Proposed Legislation Seeks To Curb Aggressive Behavior By Costumed Times Square CharactersThe aggressive behavior of some costumed characters in Times Square has left many people feeling that 'there oughta be a law.'
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.
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.
Tourism Groups: 2014 Super Bowl Means Big Bucks For NYCBusiness and tourism groups in New York City hope to benefit from an expected massive increase in street traffic in the days leading up to next year's Super Bowl.
Study: Times Square Generates Big Bucks For NYCNew Yorkers might love to hate tourists in Times Square, but Tim Tompkins of Times Square Alliance says you should probably learn to love them.