is getting a food upgrade

Modal Trigger Empire State Building visitors will soon have a better choice for a fast-casual meal. Frame Market, which operates two other Midtown food courts and is building three more, has signed a lease for 12,000 square feet on two levels at 341-347 Fifth Ave., directly across from the landmark’s Observatory entrance. The new, multi-cuisine eatery will class up the vacant space previously occupied by a McDonald’s and two souvenir shops. Douglas Elliman’s Faith Hope Consolo, who represented landlord Empire Management with her firm’s Corey Shuster, said it will “offer…

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NEET 2017: Madras High Court refuses stay on 85 per cent reservation for state board aspirants

NEET 2017: Medical colleges in Tamil Nadu are in a tussle over reservations as the Madras High Court refused to stay a state government order to save 85 per cent of medical seats for students of the state board and only 15 per cent for students of other boards. The June 22 order which aimed to protect the interest of 4.2 lakh medical aspirants from the Tamil Nadu board, pointing out that there were 4,685 students who had studied in the state under the CBSE. A plea was submitted at…

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State safety laws key to saving kids’ lives in car crashes

Traffic crash death rates for American children vary widely among states, and safety regulations are a major reason why, a new study suggests. Researchers examined 2010-14 federal government data and found that crash deaths among children are 12 times more common in some states than others. For example, rates ranged from a high of 3.2 deaths per 100,000 in Mississippi to a low of 0.25 deaths per 100,000 in Massachusetts, reported a team led by Dr. Lindsey Wolf. She’s a research fellow at the Center for Surgery and Public Health…

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State to keep vigil over food supply: CM

Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said here on Sunday that the government would keep vigil over the food supply in the State and would take action against contaminated food items. He was speaking at the inauguration of the sale of organic vegetables organised at Rajendra Maidan ahead of the Onam celebrations. He said the campaign against “poisoned” vegetables had created a momentum in the State but more action was needed against the menace. The Chief Minister said the government would take steps to make Kerala self-sufficient in vegetable production. If the…

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Will Make Gujarat A Model State: Vijay Rupani

AHMEDABAD: Vijay Rupani today said he will “try to make Gujarat a model state for the entire country”, after his name was announced as the new Chief Minister of Gujarat replacing Anandiben Patel. He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP’s parliamentary board for considering him worthy of a “huge responsibility.” Addressing a press conference with the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari, Mr Rupani said he and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel will responsibly carry forward the pace of the “politics of development,” the tone of which was set by the Prime…

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