Crossroads Of The World

Times Square Redesign (credit: CBS 2)

Times Square Alliance Plans Redesign For Crossroads Of The World

The Times Square Alliance says it’s intended to simplify and de-clutter — and create a unified identity for the heart of Times Square.



‘Meeting Bowls’ Bring People Together In Times Square

If you’re looking for an intimate setting to sit and chat in the middle of the Crossroads of the World, then you’re in luck.


Sanitation crews sweep confettti at Times Square (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Cleaning Up Times Square After New Year’s Party

With a kiss and a cheer, a million revelers rang in the New Year at the Crossroads of the World. Then, mere minutes after midnight, they were shuttled out.


New Year's Eve

New York, New York Welcomes 2011

Hundreds of thousands of U.S. revelers have cheered the traditional ball drop in New York’s Times Square to mark the start of 2011 hours after dazzling fireworks lit up Australia’s Sydney Harbor for the new year.


The Times Square New Year's Eve Ball is tested by organizers. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Partygoers, Organizers & Police Ready For New Year’s Eve

As nearly a million revelers cram into the streets to mark the event, Police Commissioner Ray Kelly is promising a safe celebration with no threats, but lots of security.


A nearly empty Times Square during the morning December 27, 2010 in New York after a blizzard dropped 18 to 20 inches (46 to 51 cm) of snow in the area. STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images

Crews Ready Times Square For New Year’s Bash

The preparations were coming along, but the snow was still piled high on the sidewalks, and with these temperatures, it didn’t look like it’s going to go anytime soon.