Spider-Man impersonator at Times Square: ‘The naked people are the worst’
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio isn’t the only one who’s upset over the abundance of naked entertainers in Times Square. Other performers are, too.
“The naked people are the worst,” one Spider-Man impersonator told Mashable, but, he added, that doesn’t mean the city should scrap the pedestrian-friendly plaza installed years ago during Michael Bloomberg’s administration
De Blasio said Thursday that he was open to the idea of closing the pedestrian square and reopening Times Square to cars after he complained about the growing number of topless women exchanging photo ops for cash.
Mashable spoke to tourists, residents and performers about their thoughts on the proposal. For some, the abundance of Elmos and panhandlers feels like chaos, for others, the commotion is what makes New York, New York. Read more…