Restaurants Offering Discounted 3-Course Meals Along With Free Entertainment For 'Taste Of Times Square' WeekWith about 50% of businesses in the area still closed, the Times Square Alliance says the initiative is a way to drive customers directly to restaurants.
Plunge In Tourism Dollars Spells Big Trouble For NYC And New York StateWithout strong numbers, the state comptroller says the fiscal health of local governments is at risk.
Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Drop Will Be VirtualThe coronavirus pandemic is altering another iconic New York tradition.
Times Square Vendors Struggling To Make Ends Meet Without Typical Summer CrowdsSummertime is usually prime time for businesses in Times Square, with tourists flooding one of the world's most popular destinations. But, not this year.
Officials Celebrate Times Square Pedestrian Plaza Anniversary While New Yorkers Complain About 'Sea Of People'Tuesday marks the 10-year anniversary of the Broadway pedestrian plaza in Times Square.
Turn Your New Year’s Wishes Into Confetti For Times Square CelebrationThe moment the ball drops this New Year's Eve, millions of messages posted on the Times Square Alliance's Wishing Wall will fill the air.
New Zones Painted In Times Square To Regulate Costumed CharactersNew zones were designated in Times Square overnight in an effort to regulate costumed characters and other street performers.
Times Square Alliance, Elected Officials Push For Bill Regulating Pedestrian PlazasThe City Council bill would regulate pedestrian plazas by limiting where costumed characters and the topless painted ladies can solicit business.
AP-Times Square Alliance Poll: Mass Shootings, Terror Attacks Gave Americans Bleak Outlook On 2015According to the poll, the most important events to Americans in the past year were the shootings in San Bernardino, California, as well as shootings in South Carolina, Oregon and Tennessee.
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.