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Video: Undercover Cop's Gun Falls To The Ground During Struggle Near Times Square

Video: Undercover Cop's Gun Falls To The Ground During Struggle Near Times Square

What appears to be a gun, bottom right, sits in a crosswalk at Broadway and W. 48th Street as a plainclothes cop, foreground, wrestles with a man. (Jimmy Carter/YouTube) Nashville NBC producer Jimmy Carter was in...

Confiscated Ivory Crushed In Times Square To Raise Awareness About Elephant Slaughters

Confiscated Ivory Crushed In Times Square To Raise Awareness About Elephant Slaughtersgallery

A large rock-crushing machine brought hundreds of activists, politicians, reporters and intrigued tourists to Times Square on Friday morning, in anticipation of New York City's first ever "ivory crush." Over one ton of confiscated ivory was crushed...

David Simon's '70s Times Square Porn Project May Come To HBO

David Simon's '70s Times Square Porn Project May Come To HBO

A porn shop with cinema and live shows in Times Square, 1975. (Getty) As Baz Luhrmann prepares his 1970s South Bronx show for Netflix, David Simon will head to Midtown, for an HBO show focusing on...

Minnie Mouse & Hello Kitty Arrested In Times Square Brawl

Minnie Mouse & Hello Kitty Arrested In Times Square Brawl

Minnie Mouse and Hello Kitty were arrested after getting into a fight in Times Square yesterday, because, as we learned from cartoon zoology class, cats and mice are mortal enemies. And because within these creatures' plush exteriors...

Slurp Up These 4 Food Events This Week

Slurp Up These 4 Food Events This Week

Havana Central (via Facebook) The end of a month and beginning of a new one can be pretty anxiety-inducing for some of us. Time is passing quickly! Our bodies are disintegrating with each sunset! The end...

Controversial "Beach Body" Shaming Ad Campaign Hits NYC

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via Renee Somerfield Earlier this year, Protein World enraged London residents with their new ad campaign centering around the phrase, "Are you beach body ready?" Over 70,000 people signed a petition to have the company take...

Fake Cops Grift Man Out Of $250 At Times Square Subway Station

Fake Cops Grift Man Out Of $250 At Times Square Subway Station

A pair of hustlers are wanted for duping a young man into thinking they were cops—and forcing him to pay a "fine" in Times Square. According to the (real) NYPD, the incident occurred at 3:40 a.m....

Andy Warhol's 1960s Screen Tests Will Take Over Times Squarevideo

Andy Warhol's 1960s Screen Tests Will Take Over Times Square

Throughout May, Andy Warhol will be taking over Times Square, a perfect place for an artist who mass produced art synthesizing commercial and pop culture. At 11:57 p.m., on every night of the month, Times Square...

Women's Bodies Are Threatening Morality Of Times Square, NY Post Warns

Women's Bodies Are Threatening Morality Of Times Square, NY Post Warns

Sai Mokhtari Ahh Times Square, the moral center of New York City, where drunken Santas commingle and TGI Friday's price gouges, where Cookie Monsters grope teen tourists and Weed Men get busted for selling drugs to...

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Times Square "Marijuana Man" Arrested For Selling Weed To Iron Man

Generic weed man for illustration purposes. (ChristNYCa's Flickr) Marijuana possession has been decriminalized in New York State since the 1970s, provided you're holding a small amount (under 25 grams) and keeping it out of sight. But...

FBI Now Offering $115,000 Reward For Info On 2008 Times Square Bombing

FBI Now Offering $115,000 Reward For Info On 2008 Times Square Bombinggalleryvideo

It's been seven years since the bombing of the Times Square military recruiting center—and the FBI is still looking for the perpetrator. Today, the agency and NYPD announced it was offering up to $115,000 "for information leading...

Teen Furious After Charges Dropped Against Gropey Cookie Monster

Teen Furious After Charges Dropped Against Gropey Cookie Monster

This week, a man who dresses as Cookie Monster was arrested after he allegedly groped a 16-year-old tourist on Sunday as she visited Times Square with a tour group. But the Manhattan DA’s Office has decided...

Cookie Monster Arrested In Times Square After Allegedly Grabbing Teen's Breasts

Cookie Monster Arrested In Times Square After Allegedly Grabbing Teen's Breasts

(Flickr user wonggawei) A 16-year-old tourist was groped in Times Square on Sunday as she visited Times Square with a tour group. The alleged perpetrator is a New Jersey man who was working in Times Square...

Times Square Spider-Man Suing City For $1.5M For False Arrest

Times Square Spider-Man Suing City For $1.5M For False Arrest

A Times Square Spider-Man who was arrested last summer for assaulting a police office is now suing the NYPD and the City for $1.5 million for what he calls a "false arrest." On July 26th, 25-year-old...

A Forest Could Be Coming To Times Square

A Forest Could Be Coming To Times Square

If there's anything more beautiful than a plastic bag dancing in the air (there isn't), then it's a monarch butterfly on 8th Avenue in Manhattan. Kickstarter campaign hopeful Marielle Anzelone asks, "Did you know that New...

The Rent Is Too Damn High: Toys R Us Is Leaving Enormous Times Square Location

The Rent Is Too Damn High: Toys R Us Is Leaving Enormous Times Square Locationgallery

Even big companies are getting screwed by NYC's skyrocketing rents: Toys R Us will be leaving its enormous Times Square home next year. Commercial Observer broke the news, speaking with Cushman & Wakefield's Brad Mendelson, who is...

Syracuse Student's Mysterious Death In Times Square Hotel Under Investigation

Syracuse Student's Mysterious Death In Times Square Hotel Under Investigation

Facebook Officials are still in the dark about what caused the death of a 21-year-old Syracuse University student who was found dead in a hotel in Midtown this weekend. Queens native Sabrina Cammock was found inside...

Syracuse University Athlete Found Dead In Times Square Hotel

Syracuse University Athlete Found Dead In Times Square Hotel

Facebook A 21-year-old Syracuse University athlete who was in town for spring break was found dead in a hotel room in Times Square yesterday morning. Queens native Sabrina Cammock was found inside her room at the...

Haute Food Court City Kitchen Now Open In Times Squaregallery

Haute Food Court City Kitchen Now Open In Times Square

Gigantic food halls like Gotham West Market and Hudson Eats have brought underserved—culinarily speaking—sections of Manhattan a one-stop-shop to nosh on artisanal eats from NYC purveyors. Now Row NYC, a "New York-centric" hotel brings another such concept...

Woman In Serious Condition After Getting Pinned By Cab In Times Square

Woman In Serious Condition After Getting Pinned By Cab In Times Square

(David Torres) A 44-year-old woman has been hospitalized in serious condition after she was pinned between two cars in Times Square early this morning. According to police, the woman was loading some bags into the trunk...

Reminder: Slap An NYPD Horse's Ass, Get Arrested

Reminder: Slap An NYPD Horse's Ass, Get Arrested

OQ62 A man was arrested in Times Square after he allegedly smacked a police officer's horse on the butt. The horse apparently "lurched forward," endangering the cop and others. Police sources told the Post that Bronx...

Times Square Without Ads Looks Kind Of Boring

Times Square Without Ads Looks Kind Of Boring

The first electrified advertisement came to Times Square in 1904, on the side of a bank at the corner of 46th Street and Broadway. The lights became brighter and more abundant from there, and today it would...

[Update] Man Taken Into Custody For Fatal Deli Stabbing

[Update] Man Taken Into Custody For Fatal Deli Stabbing

David Torres [Update Below] A man who may wear a Winnie The Pooh costume in Times Square has been arrested for the fatal stabbing of a man at a Midtown deli last week. The suspect, whom...

Man Kills Pregnant Girlfriend, Commits Suicide At The Times Square Hotel

Man Kills Pregnant Girlfriend, Commits Suicide At The Times Square Hotel

Via Google Maps An apparent murder-suicide took place in the lobby of a Times Square building last night. Police say a man fatally shot his girlfriend, and then himself at The Times Square Hotel, located at...

Man Fatally Stabbed In Midtowngallery

Man Fatally Stabbed In Midtown

A man who was found stabbed in the torso on West 40th Street in Midtown last night has died at Bellevue Hospital. Police say they received a 911 call at 9:34 p.m. about an unconscious male, 36,...

Video: <am>Wild Style</em> Director Filmed Times Square From His Window In The 1980s

Video: Wild Style Director Filmed Times Square From His Window In The 1980s

Blaring sirens followed by a megaphone-toting man ranting about blasphemies start out this video, filmed by Times Square resident (and Wild Style director) Charlie Ahearn between the years 1981 and 1983. Shot from his window, the forty...

NYPD Gave Zero Tickets Out In Times Square On New Year's Eve

NYPD Gave Zero Tickets Out In Times Square On New Year's Eve

Getty Images The NYPD slowdown has been a reality (albeit, one mostly unacknowledged by the NYPD) ever since two officers were killed in their squad car in Brooklyn on Dec. 20th. While Police Commissioner Bratton finally...

Relive New Year's Eve In Times Square With This Timelapse Video

Relive New Year's Eve In Times Square With This Timelapse Videovideo

Getty Images Maybe you were one of the thousands who filed into Times Square by noon on New Year's Eve; maybe you were one of the diaper set who ended up there for the ball drop...

Here's What Times Square Looked Like Before Sunrise On January 1st

Here's What Times Square Looked Like Before Sunrise On January 1stgallery

What does Times Square look like after the masses clear out from one of the biggest New Year's Eve parties on earth? Photographer Gretchen Robinette stopped by Times Square just before sunrise on January 1st to check...

Photos: Protesters End 2014 With New Year's Eve Protest

Photos: Protesters End 2014 With New Year's Eve Protestgallery

Amid tensions about police safety and criticism about the anti-police brutality protests, protesters marched last night, walking through Manhattan towards Times Square. At least as far as they could make it in the heavily policed zone. The...

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