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National Go Topless Day

Women Protest Topless To Make A Point In Bryant Park, Times Square

Crowds of women took to Times Square and Bryant Park sans bras Sunday, as part of demonstrations for National Go Topless Day.

08/25/2013

Four large H&M signs will be displayed atop this Times Square tower. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

H&M’s Mega-Signs In Times Square Rankle Neighbors

The clothing retailer’s 70-foot-high signs are expected to become the most prominent logo in the Manhattan skyline.

WCBS 880–08/12/2013

"Romeo And Juliet" Broadway Photo Call

Orlando Bloom Set To Make Broadway Debut In New Take On ‘Romeo And Juliet’

Actor Orlando Bloom is best known for his action-packed adventures on the big screen, and now he is taking on his first Broadway role in the revival of William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.”

08/07/2013

Times Square Underwear Record Attempt

Attempt For Underwear Record In Times Square Falls Short

A crowd gathered in Times Square this week in an attempt to set a record for the number of people in their underwear, but the attempt fell far short.

08/06/2013

Players compete in a soccer tournament in Times Square as part of Street Soccer USA on Monday, July 22, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Street Soccer USA Helps People Overcome Poverty, Homelessness

Times Square played host to teams of homeless men and women from 20 cities throughout the United States Monday morning in the 4-on-4 soccer tournament for the National Cup, thanks to Street Soccer USA.

07/22/2013

Trayvon Martin supporters march through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Calls Martin Killing An ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.

07/15/2013

Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. (credit: Handout)

Boston Marathon Bombing Suspect Enters Not Guilty Pleas In 1st Public Court Hearing

For the first plea, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev leaned toward a microphone and said, “Not guilty,” in a Russian accent. He then said not guilty repeatedly about a half-dozen more times.

07/10/2013

Model Marla Mera is body painted by Andy Golub in Times Square on August 19, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

Nyack Artist Returns To Times Square To Paint Nude Models

Two years ago, artist Andy Golub was charged with public lewdness for painting the body of a naked woman in broad daylight in Times Square.

07/10/2013

Times Square TKTS booth (credit: CBS 2)

Eye On New York: Skin Cancer Prevention, TKTS, And Communities In Photos

On Sunday’s Eye On New York, CBS 2’s Dr. Max Gomez talked about a new treatment to stop skin cancer before it starts, and Dana Tyler had an inside look at the TKTS booth in Times Square.

07/07/2013

NYPD cruisers are lined up in Times Square. Security has been beefed up in the wake of the fatal Boston Marathon explosions. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Reports: Bitterness Persists Between Times Square Buskers After Stabbing

The bad blood apparently has not dissipated between two well-known panhandlers in Times Square, who got into a fight that ended with one of them being stabbed, according to published reports.

06/30/2013

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Canelo Alvarez (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Mayweather, Alvarez Kick Off Press Tour In Times Square

With the WBA Super Light Middleweight title on the line, this fight has the potential to be an instant classic, and it all starts here.

06/24/2013

Police stand guard in Times Square (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Reefer Madness? Panhandler Looking For ‘Weed Money’ Allegedly Attacks Rival In Times Square

Witnesses told police that the ‘Weed Guy’ went after a man who was holding an ‘I Need Beer’ sign shortly after 10 p.m. on 42nd Street near 7th Ave, as a number of Broadway shows were letting out.

06/22/2013

Yoga in Times Square

Mobile Couch: Yoga In Times Square

On Friday, thousands of yogis came together to seek tranquility and flexibility in one of the busiest places on earth, New York’s Times Square, as part of the annual Mind Over Madness event.

06/21/2013

Times Square stabbing scene, June 18, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Police: Stabbing At ‘Crossroads Of The World’ An Isolated Incident

The typically large Times Square crowd looked on as two men fought near the intersection of 46th Street and Seventh Avenue around 2 p.m.

06/18/2013

A city official walks out of a US military recruiting station in Times Square after an early-morning explosion March 6, 2008.(Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

FBI Releases New Video In 2008 Times Square Bombing

The case has remained unsolved since March 6, 2008, when a person riding 10-speed blue Ross bicycle placed an explosive device at the U.S. Armed Forces Recruiting Station, lit a fuse and then fled the scene before the early morning blast.

06/18/2013

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