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Protests Planned In NYC, Nationwide Tonight To Demand Full Public Release Of Mueller Report

Protests Planned In NYC, Nationwide Tonight To Demand Full Public Release Of Mueller Report

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) Democrats and other critics of the Trump administration have grown increasingly suspicious that Attorney General William Barr's four-page summary of the Special Counsel's 380+ page report on Russia's 2016 election interference was...

Broadway Theatergoers Say They Were 'Eaten Alive' By Bedbugs During 'Harry Potter' Play

Broadway Theatergoers Say They Were 'Eaten Alive' By Bedbugs During 'Harry Potter' Play

(Courtesy of Boneau/Bryan-Brown) The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child allegedly has some bloodthirsty freeloaders in the house. A woman who attended a performance of the play at the Lyric Theatre last week...

New Times Square Tower Will Huff Your Data For Maximum Marketing Impact

New Times Square Tower Will Huff Your Data For Maximum Marketing Impact

Party with lasers atop TSX Broadway's giant sign. (Renderings via) A late capitalist fever dream is set to rise in Midtown, where a new hotel-slash-shopping-destination-and-concert-venue promises to bring 46 floors of fresh advertising opportunities to Times...

Shadowy Conservative Group Puts Up Two More 'Wack' Anti-AOC Billboards In Times Square

Shadowy Conservative Group Puts Up Two More 'Wack' Anti-AOC Billboards In Times Square

AOC seems some more wack bullshit out there in the distance. (Shutterstock) / Job Creators Network Conservative media folks like to talk a lot about "Trump Derangement Syndrome," which as Psychology Today explained, is the notion...

AOC Mocks 'Wack' Times Square Billboard Blaming Her For Killing Amazon Deal

AOC Mocks 'Wack' Times Square Billboard Blaming Her For Killing Amazon Deal

(Kevin Hagen/AP/Shutterstock) After Amazon decided not to build a giant corporate campus in Queens last week, the blame has mostly been spread amongst progressive activists, State Senator Michael Gianaris, the $3 billion in grants and subsidies,...

Photos: Longtime New Yorker Shares Stories About The Gritty Times Square Of 1970s & '80s

Photos: Longtime New Yorker Shares Stories About The Gritty Times Square Of 1970s & '80sgallery

"Cops are walking past us and they're like, 'What are you doing to Joe's car?' But then they just laughed and kept walking 'cause they couldn't imagine that somebody was just going to spray paint graffiti on a cop car in front of 1 Police Plaza in broad daylight."

Photos: Rain Doesn't Stop 2019 New Year's Celebration In Times Square

Photos: Rain Doesn't Stop 2019 New Year's Celebration In Times Squaregallery

It was the rainiest New Year's Eve since 1994, but the soggy weather couldn't dampen the celebration in Times Square. Nearly a million (or just tens of thousands?) counted down the end of 2018 and welcomed 2019.

'Depends': Times Square Revelers Talk About How And Why They're Waiting 14+ Hours For New Year's Eve

'Depends': Times Square Revelers Talk About How And Why They're Waiting 14+ Hours For New Year's Evegallery

In spite of a wet and windy forecast, thousands of dedicated New Year's Eve enthusiasts flocked to the Times Square this morning, in hopes of snagging prime spots to watch the New Year's Eve ball officially call...

Experts Say Times Square NYE Crowd Is Much Smaller Than Officials Claim

Experts Say Times Square NYE Crowd Is Much Smaller Than Officials Claim

New Year's Eve crowd in Times Square, 2012 (Erik Pendzich/Shutterstock) Last week, NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill and Mayor Bill de Blasio held a press conference to discuss security measures for the New Year's Eve festivities in...

The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Is READY For 2019

The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Is READY For 2019galleryvideo

Times Square New Year's Eve organizers held a ball drop "dress rehearsal" on Sunday to ensure that everything goes smoothly during tonight's big crowded rain-soaked police barricade party. The star of the festivities, the nearly six-ton Waterford...

Gravity Works: Confetti Deemed Airworthy For Times Square New Year's Eve

Gravity Works: Confetti Deemed Airworthy For Times Square New Year's Eve

(Jen Chung / Gothamist) A few hundred people gathered across the street from the Times Square New Year's Eve ball to make sure that this year's batch of celebration confetti can withstand being thrown into the...

You Guide To Navigating NYC On New Year's Eve

You Guide To Navigating NYC On New Year's Eve

New Year's revelers and a police officer on December 31, 2017 (Craig Ruttle/AP/Shutterstock) New York City is expecting up to two million visitors in the Times Square party pens this New Year's Eve, according to city...

Gravity Check: New Year's Eve Confetti Will Be Tested This Weekendvideo

Gravity Check: New Year's Eve Confetti Will Be Tested This Weekend

The countdown to 2019 is on, and organizers of the world's biggest New Year's celebration are getting ready. With up to two million people expected to crowd into Times Square, everything has to go right (or whatever!)....

Photos: A Closeup Look At The Iconic Times Square NYE Ball

Photos: A Closeup Look At The Iconic Times Square NYE Ball gallery

On the rooftop of One Times Square, as has been the case almost every year since 1907, a crew of electricians and technicians have been busy getting everything ready for the climatic moment of the biggest New...

Nick Cave's Wondrous Soundsuits Are Taking Over Times Square Billboards All December At Midnight

Nick Cave's Wondrous Soundsuits Are Taking Over Times Square Billboards All December At Midnightgalleryvideo

Five years ago, New Yorkers were lucky enough to see Nick Cave and his amazing Soundsuits in Grand Central Terminal. Now, Cave and his work are at the crossroads of the world, as the December "Midnight Moment"...

Grate News! NYPD Locates Couple Who Lost Engagement Ring In Times Square Sidewalk Grate

Grate News! NYPD Locates Couple Who Lost Engagement Ring In Times Square Sidewalk Grate

John Drennan and Daniella Anthony (NYPD) A British couple has come forward to claim the engagement ring that became a New York City legend after it fell through a sidewalk utility grate after a marriage proposal....

NYPD Wants To Return Engagement Ring Someone Dropped In Times Square Sidewalk Grate During Proposal

NYPD Wants To Return Engagement Ring Someone Dropped In Times Square Sidewalk Grate During Proposalvideo

The couple looking for the ring (NYPD) The police are hoping that the members of the public can help them identify a couple that got engaged in Times Square on Friday night... and promptly lost the...

This Old Subway Car Living Inside An Empty Midtown Storefront Was Found In The Mojave Desert

This Old Subway Car Living Inside An Empty Midtown Storefront Was Found In The Mojave Desert

(Ellie Clayman / Gothamist) There's an unusual sight nestled amidst the homogenous glass buildings on one 42nd Street block in Midtown: a graffiti-covered authentic subway car. Every day, thousands of New Yorkers and tourists walk past...

'Emergency' Protests Tonight In NYC & Nationwide As Trump Moves To Undermine Mueller Probe

'Emergency' Protests Tonight In NYC & Nationwide As Trump Moves To Undermine Mueller Probe

Acting Attorney General and former hot tub promoter Matt Whitaker (Charlie Neibergall/AP/Shutterstock) Donald Trump kicked off the post-midterms era of his presidency on Wednesday by firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions, as part of a not-at-all disguised...

Neat: Times Square Hotel Room Features Massive Mars Bar Mural

Neat: Times Square Hotel Room Features Massive Mars Bar Mural

(Courtesy of Row NYC) I'm not sure why anyone is complaining about missing the good old Bad Old Days of New York City, when they are very clearly being preserved in the present day. Take Mars...

Photos: Chickenjoy Fanatics Wait 20 Hours For Manhattan Jollibee Openinggallery

Photos: Chickenjoy Fanatics Wait 20 Hours For Manhattan Jollibee Opening

The lure of free fried chicken* (*many restrictions apply) proved to be too strong to ignore for hardcore Jollibee fans this weekend, many of whom queued up on Friday night for the chain's first Manhattan outpost's grand...

Sammy Hagar To Bring Chill Beach Vibes To Times Square With New Cabo Wabo Cantina

Sammy Hagar To Bring Chill Beach Vibes To Times Square With New Cabo Wabo Cantina

Sammy Hagar hosts party at his Cabo Wabo Cantina, Las Vegas (Shutterstock) Ever since Mark Wahlberg's burger franchise, Wahlburgers, stopped paying rent on its Midtown outpost, you might've found yourself concerned about the coming scarcity of...

Racist Suspect Killed Man As 'Practice' For Bigger Mass Killing Targeting Black People In Times Square

Racist Suspect Killed Man As 'Practice' For Bigger Mass Killing Targeting Black People In Times Square

(DCPI) A day after being arrested for fatally stabbing a man in midtown Manhattan last year, James Jackson allegedly admitted he killed the black victim for "practice," because he wanted to kill even more black people...

Watch Live: The Bees Have Taken Over A Hot Dog Stand In Times Square

Watch Live: The Bees Have Taken Over A Hot Dog Stand In Times Squarevideo

(via Times Square webcam) A big swarm of bees has gathered on top of a hot dog stand in Times Square this afternoon. Or as real estate agents might put it, the bees have signed a...

10 Years Ago, A Cop Bodyslammed A Cyclist During Critical Mass Ridevideo

10 Years Ago, A Cop Bodyslammed A Cyclist During Critical Mass Ride

On Friday, environmental non-profit Time's Up! holds one of its Critical Mass bike rides, bringing cyclists to Union Square for a (potentially wet!) ride. But they'll also be marking a significant anniversary: Ten years ago this...

[UPDATE] Times Square Multiplex Reportedly Crawling With Bed Bugs

[UPDATE] Times Square Multiplex Reportedly Crawling With Bed Bugs

wallyg's flickr [UPDATE BELOW] Bed bugs are allegedly tormenting moviegoers once again at the AMC Empire 25 multiplex in Times Square. During an October 4th screening of (not kidding) Jeepers Creepers 3: The Creeper Walks Among...

These Subway Ads Calling The Knicks 'Hopeless' Will Be Removed

These Subway Ads Calling The Knicks 'Hopeless' Will Be Removedgallery

A Fox Sports advertising campaign deriding the Knicks as "HOPELESS"—as well as "HOPEFUL"—is now being removed from NYC subway cars after Knicks owner James Dolan reportedly called Rupert Murdoch, who owns Fox, to complain. The campaign, which...

Watch The Inspiring Story Of A Late '80s Dennis Miller Times Square Impersonator

Watch The Inspiring Story Of A Late '80s Dennis Miller Times Square Impersonatorvideo

Former Late Show with Seth Meyers writer/performer Conner O'Malley has continually impressed us with his trenchant commentary on income inequality, his brave political stances, and his deep appreciation for the arts. Now he's back with his...

A Look Back At The Real Deuce: Times Square In The 1970sgalleryvideo

A Look Back At The Real Deuce: Times Square In The 1970s

The new HBO series The Deuce, which premieres Sunday (though the first episode dropped a little early for streaming), is set in 1970s Times Square. Behind the show are The Wire veterans David Simon and George Pelecano,...

Part Of The Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon Will Broadcast Live From Beautiful Times Square

Part Of The Hurricane Harvey Relief Telethon Will Broadcast Live From Beautiful Times Square

Beyonce, a Houston native, will perform at the fundraiser. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) With Houston still recovering from the damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey, the country's celebrities are coming together for a star-studded telethon fundraiser this month....

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