Around 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, police said a 36-year-old man was stabbed during a fight in the New Star Cafe on Seventh Avenue.
Times Square is a jarring example of a slowdown in low-level arrests across the city amid tension between rank-and-file police and Mayor Bill de Blasio.
As New Yorkers and tourists alike filed out of the Crossroads of the World, a small army of sanitation workers descended on the area to remove party hats, confetti, noise makers and other trash.
A massive cleanup effort is under way in Times Square to remove noisemakers, confetti and paper streamers left behind as New York City ushered in 2015.
People from all over the world are already starting to pack Times Square, where up to a million revelers are expected to ring in 2015.
The final 12 hours of 2014 began with a balloon drop in suburbia– a new year’s warm up inside the atrium at the city entertainment complex in New Rochelle.
If you’re going to be out and about tonight, definitely bundle up! Lows will dip into the upper 20s overnight with wind chills in the teens. Midnight forecast? A frigid 26, feeling closer to 15 degrees in Times Square. Brrrrr!!
A new batch of threats has been posted on social media warning the NYPD. Several alleged gang members are also using hashtags that include “#2deadcopseveryday” and “#wingsonpigs.”
In a year where New York City welcomed a new mayor there have been a host of stories that have shaped the landscape of the Tri-State area, the country and the world over.
Before the turn of the 20th century, Trinity Church was the place to be on New Year’s Eve. But when The New York Times moved to its new home on 42nd Street and gave Longacre Square a brand new home, its bosses figured: Why not celebrate?
Extra trains will be running for New Year’s Eve revelers getting to and from their parties.
The glittering 11,875-pound ball was tested Tuesday ahead of the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, where tens of thousands of revelers are expected to ring in 2015.
The performances kick off at 6 p.m. And there will be practice countdowns every hour.
The shredder was rolled out for the eighth annual Good Riddance Day, hosted by the Times Square Alliance.
Workers are putting the final touches on the Times Square ball before it’s put in place for the New Year’s Eve celebration.