Google's Android Billboard in Times Square Is Freaking Gigantic

It was weird night in Times Square last night. I had just spilled out of a music show trying to catch any semi-convenient subway train back to Brooklyn. Hours earlier, a grand jury had failed to indict Darren Wilson on murder charges against Michael Brown and crowds gathered in protest, all bathed in the white light … » 11/25/14 1:49pm 11/25/14 1:49pm

9 Failed Designs That Would Have Changed Times Square Forever

Times Square is one big, incredible machine that has the sweet caress of capitalism to thank for its success as much as it does careful city planning. However, when the area was famously filthy in 1984, New York City contemplated a major intervention that would've changed the landscape of Midtown profoundly. » 8/26/14 9:00am 8/26/14 9:00am

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 product,… » 3/23/11 4:20pm 3/23/11 4:20pm