The light stuff

What color is the Empire State Building tonight?

Thursday 4

The ESB shines red and white as part of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night campaign. If you want to shine, head to South Street Seaport for tonight’s Manhattan walkathon (

Friday 5–Monday 8

The Columbus Day parade really got a shot in the arm when The Sopranos was airing—even if the Columbus Citizens Foundation looked down on the show’s unflattering portrayals. Tony and Carm are gone now, but the tower lights are still red, green and white through Monday.

Tuesday 9, Wednesday 10

According to our sources, Wednesday is National Angel Food Cake Day. So when you look up at the ESB’s white lights, think of creamy delicious frosting. Tuesday is Moldy Cheese Day, but we didn’t wanna go there.