Newport, Rhode Island: one of my favorite retreat destinations in the warmer months. Such a beautiful historic New England town, only a few hours north of NYC! Great for a weekend trip. Visit the Newport mansions, walk the famous cliff walk or drive along
Another bolt of lightning striking the Empire State Building, this time on August 2011 during another severe storm. On the night of April 12 of the same year, the building was even struck three times in a row during a bad thunderstorm.