A 2-alarm fire broke out in the duct work in the kitchen of Connolly's Irish Pub on W 45th Street near Times Square - home to many Fighting Irish of Notre Dame football fans. In fact, it happened during half-time. The bar packed with people enjoying the game. Show More Summary
Another story for the ‘crazy f#@king s#@t that happens when you are a wasted traveler’ category. I see so many of these odd hotel happenings that I will now categorize them as Loyalty Traveler GrawliX-Files. Tatted Temptress takes Thai...Show More Summary
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. [ more › ]
A STUNNING blond temptress, last seen in a skin-tight black spaghetti-strap top, leggings and heels, is being sought for luring a Thai tourist from a Manhattan bar to his Times Square hotel room and leaving with his Rolex, cash and jewelry, cops said Friday.
CBS today re-announced The Amazing Race‘s 11 teams and a new twist for the 25th season, having already revealed the cast earlier this summer when the race started publicly in Times Square. The cast includes Survivor contestants Whitney Duncan and Keith Tollefson, while Survivor‘s new cast includes an annoying Amazing Race team. Of course, re-announcing the cast […] read more »
News about 740 Eighth Avenue has been scarce since the office tower plans from Related Companies and Boston Properties fell through and they traded the site to Gary Barnett's Extell Development. But an article in Deadline Hollywood now sheds...
by Kate Fridkis This post originally appeared on October 2, 2011. I try to avoid Times Square. Actually, I'm one of those really ordinary New Yorkers who make aggressive, snide comments about it to out-of-towners who were thinking about checking it out. Show More Summary
Times Square is one big, incredible machine that has the sweet caress of capitalism to thank for its success as much as it does careful city planning. However, when the area was famously filthy in 1984, New York City contemplated a major intervention that would've changed the landscape of Midtown profoundly. Read more...
Boxers, which presently has Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen locations, is opening a new club next week in Times Square - but this one is meant to appeal to a mixed crowd. The bar chain — known for its shirtless bartenders — plans to make the new location at 215 W. Show More Summary
The mini fried pizza boom may have peaked a few years back, but the trend lives on at a new Midtown eatery that's also bringing some Italian trattoria atmosphere to the tourist clogged streets north of Times Square. David Sasson—who...Show More Summary
A new exhibition showcases a skyscraper design competition that had been lost to history These days the most contentious debate in Times Square pits cops against superheroes, as street performers dressed as characters like Spider-Man and Minnie Mouse have clashed with police over their right to accept donations. Show More Summary
The motley array of costumed characters who pose for pictures in New York City's Times Square is staging protests for the right to pester tourists for "tips." The performers said cops were "harassing" them when they ask tourists for money. "We actually want respect," said Jovanna Melendez, who was dressed as Minnie Mouse. More
Times Square brings out the worst in people, whether you're a costume crimefighter, a McDonald's patron, Weed Man, the Statue of Liberty, or Shia LaBeouf. The bleakness of Times Square has even wormed its way into the hearts of tourShow More Summary
Yardley, Pa.: I visited Times Square with friends Saturday night and, although we enjoyed ourselves, I must mention the individuals who are dressed up in various costumes aggressively panhandling.
Marvel’s AVENGERS: S.T.A.T.I.O.N. has opened in New York City. Comic book fans will be able to enjoy this interactive exhibition at Discovery Times Square until January 05, 2015. Visitors go through an “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” recruitment simulation; this allows them access to information files about the superheros that makes up The Avengers. Show More Summary
A man charged with groping a woman in Times Square while dressed as Super Mario was a no-show in court Wednesday — leading a judge to issue a bench warrant.
A City Councilman's effort to license people who dress as costumed characters in Times Square is getting frowns from Elmo, Minnie Mouse, Buzz Lightyear and more. The men and woman who portray children's favorites Dora the Explorer, Hello...Show More Summary
Does New York City sleep? We sent a photographer out to capture Times Square during that somewhat surreal transitional hour of 5 a.m., that magic window between when the bars close and the coffee starts brewing in earnest. When it's not dark but it's not light. Show More Summary
New group speaks up on behalf of Times Square costumed characters' right to make a living
· Toynbee tile with a cryptic message found Downtown · Times Square costumed characters form an alliance · Citi Bike dumbs down its kiosks with less text, more images · 155 Attorney St. gets a slightly update rendering ·...