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Photos: Mayor De Blasio, Million Others Welcome 2015 From Times Square

Photos: Mayor De Blasio, Million Others Welcome 2015 From Times Squaregallery

Braving the cold temperatures last night, a million people crowded into Times Square to ring in 2015. Mayor Bill de Blasio and his family, First Lady Chirlane McCray and children Dante and Chiara, helped with the ball...

Live: Watch Times Square New Year's Eve Webcast Here, With No Commercials

Live: Watch Times Square New Year's Eve Webcast Here, With No Commercialsgalleryvideo

Did the photo of what Times Square looked like at noon—you know, horrendously packed and booze-less—frighten you away from heading there to see the ball drop? Don't worry—you can be there virtually, thanks to this live, commercial-free...

Here's What Times Square Looked Like By Noon On NYE

Here's What Times Square Looked Like By Noon On NYE

From 1515 (Photo by Pamela Buckley) The above photo was taken at noon today, December 31st, showing an already packed Times Square. This is a phenomenon that's been going on forever—while it's changed over the years,...

Here Are Your NYC New Year's Eve Street Closures

Here Are Your NYC New Year's Eve Street Closuresgallery

If you are braving Times Square to welcome 2015, the NYPD has important reminders for you (NO BACKPACKS). And if you're driving, well, good luck!

TGI Friday's Invites You To The $299 NYE Of Your Nightmares

TGI Friday's Invites You To The $299 NYE Of Your Nightmares

DIY hack Being out in Times Square on New Year's Eve is for suckers. The place to be is indoors, looking out upon those fools in Times Square while sipping on bottomless Jackberry Smash® cocktails and...

Man's Body Found Behind Times Square Ripley's Believe It Or Not Sign

Man's Body Found Behind Times Square Ripley's Believe It Or Not Sign

(Via tipster) A man's body was found behind the Ripley's Believe It Or Not sign in Times Square this morning after he apparently committed suicide by jumping out his hotel room window. According to the Daily...

The Fight To Save Broadway's Beloved Cafe Edison Has Failed

The Fight To Save Broadway's Beloved Cafe Edison Has Failed

(Scott Heins/Gothamist) Despite an earnest campaign to save it, beloved Broadway fixture Cafe Edison will close on Sunday night. Word came to Jeremiah's Vanishing New York that the 34-year-old restaurant will remain open "until the last...

[Updates] Photos: Cry Havoc & Let Slip SantaCon 2014

[Updates] Photos: Cry Havoc & Let Slip SantaCon 2014

Anthony Quintano's Twitter The location has been set; the bars have been chosen; the charm offensive has been completed; and finally, after weeks of hype, planning, backlash, backlash to the backlash, and backlash to the backlash...

Watch The Boss Belt Out Classic U2 At Last Night's Times Square Concert

Watch The Boss Belt Out Classic U2 At Last Night's Times Square Concertgalleryvideo

If you weren't one of the thousands to make it to Times Square for the World AIDS Day concert last night, you can watch the entire 50 minutes below. The show, which was only announced hours before...

Springsteen To Front Bono-free U2 At Surprise Times Square Concert Tonightvideo

Springsteen To Front Bono-free U2 At Surprise Times Square Concert Tonight

Tonight at 7:30, a "surprise" concert will pop-up in Times Square, featuring a superstar lineup that makes us want to avoid Times Square at all costs tonight at 7:30. Kanye West and Carrie Underwood will both...

Photo: NYPD Commissioner Bratton Hit With Fake Blood At Times Square Ferguson Protest

Photo: NYPD Commissioner Bratton Hit With Fake Blood At Times Square Ferguson Protest

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton was splattered with what appears to be fake blood at a protest in Times Square tonight. Hundreds of protesters had marched north from Union Square after it was announced that a Missouri grand...

Times Square Joker Says Costume Law Is gallery

Times Square Joker Says Costume Law Is "Straight Up Fascism"

Yesterday the City Council Consumer Affairs Committee heard testimony relating to a bill that would require costumed characters across New York City to register with the Department of Consumer Affairs in order to accept tips or donations....

Broadway Fixture Cafe Edison Is Being Evicted

Broadway Fixture Cafe Edison Is Being Evicted

(Courtesy Jeremiah Moss) The curtain is closing on Broadway hangout Cafe Edison sometime in the next month, Vanishing New York reported today. The 34-year-old restaurant has long been favored by actors, producers and stagehands looking for...

Visit The Eerie Circa-1970s Sound Installation In Times Squarevideo

Visit The Eerie Circa-1970s Sound Installation In Times Square

The late Max Neuhaus, a percussionist known for creating site-specific sound sculptures, created one of his best known pieces in Times Square in 1977, a sound installation that filters up through the subway grates on Broadway....

Times Square Hardware Store Displays Trove Of Sexist Jokes

Times Square Hardware Store Displays Trove Of Sexist Jokes

(Angely Mercado/Gothamist) A Times Square hardware store is taking heat for the bizarrely sexist signs it habitually posts in its windows. Schacht Electrical Supply, located on 39th Street, boasts a rotating display of questionable aphorisms, ranging...

[Update] Times Square Partially Shut Down Because Of Man On Ledge

[Update] Times Square Partially Shut Down Because Of Man On Ledge

The scene at the AMC Theater in Times Square (Alan) Times Square has been partially shut down due to an ongoing situation with a possible jumper. According to FDNY, they were first alerted to the person,...

Video: Erykah Badu Made $3.60 Busking In Times Squarevideo

Video: Erykah Badu Made $3.60 Busking In Times Square

On October 10th at 8 p.m., Erykah Badu, not even donning a disguise, spent about 30 minutes singing on the streets of NYC, leaving her huge hat at her feet for people to toss change in to....

Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell Curses De Blasio In Strange Onstage Rantgalleryvideo

Jane's Addiction's Perry Farrell Curses De Blasio In Strange Onstage Rant

Jane's Addiction wrapped up a free concert in Times Square last night with their hit song "Stop," featuring scantily-clad female acrobats in high heels twirling above the stage while frontman Perry Farrell ad-libbed about the vital importance of oral sex.

Pornhub Billboard Too Hot For Times Square

Pornhub Billboard Too Hot For Times Square

Via @watchLOUD's Twitter Pornhub, the popular adult film site responsible for many a New Yorker's "MILF" searches, briefly erected a rather tame billboard in Times Square. But though an advertisement for a porn site would have...

Watch Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Poop On Times Square Costumed Characters

Watch Triumph The Insult Comic Dog Poop On Times Square Costumed Charactersvideo

Triumph The Insult Comic Dog returned to the streets of NYC after his hilarious World Cup pooping tour earlier this summer to take on a more local target: the costumed characters of Times Square. He was...

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Man "Nearly Decapitated" By Falling Debris From Times Square M&M's Store

(chrisinphilly5448 / Flickr) [UPDATE BELOW] Two people were seriously injured this morning when debris allegedly fell off a sign for the M&M's World in Times Square. One witness says a man was "nearly decapitated" by a...

Pickpocket Snatches Phone From Woman Sleeping At Subway Stationvideo

Pickpocket Snatches Phone From Woman Sleeping At Subway Station

via NBC An alleged pickpocket stole a cell phone from a woman who fell asleep at a Times Square subway station early Tuesday morning. But police caught him in the act via a surveillance camera and...

NYPD Brags On Twitter About Arresting Times Square Elmo

NYPD Brags On Twitter About Arresting Times Square Elmo

As the city considers a bill that would require pretty much anyone wearing a costume in NYC to pay a $175 licensing fee, yet another Times Square costume character was arrested. The NYPD's Midtown South Precinct...

Batman & Spider-Man Arrested For Fighting Hecklers In Times Square

Batman & Spider-Man Arrested For Fighting Hecklers In Times Square

andy katz's flickr So much for Utopia: a costumed Batman and Spider-Man were arrested last night for allegedly attacking a heckler in Times Square. Police say that 41-year-old Jose Escalona-Martinez, who was dressed as Batman, and...

Video: Hare Krishnas & Times Square Costumed Characters Frolic Together

Video: Hare Krishnas & Times Square Costumed Characters Frolic Togethervideo

After numerous high profile incidents involving gropey Spider Mans, creepy Woodys, anti-Semitic Elmos and shovey Cookie Monsters, the individuals who dress as costumed characters in Times Square have gotten a very bad rap. While legislators are...

Does NYC's Proposed Costume Law Go Too Far?

Does NYC's Proposed Costume Law Go Too Far?

A bill introduced in the City Council yesterday designed to license and regulate the "costumed individuals" in Times Square who pose for tips would likely force many other street performers across the city to pay a...

New Law Would Require $175 Permit To Wear A Costume In Times Square

New Law Would Require $175 Permit To Wear A Costume In Times Square

(Getty Images) Today Councilmember Andy King will introduce legislation that would require costumed characters in Times Square to pay a registration fee of $175, carry a photo ID, submit to a background check, and face fines...

NYC's Filthiest Hotel To Be Sold For $190 Million

NYC's Filthiest Hotel To Be Sold For $190 Million

Stunning! (Trip Advisor) The Hotel Carter, an establishment known for being so dirty that you can practically smell the photos on its website, will soon be a relic of the past, now that an agreement has...

Minnie Mouse, Woody & Statue Of Liberty Arrested In Times Square

Minnie Mouse, Woody & Statue Of Liberty Arrested In Times Square

"Hard times in New York town" After countless uncomfortable incidents of costumed characters becoming embarrassing tabloid fodder and literal masked menaces, the NYPD has finally started cracking down on the costumed characters of Times Square. Cops...

NYPD: The Woman With The Big Chest Tattoo Robbed Times Square Hyatt Hotel Guest

NYPD: The Woman With The Big Chest Tattoo Robbed Times Square Hyatt Hotel Guest

Have you seen this woman with a huge chest tattoo? Don't be distracted by her hypnotic bosom ink; the NYPD says she is wanted for grand larceny in Times Square. According to the police, between 11...

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