The mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants have formed a new group called NYC Artists United for a Smile.
The NYPD wants you to know that you’re under no obligation to pay for photos with the costumed characters in Times Square.
A costumed Spider-Man accused of slugging a police officer in Times Square says its superhero and comic characters are key ingredients of the flavor of the Crossroads of the World.
On Saturday night, a man dressed as Spider-Man wound up in cuffs after he allegedly assaulted a police officer following a dispute with a woman.
The city’s top cop had a sitdown with members of the Times Square and Broadway communities Thursday to discuss quality-of-life concerns with a sharp focus on costumed characters.
The President of the Times Square Alliance said that costumed characters in Times Square have gotten out of control and need to be regulated.
New York City Councilman Peter Vallone Jr. (D-22nd) introduced legislation Tuesday that would either ban or introduce tight regulations on costumed characters in New York City.