Following a few incidents of costumed characters in Times Square committing crimes --most recently, one where a Spider-Man allegedly groped a tourist, which came after another Spider-Man was convicted of harassment -- the president of Times Square Alliance, Tim Tompkins, is putting his foot down. He's calling for all the Times Square characters -- superheroes, Sesame Street characters, Disney princesses and all others --to be licensed and regulated.
The PS22 chorus hadn’t even begun singing before teacher Adriana Lopez began to tear up. Their version of Martina McBride’s “I’m Gonna Love You Through It” was aimed at her. Lopez was recently diagnosed with breast cancer, and the choral director explains the group was "inspired by your fighting spirit" and wanted to give back.
Yesterday was the 97th annual Nathan's Famous Fourth of July International Hot Dog Eating Contest, held on the Fourth of July in Coney Island. Joey Chestnut managed to not only win the championship title for the seventh straight year, he also set a new world record by eating 69 hot dogs in just ten minutes.
What's a surfer to do when they're trapped in a concrete jungle like, say, New York City and waves are nowhere in sight? These two gnarly dudes come up with the only reasonable alternative -- motorized surfboards.