Named after the 'New York Times', which moved here in 1924, Times Square is a vibrant, neon-lit area in the heart of the ... More
Named after the 'New York Times', which moved here in 1924, Times Square is a vibrant, neon-lit area in the heart of the Theater District. Over the years, this area has transformed with increasing number of hotels, office towers, and commercial businesses that have sprung up here. Conde Nast, megastores, and theme restaurants have also set up shop. Times Square remains the city's favorite venue for New Year's Eve, where a huge street party is highlighted by a glitter ball dropped from Times Tower. The Times Square Alliance, which was founded in 1992, works for the betterment and promotion of this most popular New York City attraction.
Times Square Visitors Center is a large facility in the heart of Times Square that provides all the information visitors
need to get around the city. In addition to the dizzying array of free brochures and maps, visitors may ...
In the early 1800s, upscale townhouses and local theaters thrived in the area surrounding Union Square. In the 1850s and
1860s, factories and offices replaced the residences, and unionists and abolitionists held massive rallies here. In the 1920s, labor ...
This park has a dog run, space for roller blading, skateboarding and other recreational pursuits, as well as public bathrooms
and a jungle gym. Food is also available in this free WiFi park. Union Square Park is host to ...