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Couples Get Valentine’s Day Surprise In Times SquareMarriage proposals popped up on signs in the Crossroads of the World accompanied by shooting confetti.
'Aladdin' Cast Tests New Year's Eve Confetti In Times SquareVisitors in Times Square got a sneak peek Monday of this year's New Year's Eve celebration.
New Yorkers, Tourists Shred Their Forgettable Pasts At Good Riddance DayThe shredder was rolled out for the eighth annual Good Riddance Day, hosted by the Times Square Alliance.
NYC Lawmakers Mull Regulations For Times Square Costumed CharactersBatman and Robin voiced opposing views at a City Council hearing on a new proposal to regulate costumed characters in Times Square, which would require they be licensed and pass background checks
Times Square Characters Say ‘Tipping Is Optional’ Leaflets Are Hurting BusinessSome of the mostly Spanish-speaking immigrants who wear the giant costumes say they have been left with far less to feed their families.
Calls For 'Rigorous Licensing' After Costumed Characters Arrested In Times SquareThe calls for regulating costumed street performers have grown louder after police said five masked characters were arrested in Times Square over the weekend.
Spider-Man Arrest Strengthens Push To Regulate Times Square CharactersOn 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.
Bratton: NYPD To Seek Regulation Of Costumed Characters In Times SquareThe 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.
Lawmakers To Look At Regulating Costumed Characters In Times Square The Times Square Alliance is meeting with elected officials Wednesday morning to talk about growing concerns and solutions, like requiring background checks on the so-called street performers.
Times Square Revitalization Project Taking Toll On New YorkersThree of five pedestrian plazas in Times Square are currently under construction as part of a three-year, $40 million effort by the city to revitalize the urban space.
Head Of Times Square Alliance Calls For Regulations On Costumed CharactersThe President of the Times Square Alliance said that costumed characters in Times Square have gotten out of control and need to be regulated.
Man Dressed As 'Toy Story' Character Arrested In Times Square On Sex Abuse ChargesJose Vasquez, 44, of Clifton, N.J., faces sex abuse and other charges for allegedly inappropriately touching young girls while apparently dressed as Woody from "Toy Story" in Times Square.
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