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15 Reasons to Stay Home on New Year's Eve

Oren Mendez | Posted 03.02.2014 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

You're just not excited about fireworks anymore if they're not coming out of Katy Perry's breasts.

Top 10 Places to Toast the New Year

Cheapflights | Posted 02.22.2014 | Travel

Whether you're looking for a fresh way to ring in the New Year or you're a fan of more traditional celebrations, check out's top plac...

WATCH: Spider-Men Calm Down Angry Batman In Times Square

Posted 12.23.2013 | New York

Every now and then, even Batman needs to be saved. A new video shows a man dressed as Batman getting in an argument with another man in Times Squa...

POLL: What Are Your Plans For New Year's Eve This Year?

Posted 12.16.2013 | Home

See more clips Add Marlo On Facebook: Follow Marlo on Twitter: @MarloThomas Weekly Newsletter Sign up to receive my email newsletter ea...

Unarmed Man Charged With Assault After NYPD Accidentally Shot Two Bystanders

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Glenn Broadnax, 35, of Brooklyn has been charged with assault following a bizarre incident in Times Square that culminated with two NYPD officers acci...

Can Mayor Garcetti Make L.A.'s Streets Great?

Jack Skelley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Los Angeles
Jack Skelley

He could cover L.A.'s sub-surface freeways, such as the 101, and turn them into parks. He could join forces with L.A.'s uber-popular Cyclavia events and revive the dormant bike-share program, such as those successful in Chicago in New York.

Ad Showing US Soldier Embracing Muslim Woman Nixed In Times Square | Posted 11.23.2013 | New York

MANHATTAN — An advertisement featuring a U.S. soldier embracing a Muslim woman has been shot down in Times Square because the image is too controver...

Gangsters and Grime: Experience New York City's Darker Side

U.S. News Travel | Posted 11.07.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

When walking around NYC, most people don't pay much attention to the city's darker side. But beneath Gotham's glamour lurks a seedy past. A modern-day concrete jungle may conceal the sin and violence of yore you'll see the depravity that exists behind the present-day facade.

The New York City Marathon: 26.2 Miles of Inspiration and Self-Discovery

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 01.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

The events I had just witnessed, combined with my own exhausted state, and the triumph of finishing my first marathon were almost too much. What a glorious world we live in and how thankful I am to be alive to experience days like this.

Anti-Semitic 'Elmo' Gets Year In Jail

Reuters | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

By Luke Swiderski NEW YORK, Oct 9 (Reuters) - A bogus costumed Elmo, who collected tips for cuddling children in family photos in New ...

Hilarious Tumblr Is Your New Home For Dumb NYC Tourist Quotes

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.09.2013 | New York

The "Crossroads of the World" kind of sucks. Can we all just admit that? It's crowded, stuffed full of chain restaurants, and there's just way too man...

Get Outta The Way, You're A Jerk

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 02.24.2014 | Comedy

If you're visiting New York City, we have some bad news: you are automatically a jerk. Tourist = jerk, you = tourist, you = jerk. Simple transitive pr...

5 Travel Letdowns And How To Avoid Them

Posted 09.18.2013 | Travel

In every travel guide, you'll find a list of "must-see" attractions. And while you should definitely strive to accomplish as much as you can while tra...

Hidden Gems in Times Square | Posted 11.17.2013 | Travel

Times Square has been rebuilt from the ground up with glittering skyscrapers, chain restaurants and megastores. These surviving gems are worth your time and money for their history, niche wares and individualized character in an area that is only becoming more homogenized.

Coca-Cola Promises More Engagement With the International Olympic Committee

Scott Wooledge | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Scott Wooledge

Primarily activists are calling on Coca-Cola to abandon its multimillion-dollar sponsorship of the Sochi Winter Games in response to escalating human rights abuses made by the Russian government against the country's LGBT citizens.

Marriage and the Golden Rule

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 10.24.2013 | Good News
William B. Bradshaw

The call came at about 11:00 p.m. on a Friday evening. The caller, a woman, in a rather excited voice said, "Please, come see us." And then I could ...

Polish Cultural Salon for All Opens in New York City

Jim Luce | Posted 10.21.2013 | Arts
Jim Luce

I first met cultural icon Barbara Plewińska -- "Basia" to her many friends in New York and around the world -- after she passed recently from cancer....

Times Square: Lasting Impressions by and for Tourists

Lorraine Roe | Posted 10.05.2013 | New York
Lorraine Roe

If baby Iron Man and painted body women can prance the same streets at ground level among thousands of people taking pictures, then I guess anything is possible. God Bless America! And God Bless New York City! It's a wonderful diverse world.

No, Mr. Weiner, NYers Quit Things All The Time

The Huffington Post | Victor Brand | Posted 07.25.2013 | New York

New York City Democratic mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner recently announced that he would not be dropping out of the race, despite the revelation on ...

Summer of 1970, Part II: Gopher-ing for the Coolest Guitar Shop in New York City, Wearing My Granny Takes A Trip Boots, and Meeting "Keith Richards With..."

Binky Philips | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

When last we were wasting time together, I'd been in London for 13 days during the second half of June, 1970. I'd plunked down the enormous sum of $65.00 U.S. for a pair of wild custom-made boots from the coolest clothes/shoes store in the world, Granny Takes A Trip.

Tap City - A New York Celebration of Tap Dance This July

Adria Rolnik | Posted 08.24.2013 | Arts
Adria Rolnik

Tap, that most American of dance forms, will be celebrated in New York City this summer at Tap City, July 6-13, with awards, showcases, presentations and 300 tapping feet in a blow out extravaganza right in the middle of Times Square!

Times Square's 'Weed' Man Arrested For Stabbing 'Beer' Man

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 06.22.2013 | New York

You really can't make this up. According to reports, a Times Square panhandler holding a "I Need Money for Weed" sign, also known as the area's "we...

LOOK: Thousands Gather For Yoga In Times Square

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 06.21.2013 | New York

At the 11th Solstice at Times Square event Friday, thousands upon thousands of yoga enthusiasts are descending upon one of the world's busiest commerc...

Rebecca Klein

Why Hundreds Of Students Were Featured On A Times Square Billboard | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.13.2013 | New York

On Wednesday, a prominent Times Square billboard featured pictures of people you wouldn't expect to see amid hanging advertisements for Broadway produ...

The Slow Death of Urban Grit

Justin Hernandez | Posted 07.28.2013 | New York
Justin Hernandez

There's always a sense of pride and happiness I feel whenever I return to New York after traveling. As I saw the Empire State Building illuminated against the nighttime sky during my taxi ride, I knew I was home.