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Laurie Anderson Brings Special Concert For Dogs To Times Square On January 4

Laurie Anderson Brings Special Concert For Dogs To Times Square On January 4video

From Heart of a Dog As part of its Midnight Moment program, which features "cutting-edge creative content" every night from 11:57 p.m. until midnight, the Times Square Alliance is presenting a Midnight Moment-edition of artist/dog whisperer...

Photos: Times Square Just Before Sunrise On New Year's Day

Photos: Times Square Just Before Sunrise On New Year's Daygallery

Times Square during its transitional hour just around 5 a.m. is a strange scene, when one of the busiest places on earth takes a pause and momentarily presents as empty and quiet. This movement from a state...

Wiz Khalifa Is Not F-ing With New Year's Eve Live TV Etiquette

Wiz Khalifa Is Not F-ing With New Year's Eve Live TV Etiquette

The rapper laid down the gauntlet for a no f's given 2016 by cursing and fiddling with his phone, to Ryan Seacrest's horror.

Photos, Video: Welcoming 2016 With One Million Other People In Times Square

Photos, Video: Welcoming 2016 With One Million Other People In Times Squaregallery

The last two hours before 2016 in Times Square were much more fun than the previous ten.

Life In The Times Square Viewing Pens

Life In The Times Square Viewing Pensgallery

They came from Peru, Argentina, Germany, Dubai, Nigeria, Mexico, and Japan; Ohio, Arkansas, Texas, Florida, Alabama, Connecticut, and probably dozens of other distant lands, to sit on the street for 10, 12, 14 hours in order to...

NYPD's Times Square NYE Security Is Tighter Than Evergallery

NYPD's Times Square NYE Security Is Tighter Than Ever

More than 100 NYPD officers were already patrolling Broadway between 41st and 45th Streets at 9:30 this morning, conducting security checks for early arrivals at 44th Street and discarding backpacks in large plastic dumpsters as part of...

Photo: NYE In Times Square Looked Like Pure Chaos In 1938video

Photo: NYE In Times Square Looked Like Pure Chaos In 1938

Ah, Old New York—everything was so much cooler and cleaner and dirtier and interesting and REAL and we've never seen a black & photo of this city we didn't just want to step right into and live...

"We Have Supplies": Times Square NYE Revelers Came Prepared For No-Potty Night

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By 9:30 a.m., enthusiastic New Year's Eve revelers were already filing into the viewing area pens for tonight's big Times Square celebration. But with midnight a long way away, how would they cope without being able to...

Video: Stand Right Under The NYE Times Square Ball As It Dropsvideo

Video: Stand Right Under The NYE Times Square Ball As It Drops

The Times Square NYE production team tested their big important ball yesterday, making sure it can rise up and down to smoothly facilitate a safe and orderly transition into 2016. Spoiler: IT GOES UP AND DOWN. THE BALL WORKS... Sorry, that spoiler warning should have come sooner.

Video: Inside The Surprisingly Intense Times Square NYE Balloon Factory video

Video: Inside The Surprisingly Intense Times Square NYE Balloon Factory

Many balloons POP during pre-production, so the inflaters have to wear protective ear covering! Something to think about when you're blissfully waving your balloon on NYE.

Here Are The New Year's Eve Street Closures

Here Are The New Year's Eve Street Closures

Times Square, NYE 2014. (Getty) Soon, very soon, 2015 will be over. But now quite yet! Indeed, 2-0-1-5 will keep sucking the marrow out of us until the ball drops, and disrupt our cross-town sojourns in...

Tour The Surreal Wasteland That Is The Times Square Toys R Us, Closing Today

Tour The Surreal Wasteland That Is The Times Square Toys R Us, Closing Todaygallery

A victim of rising rents and the increasing dominance of online retailers, the sprawling flagship Toys R Us store in Times Square will close at 11 p.m. Wednesday night. Forever. Here's a tissue. Shoppers browsed empty, ivory-white...

Watch The Pivotal Times Square New Year's Eve Confetti Test

Watch The Pivotal Times Square New Year's Eve Confetti Testvideo

The Times Square Alliance distributes one ton of colorful confetti to various office buildings for the climactic first moments of the new year. However, the confetti must pass an "airworthiness test."

Cops Save Man On Subway Tracks At Times Square

Cops Save Man On Subway Tracks At Times Square

From left, Officer Richard Aponte, Lietuenant William Moore, and Officer Anthony Tufano (NYPD and Atomische * Tom Giebel/Flickr) A trio of police officers saved a man from the subway tracks at the Times Square subway station...

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Sweet: "16" Has Arrived In Times Square For NYE

A giant, illuminated number "16" arrived in Times Square yesterday to remind us that yet another year has gone by and what did we even do during all of that time? Every December a new numeral rolls...

Darth Vader Arrested After Causing A Great Disturbance In Times Square

Darth Vader Arrested After Causing A Great Disturbance In Times Square

Now that the Summer Of Desnudas has passed into history much like so many other overhyped sorry excuses for controversies, cops in Times Square have gotten back to what they do best: busting costumed characters for acting...

This Is The Most Instagrammed Spot In NYC

This Is The Most Instagrammed Spot In NYC

(Photo by Tim Drivas, via... Flickr) The Crossroads of the World tops the list of the 20 most Instagrammed spots in the world, according to a new list released by Instagram. Travel + Leisure notes that...

Video: Julianne Moore Puts On Acting Masterclass In Times Square

Video: Julianne Moore Puts On Acting Masterclass In Times Squarevideo

Billy On The Street host Billy Eichner recently took on his greatest challenge yet: to try to get tourists in Times Square to ignore the Elmos, Spider-Men and other costumed characters in favor of real talent....

Times Square Is Getting A Miniature World To Gawk Atvideo

Times Square Is Getting A Miniature World To Gawk At

Rendering by The Hettema Group A tiny version of the world is coming to Times Square in 2017, and though there are very few reasons to set foot in that hellscape save for a Dave &...

Good Samaritan Courageously Rescues Baby Who Fell In Gap Between Train & Platform At Times Square

Good Samaritan Courageously Rescues Baby Who Fell In Gap Between Train & Platform At Times Square

Falling onto the subway tracks is terrifying no matter what the circumstances, but a baby falling between the train and the platform has got to be one of the scariest scenarios that could happen. This occurred...

Times Square Painted Women Embrace Fame By Forming "Desnudas Inc."

Times Square Painted Women Embrace Fame By Forming

Desnudas and a little New Yorker last month (Amanda Roman is on the right) (Jen Chung / Gothamist) Summer 2015 will forever be burned into our memories as the summer when NYC lost its damn mind...

Feast On Treats From The Hello Kitty Food Truck On Sunday

Feast On Treats From The Hello Kitty Food Truck On Sunday

(Eugene Lee/LAist) The North American iteration of the Hello Kitty Cafe Truck has been sequestered in California for the last year, much to the chagrin of East Coasters who've only dreamed of feasting on foodstuffs themed...

Video: This Early '90s News Segment Declares video

Video: This Early '90s News Segment Declares "Times Square Has Changed"

The current battle over painted ladies and aggressive Elmos in Times Square is part of a long history of turbulence in the crossroads of the world. While the Daily News and NY Post have been hyperventilating about...

Mickey Mouse Arrested In Times Square For Harassing Child

Mickey Mouse Arrested In Times Square For Harassing Child

Not the Mickey Mouse in question (robert s's flickr) A man wearing a Mickey Mouse costume was arrested in Times Square this past week after he allegedly harassed a child and his father for money for...

NYPD Cracks Down On Revlon's Times Square "Groping" Pen

NYPD Cracks Down On Revlon's Times Square

Waiting for their moment (Jen Chung / Gothamist) In addition to revealing that he personally busts New Yorkers smoking joints before 9 a.m., Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced today that he's shutting down a perverts' paradise...

Photos: This Artist's Newsstand Is Keeping Print Alive In Times Square

Photos: This Artist's Newsstand Is Keeping Print Alive In Times Square

(Photo by Marie Solis/Gothamist) It would have been easy for the Brooklyn-based Swiss-born artist Kimou Meyer to get swept up into romantic ideas about Old New York when he designed the "T. SQ Newsstand." Instead, Meyers...

Can De Blasio Legally Corral Topless Women Into Times Square

Can De Blasio Legally Corral Topless Women Into Times Square "Activity Zones"?

(Getty Images) Mayor de Blasio's Times Square task force to tackle toplessness and other serious threats to the Republic has recommended that the neighborhood's pedestrian plazas be strictly regulated. According to the Times, new laws would...

Times Square Alliance Will Fix Times Square With This Very Detailed Plan

Times Square Alliance Will Fix Times Square With This Very Detailed Plan

(Getty Images) Back in August, amid a rash of empty threats that Times Square's pedestrian plazas would be turned back into car lanes, Mayor de Blasio announced that he had instated a new multiagency task force...

Desnuda Brings Topless Toddler Daughter To Times Square

Desnuda Brings Topless Toddler Daughter To Times Square

A Times Square desnuda once again riled the tabloidverse this week by bringing her two-year-old daughter to work—both were topless and bore painted chests. The desnuda in question, who the Post identified as "painted lady Maria...

Desnuda Blames Media For Recent Assaults On Topless Painted Ladies

Desnuda Blames Media For Recent Assaults On Topless Painted Ladies

Amanda Roman (Getty) Kara James, one of the "desnuda" women who pose painted and topless for tips in Times Square, was standing nearby when her friend and fellow desnuda Amanda Roman was allegedly punched and scratched...

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