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In the Times Square subway station, there are mosaic tiles that, if you know what to look for, resemble Confederate flags. In a 2012 article in Civil War Times magazine, historian Dr. David J. Jackowe claimed that architect Squire J. Vickers installed the tiles as a tribute to then-New York Times publisher Adolph Ochs’ Southern […]

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In 2012, some roads in New York City were placed under the jurisdiction of the federal National Highway System. Two of these roads are Broadway and 7th Avenue. The place where they intersect is the heart of Times Square. A side effect of this federal jurisdiction is that these roads are now required to comply […]

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The FBI just can’t let go of the 2008 bombing of an Armed Forces Recruiting Station in Times Square in which no one was injured. The New York Field Office announced today that the reward has increased to up to $115,000 for information relating to the capture of the bomber. Investigators revealed for the first […]

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A new Kickstarter aims to build a forest in one of the unlikeliest places on the planet: the middle of Times Square. The idea comes from urban ecologist Mariellé Anzelone, founder and executive director of NYC Wildflower Week, and environmental analyst Hugh Reed. The project, Anzelone explains in a video on the campaign’s page, will […]

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After giving the world a look inside the world’s largest Tiffany’s clock and an unauthorized view of Grand Central Terminal, the NYC-based urban explorer who goes by the villainous-sounding Instagram handle Dark Cyanide shows us what it’s like to visit the only part of Times Square that’s worth checking out. The self-professed “thrill seeker and […]

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Earlier on Monday, ANIMAL received a tip promising that pop icon Lady Gaga would appear in Times Square holding a “Black Lives Matter” sign and grant a “brief interview” to “an indie media crew” covering the protests at 3 PM. Though skeptical, ANIMAL showed up, hoping to ask Gaga to participate in Samuel L. Jackson’s […]

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Two parents, one of whom unironically describes himself as an “thinker, disruptor, innovator, dad,” have launched a rather soulless Indiegogo campaign to cater to the whims of their 6-year-old daughter, seeking to “Get greedy Elmo & others OUT of Times Square!” The idea came from little Kamila, who got sad that Minnie Mouse or Elmo […]

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The Batman and The Joker have banded together in a rare show of unity to fight a new mutual threat: The New York City Council. The New York Times reports that the mascots of Times Square, including Hello Kitty and the Big Apple, appeared before the Consumer Affairs Committee on Wednesday to oppose a proposed […]

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Blizzard, the company behind the massively popular World Of Warcraft video game, is promoting their new edition with an elaborate setup in Times Square. A massive ax has smashed a taxi and fog pours out. It’s all to promote an expansion pack that doesn’t seem to have anything to do with NYC. Presumably, Times Square […]

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If you’re interested in being part of the legitimate weed industry, the International Cannabis Association Expo will be coming to Times Square tomorrow, ahead of the 2016 roll out of limited medical weed in New York state. Organizers hope to give essential information to those who want to get into the business. The expo was held in […]

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