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Top 10 Reasons to Stay in Times Square, New York

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Top 10 Reasons to Stay in Times Square, New York

Times Square, arguably the world’s most famous plaza, epitomizes all that is so inherently New Yorker: lively, dazzling and incredibly hypnotic. Over 26 million tourists flock to the heart of the Big Apple every year, realizing that what once was an area to avoid is now the safest, most entertaining and eclectic hub in the whole city. With fantastic shopping, incredible dining, drinking, sightseeing and more neon-light-feasting than possibly anywhere else on earth, New York’s Times Square packs a punch in every which way possible. Sure, you’ll wonder far and wide in this sparkling city, in a bid to visit the most popular sites and experience the variety of activities on offer, but if it’s a truly authentic New York experience you’re after, then book your holiday rental accommodation in Times Square and you can take advantage of everything this dynamic address has to offer. Need a few more reasons to stay here? Top 10 reasons why staying in Times Square is a really, REALLY good idea 1) It’s safe Times Square boasts the largest crowds anywhere in the city, there’s a healthy hive of activity here pretty much 24/7; it’s extremely well lit and effectively policed, making it the ideal strolling place no ...

The Oldest Theatres in Times Square

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The Oldest Theatres in Times Square

Times Square has improved considerably over the last 20 years which explains why so many millions of people visit the square to see the famous lights and LED billboards every year. There are a number of old theatres in the Times Square area and here are some you may like to visit during your holiday in New York. NEW VICTORY THEATER One of the oldest theater in Times Square is the New Victory Theatre which was built in 1899. The theatre was refurbished in 1995 and is a theatre dedicated to productions for children and families. NEW AMSTERDAM THEATER The New Amsterdam Theatre was constructed in 1904 and is located at 214 West 42nd Street. The theatre is run by Disney Theatrical Productions and is currently (June 2009) showing Mary Poppins, the musical. SELWYN THEATER The Selwyn Theater is on the north side of West 42nd Street at 229 and opened in 1918. The theater was built in an Italian renaissance design and was one of three theatres the Selwyn brothers constructed and ran on 42nd Street. The other two theaters are the Apollo and the Times Square Theatre. The Selwyn Theater was taken over by the City and State of New York and renovated ...

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