A new initiative called PopUP Forest wants to temporarily transform the concrete jungle of Times Square into actual wilderness, using native trees, flowers, and plants. Currently crowdfunding, the initiative is working with Times Square Alliance to get the project up and running by June 2016. READ MORE »
IT HAS been less than a week since the catastrophic loss of Germanwings Flight 9525 and its precious cargo of 144 passengers and six crew. In that short time investigators have pointed the finger of blame squarely at Andreas Lubitz,Show More Summary
During the 1980s, Times Square in New York City was a radically different place. A center for sex and sleazy goings-on, the city was economically depressed, and crime rates hit an all-time high. One basement bar in Times Square became...Show More Summary
The Western Conference's two wild card teams will square off on Sunday. As is the custom this time of year, even Sunday schedules in the NHL are jam-packed with intriguing games and interesting storylines. Suddenly thrust into the chaos of the wild card race, the Chicago Blackhawks will try to make the most out of a visit to Winnipeg. Show More Summary
Three years ago, I went on a one-week media trip to Cairo, Egypt. The hotel we stayed at during our time there was only a few blocks away from Tahrir Square. I could hear gun shot volleys coming from the square every night around the same time.
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Two powerful front courts square off against each other. The collision course between No. 1 Wisconsin and No. 2 Arizona seemed was set when they were both sorted into the West region. Now they're (finally) preparing to face each other once again in the Elite Eight. Wisconsin may have the nation's best front court this side of Kentucky. Show More Summary
Every time an announcement is made that big-name college football teams have agreed to play each other in their home stadiums, it gets us excited about the prospect of seeing some of the game's top players square off on the field. And...Show More Summary
Images via What if you could go ziplining in a redwood forest and then take an elevator ride down to a beach, all inside of a building? A hundred years from now, a skyscraper in the heart of Times Square could hold both of these destinations, in addition to a stadium, mountain range, mall, and a city inside itself. Show More Summary
Given these gentrifying times where old buildings and neighborhoods get new life as either hotels or shopping centers, it's no surprise raunchy, crime-ridden neighborhoods are disappearing. Consider Times Square in New York, which through the ?70s and 80s, consisted of porno shops and peep shows. Show More Summary
Who said grooms can’t have fun when it comes to their wedding day look? You might remember we ran Groom’s Week a couple of weeks ago, and we had such a good time delving in the world of suits, bouts, and pocket squares, that we just had to come back for more. And who better […]
NEW YORK — Old-school bars are now a rarity around Times Square, squeezed out by chain hotels and video boards. But Jimmy's Corner, a boxing-themed dive bar on West 44th Street, has somehow survived. At one end of the bar in that crammed joint on a recent night stood Taylor Hackford, best...
Their Times Square metal performance went viral, and a trio of 11 and 12-year-olds were signed to a $1.8 million record deal. Then they realized what the industry was all about.
by Angela Guess Not-for-profit organization Zocalo Public Square recently wrote in TIME, “Free online courses, crowdsourcing, and big data are transforming the university from a gatekeeper to a public resource. In 2001, the Massachusetts...Show More Summary
Today, Square Enix released a free-to-play Final Fantasy game for mobile devices, and perhaps for the first time ever, that's not a bad thing. Read more...
Condé Nast's last magazines at 4 Times Square — Vanity Fair and Bon Appétit — moved downtown in January, leaving the old Magazine Heaven spaces empty. That included closing down the most architecturally ambitious cafeteria in the world: the swoopy titanium-and-glass room designed by Frank Gehry when the company moved in a decade... More »
ACC vs. B1G. The winner dances into the Elite Eight for a potential matchup with Arizona. The North Carolina Tar Heels and Wisconsin Badgers will square off against each other in the Sweet 16 with a spot in the Elite Eight on the line. Each team has seen differences during their seasons. Show More Summary
In December, Tania Bruguera planned a performance at Revolution Square. She ended up in jail and had her passport taken. Now she returns to the scene of her alleged crime. This time for an interview.
Water exists in myriad forms, and for poets and scientists alike this structurally simple yet at the same time behaviourally complex molecule never fails to fascinate. In our everyday lives we are familiar with water in its more common liquid, ice and vapour forms. Show More Summary
It’s become obvious that you can’t go wrong with Denver based, disco-lord, Falcon Punch. Here, he offers up yet another choice, free download and this time, he utilizes some chunky, Brothers Johnson samplage to compliment is exquisite production work. “Square One” is breezy, funky and perfect for any daytime disco affair, snag it!