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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....

HBO Drops 'The Deuce' Series Premiere Two Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

HBO Drops 'The Deuce' Series Premiere Two Weeks Ahead Of Schedule

(HBO) As of Friday, HBO subscribers can stream the series premiere of The Deuce — the latest prestige drama from The Wire veterans David Simon and George Pelecano — two weeks ahead of the show's official...

Subway Tiles Resembling The Confederate Flag Remain At Times Square Station, For Now

Subway Tiles Resembling The Confederate Flag Remain At Times Square Station, For Now

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) In the wake of the violence committed by white supremacists in Charlottesville, city officials have swiftly joined the chorus of voices nationwide calling for the removal of public structures commemorating the Confederacy....

NYC's Remaining XXX Shops & Strip Clubs Could Be Stomped Out For Good

NYC's Remaining XXX Shops & Strip Clubs Could Be Stomped Out For Good

(via OQ62's Flickr) A June court ruling could spell the demise of New York City's severely depleted smut industry after decades of litigation, according to an attorney representing dozens of porn book and DVD shops. "This...

Photos, Video: More Than 100 Moms Breastfeed In Times Square For The Big Latch On

Photos, Video: More Than 100 Moms Breastfeed In Times Square For The Big Latch Ongallery

Mothers and their babies—as well as their partners and other children—gathered in Times Square for the Third Annual Big Latch On event to promote awareness and support for breastfeeding. All the mothers nursed their babies for a...

Times Square Desnudas Say They're Ambassadors For NYC, Not Nuisances

Times Square Desnudas Say They're Ambassadors For NYC, Not Nuisances

Leary and Nicole pose for a picture in Times Square Tuesday evening. (Ben Fractenberg / Gothamist) Times Square has been carved up into designated zones for performers to hawk wares and solicit tips, and the NYPD...

Photos: Hundreds Protest Trump's Ban On Transgender Service Members At Times Square Recruitment Centergallery

Photos: Hundreds Protest Trump's Ban On Transgender Service Members At Times Square Recruitment Center

Hundreds of demonstrators gathered outside the Army recruiting station at 43rd Street in Times Square early yesterday evening to protest President Donald Trump's announcement of a ban against transgender people serving in the military, reversing a policy...

Bruce Springsteen Reportedly Wants To Do 8 Week Broadway Residency This Fall

Bruce Springsteen Reportedly Wants To Do 8 Week Broadway Residency This Fall

Getty Images It kind of seems unbelievable, but Bruce Springsteen finished his last tour in February after playing almost 90 shows (!!) the year prior (and that doesn't include all his appearances promoting his memoir, Born...

Man Dies After Falling In Marriott Marquis Elevator Shaft In Times Square

Man Dies After Falling In Marriott Marquis Elevator Shaft In Times Square

Photograph from Bob B. Brown / Flickr A 28-year-old man visiting New York fell to his death at a Manhattan hotel on Thursday afternoon. A person dining at the Marriott Marquis said, "I was eating in...

NSFW Photos: Dozens Of Totally Naked People Get Painted In Times Square

NSFW Photos: Dozens Of Totally Naked People Get Painted In Times Squaregallery

Like the "sticky note" Subway Therapy wall in Union Square, but with naked bodies.

Ice Cream With A Side Of Social Justice Has Arrived In Times Squaregallery

Ice Cream With A Side Of Social Justice Has Arrived In Times Square

Two years ago, Ice & Vice went from mobile food darlings to bonafide brick-and-mortar sensations with their East Broadway scoop shop. Their bold approach to ice cream flavor design is now on display in Times Square, where...

Fundraiser For NJ Teen Still In Critical Condition Following Times Square Driver's Rampage

Fundraiser For NJ Teen Still In Critical Condition Following Times Square Driver's Rampage

(GoFundMe) A New Jersey high school student just weeks away from graduation remains in critical condition following last week's Times Square rampage in which a deranged driver sped through sidewalks on Seventh Avenue, killing one woman...

Father Of Teen Killed By Times Square Driver Leaves Heartbreaking Letter At Makeshift Memorial

Father Of Teen Killed By Times Square Driver Leaves Heartbreaking Letter At Makeshift Memorial

(Scott Heins / Gothamist) The father of Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old woman who was fatally struck by an unhinged driver who injured 20 others in a high-speed rampage down sidewalks in Times Square on Thursday, has...

'I Wanted To Fix My Life': Times Square Driver Says He Doesn't Recall Fatal Rampage

'I Wanted To Fix My Life': Times Square Driver Says He Doesn't Recall Fatal Rampage

Richard Rojas in court on May 19, 2017 (Jefferson Siegel via pool) The Navy veteran who is accused of intentionally plowing his car onto Times Square pedestrians, killing one and injuring at least 20 others, said...

Father Of Teen Killed In Times Square: 'My Heart Died In New York'

Father Of Teen Killed In Times Square: 'My Heart Died In New York'

The father of Alyssa Elsman, the 18-year-old woman killed by an driver who apparently deliberately drove onto crowded Times Square sidewalks on Thursday, spoke out yesterday. Thomas Elsman said, "My ex-wife watched her die. Her sister...

City Councilman Wants More Sidewalk Bollards Like The Ones That Stopped Driver's Times Square Rampage

City Councilman Wants More Sidewalk Bollards Like The Ones That Stopped Driver's Times Square Rampage

(Getty Images) Nearly 24 hours after Richard Rojas allegedly used his car as a murder weapon in Times Square, killing one pedestrian and injuring 22 others, City Councilman Ydanis Rodriguez stood a few steps from where...

[UPDATE] Teen Killed In Times Square Was Visiting NYC With Her Mother When She Was Struck

[UPDATE] Teen Killed In Times Square Was Visiting NYC With Her Mother When She Was Struck

Alyssa Elsman (via Instagram) [UPDATE BELOW] The lone fatal victim in yesterday's horrifying multi-injury incident in Times Square was an 18-year-old tourist from Michigan who was visiting Times Square with her mother and 13-year-old sister, according...

Surveillance Videos Reveal Extent Of Driver's Horrifying Times Square Rampage

Surveillance Videos Reveal Extent Of Driver's Horrifying Times Square Rampagegallery

The man accused of ramming his car into Times Square pedestrians, killing one woman and injuring 22 others on Thursday, has been charged with murder and attempted murder. Police are still trying to understand his motives and...

UPDATES: One Dead, Multiple Injured After Times Square Driver Plows Through Pedestrians

UPDATES: One Dead, Multiple Injured After Times Square Driver Plows Through Pedestriansgallery

Multiple people were injured after a driver drove onto the sidewalk in Times Square today. The FDNY has confirmed that at least one person, an 18-year-old woman, was killed and 22 other people were injured in the...

Return To Flavortown: Revisiting Guy Fieri's Times Square Restaurantgallery

Return To Flavortown: Revisiting Guy Fieri's Times Square Restaurant

After nearly five years, 51 questions, and countless squirts of donkey sauce, Guy's American Kitchen & Bar endures—nay thrives—in Times Square. The restaurant that inspired one of the most viral NY Times reviews ever still beckons to...

Thieves Steal $10,000 From Discount Gift Card Salesman In Times Square Hotel

Thieves Steal $10,000 From Discount Gift Card Salesman In Times Square Hotel

The hotel where the robbery took place. (Google Maps) Three men, including one with a gun, allegedly robbed another man of $10,000 in cash after he agreed to meet two of his alleged assailants at a...

Times Square Porn Shop Real Estate King Richard Basciano Dies

Times Square Porn Shop Real Estate King Richard Basciano Dies

Outside Show World Center in 2010 (Getty Images) A man known as "the pornography landlord eminence of the old Times Square" has passed away, leading to speculation that the remains of old, gritty and smutty New...

Cops Arrest Sword-Wielding Man In Times Square

Cops Arrest Sword-Wielding Man In Times Square

(via Flickr user Andreas Komodromos) A sword-wielding man in Times Square was arrested by police early Saturday morning after he allegedly threatened a number of tourists, according to the NYPD. Cops say that Ronald Pearson, a...

Bicyclists Are Stealing Cellphones From Midtown Pedestrians, Say Police

Bicyclists Are Stealing Cellphones From Midtown Pedestrians, Say Police

(NYPD) A pair of bicyclists are allegedly targeting people walking and checking out their cellphones in Manhattan. The police are looking for two suspects who are grabbing pedestrians' cellphones while they bike by. The incidents have...

Photos: Times Square's Transformation Into A Pedestrian-Friendly Tourist Fun Zone Is Completegallery

Photos: Times Square's Transformation Into A Pedestrian-Friendly Tourist Fun Zone Is Complete

Today, the city and Times Square Alliance made good on their promise to transform Times Square from a tourist-filled hellscape to a slightly less crowded tourist-filled hellscape with nice places to sit, announcing the "grand opening"...

25 Years-To-Life Sentence For Man Who Killed Woman In Times Square Hotel Room And Hid Body Under Bed

25 Years-To-Life Sentence For Man Who Killed Woman In Times Square Hotel Room And Hid Body Under Bed

Hotel Carter (Google Maps) Ten years after the murder of a 33-year-old woman in Times Square, her killer was finally sentenced. Clarence Dean, a sex offender from Alabama, will now serve 25 years to life in...

Times Square Chewbacca Sues City For $1 Million For False Arrest

Times Square Chewbacca Sues City For $1 Million For False Arrest

A Times Square Chewbacca waits for someone to take a picture with them. (via Flick user Jose Miranda) A man who performed in Times Square as Chewbacca and was arrested last year after an altercation with...

Inside Spring/Break, The Best Armory Arts Week Fair Inside A Times Square Office Building

Inside Spring/Break, The Best Armory Arts Week Fair Inside A Times Square Office Buildinggallery

It's Armory Arts Week once again here in NYC, meaning there are a slew of art fairs around town, including the massive Armory Show at Piers 92 and 94. All attracting hordes of dealers, gallerists, artists, collectors,...

Photos: Thousands Fill Times Square To Protest Islamophobia

Photos: Thousands Fill Times Square To Protest Islamophobia  gallery

Organized by religious leaders of many faiths (and former Trump pal Russell Simmons), the Times Square rally drew thousands to protest the White House's anti-immigrant, anti-Muslim policies.

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