De Blasio Signs Bill Regulating Times Square CharactersThe City Hall ceremony Thursday morning capped a City Council effort to rein in aggressive panhandlers who have flooded the square, some harassing pedestrians for money.
Police: Man Stabs Times Square Worker In The Neck With ScissorsTimes Square sanitation worker was stabbed in the neck Saturday morning, officials said.
Police: Suspect Attacked Woman During Fight In Times Square Subway PassagewayPolice on Tuesday were searching for a woman who allegedly punched another woman in the head during a quarrel in the Times Square-42nd Street subway passageway this past winter.
NYC Council Approves Bill Creating Times Square Zones For Costumed Characters, Painted LadiesThe bill would give the city's Department of Transportation power to create restricted zones for costumed characters and others looking for tips.
City Council Committee OKs Times Square Zones For Costumed CharactersThe bill would give the Department of Transportation the power to designate pedestrian plazas, and to restrict the characters and so-called "painted ladies" to specific zones.
City Council Committee To Vote On Zones For Times Square Costumed CharactersThe City Council Transportation Committee will vote Wednesday on legislation that will provide allocated zones for the costumed characters that are seen in Times Square.
Driver Released With Summons After Abandoned Truck Forces Times Square EvacuationA driver was released with a summons Sunday morning after an abandoned box truck forced the evacuation of Times Square.
All Clear Following Reports Of Suspicious Vehicle In Times Square, EvacuationTimes Square was evacuated Saturday evening after reports of a suspicious vehicle.
City Council Holds Hearing On Regulating Costumed Characters In Times SquareThe costumed characters, naked painted ladies and bus tour ticket sellers who have made all of Times Square their stomping grounds could be restricted to specific zones under legislation being considered by the City Council.
Times Square Spider-Man Arrested For Allegedly Kicking WomanSpider-Man was no superhero on Saturday.
Bill Would Create Special Zones For Costumed Characters, Topless Women In Times SquareThe New York City Council is set to consider legislation this week that would create designated zones for costumed characters and painted topless women in Times Square.
Topless Painted Women, Homeless Reemerge Amid Unseasonably Warm WeatherMany people were happy to see the out-of-season sunbathing Thursday, but some were annoyed to see the return of the desnudas – painted, bare-breasted women whose presence in Times Square made headlines last year.