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FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

BOOM, POW: Batman, Spider-Man Arrested Following Brawl With Man In Times Square

The NYPD said two men, one dressed as Batman and another dressed as Spider-Man, were arrested after a brawl with another man at the Crossroads of the World.

09/14/2014

Beloved Childhood Costumed Characters Become Times Square Bullies

Proposed Legislation Seeks To Curb Aggressive Behavior By Costumed Times Square Characters

The aggressive behavior of some costumed characters in Times Square has left many people feeling that ‘there oughta be a law.’

09/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 28:  Costumed street performers pose with tourists for tips in Times Square on July 28, 2014 in New York City. In the latest incident involving the often aggressive characters, a man dressed as Spider-Man allegedly punched an officer in the face over the weekend following a dispute with a woman over a tip, police have said. The Times Square Alliance is now calling for strict licensing of costumed street performers.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Arrested ‘Spider-Man’ Says Costumed Characters Make Times Square What It Is

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.

07/31/2014

FILE -- A person dressed as Spider-Man entertains a crowd in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Calls For ‘Rigorous Licensing’ After Costumed Characters Arrested In Times Square

The calls for regulating costumed street performers have grown louder after police said five masked characters were arrested in Times Square over the weekend.

07/28/2014

FILE -- A person dressed as Spider-Man entertains a crowd in Times Square. (Credit: CBS 2)

Spider-Man Arrest Strengthens Push To Regulate Times Square Characters

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.

07/27/2014

FILE -- A man poses as Spider-Man in Times Square  (Credit: CBS 2)

Spider-Man Accused Of Assaulting Police Officer In Times Square

A man dressed as Spider-Man has been charged with assaulting a police officer following a dispute with a woman in Times Square.

07/26/2014

FILE -- Spider-Man and other Times Square characters. (Credit: Getty Images)

Times Square Spider-Man Found Guilty Of Harassment

Phillip Williams, who dresses up as the superhero, was convicted Wednesday of harassing a woman in a Times Square spat.

06/18/2014

FILE -- Spider-Man and other Times Square characters. (Credit: Getty Images)

‘Spider-Man’ Who Allegedly Punched Person In Times Square Goes To Trial

Philip Williams is accused of hitting a passer-by who didn’t tip him for posing for a photo with her children in February 2013.

06/17/2014

Photo by Joe Corrigan/Getty Images

Read An Excerpt From Song Of Spider-Man

Read an excerpt of Song Of Spider-Man, by Glen Berger, for all the details of the infamous Broadway play Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.

12/17/2013

"Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark" (credit: CBS 2)

Reports: ‘Spider-Man’ Broadway Production Will Close In January

“Spider-Man” will be ending its run on Broadway in January, according to multiple published reports Monday night.

11/18/2013

Spider-Man

Columbia Pictures, Williamsburg Leaders, Reach ‘Spider-Man’ Compromise

The “Amazing Spider-Man” is now more welcome in Brooklyn.

03/19/2013

Plans to shoot the new Spider-Man movie in Brooklyn during Passover is not going over well. (credit: BEN STANSALL/AFP/Getty Images)

Planned ‘Spider-Man’ Movie Shoot In Brooklyn During Passover Has Jewish Community Outraged

The blockbuster Hollywood sequel has already started filming around the area, but upcoming plans to swing through Brooklyn are under fire.

03/14/2013

1.9.13 SPiderman

The Man Who Killed Spider-Man Talks Superhero Shake Up

The first issue of The Superior Spider-Man hits comic shops Wednesday. Only it’s not Peter Parker behind the famous mask – because Peter Park is dead.

01/09/2013

Jeremy Lin (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

Hartnett: The Knicks Were Right — ‘Linsanity’ Has Become Ordinary

Cheer him, boo him, whatever — The bottom line is that Jeremy Lin has been a non-factor since leaving New York.

12/17/2012

James Franco arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' at the Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, California.  (credit: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

‘Franco Friendly’ NYU? Professor Claims He Was Canned For Giving Actor Poor Grade

He’s Hollywood “A” list. But Oscar nominee James Franco got a “D” in a graduate class at NYU, and a professor claims that’s one reason the school fired him.

12/19/2011

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