[WATCH] How Times Square Became A Giant Tourist Trap?

With its brightly lit billboards, costumed characters, and Broadway theater New York's Times Square is known as the crossroads of the world. In non-pandemic years, the square hosted 50 million tourists. But just 40 years ago Times Square was a very different place. It's streets were crime-ridden and featured adult theaters as the main source of entertainment. Cheddar explains how Times Square went from this to one of the top tourist attractions in the world.

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Matt Coneybeare

Matt Coneybeare

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's with his partner and son. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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