iOS app Android app

Times Square

LOOK: This Subway Car Is Only Twenty Inches Long

Posted 06.21.2011 | New York

New York can be a big and lonely place, so sculptor Alan Wolfson has shrunk it down to size. Way down. His insanely detailed miniature dioramas of...

Table Service In Times Square

Posted 05.30.2011 | New York

Welcome to Times Square, can we take your order? Times Square pedestrian plazas will turn into sidewalk cafes under a new plan to bring food servic...

Naked Cowboy Loses Legal Duel With Naked Cowgirl

| Olivia Scheck | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN -- Times Square's Naked Cowboy failed to wrangle any cash out of his scantily clad nemesis, the self-proclaimed "Naked Cowgirl," according t...

Armory Show NYC: The Art World's Fashion Week

Artlog | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Artlog

Every year in March, New York City is taken over by the art community for a week of art fairs, gallery openings and of course parties. It is the art w...

A Timeline Of Recent Terror Attack Attempts In The U.S.

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A Saudi engineering student who sought to make a bomb targeting including former President George W. Bush's home is due to appear in federal court tod...

The Bike Lane Battle of the Bulge

Joel Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Joel Epstein

Change, like this diet I am on, is hard. But if you want to make over the city for the better, you need to break up the pavement sometimes and envision the possibilities.

Counterterror NYC Ignores Inconvenient Truths

Len Levitt | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Levitt

Counterterror NYC, a National Geographic special, blindly and uncritically endorsed NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly's high-tech approach to fighting terrorism. It failed to address Kelly's fatal flaw: his ego.

New York Hosts the First Million-Dollar Surf Contest

Zach Weisberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Zach Weisberg

While the decision to hold the first World Tour event on the East Coast since the 1980s may raise a few eyebrows, Surfline's Sean Collins has prepared a barrage of facts to justify the decision.

No More Ritalin and Reality TV for Our ADD Nation

Howard Steven Friedman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Howard Steven Friedman

American's short attention span hops from critical issues to trivialities with the delicate ease of an Olympic gymnast. Our tendency to be drawn into...

Man Survives Suicidal Leap In Front Of Times Square Subway

nydailynews.com | By Jane H. Furse and Barry Paddock | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Horrified witnesses said the man stood on the tracks in front of the oncoming Queens-bound R train about 8:45 p.m. yelling for onlookers to call his w...

Old New York Times Office Now A Bowling Alley

nytimes.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

At the dawn of last century The Times left Printing House Square, near City Hall, for a new tower in a modest uptown stretch that soon came to be know...

The Rum House: A Landmark Is Reborn

Thrillist | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Thrillist

When it comes to reform, they say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but if that were totally true, you'd still be able to go to Times Square and ...

Times Square Development Completed

Roberta Brandes Gratz | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Roberta Brandes Gratz

In New York, economic health is erroneously measured by the level of new construction, not just new construction but "big" new construction.

Watch The Ball Drop LIVE In NYC: Times Square VIDEO

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Who doesn't love to watch the ball drop? One of the most popular traditions for New Year's Eve is to count down the final minute with loved ones an...

Watch The Ball Drop LIVE In New York

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

It's that time again. One of the most popular annual traditions is back and you can watch the ball drop LIVE in New York right here with us on The Huf...

Cee-Lo Green Interview: No Power Shortage in 2011

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

The versatile musician Cee-Lo Green was the undisputed king of pop this year. But don't expect it to stop after midnight tomorrow.

The Times Square Ball Drop and the Story Behind It

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Kate Kelly

The first New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square occurred in 1904, just after the New York Times had relocated to a new building in what had been known as Longacre Square.

Telling Time on New Year's Eve: Why the First Ball Was Dropped in Times Square

The New York Public Library | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
The New York Public Library

By Carmen Nigro Librarian, New York Public Library, Irma and Paul Milstein Division of United States History, Local History and Genealogy On New Ye...

The Faithful Shopper: Retail Lost and Found

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

The end of this year also marks the end of the decade, and so it seems appropriate to look back at how New York City retail has changed over these very dramatic 10 years.

PUBLIC ART: Turning Times Square Billboards Into A Public Art Project

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Justus Bruns is a Dutch designer with a vision and a mission: to turn Times Square into a public museum, replacing the adds on billboards with his ver...

The FaithFul Shopper: Faith's Top 10 for 2010

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Now that Hanukkah is over and Christmas is literally around the corner, it's time to look back at this year in shopping.

Porn Shop Returns To Times Square (As Historical Artifact)

nytimes.com | SAM ROBERTS | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

When it was finally shuttered eight years ago, Peep-O-Rama achieved a public cachet that it had never gained in its five decades: the garish pornograp...

Reyne Gauge: Antiques Taking Over Times Square

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

A pop up store in Times Square for fans of Pawn Stars and American Pickers is set to open at 1501 Broadway. The stars will be on hand to meet their fans and sign autographs.

John Slattery's Worst Casting Call Story

Vulture | By: | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

John Slattery was one of the New York presenters at the Casting Society of America's Artios Awards last night -- the awards were bi-coastal, with a si...

Angry, Smelly Elmo Harassing Midtown Tourists

Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Evil Elmo is back. In 2009 The Daily News reported on an imposter Elmo (if there is such a thing as a "real" Elmo) who was seen in Times Square aggr...