Old color film from New York City in the 1940s shot by Edward Theiss. Dated around Sept. 17th 1945... (© UltimateChase)
After World War I, Times Square grew into something closer to what it is today: a busy crossroads with hotels, theaters, and plenty of people. It was a gathering spot, and in the 1920s companies took notice, and advertising became a more visible part of its landscape—the prominence of flashy signs and lights even had its critics back then. Show More Summary
An installation in Times Square that dances between intimacy and performance
A cast of costumed characters was arrested over the past few days in Times Square, and one individual is planning to sue the city for wrongful arrest—something he's done twice in the past. [ more › ]
As we've known for a while, nothing says "I'm visiting the Big Apple" quite like a posed photograph with a dude in a matted, fraying character costume in Times Square. And, as we've also realized, superheroes and Muppets are not about to give away such valuable souvenirs without anything in... More »
Joshua Jackson is all smiles as he makes an appearance on Extra held at their New York studios at H&M in Times Square on Monday (February 8) in New York City. The 37-year-old actor promoted his hit show The Affair and talked about returning to the stage after 11 years in his brand new Off-Broadway [...]
Holy handcuffs, Batman!
Wiz Khalifa performs at the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 31, 2015, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Wiz Khalifa has announced plans to official start selling weed and not just smoke it...though that’s sure to continue as well. The rapper has partnered with Colorado-based RiverRock Cannabis [...]
Two women were arrested on Tuesday after being accused of committing "fortune telling fraud" in Times Square. A psychic and her daughter-in-law told an undercover operative working for a private investigator that she was plagued with a curse—and would need to pay them $1,000 to remove it. [ more › ]
Crime may be at an all-time low in New York, but weird scary subway attacks are not. Eight slashings have occurred so far this year, and Wednesday evening a woman at the Times Square subway station was reportedly attacked with a needle. According to the New York Daily News, the 37-year-old woman... More »
The 37-year-old victim was heading home Wednesday when she felt a sharp pain on her right shoulder as a man bumped into her by the turnstile inside the station at W. 49th St. and 7th Ave.
You can stand in the center of the New York City hub and watch this cat sip milk.
Dave Portnoy, founder of the oft-controversial sports blog website, swings by Times Square to discuss the sale of a majority stake to The Chernin Group, his plans for world domination, moving to New York and a Super Bowl without the Patriots.
The film and television actor stars in a storied one-act play at the Booth Theater, playing a down-on-his-luck gambler in 1928 Times Square.
As part of Midnight Moment, a monthly presentation by The Times Square Advertising Coalition and Times Square Arts, Peter Fischli and David Weiss will rescreen their famous video, Büsi (Kitty) (2001), in which a cat languidly laps milk,...Show More Summary
Manhattan pedestrians gathered to watch and parse the ruling years before Facebook and Twitter offered forums for breaking news and opinion.
Your Old Droog heads to the crossroads of the world in his new video for “42 (Fourty Deuce),” a tribute to Times Square. He tells Complex: “A song that’s literally been in the making for over a decade. Wanted to flip this sample since ’05 and I finally brought it to a producer and got […]
In a city where every block is its own microcosm of culture and controlled chaos, New York City is a winter destination like none other in the country. Broadway openings with A-list talent keep Times Square warm with buzz while masses huddle outside ramen outposts in the East Village for world-renowned bowls of noodles. Show More Summary
This Sunday February 14th (9 p.m. ET), the Emmy-nominated Brain Games tv-show is back! Wonder junkie Jason Silva returns to our screens, teaming up with leading neuroscientists, psychologists, cognitive psychologists and specialists in a whirlwind trip around the globe to: “…uncover the powers of our minds that we never knew existed.” National Geographic presents six […]
On Wednesday at 4 p.m., I was eating a turkey club at Señor Frogs in Times Square. (I am the writer, so I don’t have to tell you why.) While a tremendously nice man with a septum piercing forged two snazzy balloon hats for my friend and me, we chatted... More »