A hot dog vendor in Times Square shut down his booth over the weekend to avoid participating in a Fox News live television broadcast. On Saturday, Fox News host Clayton Morris hit the streets to cover Merriam-Webster’s “controversial” claim that a hot dog is a sandwich. But when...
Another great bit of DPRK reporting by Anna Fifield.
“My first job after graduation was as a waiter in a Times Square steak house. It lasted eight years,” R. Kikuo Johnson said, of his cover for this week’s issue, “Commencement.” “Around this time of year, I’d see lots of caps and gowns coming into the restaurant with their proud parents. Show More Summary
When the ball dropped in Times Square on Jan. 1 of this year, more than half of the country disapproved of the job that President Obama was doing, according to Gallup. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.
NEW YORK (AP) — Under the bright lights of Times Square, Adeline Gray grabbed the microphone and turned an interview into an impromptu speech about the virtues of wrestling. Gray had just taken part in the annual exhibition here for the first time Thursday, where a temporary mat and stands are set up beneath the […]
Max Neuhaus's "Times Square" sound installation is meant to be stumbled upon by visitors to the chaotic crossroads in Manhattan.
This article originally appeared on Millenation.com in September 2015 Earlier this month the uptown NYC neighborhood of Washington Heights was transformed into 1970's Times Square. The acclaimed director of HBO's The Wire and Tremé David Simon has developed yet another series, "The Deuce". Show More Summary
A police officer shot and killed a man armed with a knife near Times Square Wednesday morning after he confronted supermarket staff, the New York Police Department said. A 46-year-old man was "belligerent to workers" after entering a...Show More Summary
Jaimie Alexander's sprawling full body tattoo on "Blindspot" isn't dangerous. In the show, Jaimie plays a mystery woman who wakes up naked in a duffel bag left in New York's Times Square with no memory of who she is or how she got there,...Show More Summary
Springer Mountain minus 8 days: on Times Square, Manhattan with my daughter and her best friend....
A business interest group that oversees the pedestrian plazas on Broadway between 35th and 41st streets is working with the Department of Transportation on a makeover plan that would lift the two-lane plaza to sidewalk level and fill it with plantings, bright lighting, and new furniture. [ more › ]
During the Bloomberg administration, two lanes of Broadway between Herald Square and Times Square were closed to traffic and turned into bare-bones pedestrian plazas, with tables, chairs, and planters with flowers. But the Daily News reports that the string of plazas, which the city calls “Broadway Boulevard,” are set for ... More »
To push its JetBlue Card—and hopefully drive some impulse trip planning—JetBlue created a digital billboard that tells people standing in Times Square how quickly they can get to nicer climes, right from where they're standing. The Android-based...Show More Summary
Good Samaritans rescued a man from the subway tracks as a train bore down.
A 22-year=old Canadian woman visiting Times Square mistook a man's "free hugs" sign to mean that she could get a free hug. When she didn't pay up, the gentleman punched her in the eye. Jermaine Himmelstein, 24, was charged with robbery and fraudulent accosting. Show More Summary
You know things are really bad when something “free” costs you five bucks. A woman from Canada was attacked by the “free hug guy” in Times Square Thursday because police said she didn’t give the man a tip. The ordeal … Continued
Before it was cleaned up for the sake of tourism, New York’s Times Square used to be a proud epicenter of sin and vice. In the 1970s, the neighborhood was known for its numerous pornographic theaters that supplied viewers with as much sleazy, hardcore action as they could handle. Show More Summary
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 to reporters, "I was aggressively asking for tips." [ more › ]
Yellen doesn't rule out negative interest rates; Clinton wants bankers off regional fed boards; Times Square ‘Hug Guy’ punches Canadian tourist because she didn't give him a tip; and more.