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Where is New York City?

United States of America

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what’s in New York City?

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Times Square

Times Square is the most bustling square of New York and is known for its many awesome Broadway theatres, cinemas and electronic billboards. It is one of those places that make New York a city that never sleeps. Times Square has been highlighted innumerable times in literature, on television, in films, in video games, and in music videos which is great for the New York City. Many people come and visit the famous Times Square for the superb ambiance and the billboards spectacle, but there are also countless restaurants and shops that includes some crowd-pullers such as the famous Disney Store and a large Toys "R" Us. However, Times Square is best known for its splendid entertainment, and plenty of visitors come here to join the popular Broadway show. Do you know that Times Square is additionally home to MTV's central station and ABC's 'Great Morning America' is telecasted before live observers from its office at 44th and Broadway? Times Square is the spot of the yearly New Year's Eve ball drop, which you must know. Around one million revelers group Times Square for the New Year's Eve festivities, more than double the typical number of guests the territory normally gets day by day However, for the thousand years festivity on December 31, 1999, distributed reports expressed give or take two million individuals flooded Times Square, that spills out of sixth Avenue to eighth Avenue and the distance back on Broadway and Seventh Avenues to 59th Street, which makes it the biggest assembling in Times Square following August 1945 amid celebrations denoting the end of World War II. Well-known celebrities such as Irving Berlin, Fred Astaire, and Charlie Chaplin were closely associated with Times Square in the 1910s and 1920s. During this period, the area was labeled as The Tenderloin because it was supposedly the most anticipated location in Manhattan. However, it was during this period that the area was famous in crime and corruption that is not a great thing, it happens in the form of gambling and prostitution; one case that attracted huge attention was the arrest and subsequent execution of the famous police officer Charles Becker.