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[UPDATES] Naked Man Taunts Cops In Times Square, Jumps Off TKTS Roof

[UPDATES] Naked Man Taunts Cops In Times Square, Jumps Off TKTS Roofgalleryvideo

[UPDATES BELOW] The NYPD is dealing with a little situation in Times Square this morning that is the extreme opposite of a costumed character incident: A naked man is on the ledge of the red steps in...

Kellogg's Opening Cereal Bar In Times Square Hawking $8 Bowls Of Sugar Swill

Kellogg's Opening Cereal Bar In Times Square Hawking $8 Bowls Of Sugar Swill

(Kellogg's) While New Yorkers will be celebrating America's day of independence with a beach trip or fireworks peeping or exercising our constitutional right to binge Netflix for 13 hours straight, tourists in Times Square will be...

Idiot Gets Suckered Into Eating Sickly Sweet BBQ In Times Square gallery

Idiot Gets Suckered Into Eating Sickly Sweet BBQ In Times Square

Our latest installment of Quick Bites brings us to Times Square, where it's tough finding a good meal. THE VIBE Under most circumstances, news of a barbecue place opening in the heart of Times Square would, and...

The Early 2000s Called: Ja Rule And Ashanti Are Performing In NYC In Augustvideo

The Early 2000s Called: Ja Rule And Ashanti Are Performing In NYC In August

Ja Rule and Ashanti in 2009 (Stephen Lovekin/Getty) Early 2000s nostalgia is real, people, and it's coming to the Playstation Theater in Times Square in a big way. Ja Rule may have come out of his...

Times Square 'Designated Activity Zones' Make Elmo 'Feel Like A F---ing Caged Animal'gallery

Times Square 'Designated Activity Zones' Make Elmo 'Feel Like A F---ing Caged Animal'

Luis M. was sweating when he tilted up the head on his Elmo suit to get some air. When approached by a reporter and asked how the new Designated Activity Zones/freedom pens in Times Square were treating...

DAZ'd And Confused: First Look At The New Times Square "Designated Activity Zones"

DAZ'd And Confused: First Look At The New Times Square gallery

Overnight, four new Times Square free speech cages "designated activity zones" were brought to life and painted "Techno Teal," as part of the de Blasio administration's push to corral Times Square costumed characters—as well as tour bus...

Man Slashed In The Neck Outside Duane Reade Near Times Square

Man Slashed In The Neck Outside Duane Reade Near Times Square

Google Maps A man was slashed in the neck by a stranger in front of a Duane Reade near Times Square early this morning. Police say the incident happened around 2:25 a.m. at the corner of...

Times Square "Free Hugs" Guy Attacks Tourist For Not Tipping Him

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A Times Square regular whose sign says "Free Hugs" was arrested for allegedly punching a tourist who didn't tip him after taking a photograph with him. While being led from the police precinct, Jermaine Himmelstein admitted...

Meet Izi, A New Japanese Izakaya In Times Square With Whiskey Flightsgallery

Meet Izi, A New Japanese Izakaya In Times Square With Whiskey Flights

Prolific restaurant group BR Guest Hospitality—who run Blue Water Grill and the Dos Caminos fleet, among many others—have opened their latest, Izi, beneath their 15-year-old Times Square oasis Blue Fin. The smaller new sibling serves a Japanese...

Video: Comedian Spreads The Gospel Of Trump Around Midtown

Video: Comedian Spreads The Gospel Of Trump Around Midtownvideo

Late Night with Seth Meyers writer/performer Conner O'Malley has yelled at rich people in cars, attended the Exxxotica Expo in NJ, marched in the 69th annual P.C. Richard and Son Alternative Thanksgiving Day Parade, and come...

Man Survives Getting Hit By Subway Train In Times Square

Man Survives Getting Hit By Subway Train In Times Square

Stefan Georgi / Flickr A man is lucky to be alive after falling onto the tracks and in front of a train Tuesday night at the Times Square subway station. Witnesses told the Daily News that...

10 Summonses For Guy Whose Idling Truck Caused Time Square Evacuation

10 Summonses For Guy Whose Idling Truck Caused Time Square Evacuation

All clear at Times Square. Bomb squad searching this truck. pic.twitter.com/YxFLwAIRgp— CeFaan Kim (@CeFaanKim) April 3, 2016 The truck driver whose idling vehicle—with exposed wires and gas canisters in plain view—prompted a sudden evacuation of Times Square...

NYPD Evacuates Times Square Over Suspicious Truck

NYPD Evacuates Times Square Over Suspicious Truck

Via Earthcam A truck with exposed wires and gas canisters prompted the police to evacuate Times Square last night. While the situation was resolved safely, it caused problems for theatergoers seeing Hamilton—WHY GOD. According to the...

Please Silently File Into Times Square's Proposed Safe 'N' Orderly

Please Silently File Into Times Square's Proposed Safe 'N' Orderly "Activity Zones"

This could be our future (DOT). Earlier this afternoon, a 47-year-old Joker stood up from his seat in the City Council chambers and described a New York City that he has come to disdain—in his estimation,...

Will This NYC Homage To An ISIS-Destroyed Temple Kick Off The Apocalypse?

Will This NYC Homage To An ISIS-Destroyed Temple Kick Off The Apocalypse?

(Wikicommons) Over the past week, a dark corner of the Internet has erupted in rumors that The Temple of Baal, a 2,000-year-old Syrian temple destroyed by ISIS last year, would be rebuilt in full as a...

Times Square Is Waging War On

Times Square Is Waging War On "Creepy" People

(Getty Images) "What we've always said is Times Square should be unusual,” Times Square Alliance president Tim Tompkins said yesterday, in defense of proposed legislation that would regulate costumed workers. “Quirky is fine, but creepy is...

Times Square Spider-Man Arrested For Kicking Tourist Over Tip

Times Square Spider-Man Arrested For Kicking Tourist Over Tip

A Times Square Spider-Man and a tourist from Virginia were arrested this weekend after they allegedly brawled over a promised tip. And Batman was there to witness the whole thing: "The police are getting it wrong,"...

MTA: That's Not A Confederate Flag, It's The Symbol Of Times Square!

MTA: That's Not A Confederate Flag, It's The Symbol Of Times Square!

(Photo by Jim Lahey) This week we pointed out that a toy train sold by the MTA in Grand Central, and elsewhere, inexplicably features a Confederate flag. MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz did not respond to our...

Video: Henry Cavill Proves No One Knows He's Superman In Times Square

Video: Henry Cavill Proves No One Knows He's Superman In Times Squarevideo

Men Of Steel 2: Batman v Superman: Yawn Of Justice: Batfleck Begins: The Spin-Offs Cometh: $800 Million Or Bust! will finally be released into 4DX movie theaters everywhere next week. And while there's been a lot of...

Spooked NYPD Horse Throws Off Cop Then Gallops Through Times Square

Spooked NYPD Horse Throws Off Cop Then Gallops Through Times Squarevideo

(istockphoto) A horse used by the NYPD's Mounted Unit got spooked by a noise in Times Square last night and knocked off the cop who was riding it. The horse then galloped through the crowded Midtown...

Times Square Batman Allegedly Stole From Tourist's Open Wallet

Times Square Batman Allegedly Stole From Tourist's Open Wallet

via A Better Times Square A man dressed in a Batman costume was arrested in Times Square Wednesday night after allegedly stealing money from a tourist. The incident took place at roughly 8:30 p.m., and is...

Chewbacca, Stormtrooper Arrested In Times Square

Chewbacca, Stormtrooper Arrested In Times Square

Times Square Star Wars characters hanging out. (Jose Miranda / Flickr) Two more costume characters were arrested in Times Square yesterday, this time while dressed as Star Wars creatures. Casey Braxton, 36, and Robert Williams, 46,...

See How Dramatically This Times Square Address Has Changed In 80 Years

See How Dramatically This Times Square Address Has Changed In 80 Years

After World War I, Times Square grew into something closer to what it is today: a busy crossroads with hotels, theaters, and plenty of people. It was a gathering spot, and in the 1920s companies took notice,...

Litigious Times Square Batman Is The Hero Gotham Deserves Right Now

Litigious Times Square Batman Is The Hero Gotham Deserves Right Now

Escalona-Martinez during the People's Climate March in 2014. (Christopher Robbins / Gothamist) A cast of costumed characters was arrested over the past few days in Times Square, and one individual is planning to sue the city...

Two Men Arrested For Punching Women In Separate Subway Attacks

Two Men Arrested For Punching Women In Separate Subway Attacks

ludovic bertron's flickr As the NYPD considers several options about how to combat the recent uptick in subway crimes, more attacks keep happening: two men were arrested on Thursday after both punched women in separate subway...

Times Square Psychics Busted For Charging $1,000 To Remove video

Times Square Psychics Busted For Charging $1,000 To Remove "Negativity" With "Platinum Candles"

Photo of Tammy Vlado courtesy of Bob Nygaard Two women were arrested on Tuesday after being accused of committing "fortune telling fraud" in Times Square. A psychic and her daughter-in-law told an undercover operative working for...

Why Would You Propose In Times Square?

Why Would You Propose In Times Square?

(Courtesy of Times Square Arts) Think about proposing marriage to the person you love in New York City. Where are you? Maybe a garden you walked through on your first date. Maybe a favorite restaurant. Maybe...

Tourists Conned Out Of Hundreds Of Dollars In Times Square NYE Ticket Scam

Tourists Conned Out Of Hundreds Of Dollars In Times Square NYE Ticket Scam

(Scott Lynch/Gothamist) As if you needed another reason to avoid Times Square on New Year's Eve, the New York Times has uncovered a forgery scheme by several ticket-sellers in the area who tricked tourists into coughing...

Teen Allegedly Partied In Times Square On NYE After Murdering Mom, Mom's Boyfriend

Teen Allegedly Partied In Times Square On NYE After Murdering Mom, Mom's Boyfriend

Destiny Garcia (Facebook) The 15-year-old accused of shooting and stabbing her mother and mother's boyfriend to death in their Brooklyn NYCHA apartment with an accomplice was formally charged yesterday, and according to reports, she kept the...

Photos, Videos From Laurie Anderson's Captivating Times Square Concert For Dogs

Photos, Videos From Laurie Anderson's Captivating Times Square Concert For Dogsgalleryvideo

Let it be known that in the year 2016, hundreds of people will gather in Times Square in 17 degree weather (not counting the wind chill) at 11:30 p.m. for something other than a product launch or...

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