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  1. Shots!
    The Endless Fiesta: Inside New York’s First Señor Frog’sThe spring-break-themed nightclub hits Times Square, where it feels out of place and more than a little out of time.
  2. bill de blasio’s new york
    Reporter Goes Undercover As a Topless Performer in Times SquareShe had fun, made a few hundred bucks, and now thinks detractors like Mayor de Blasio are clueless.
  3. NYPD Times Square Unit Will Police Topless Women and Spider-menIt will deal with quality-of-life issues in the pedestrian plazas. 
  4. Minimum Wage
    Bizarre Times Square Ads Protest Cuomo’s $15 Fast-Food WageApparently the plan will empower people with “no experience or skills.”
  5. bill de blasio’s new york
    De Blasio’s Times Square Idea Isn’t ProgressiveIt represents a profound misunderstanding of public space.
  6. bill de blasio’s new york
    De Blasio Considers Destroying Times Square Characters’ Natural HabitatHe suggested the removal of Broadway’s pedestrian plaza.
  7. neighborhod news
    Another Times Square Spider-Man Gets in a Fight In Times Square, obviously.
  8. the industry
    Potentially Coming Soon: A David Simon Show About Times Square Porn in the 1970sMmmm, oh yeah.
  9. Openings
    City Kitchen Is the Massive New Food Hall That Times Square Has Been Waiting ForVendors include Luke’s Lobster, Dough, and Azuki Sushi — and it opens this Thursday.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Spider-Man Avoids Prosecution for Punching CopIt’s not clear why. 
  11. Prep
    Wings, Beer, Spoodles: How a Buffalo Wild Wings Preps for Super Bowl Sunday40,000 wings, a couple hundred gallons of sauce, 100 more gallons of blue cheese and ranch, and a thing that’s not quite a spoon, not quite a ladle.
  12. Closings
    Café Edison Will Close This SundayThe plan is to stay open that night “until the last person leaves.”
  13. masked menaces
    Batman and the Joker Join Forces Against City CouncilThe fate of Times Square characters is at stake.
  14. Closings
    The End of Café Edison, Times Square’s Last Real RestaurantThe beloved Theater District diner will close at the end of the year.
  15. new york’s finest
    Cops Target Times Square Elmo in 10-Officer Sting, Then Brag About It on TwitterThe police department’s social-media strategy in action.
  16. neighborhood news
    Spider-Man and Batman Team Up to Fight Times Square HecklersMidtown’s not-so-super heroes strike again.
  17. tourism
    India Wants to Replicate the Worst Part of New York in MumbaiYup, it’s Times Square.
  18. times square
    Times Square Characters Might Soon Need LicensesA City Council member has drafted a bill.
  19. times square
    Times Square Characters Might Start Labor UnionHello Kitty is really mad and she’s not gonna take it anymore.
  20. times square
    2 Iron Men, a Spider-Man, and an Elmo ArrestedMore Times Square character mayhem.
  21. tourism
    NYPD Informs Tourists They Don’t Need to Tip Times Square CharactersPolice step up their campaign against overly aggressive Elmos.
  22. crimes and misdemeanors
    Driver Who Crashed Times Square Bus Passes Drug TestHe passed his drug test. 
  23. crimes and misdemeanors
    One Driver Arrested in Times Square Double-Decker Bus CrashFor driving while ability impaired.
  24. scary things
    Two Double-Decker Buses Crashed in Times SquareTourists injured.
  25. Comebacks
    Lucky Cheng’s Lives On As a Cabaret Pop-upIt’s now a three-course dinner and a show.
  26. when bad things happen to good archetypes
    Why Does Spider-Man Keep Getting Arrested?It all makes sense if you read the comics and look at price tags.
  27. crimes and misdemeanors
    Times Square Superhero Crackdown ContinuesThe Naked Black Cowboy and another Spider-Man were also busted.
  28. crimes and misdemeanors
    Yet Another Times Square Spider-Man ArrestedHe punched a cop in the face.
  29. neighborhood news
    Times Square Elmos May Soon Need License to Creep People Out and Harass TouristsA city councilman has drafted a bill. 
  30. Closings
    Original Bowlmor Lanes Closes TodayThe bowling alley attracted movie stars and models in the 1980s.
  31. Pop-Way-Ups
    Marcus Samuelsson Plans to Cook Miso-Grilled Sea Bass Atop Times SquareHe’ll be cooking up there every night for a two-week cancer benefit series.
  32. Closings
    Lucky Cheng’s Says Good-bye for Real“Many of you would celebrate your Sweet Sixteen with us and return years later to celebrate your Bachelorette Party.”
  33. crimes and misdemeanors
    Times Square Spider-Man Arrested, AgainThis time it was for groping a woman.
  34. crimes and misdemeanors
    Still No Heroes in Punching Spider-Man CasePhilip Williams is on trial for attacking a woman while in costume.
  35. Coming Soon
    Anthony Scaramucci’s Elite Times Square ‘Clubhouse’ forAt the Hunt and Fish Club, service “transcends the stiff formalities of traditional steakhouses.”
  36. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Found Napping With Loaded Gun in Times Square Subway StationHe ended up arrested.
  37. bill de blasio’s new york
    Experimental Anarchist Puppeteer Gently Clashes With NYPD in Times SquareThe latest, most colorful example of the crackdown on subway performers.
  38. photo op
    This Is What It Looks Like When Times Square Turns Off the LightsFor the annual Earth Hour.
  39. neighborhood news
    Times Square Is Going to Be Dark for a Very Short WhileOne hour this Saturday.
  40. normcore
    Obama Hits Favorite NYC Boutique (the Gap in Midtown)President Normcore is in town.
  41. femen
    Ukraine’s Topless Feminists Are Here and They’re RecruitingHate Putin? Love boobs? Sign up.
  42. crimes and misdemeanors
    Times Square’s Alleged Kid-Shoving Cookie Monster Is in the ClearWith one day of community service.
  43. Closings
    Original Bowlmor Lanes Faces Demolition to Make Room for Incoming CondosWe’re still hoping for a spare, however.
  44. de blasio’s new york
    Watch Bill De Blasio Beat Dante in a Race Down the Super Bowl Slide“Score one for the older generation!”
  45. the big game
    Adults Using Super Bowl As an Excuse to Ride Giant Slide in Times SquareAfter waiting 45 minutes in the freezing cold.
  46. crimes and misdemeanors
    Months Later, Frustrated Feds Free Jailed Brooklyn AnarchistHe refused to testify about the 2008 Times Square bombing.
  47. crimes and misdemeanors
    Times Square Woody Arrested for Allegedly Touching ‘Numerous Girls’Yet another character faces criminal allegations.
  48. no risk of melting
    Video: Is Anyone Eating Ice Cream in New York’s Record-Breaking Cold?At least one tourist bought a frozen yogurt in Times Square today.
  49. adventures in advertising
    Times Square Billboard Showing American Soldier Hugging Muslim Woman RejectedDoes it offend you one way or the other?
  50. scary things
    Another Daily New York Nightmare Happened AgainScaffolding collapse.
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