Tag Archives: Times Square

NYC To Face -10 Wind Chill On New Year’s Eve

USA Today reports: Revelers in New York’s Times Square could face the coldest New Year’s Eve celebration in more than 50 years as a brutal wave of arctic air tightens its iron grip on much of the nation. “We are predicting 11 degrees at midnight in Times Square that will feel like minus-10 degrees,” warned AccuWeather Senior Meteorologist Paul Walker. ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Times Square Driver Charged With Murder, Cops Believe He’d Smoked Synthetic Marijuana

The New York Daily News reports: With voices in his head and drugs in his system, a deranged motorist drove his car onto a crowded Times Square sidewalk and mowed down 23 pedestrians — including an 18-year-old Michigan woman who died in front of her little sister. Richard Rojas’ maroon Honda Accord carved a three-block path of destruction along Seventh ...

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BREAKING: Speeding Car Plows Into Times Square Pedestrians, Multiple Injuries, At Least One Death

Reuters reports: A speeding vehicle struck pedestrians on a sidewalk in New York City’s Times Square on Thursday, according to an announcement at nearby Reuters news agency headquarters. The New York Police Department closed off the area. A Reuters witness said at least one person was killed and at least 10 people were being treated for injuries on the ground ...

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VIRAL VIDEO: Mariah Carey Has Difficult New Year’s

Entertainment Weekly reports: Mariah Carey didn’t sing throughout most of her performance on Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve with Ryan Seacrest, explaining that she couldn’t hear the music. As the last pre-midnight performer on the ABC special, Carey took the stage in New York City’s Times Square to sing a medley of hits. But seconds into her performance of ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Gay “Mike Hot-Pence” Lookalike Raises Money For Charities In Times Square [VIDEO]

People Magazine reports: In a sobering post-election period, Glen Pannell has figured out a way to make us smile — one pants-less donation at a time. The graphic designer and actor bears more than a passing resemblance to Vice President-elect Mike Pence, and now he is using that genetic stroke of luck to help others as a part of a ...

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New Digital Trump Billboard To Hit Times Square

Birther kingpin Jerome Corsi writes at World Net Daily: Following its success in Times Square, a “Super Trump” digital billboard was posted in downtown Orlando, and a “Super Trump II” will play next week on a 55-foot digital billboard in Times Square. In the “Super Trump II” animated billboard, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump flies through the air to plant ...

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55-Foot Digital Trump Billboard Debuts In Times Square

See the video below. From Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post: It’s a bird, it’s a plane, it’s Super Trump! A day after rival Hillary Clinton fell ill at the 9/11 ceremony at the World Trade Center, a pro-Donald Trump SuperPac is launching a digital ad in Times Square depicting Trump as Superman. The video shows Trump — with a big ...

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Curtains For Gotham’s Ziegfeld Theater

The Ziegfeld Theater, the largest single-screen movie house in Gotham and host to countless red carpet premieres, will close shortly to become a “luxury events” venue. Via the New York Daily News: The massive Art Deco movie theater, which opened in 1969 and is now showing, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” is expected to shut its doors in just a ...

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2016: Brought To You By Planet Fitness [VIDEO]

Here’s a great narration-free clip of last night’s festivities in Times Square, brought to you by Planet Fitness, whose logo adorned every stage and every head. Still better than the Year Of Nivea. As tradition holds, the ball drop was followed by Frank Sinatra’s New York, New York. After that came Ray Charles  and then Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’s gorgeous take on ...

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MANHATTAN: Bedbug Infestation Chases Maze Runner Premiere Out Of Nation’s Busiest Movie Theater

Times Square’s AMC Empire 25, which bills itself as the nation’s busiest movie theater, is once again infested with bedbugs, forcing the glitzy premiere of Maze Runner to relocate across the street. More from the AV Club: In what was possibly a failed marketing stunt or an act of corporate sabotage, the New York City premiere of Maze Runner: The Scorch ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Boobstroversy Grows As Cuomo And De Blasio Vow To Shut Down Topless Times Square Performers

Thanks to weeks of relentless front page outrage by New York City’s tabloids, both Gov. Cuomo and Mayor De Blasio have vowed to chase out the dozens of painted topless women who work Times Square for tips. Gothamist reports: “I believe this activity is illegal,” he [Cuomo] said, speaking to NY1. “I believe it is infringing on legitimate businesses. I ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Officials Flummoxed Over Hordes Of Topless Women In Times Square [VIDEO]

Stroll through Times Square on any warm day and you’ll encounter two dozen or more topless women who will pose for photographs, sometimes as male companions stand at the ready should any tourist not fork over the demanded $10 or $20 tip. Such performance art, as it is reluctantly classified by the city, is completely legal and officials say they ...

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NEW YORK CITY: Thousands Rally In Times Square Against Iran Nuclear Deal

The Jerusalem Post reports: An estimated 10,000 people turned out at New York’s landmark Times Square on Wednesday in protest over the Iran nuclear deal signed last week. They urged the US Congress to reject the agreement brokered in Vienna to rein in Tehran’s atomic program. Speakers at Wednesday’s rally included New York’s former governor George Pataki, Jerusalem Post senior ...

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ISIS Threatens Times Square Bombing

Via Vocativ: A new ISIS rap video, subtitled in English, features some of the group’s most bloody scenes of beheading and torture, while promising suicide bombers in Germany as well as New York City’s Times Square. A terrorist is shown donning a suicide belt, with subsequent imagery showing scenes from New York’s bustling Times Square, after which the bomber, dressed ...

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This Friday: Furball In Times Square

Furball continues its exile to Times Square on Friday. Always mobbed, always a wild time.  Get tickets here. More details on their Facebook event page.

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Broadway Backwards: Cell Block Tango

Posted in full yesterday: “Highlights from Broadway Backwards 2015 included Chicago‘s ‘six merry murderesses’ represented in a sexy, all-male version of Cell Block Tango featuring Joshua Buscher-West, Marty Lawson, Alfie Parker Jr., Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva, Alex Ringler and Ryan Steele.”

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Times Square Time Lapse

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Times Square Is Already Full

It’s almost nine hours before midnight and Times Square is already mobbed. EarthCam is streaming live shots from multiple angles.

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Creationists Plan Times Square Message

Via World Net Daily: When the famous ball drops on New Year’s Eve in New York City’s Times Square, a message will be there to remind “our intolerant liberal friends” about the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment. Answers in Genesis, the Christian ministry best known for operating the Creation Museum in Petersburg, Kentucky, announced it is purchasing a recurring, 15-second spot ...

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TOMORROW: Broadway Flea Market

The 28th Annual Broadway Cares / Equality Fights AIDS flea market returns to Shubert Alley tomorrow. Among the priceless lots available through this year’s Grand Auction are private meet-and-greets with stage-and-screen stars Hugh Jackman and Idina Menzel, opening night VIP tickets to 17 of this season’s new Broadway shows, walk-on roles at 13 Broadway shows, tribute packages to Elaine Stritch ...

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