Nov 022013
 
Empire State Building Halloween Light Show 2013

Step aside homeowners, because there was a new light show display this spooky holiday to trump all others. 

For the first time, the world famous Empire State Building in Manhattan teamed up with NYC radio stations Z100 and 103.5 KTU to present an epic Halloween light show.

Residents could tune into the radio to listen to the synchronized music choreographed by lighting designer Marc Brickman. 

Official Empire State Building video:

 


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Oct 312013
 
New York Subway Train Conductors Smile

Train conductors of New York City‘s MTA must point at a black and white sign at every stop to prove they are paying attention. 

Yosef Lerner and Rose Sacktor took advantage of this by holding up cutesy signs that read, “point here if you are sexy,” or, “point here if you are not wearing pants.”

It brought a little happiness to the conductors’ daily grind, and now the video of their uplifting shenanigans is going viral. The video is already trending on DailyDot, Gothamist, Gawker, and BuzzFeed

 


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Oct 302013
 
NYPD Try To Stop Skateboarders During Broadway Bomb Skater Event

The Broadway Bomb is a skater event involving thousands of longboard skaters rolling down Broadway towards the Financial District in Manhattan.

This year, the police attempted to literally block the event by putting up nets and arresting skaterboarders. 

The thing is, they weren’t that success as is evident by this amusing viral video of the NYPD-skater clash. 

The clip was posted on YouTube by Shredboard two weeks ago, and has since collected over 900,000 hits!

Benny Hill has never been more appropriate. 

Read more about the event on Gothamist, NYDailyNewsHuffPost, FoxNY, and NetworkA

 


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Oct 292013
 
Back To The Future In Real Life In Manhattan

As the web is so heavily populated with people who grew up in the 80′s and 90′s, it’s no surprise that Back To The Future is one of the most iconic films online. 

Capitalizing on this fact, Improv Everywhere brought the popular Steven Spielberg time travel movie to life at a plaza near the Met Life Clock Tower in Manhattan as a part of their Movies In Real Life series.

Passersby quickly picked up on the gag after seeing a guy on a date wearing a bright orange jacket, and a woman asking coffee drinkers to ‘save the clock tower.’

 


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Oct 222013
 
The Matrix In Real Life Prank At Macy’s

As a part of their continuing Movies In Real Life series, Improv Everywhere sent Neo shopping at Macy’s. You know, for one of those cool “man dresses” Keanu Reeves is always wearing in The Matrix movies. 

But while shopping, a seemingly endless stream of agents attacked, and a slow-motion style Matrix battle ensued.

Even the employees couldn’t help but smile at the obvious movie reference.  

 


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