Moscow's Replica of Times Square Looks Startlingly Realistic

Russia might not be doing much business with the US government right now, but that doesn't mean it's not interested in the foremost symbol of consumerism in America. VEGAS Crocus City, a Moscow mall, has unveiled a surprisingly realistic model of Times Square. It even features the forever-swamped TKTS podium—now… » 6/09/14 1:38pm 6/09/14 1:38pm

50,000 Stills Of Times Square Are Almost As Chaotic As Real Life

If you live in New York you know how unbelievably frustrating it is to try to walk through Times Square when you have somewhere to be. Peeps be all up in your way. If you don't live in New York, you're either part of the problem when you visit or you just generally know to move to the side when you're looking at a… » 8/11/13 3:37pm 8/11/13 3:37pm

How NYC Transformed Times Square Into a Cultural Icon

Say hello to the world's most visited destination—Times Square in New York City. This single attraction hosts more visitors every year than Canadia has residents. This collection of shots from our friends at Oobject illustrate the Square's radical evolution over the past century from former NYT publishing house to… » 10/12/12 12:20pm 10/12/12 12:20pm

Here’s a Guy Hacking a Times Square Jumbotron for Real

A few days ago, the Internet freaked out over a viral video of a guy who hacked Times Square video screens with a live feed from an iPhone. It was a fake viral marketing stunt for the new movie Limitless. But now a guy has done it for real-sort of. Adi Isakovic, a 27-year-old entrepreneur, tested out his new… » 3/23/11 4:20pm 3/23/11 4:20pm

Panasonic Pwnd On Their Own Times Square TV

In a clever bit of green marketing, the non-profit Electronics TakeBack Coalition ran the above ad warning of "toxic waste" on Panasonic's own proud Times Square display. The coalition promotes manufacturers accepting their own products back for recycling. Unfortunately, clever ads and even manufacturer support are… » 11/25/08 5:20pm 11/25/08 5:20pm

NYC's Permanent New Year's Eve Ball Is the Largest Ever

At first glance, the new ball set to drop over Time's Square this New Year's Eve looks a lot like designs from years past. However, the updated ball is twice as big as previous versions (12-feet tall, 11,875 pounds) and it will be the first to be a permanent year-round fixture atop One Times Square. Besides its size,… » 11/12/08 7:20pm 11/12/08 7:20pm