In nearly 40 years, tower racing has gone from a nice idea to a sport that draws thousands of people. But, perhaps, could it be a ticket to the best, safest form of exercise in an increasingly urban environment.
When daredevil Nik Wallenda walks between the Marina City towers on Sunday evening, it will be just another day of public attention for the complex's residents. The iconic towers have been featured on film, in architecture history and even in other tightrope stunts over their nearly 60 years in existence.
Political strategists slice and dice the electorate into smaller and smaller groups targeting messages to specific populations. The Romney camp is now making a pitch toward Polish Americans. But are they getting the message right?