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NYPD Brags On Twitter About Arresting Times Square Elmo
As the City Council weighs legislation that would require a citywide permit to wear a costume, the NYPD conducts a high-profile sting on Elmos in Times Square.
Updated: Sep 17, 2014 9:43 AM
Does NYC's Proposed Costume Law Go Too Far?
Int. 467 would also apply to the living statutes, the Silver Men, and just about any performer who resembles someone other than their normal self.
Updated: Sep 11, 2014 5:27 PM
New Law Would Require $175 Permit To Wear A Costume In Times Square
"This is common sense legislation. It's humanistic, it's not an attack on any person's social existence, it's not an attack on immigrants, it's not telling officers to write more tickets, it protects everybody."
Updated: Sep 10, 2014 5:10 PM
Times Square Characters Unite To Fight NYPD & Proposed Licensing Legislation
The characters say they have the right to make a living in Times Square.
Updated: Aug 20, 2014 7:16 PM
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