Tag Archives: Times Square

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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Boxers To Open Third Manhattan Location

Gay nightclub mini-chain Boxers, which presently has Chelsea and Hell’s Kitchen locations, is opening a new club next week in Times Square – but this one is meant to appeal to a mixed crowd. The bar chain — known for its shirtless bartenders — plans to make the new location at 215 W. 40th St. a little more restrained than …

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New Yorkers Protest Missouri Shooting

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Times Square NYE Time-Lapse

“A time-lapse production on New Year’s Eve never seen before. Due to all the security concerns on the big day, the NYPD had stationed snipers at certain hotel locations not disclosed. We were granted rooftop permission by two hotels, the Times Square Alliance, and the NYPD to shoot this amazing piece.”

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Meanwhile In Times Square..

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Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor To Drop The Times Square Ball On NYE

The Associated Press reports: The countdown to the new year in Times Square is getting some high-profile help — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. The organizers of the annual celebration announced Sunday that Sotomayor will lead the final 60-second countdown and push the ceremonial button to signal the descent of the Times Square New Year’s Eve ball. Sotomayor was …

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Headline Of The Day

This is the same guy that’s trying to get Staten Island to secede from New York City. Details.

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Catholic League Posts Times Square Billboard Demanding Recognition Of Jesus

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Black Party 2014 Will Be At Roseland

Just yesterday I mentioned that the Saint-At-Large hadn’t yet revealed if the Black Party would return to the Roseland before it closes on April 1st. I spoke too soon.

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NEW YORK CITY: Roseland Ballroom To Close With Four Lady Gaga Concerts

As I noted last month, the legendary Roseland Ballroom will close in the spring.  Here are the details for the final days: Lady Gaga plans to play four shows at the 3,500-capacity venue: Mar. 28, 30, 31 and Apr. 2. Tickets go on sale Monday, Nov. 25, at 10 a.m. Prices range from $50 for general admission floor access to …

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Times Square Underwear Flash Mob

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Freedom To Marry Lights Up Times Square

Via press release: Celebrating a year of big wins and marking the need to finish the job, Freedom to Marry today announced a new video billboard titled “Love for Everyone” featuring three diverse same-sex families and a message of love and commitment. The billboard will display in Times Square throughout the holiday season up until January 4, 2014. More than …

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TIMES SQUARE: Queer Nation Crashes USOC Press Event For Sochi Olympics

The protesters were interviewed by some of the media in attendance, so mission accomplished. More photos.  USA Today reports on the protest. About two dozen protesters tried to disrupt the U.S. Olympic committee’s 100-day countdown event Tuesday in Times Square. Yelling “Homophobia’s gotta go” the protesters unfurled banners that said “don’t buy Putin’s lies ” and “boycott homophobia” while Olympic …

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TOMORROW: Queer Nation Vs USOC

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Manhattan’s Roseland Ballroom To Close

The legendary Roseland Ballroom, home to the Saint-At-Large Black Party for more than two decades, will reportedly close in April. Via Billboard Magazine: Evolving from ballroom dancing in the ‘20s to popular music, Roseland has for years been a favored New York play for a wide range of bands from the early days of rock, through disco, grunge, modern rock, …

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Atheists Strike Back In Times Square

Mediaite reports: Responding to a Times Square digital billboard taunting atheists over the existence of God, the Freedom From Religion Foundation is blaring a message of its own. Earlier this week, the evangelical group Answers in Genesis bought ad space in New York City’s tourist-congested Times Square, as well as San Francisco and Los Angeles, proclaiming, “To all of our …

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Creation Museum Posts Times Square Ad

Three similar billboards have gone up in the San Francisco area and “six or seven” are planned for Los Angeles. The Creation Museum’s Ken Ham writes: In a friendly way, we want to reach out to people in secularized parts of the country and share the hope we have in Christ. Atheists live in a world of ultimate meaninglessness and …

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Photo Of The Day

From Reddit’s front page. Ow, my balls. (Via Andres Duque.)

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Broadway Flea Market: September 22nd

Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will hold the 27th annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction on September 22nd in Times Square. Free and open to the public, the annual event takes place from 10 AM – 7 PM in the heart of the theatre district along West 44th Street (between Broadway and Eighth Avenue) and in Shubert Alley. One of …

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At The Coke Protest In Times Square

My pal Scott Wooledge is live-tweeting photos and I’ll add more to this post as they come in. Unfortunately there’s a thunderstorm rolling in, so give our folks extra snaps for being there.

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