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  • New York police to Times Square tourists: call 911 if a superhero pesters you

    By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Aug 11 (Reuters) - New York police have begun handing out fliers to tourists in Times Square telling them that tipping the costumed superheroes and children's characters who pose for photographs is optional, and to call the...
  • Call 911 if a superhero pesters you, New York police tell Times Square tourists

    NEW YORK — New York police have begun handing out fliers to tourists in Times Square telling them that tipping the costumed superheroes and children's characters who pose for photographs is optional, and to call the 911 emergency number if they have...
  • New York police to Times Square tourists: call 911 if a superhero pesters you

    New York police to Times Square tourists: call 911 if a superhero pesters you
    New York police have begun handing out fliers to tourists in Times Square telling them that tipping the costumed superheroes and children's characters who pose for photographs is optional, and to call the 911 emergency number if they have complaints....
  • Driver in Times Square bus crash faces impairment charge

    Driver in Times Square bus crash faces impairment charge
    A driver in a tour bus crash that injured at least 14 in New York's Times Square faces charges of impaired driving, police said Wednesday. William Dalambert of Irvington, New Jersey, a Gray Line bus driver, was charged with driving while ability...
  • Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.

    Cruise Port Spotlight: New York, N.Y.
    Cruise passengers can enjoy a slice of the Big Apple, New York City, both as a port of call as an embarkation/disembarkation port on a variety of voyages including Canada and New England itineraries and some Caribbean and trans-Atlantic crossings. Often...
  • Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots

    Nice alternatives to some well-trodden tourist spots
    For decades, visits to New York City have meant Broadway shows, Fifth Avenue shopping and slack-jawed stops at Times Square and the Statue of Liberty. Those experiences will always remain quintessential New York, but for the last year the city's tourism...
  • Q&A: 'Sharknado 2′ Writer on Celebrity Cameos, Misunderstood Sharks

    After the viral success of 2013's "Sharknado," Thunder Levin returns to the writing room to pen the sequel, a new disaster adventure set in the streets of New York. "Sharknado 2: The Second One" airs at 9 p.m. Wednesday on SyFy. How did this crazy idea...
  • Gun safety, joyful noise, and Fair Districts: Letters

    Gun safety or control? Mary Sanchez on Sunday demonstrated the meaning of elasticity ("Put politics aside, treat gun safety as public-health issue"). You have to hand it to the liberal columnist: No fact will remain unstretched in her zest to enact gun-...
  • Cracking down on anti-Semetic Elmo

    Cracking down on anti-Semetic Elmo
    A man dressed as Elmo who went on an anti-Semetic tirade and a costumed Cookie Monster who misbehaved, has the creators of Sesame Street cracking down on NYC street performers impersonating their characters. Sesame Workshop announced on Tuesday that...
  • 'Sesame Street' aims to teach lesson to Times Square Elmo

    By Laila Kearney NEW YORK, July 29 (Reuters) - Elmo and Cookie Monster have long delighted young viewers on TV's "Sesame Street," but the recent antics of New York street performers dressed as the beloved characters have drawn the ire of city officials...
  • Frank O'Hara's 'Lunch Poems' -- at 50

    Frank O'Hara's “Lunch Poems” (City Lights: 86 pp., $14.95) — which has just been reissued in a 50th anniversary hardcover edition — recalls a world of pop art, political and cultural upheaval and (in its own way) a surprising...