Times Square NYC

Times Square

Broadway & 7th Ave (btwn 42nd & 47th St), New York, NY 10036
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  • "... to hang out... Lots of tourists and lots of shops nearby... Just amazing!!!..." (84 tips)
  • "New Year's Eve: Dress in Plenty of Warm Layers,..." (47 tips)
  • "... y en especial times square, todas las tiendas de los alrededores..." (5 tips)
  • HISTORY

    This area was originally named Longacre Square but was renamed in 1904 when the NY Times moved to the skyscraper now known as One Times Square at 42nd St., famous for the Times Square Ball drop.

    HISTORY · April 10, 2010
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  • Mashable

    If you're an AT&T customer, you're in luck with its free Wi-Fi here. You won't be able to get it for free in most places in NYC. - Vadim Lavrusik Read more

    Mashable · June 5, 2010
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  • VH1

    This is our home turf! Look up at 1515 Broadway (the building with crown...or devil horns) and wave at VH1. If you're hungry, the best pizza slice in the area is on 43rd btw 7th and 8th at Bella Vita!

    VH1 · February 22, 2011
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  • Time Out New York

    When the New York Times moved into offices at Broadway and 42nd Street on Dec 31, 1904, it threw a party so legendary that New Yorkers started to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Times Square every year. Read more

    Time Out New York · November 23, 2011
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  • (RED)

    Did this landmark turn (RED) on World AIDS Day? Read more

    (RED) · December 30, 2010
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  • Angel Hana A.

    The 2013 sign was lit up briefly after the glittering ball descended from the flagpole atop One Times Square. Preparations are now underway for the New Year's Eve ball drop on Monday night.

    Angel Hana A. · December 29, 2012
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  • Fast Company

    JetBlue (a 2011 Most Innovative Company) is the first corporation ever to receive rights to Milton Glaser's famous "I ♥ NY" logo, which is featured prominently in the airline's New York ads.

    Fast Company · February 14, 2011
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  • Baratunde

    There are 3 reasons to be here: 1) you're not from around here 2) you are forced to by employment 3) someone's holding a gun to your head

    Baratunde · February 3, 2010
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  • Times Square NYC

    Don't forget to stop by the Visitor Center!

    Times Square NYC · April 17, 2012
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  • Fast Company

    In 2009, Univision sponsored a Times Square ball-drop to celebrate the last minute of analog TV in the U.S. The next year, the network scored its first-ever weekly ratings win among adults 18-49.

    Fast Company · February 14, 2011
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  • American Express

    Amex Travel tip: Walk slightly north to 46th st. to explore Little Brazil, a street filled w/ authentic food, caipirinhas & a taste of Brazilian culture!

    American Express · June 22, 2011
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  • Eric R.

    don't stop in the middle of the sidewalk. move out of the way before stopping.

    Eric R. · July 28, 2009
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  • Alicia Keys

    Filming for Empire State of Mind was UNBELIEVABLE! It was crazy playing the piano in the middle of Times Square. That's like one of the ultimate dreams.

    Alicia Keys · February 7, 2012
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  • Sony

    Look up to spot the giant 35'x40' Sony/NewsCorp digital LED screen at One Times Square. Bonus: tweet us a photo @Sony and we'll retweet! – Sony

    Sony · December 28, 2010
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  • Naomi B.

    Look around before you stop and take a picture. Don't just suddenly stop walking....people behind you are still moving

    Naomi B. · May 8, 2010
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  • ESPN

    You might have grown up watching him on SportsCenter in the morning, but now Keith Olbermann is rocking the late night scene in the Times Square studios. Catch him weeknights on Olbermann at 11pm/ET. Read more

    ESPN · October 14, 2013
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  • New York Habitat

    The bright lights and crowds of people can be overwhelming at first to newcomers. Go at night to get the full experience of this extravagant area.

    New York Habitat · September 26, 2011
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  • Movie Mayor

    In order to shoot the opening of 2001's "Vanilla Sky", which features Tom Cruise alone in Times Square, the production received unprecedented permission to shut down Times Square one Sunday morning Read more

    Movie Mayor · July 9, 2010
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  • Taben N.

    Amazing swarm: Times Square, New York, NY, US. 31/12/2012: 23.45 NY; 01/01/2013: 04.45 London, 08.45 Moscow, 12.45 北京 (liked 4 repost) Let's show everybody that we exist!

    Taben N. · December 21, 2012
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Stand at 47th and 7th ave and look southeast. The view sure has changed since this pic, taken in 1957. Send your new view to @nydailynews on Twitter! Read more

    The New York Daily News · October 26, 2010
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  • David S.

    Great place to people watch.

    David S. · June 23, 2010
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  • Angel Hana A.

    Heartwalk is a new heart-shaped public art installation made of boardwalk planks salvaged after Hurricane Sandy. will remain on view until March 10, 2013.

    Angel Hana A. · February 15, 2013
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  • Tim F.

    check out new pedestrianized times square!

    Tim F. · July 26, 2009
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Betty Boop made her Macy's Parade debut in 1985. Check her out floating high above Times Square at the link! Read more

    The New York Daily News · November 23, 2010
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  • Angel Hana A.

    The African-American "Naked Cowboy" shown above busking in Times Square is one of the franchisees of Robert John Burck, the original Naked Cowboy. Robert John Burck from Cincinnati.

    Angel Hana A. · February 17, 2013
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  • Good Morning America

    Best time to be in Times Square is from 7-9am every weekday morning! Stop by and be part of the audience of Good Morning America and get a free tour of the studios.

    Good Morning America · May 24, 2011
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  • NBC Nightly News

    Just a short walk away, visit the Crossroads of the World.

    NBC Nightly News · August 16, 2011
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  • suga i.

    Avoid this place at all costs. Too many tourists.

    suga i. · April 7, 2010
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  • Geek&Hype

    Free Wi-Fi for AT&T customers.

    Geek&Hype · August 3, 2011
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  • Angel Hana A.

    He wears only cowboy boots, a hat, and underwear, with a guitar strategically placed to give the illusion of nudity. He has become a fixture in Times Square and has made numerous media appearances.

    Angel Hana A. · February 18, 2013
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  • @StratosAthens

    I can never have enough of this place and its great energy. I could stay and watch the people go by for hours.

    @StratosAthens · November 3, 2010
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  • Zara C.

    If everyone walks to the right... traffic will move. Also tourists.......the white man means walk and the red hand means stop. Also, they are just buildings.

    Zara C. · August 6, 2010
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  • jon a.

    walk in the street to avoid tourists

    jon a. · March 15, 2010
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  • The New York Daily News

    PHOTO: Reenact this shot of the sailor and his girl sharing a victory kiss on VJ day, 1945, at the link, and send your new view to @nydailynews on Twitter! Read more

    The New York Daily News · February 4, 2011
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  • Corey P.

    Avoid like the plague. I guess everyone should see it once in their lifetime, but once is enough. TOO MANY PEOPLE!

    Corey P. · March 31, 2010
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  • The Transit Navigator

    The site of the annual NY New Year's Party, this is what people think of when they hear NY. If you want to see a show, go to TKTS under the red steps (and see The Phantom of the Opera!).

    The Transit Navigator · September 24, 2011
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  • Kellie B.

    Too many tourist

    Kellie B. · August 5, 2011
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  • ABC News

    Good Morning America has called Times Square home since September 13, 1999. See 'GMA' live at 44th Street and Broadway from 7am to 9am. It's free! And Fun! Read more

    ABC News · April 17, 2011
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  • Julius J.

    If someone asks if you want to see a comedy show, punch them in the face & laugh.

    Julius J. · January 3, 2011
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  • suga i.

    The mouth of hell.

    suga i. · April 16, 2010
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  • Otel.com

    You can have dinner at Nook, located at the 50th and 9th. This restaurant serves great, affordable meals and it’s also BYO.

    Otel.com · August 27, 2011
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  • Mike Bloomberg

    Today, I was here to launch a public space recycling pilot program in Times Square: http://bit.ly/10R34h2

    Mike Bloomberg · March 15, 2013
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  • Fitness Magazine

    Singer Colbie Caillat (FITNESS's May issue cover girl!) will be performing "I Do" in Times Square on April 29 for the TLC Royal Wedding Celebration! Read more

    Fitness Magazine · April 22, 2011
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  • Brian R.

    Avoid it as if it were the plague.

    Brian R. · June 11, 2010
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  • Mike M.

    Take some photos from the top of the new bleacher seating platform - it offers a great perspective downtown

    Mike M. · April 30, 2010
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  • Malvina B.

    Happy new year ....

    Malvina B. · January 1, 2013
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  • Freddie M.

    There is someone walking behind you. Move!!

    Freddie M. · July 19, 2010
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  • Çok Gezen Genç

    Ziyaretçilerini büyüleyen, ışıltılı ve şık otellerin, restoranların bulunduğu dünyanın en ünlü, en canlı meydanlarından! Civardaki ünlü tiyatrolarda müzikali ya da tiyatro oyununu izlemelisiniz! :)

    Çok Gezen Genç · September 21, 2013
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  • natalex

    "Перекресток мира " и "Великий белый путь". Площадь получила свое название в честь газеты The New York Times, офис которой располагался в этом месте ранее. Здесь всегда светло, шумно и многолюдно.

    natalex · October 23, 2011
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  • Florent

    Lieu mythique de New-York, le carrefour du monde, symbole de la ville et du divertissement. Et Wifi gratuit dans toute le quartier !

    Florent · November 6, 2011
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