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Multiple People Say They Were Bitten By Bedbugs At Times Square AMC Theater

Multiple People Say They Were Bitten By Bedbugs At Times Square AMC Theater

wallyg's flickr It's 2010 all over again: multiple people claim that they have been bitten by bedbugs at the AMC Empire 25 multiplex in Times Square. Joseph Matoske, a 28-year-old Astoria resident, and his girlfriend went...

Desnuda Attacked Again In Times Square, This Time By Woman

Desnuda Attacked Again In Times Square, This Time By Womanvideo

Desnudas and a little New Yorker last month (Amanda Roman is on the right) (Jen Chung / Gothamist) One of the topless painted women in Times Square was allegedly punched by a woman walking in Times...

Señor Frogs' New Times Square Restaurant Is The Perfect Place

Señor Frogs' New Times Square Restaurant Is The Perfect Place

UPDATE: The Times reports that Señor Frogs has, mysteriously, closed its doors forever in Times Square. Its brief, short life will be fondly remembered by all. Señor Frogs has unleashed a full-time fiesta on New York City,...

Times Square Desnuda Accused Of Prostitution Says She Was Set Up

Times Square Desnuda Accused Of Prostitution Says She Was Set Up

A painted lady walks by the police on August 18, 2015 (Getty Images) A Times Square performer who was arrested last week says that she shouldn't be behind bars. Destiny Romero gave a brief interview to...

Bratton Offers Reality Check On "Awful But Lawful" Times Square

Bratton Offers Reality Check On

"Lord I was born an amblin man" After two of Times Square's painted women were assaulted and another was arrested for allegedly agreeing to perform oral sex on an undercover officer for money, Police Commissioner Bill...

Two Desnudas Assaulted, Another Arrested For Prostitution In Times Square

Two Desnudas Assaulted, Another Arrested For Prostitution In Times Square

An unidentified Times Square desnuda photographed last month. (Getty) A 46-year-old Bank of America Executive from Charleston, South Carolina was arrested last night, after allegedly assaulting two women who pose painted and topless for tips in...

CUNY Prof Arrested For Allegedly Groping Women In Times Square

CUNY Prof Arrested For Allegedly Groping Women In Times Square

The Revlon pen (Jen Chung / Gothamist) A local college professor was arrested for "allegedly molesting unsuspecting women" in Times Square as they gathered in an area set aside as part of a makeup promotion. According...

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PR's "Dr. Evil" Buys Times Square Billboard Bashing $15 Minimum Wage For Fast Food Workers

Somehow this is supposed to turn people *against* a higher minimum wage? http://t.co/KTRsXlMp4n pic.twitter.com/ff8qddakYc— Jody Avirgan (@jodyavirgan) August 26, 2015 On Monday, a billboard went up over Times Square ridiculing the call for a $15-an-hour minimum wage...

NY Post Writer Goes "Undercover" As Times Square Painted Woman For Journalism

NY Post Writer Goes

All summer, we've been witness to the completely ridiculous & sexist Times Square desnudas hysteria, wondering when the hell Mayor de Blasio started studying the Giuliani guide to governance. But while we've been busy focusing on...

[NSFW] Body Painter & Nude Models Hit Times Square To Protest gallery

[NSFW] Body Painter & Nude Models Hit Times Square To Protest "Ridiculous" Crackdown

It was pretty much business as usual in Times Square yesterday, where the usual cast of characters, costumed and otherwise, worked the possibly-doomed pedestrian plazas. Spiderman and The Hulk posed for photos, a man carrying a sign...

Law & Order Desnudas: NYPD Launches Times Square Quality-Of-Life Unit

<em>Law & Order Desnudas</em>: NYPD Launches Times Square Quality-Of-Life Unit

tim drivas' flickr In the criminal justice system, the people are represented by two separate yet equally important groups: the police, who investigate real crime; and starting very soon, the "newly formed Times Square unit," which...

Desnudas Crackdown: NYPD Confiscated Painted Women's Clothing, Questioned Them In Their Robes

Desnudas Crackdown: NYPD Confiscated Painted Women's Clothing, Questioned Them In Their Robes

Nicole (left) and Olivieri (right) in Times Square on Saturday (Emma Whitford/Gothamist) Three women who pose painted and topless for tips in Times Square say that ten undercover police officers collected and removed their clothing, purses,...

Topless Painted Women Get Times Square Welcome From Tourists, NY State Police

Topless Painted Women Get Times Square Welcome From Tourists, NY State Policegallery

While they were laying low for a few days after the Daily News decided to make (Mayor de Blasio make) them Public Enemy #1, topless, body-painted ladies spent their Saturday as tourists' #1 Times Square Attraction. The...

NYC's Precious Tourists Love The Times Square Pedestrian Plazas

NYC's Precious Tourists Love The Times Square Pedestrian Plazasgallery

If you believe Governor Andrew Cuomo, Times Square is a hellhole thanks to marauding performers desperate enough to go topless for tips. He said earlier this week, "I was around for the bad old Times Square and...

Ask A Native New Yorker: Why Is NYC Losing Its Mind Over Topless Painted Ladies?

Ask A Native New Yorker: Why Is NYC Losing Its Mind Over Topless Painted Ladies?

(Getty) Are you relatively new to this bustling metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York once upon a time, except, of course, those battle-hardened residents who've lived here their whole lives...

De Blasio: Erasing Times Square Pedestrian Plazas Might Solve Our Topless Painted Lady gallery

De Blasio: Erasing Times Square Pedestrian Plazas Might Solve Our Topless Painted Lady "Problem"

Mayor de Blasio today announced a new multiagency task force that will address the "growing problem" of "topless individuals" and costumed characters in Times Square, and told reporters that he's considering the "option" of bulldozing Time Square's...

Topless Painted Times Square Lady Blames

Topless Painted Times Square Lady Blames "Overweight Women," Politicians, Tabloids

(Getty) Gov. Cuomo waded into the Daily News's manufactured controversy over the topless painted women who pose for tips in Times Square and, following de Blasio's lead, said yesterday that the practice "has to be stopped."...

De Blasio Vows

De Blasio Vows "Very Aggressive" Crackdown On Times Square Topless Ladies & Costume Characters

Mayor de Blasio does not respect the hustle. (Steven Pisano/Flickr) Mayor de Blasio, perhaps punchy from another recent manufactured controversy, has taken the bait of the Daily News' campaign to rid Times Square of topless painted...

FAILE's Hand-Carved, 7-Foot Tall Prayer Wheel Is In Times Square

FAILE's Hand-Carved, 7-Foot Tall Prayer Wheel Is In Times Squaregallery

Brooklyn artists FAILE used to have their guerilla prayer wheels stolen from the mean streets of NYC. But now they've got one in the Crossroads of the World—and it's a dramatic one that would be very difficult...

<em>Frozen</em> Snowman Allegedly Bullied Times Square Tourist For $20 Tip

Frozen Snowman Allegedly Bullied Times Square Tourist For $20 Tip

An Olaf in Times Square (via @gorgeouss_court's Instagram) Olaf the Snowman might be Disney's most adorable new animated character, but he's also a shifty grifter—or so says one tourist woman, who claims an angry costumed Olaf...

Naked, Painted Ladies In Times Square Say It's Hard Being Naked And Painted In Times Square

Naked, Painted Ladies In Times Square Say It's Hard Being Naked And Painted In Times Square

Photograph by Scott Lynch/Flickr The Daily News is on Day 2 of its Why Topless, Painted Performers Are Ruining Times Square coverage—and this time, there's an editorial. Because, as we know, Times Square is now a...

Won't Somebody Think Of The Children: Women's Bodies Are Still Destroying Times Square

Won't Somebody Think Of The Children: Women's Bodies Are Still Destroying Times Square

Earlier this year, the NY Post published a scathing expose about a disgusting fringe group that has been terrorizing children and tourists around Times Square with their semi-exposed flesh. The Post riled up its easily manipulated readership...

James Franco To Play Twin Brothers In David Simon's Times Square Porn Series

James Franco To Play Twin Brothers In David Simon's Times Square Porn Series

Times Square, 1975 (via MCNY) Last month, we heard that David Simon was hard at work on a new series titled The Deuce, all about the rise of the porn industry in Times Square from the...

Video: Times Square Spider-Man Gets Into Brawl Outside Toys-R-Us

Video: Times Square Spider-Man Gets Into Brawl Outside Toys-R-Us

We don't know whether this guy deserved it, or how this Times Square brawl ended, at least not yet. Spider-Man saves the day in Times Square pic.twitter.com/E5mEQEElRC— Geoff Golberg (@geoffgolberg) August 6, 2015 What we do know...

Photos, Video: OSGEMEOS Brings Parallel Connection To Times Square

Photos, Video: OSGEMEOS Brings Parallel Connection To Times Squaregallery

Brazilian artists (and brothers) Otavio and Gustavo Pandolfo, a.k.a. Os Gemeos, have taken over Times Square for the month. Every night, from 11:57 p.m. until midnight, animation of their characters will grace billboards at the crossroads of...

Photos: Fox News Viewers Rally In Times Square To Protest gallery

Photos: Fox News Viewers Rally In Times Square To Protest "Psychobama's" Iran Nuclear Deal

Thousands of protestors crowded Times Square yesterday to air their grievances against the nuclear deal the Obama administration struck with Iran this week. The historic deal aims to limit Iran's ability to produce nuclear weapons for the...

Witnesses Say Man Jumped In Front Of N Train In Times Square This Morning

Witnesses Say Man Jumped In Front Of N Train In Times Square This Morning

Troy McCullough / Flickr An unidentified man jumped in front of a southbound N train shortly after 9 a.m. this morning in the Times Square subway station, witnesses told police. FDNY and NYPD spokesmen confirm that...

Three Canadian Women Arrested For Champagne Bottle Rampage At The W Hotel

Three Canadian Women Arrested For Champagne Bottle Rampage At The W Hotel

(Port Authority) Three Canadian women were arrested for attacking a fellow partygoer at the swanky W Hotel in Times Square on Sunday. Port Authority police say the assailants attacked their 35-year-old victim with a champagne bottle...

Is Times Square Too Disneyfied For Panhandler's

Is Times Square Too Disneyfied For Panhandler's "F*ck You!!! Pay Me!!!!!!!" Sign

"Welcome to New York/It's been waiting for you!" (via Facebook) Times Square, once a potpourri of porn shops, peep shows, and prostitution, has long since been Giuliani-fied into a tourist's Disney World, complete with a giant...

Times Square Woody Allegedly A 'Serial Butt Groper'

Times Square Woody Allegedly A 'Serial Butt Groper'

Woody from Toy Story is in a bit of trouble, or at least his Times Square counterpart is—a man who used to don a Woody costume and ask tourists to pose for photos with him has...

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