Bade Stageberg Cox Uses Yellow Reclaimed Chairs to Turn Times Square into a Street Theater

Bade Stageberg Cox Uses Yellow Reclaimed Chairs to Turn Times Square into a Street Theater

If you passed by Times Square today, you may have wondered about the groupings of bright yellow chairs scattered about the plaza. The seats were installed for design firm Bade Stageberg…

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14 Local NYC Valentine's Day Gifts for the Big Apple of Your Eye

14 Local NYC Valentine's Day Gifts for the Big Apple of Your Eye

SWEET AND SAVORY CHEESE BOX Impress your beau with this culinary cheese and cracker set accompanied by a custom state-shaped cutting board. Birthed in Brooklyn, AHEIRLOOM is the…

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Young Projects' Matchmaking Heart Sculpture Selected to Grace Times Square This Valentine's Day

Young Projects' Matchmaking Heart Sculpture Selected to Grace Times Square This Valentine's Day

Lovers (and wannabe lovers) from around the world will have a new public art piece to admire this Valentine's Day in Times Square thanks to Young Projects. The Brooklyn-based design…

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Sled Down a 60-Foot Toboggan Run Today as Super Bowl Boulevard Takes Over Broadway

Sled Down a 60-Foot Toboggan Run Today as Super Bowl Boulevard Takes Over Broadway

Super Bowl Sunday is this weekend in case you hadn't heard through Twitter, TV, your friends, Spotify ads, or the fact that New York City’s Broadway has been transformed into a…

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Join Times Square Arts and Artist Laleh Khorramian for a Talk on Ocean Sustainability Tonight

Join Times Square Arts and Artist Laleh Khorramian for a Talk on Ocean Sustainability Tonight

To coincide with Laleh Khorramian’s film Water Panics in the Sea (which is currently playing in Times Square each night), Times Square Arts will be hosting a free talk with the…

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See Times Square's Giant Screens Play a Film on Ocean Sustainability Every Night in January

See Times Square's Giant Screens Play a Film on Ocean Sustainability Every Night in January

Every night this January from 11:57pm to midnight, Laleh Khorrmian’s mystical film Water Panics in the Sea will take over the mega-screens of Times Square as part of Times Square…

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Phase 1 of Times Square Reconstruction Completed in Time for New Year's Eve

Phase 1 of Times Square Reconstruction Completed in Time for New Year's Eve

Times Square has been in the process of being transformed into a permanent pedestrian haven, and yesterday, Mayor Bloomberg, NYC Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette…

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7 Train Extension to New Jersey Being Considered

7 Train Extension to New Jersey Being Considered

Great news for anyone who commutes from NJ to NYC: the city is thinking about extending the number 7 train right to Secaucus, New Jersey, meaning a ride from Midtown would be just…

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Mayor Bloomberg Launches NYC's Largest Public Space Recycling Initiative in Times Square

Mayor Bloomberg Launches NYC's Largest Public Space Recycling Initiative in Times Square

Recycling in New York City just got a little easier today with the launch of the city's largest public space recycling initiative. Mayor Bloomberg joined the Times Square Alliance,…

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7 Bryant Park LEED Gold Office Building to Break Ground in Midtown Today

7 Bryant Park LEED Gold Office Building to Break Ground in Midtown Today

Located on the corner of 40th Street and Sixth Avenue the project is slated to be completed by the end of 2014. The project’s mission is to create a building that can offer small and…

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Heartwalk Pavilion Made of Hurricane Sandy-Salvaged Boardwalk Planks Opens in Times Square

Heartwalk Pavilion Made of Hurricane Sandy-Salvaged Boardwalk Planks Opens in Times Square

Heartwalk was the winner of this year’s Times Square Valentine Heart Design Competition, a contest organized by Times Square Arts, the public art program of the Times Square Alliance…

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Heartwalk: Situ Studio's 2013 Times Square Valentine Heart Boardwalk Will Be Made of Hurricane Sandy Debris

Heartwalk: Situ Studio's 2013 Times Square Valentine Heart Boardwalk Will Be Made of Hurricane Sandy Debris

“This heart is a frame for lovers and a great civic gesture commemorating the outpouring of support and help in the wake of Sandy," said Barry Bergdoll, Philip Johnson Chief Curator…

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2013 New Year's Eve Ball Will Illuminate Times Square with 32,256 LED Lights

2013 New Year's Eve Ball Will Illuminate Times Square with 32,256 LED Lights

The 2013 New Year's ball is a 11,875 pound geodesic sphere that is 12 feet in diameter, and is covered in 32,256 LED lights. A total of 672 LED modules are attached to the aluminum…

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Temporary Peace and Quiet Pavilion Pops Up In Times Square for Veterans Day

Temporary Peace and Quiet Pavilion Pops Up In Times Square for Veterans Day

The temporary pavilion, conceived by Sandra Wheeler and Alfred Zollinger for the Times Square Alliance Public Art Program, will only stand in the pedestrian plaza of Times Square until…

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Honest Tea's 30-Foot-Tall Recycling Bin Pops Up in Times Square

Honest Tea's 30-Foot-Tall Recycling Bin Pops Up in Times Square

Coinciding with the recent reports that New York City’s recycling rate is dwindling, beverage company Honest Tea is bringing awareness to Times Square. In collaboration with GrowNYC,…

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Only Two More Days to See BIG's Pulsing 10-Foot Tall LED Heart Sculpture in Times Square!

Only Two More Days to See BIG's Pulsing 10-Foot Tall LED Heart Sculpture in Times Square!

Located near the bottom of the red TKTS stairs, BIG♥NYC was unveiled Monday, February 6 and will be on display through Wednesday, February 29. The sculpture refracts the bright lights…

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2012 Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Dazzles with Philips LED Lights

2012 Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Dazzles with Philips LED Lights

The annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square will once again showcase the dropping of a dazzling green ball, as the iconic sphere will be illuminated by energy efficient…

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SnackBox Reinvents the Street Food Stand With a Recycled Shipping Container in Times Square

SnackBox Reinvents the Street Food Stand With a Recycled Shipping Container in Times Square

The 20-foot long black and white box in Times Square is the first of its kind in the U.S. Thanks to the design direction of Aedifica, it stands out amidst the overwhelming visual…

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'Desert Rooftops' by Artist David Brooks is a Landscape of Sinking Suburban Homes in Times Square

'Desert Rooftops' by Artist David Brooks is a Landscape of Sinking Suburban Homes in Times Square

Quick! There's a suburban home sinking in the middle of Times Square! Artist David Brooks, with the help of The Art Production Fund, has installed "Desert Rooftops," a massive…

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Snøhetta Unveils Plans to Redesign Times Square Pedestrian Plazas

Snøhetta Unveils Plans to Redesign Times Square Pedestrian Plazas

As one of the oldest and busiest landmarks in New York City, lets face it, Times Square needs a bit of sprucing up once in a while. Norwegian Architecture firm Snøhetta, hot off the…

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mmmm's Quirky Meeting Bowls Promote Community and Chatter in Times Square

mmmm's Quirky Meeting Bowls Promote Community and Chatter in Times Square

This month, instead of pushing through the summer crowds in Times Square, why not take a break and hang out in a Meeting Bowl? The Times Square Alliance has teamed up with Spanish…

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All 59 Community Districts in NYC To Get Pedestrian Plazas like Times Square

All 59 Community Districts in NYC To Get Pedestrian Plazas like Times Square

It's no secret that the NYC Department of Transportation wants to make the Big Apple more pedestrian and bike friendly, but the department's plans go way beyond pop-up plazas and bike…

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 New Report Shows that Times Square Pedestrian Plazas in NYC Improved Our Air Quality

New Report Shows that Times Square Pedestrian Plazas in NYC Improved Our Air Quality

Pedestrian plazas, specifically those in Times Square, are majorly improving New York City's air quality.

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Aveeno Grows a Forest in the Middle of Times Square in NYC

Aveeno Grows a Forest in the Middle of Times Square in NYC

A leafy forest has taken root in the concrete jungle!

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