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    NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers said Wednesday that New Year’s Eve in Times Square will incorporate virtual elements, as they gear up for a celebration that will have to be scaled down and socially distant in response to the coronavirus. Details are still coming together, but the Times Square Alliance, Jamestown Properties and Countdown Entertainment...
    New York (CNN Business)Last year, the Times Square Olive Garden was the chain's best location. Not anymore. Before the pandemic, New York City's Times Square was bustling with office workers, theater goers and tourists. But pandemic restrictions have forced Broadway to go dark and dining rooms to remain closed. New York City has banned indoor...
    Breonna Taylor: Outrage over lack of charges turns into protests across the US Olive Garden parents quarterly revenue falls by 28% as pandemic weighs on sales Pandemic slashes sales at Olive Gardens Times Square location by 94% Olive Garden's Times Square location is the chain's best-performing restaurant. But the coronavirus pandemic has upended...
    An Olive Garden restaurant located in Times Square, New York.Adam Jeffery | CNBC During a typical year, Olive Garden's Times Square restaurant rakes in $15 million in sales. But the coronavirus pandemic and local restrictions on dining have wiped out the business of the chain's best location, cutting its average weekly sales from $300,000 to...
    Organizers of the popular Times Square New Year's Eve celebration in New York City will go digital when revelers welcome 2021. It's the first time in 114 years that a massive crowd will not be at the event.  In an effort to curb the spread of coronavirus, the Times Square Alliance announced Wednesday that the...
    NEW YORK -- COVID-19 is forcing changes to the annual New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square.Every year, New York's new year celebration is one of the hottest tickets in the world. Thousands of people pack Times Square to revel in the festivities and ring in the new year.But the end of 2020 will be...
    The iconic New Year's Eve ball drop in New York City's Times Square will occur virtually this year as the world continues to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic. Event organizers for the annual celebration announced in a video teaser and press release that the ball drop to ring in 2021 will happen "visually, virtually...
    (CNN) — Los organizadores del evento para la celebración anual de la víspera de Año Nuevo en Times Square anunciaron que la cuenta regresiva sí se llevará a cabo este año. Sin embargo, habrá algunos cambios en el formato. La cuenta regresiva hasta la medianoche del 31 de diciembre, que está a solo 100 días...
    New York City's Times Square will look very different on New Year's Eve this year. On any given year, the so-called "Crossroads of the World" is packed to the gills with people excited to ring in the new year as broadcasts play host to musical entertainment and the like. But with 2020 unlike any given year due...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — On Wednesday it was announced the upcoming season of the Metropolitan Opera and the in-person New Year’s Eve celebrations in Times Square have been canceled. Both decisions are expected to have a ripple effect that extends to restaurants, hotels and beyond. Grammy-award winning musician and composer Terence Blanchard was filled with...
    Times Square, which becomes a sea of people and confetti each Dec. 31, is going to be unrecognizable as Americans turn the calendar to 2021. And that’s just the latest change in what’s shaking out to be a different kind of winter for New York City. Besides the announcement Wednesday of the largely virtual event...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Times Square was alive again with music and dancing Wednesday afternoon even as all the Broadway theaters remain dark due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Association for a Better New York (ABNY) joined community organizers, census...
    NEW YORK (AP) — New Year's Eve in Times Square will incorporate virtual elements, organizers said Wednesday as they gear up for a celebration that will have to be scaled down and socially distant in response to the coronavirus. Details are still coming together, but the Times Square Alliance, Jamestown Properties and Countdown Entertainment said...
    NEW YORK (AP) — New Year’s Eve in Times Square will incorporate virtual elements, organizers said Wednesday as they gear up for a celebration that will have to be scaled down and socially distant in response to the coronavirus. Details are still coming together, but the Times Square Alliance, Jamestown Properties and Countdown Entertainment said...
    New Yorks Times Square will bid farewell to 2020 without the usual huddled masses jamming the streets on New Years Eve, as celebration organizers on Wednesday responded to the global pandemic with plans for a scaled-back, virtual event. In a "preliminary teaser" of what was to come on Dec. 31, the Times Square Alliance said...
    (Reuters) - The New Year's Eve in Times Square will be virtual this year in a scaled back, socially distant celebration, the organizers of the event said on Wednesday. They said a very limited group of in-person honorees will attend the event. (https://bit.ly/3mPVaoS) (Reporting by Uday Sampath in Bengaluru; Editing by Arun Koyyur) Copyright 2020...
    The famed New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square is going virtual for 2021. In yet another blow to the Big Apple tradition, organizers behind the event announced Wednesday the annual ball drop will be a “virtually enhanced celebration” amid the coronavirus pandemic. “One thing that will never change is the ticking of...
    Organizers of the annual New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square announced in a press release Wednesday that the 2020 festivities will be mostly virtual in order to adhere to social distancing guidelines amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The evening will include a limited number of individuals in-person to “reflect on the themes challenges and inspirations...
    The famed New Year’s Eve ball drop in Times Square is going virtual for 2021. In yet another blow to the Big Apple tradition, organizers behind the event announced Wednesday the annual ball drop will be a “virtually enhanced celebration” amid the coronavirus pandemic. “One thing that will never change is the ticking of time...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City With New Year’s Day just 100 days away, the organizers of the annual Times Square New Year’s Eve celebration is giving New Yorkers a look at how the gathering will look amid the pandemic. This year,...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Organizers of the New Year's Eve celebration in Times Square say they are planning a virtually enhanced celebration that brings Times Square and The Ball to people digitally no matter where they are located.The scaled-back and socially-distanced live elements are still to be determined, officials said.An extremely limited group of in-person...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The coronavirus pandemic is altering another iconic New York tradition. The annual Times Square New Year’s Eve ball drop will be virtual this year, organizers announced Wednesday. Organizers say it will be a “virtually enhanced celebration,” though added there would be some small, scaled-back live events associated with it. “One thing...
    Oh, well now it’s clear! Manhattan’s inscrutable Metronome digital clock — which for decades has confounded Union Square passersby uncertain of what it’s actually measuring — now tracks the amount of time until scientists believe the effects of climate change will become irreversible. The conversion was announced at 3:20 p.m. Saturday when the towering LED display flashed...
    Big Apple restaurateurs fought tooth and nail for indoor dining, and now that they’ve got their wish — sort of — they’re not so sure it’s going to help them survive. Starting on Sept. 30, New York City eateries, from cafes to buffets, will be permitted to start serving food indoors again after a...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Hundreds of demonstrators rallied Times Square in conjunction with 14 other cities to highlight the deaths of more than 200,000 deaths due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Demonstrators organized by RefuseFacism.org, railed against President Donald Trump for...
    (CNN)Police arrested 86 people at a protest against the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency (ICE) in Times Square on Saturday, according to the New York Police Department. Whistleblower alleges high rate of hysterectomies and medical neglect at ICE facilityThe rally was calling for the abolition of ICE in the wake of a complaint made public...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The NYPD announced 86 people were arrested in Times Square during a demonstration against the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) on Saturday. Police said the demonstration became tense when officers tried to move protesters from the area. Everyone arrested was charged with disorderly conduct. There were no reported injuries....
    Police arrested nearly 90 protesters at an Abolish ICE demonstration Saturday in New York City’s Times Square near the New York Police Department’s headquarters, police said. The New York Post reported that the police and protesters, who were demonstrating against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) based on recent reports that the agency performed unneeded hysterectomies...
    Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff was so determined to make it to Times Square Fashion Week, she got ready for the event in a restaurant bathroom. Her husband took a wrong turn en route, landing the couple in traffic. Running out of time, Shafiroff — who also served as the event’s emcee and guest of...
    Philanthropist Jean Shafiroff was so determined to make it to Times Square Fashion Week, she got ready for the event in a restaurant bathroom. Her husband took a wrong turn en route, landing the couple in traffic. Running out of time, Shafiroff — who also served as the event’s emcee and guest of honor...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City A tense standoff in Times Square and near Police Plaza on Saturday during an “Abolish ICE” protest resulted in 89 arrests of demonstrators who attempted to block streets at both locations, police officials said. The protests...
    The new flagship Krispy Kreme store in Times Square has unveiled its brand new and largest “Hot Sign” on Wednesday. The sign, which stands about above the entrance at a towering 15 feet and weighs about 8,000, lets all of New York know that fresh, hot doughnuts are ready to be purchased. In addition...
    The new flagship Krispy Kreme store in Times Square has unveiled its brand new and largest “Hot Sign” on Wednesday. The sign, which stands about above the entrance at a towering 15 feet and weighs about 8,000, lets all of New York know that fresh, hot doughnuts are ready to be purchased. In addition to...
    The NYPD Bomb Squad and the FBI are investigating a Queens home containing suspected “bomb making” materials, police sources said. Authorities said they were tipped off to the potential explosives after the home across from Astoria Park on 19th Street erupted in flames about 2 p.m. Tuesday. The landlord of the house, who lives on...
    NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Have they got a deal for you. With the economy in the dumps and recovery a long way off, New York tourism officials launched a campaign to get people from the Tri-State Area to take vacations right here in Gotham City. As CBS2’s Marcia Kramer reports, pre-COVID Times Square was a...
    NEW YORK -- Krispy Kreme opened its massive new flagship store in Times Square on Tuesday.The 4,500 square-foot donut shop includes a glaze waterfall, a 24-hour street pick-up window, and a system that can make more than 4,500 donuts an hour.The grand opening was delayed by more than four months due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The...
    NEW YORK (WABC) -- Krispy Kreme opened their massive new flagship store in Times Square on Tuesday.The 4,500 square-foot donut shop includes a glaze waterfall, a 24-hour street pick-up window, and a system that can make more than 4,500 donuts an hour.The grand opening was delayed by more than four months due to the pandemic.The...
    A man was stabbed in the back and robbed in front of a New York City hotel during a drug deal gone wrong just blocks from Times Square, according to police. The 37-year-old and two other men began arguing in front of the Four Points Hotel on West 40th between Eighth and Ninth avenues in Manhattan shortly...
    Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance’s office plans to investigate the incident of a driver who plowed into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters as well as police who escorted the car beforehand at Times Square...