Times Square is a major commercial intersection, tourist destination, entertainment center, and neighborhood in the Midtown Manhattan section of New York City, at the junction of Broadway and Seventh Avenue. It stretches from West 42nd to West 47th Streets. Brightly lit by numerous billboards and advertisements, Times Square is sometimes referred to as "The Crossroads of the World", "The Center of the Universe", "the heart of The Great White Way", and "the heart of the world". One of the world's busiest pedestrian areas, it is also the hub of the Broadway Theater District and a major center of the world's entertainment industry. Times Square is one of the world's most visited tourist attractions, drawing an estimated 50 million visitors annually. Approximately 330,000 people pass through Times Square daily, many of them tourists, while over 460,000 pedestrians walk through Times Square on its busiest days.
Fireworks burst and confetti fell as throngs of revelers cheered the start of 2020 in New York City's Times Square. The crowd counted down the last seconds of 2019 as a luminescent crystal ball.. USATODAY.com - Published
Fireworks popped and confetti dropped as throngs of revellers cheered the start of 2020 in New York City's Times Square. In one of the globe's most-watched New Year's Eve spectacles, the crowd counted..
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People marched through central New York on Tuesday, as well as in other major U.S. cities, to push their representatives to vote to impeach Donald Trump. The president says the impeachment proceedings..
Ryan Seacrest and Lucy Hale gear up for New Year's Rockin' Eve bash in Times Square; Barack Obama releases annual list of favorite books, movies, TV shows and music of 2019; Sharon Stone's dating.. USATODAY.com - Published
Architect Hugh Hardy has renewed and restored many of New York City's best-known landmarks and public spaces, from the New Amsterdam and New Victory Theatres near Times Square, to the fabled Radio City.. CBS News - Published
Scott Pelley follows Hillary Rodham Clinton as she performs her duties as secretary of state and questions her on the latest developments in foreign policy and the recent terror scare in New York's.. CBS News - Published
Like most tourists, Patricio Osuna had a list of "must sees" on his trip to New York City: the Statue of Liberty, Times Square and, surprisingly, a steep flight of steps in an out-of-the-way.. Reuters - Published
Here are the top stories for Thursday, October 10th: Associates of Trump's attorney arrested; Sanders says he's recovering quickly; Activists stage protest in Times Square; Double Nobel literature.. USATODAY.com - Published
Two siblings from the famed Flying Wallendas safely crossed Times Square on a high wire strung between two skyscrapers 25 stories above the pavement. Nik and Lijana Wallenda walked from opposite ends.. USATODAY.com - Published
The New York City Fire Department is responding to a report of a helicopter crash on the roof of a skyscraper in midtown Manhattan not far from Time Square. FDNY says the pilot has died. (June 10)
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CBS News is learning more about the pilot whose deadly helicopter crash onto the roof of a New York City skyscraper briefly stirred fears of a 9/11-style attack. Tim McCormack was the only person on.. CBS News - Published
After months of talking to an undercover officer, a man was arrested for allegedly plotting to attack Times Square. He's accused of praising ISIS and al-Qaida. Vladimir Duthiers reports. CBS News - Published
A man who was arrested in an alleged plot to buy grenades for an attack Times Square is expected to appear in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn on Friday, local media reported, citing unidentified law.. Reuters - Published