What to Do in Times Square

Times Square really is the pulsating heart of Manhattan, and when you're standing amid its bright lights you can't help but feel the bustle of the city around you (true, the thousands of people rushing past might have something to do with that...). So what do you do once you've arrived at the Crossroads of the World? Read on for our picks of what to do in Times Square.

What to Do in Times Square: M&M's World New York

  M & M s World

Have you ever ordered customized M&M's online? If so, you can skip the processing and shipment waits and use M&M's World's in-store personalized printer. The Color Mood Analyzer is a blast for visitors, as are the 15 differently colored M&M's batches that are yours for the taking, buying, and eating. From M&M's onesies to M&M's key chains, they have every type of souvenir imaginable here, M&M's-style, naturally. Get a free gift with your purchase of $30 or more with City Guide's M&Ms World New York coupon1600 Broadway, 212-295-3850,

What to Do in Times Square: Schnipper's Quality Kitchen

If you're looking for some good ol' fashioned comfort food, Schnipper's Quality Kitchen should be your next stop. Burgers, hot dogs, salads, tacos, and shakes...Schnipper's isn't about being fancy, it's about being friendly. High-quality products are key at Schnipper's, and it's the perfect place to stop in for a quick meal and a welcoming rest for your feet. Additional locations in Flatiron, Midtown East, and the Financial District. Take 10% off your next order620 Eighth Ave., 212-921-2400,

What to Do in Times Square: NBA Store 


This flagship NBA Store was opened by the National Basketball Association in partnership with Fanatics, and it offers the best shopping for die-hard basketball fans in NYC. Containing an ultimate selection of sports merchandise, you can get your fill of official NBA caps, jerseys, and basketballs. Go on, let your inner Kobe shine through. (And if you have a child's birthday coming up, we have to recommend an NBA Store b-day!). 545 Fifth Ave., 212-457-3120, 

What to Do in Times Square: Hard Rock Cafe

If you want to check out some of New York City's coolest music memorabilia, head over to Hard Rock Cafe on the double. From Gwen Stefani stage costumes to John Lennon, Jimi Hendrix, and Bruce Springsteen artifacts, there's no shortage of things to check out here after you've finished scarfing down a delicious dinner. Their outdoor dining area is also pretty spectacular, situated directly below the restaurant's iconic signage in the heart of Times Square. 1501 Broadway, 212-343-3355,

What to Do in Times Square: HBO Shop

 HBO Shop

If you're fan of HBO's Girls, Game of Thrones, or True Blood, you're going to want to make a stop in the HBO Shop. Filled with HBO brand products, this store is the perfect place to pick up a gift for yourself or your fellow TV-addict. Oldies, such as Entourage, The Sopranos, and Sex and the City also have their fair amount of goodies available here. Buy more, save more with City Guide's HBO Shop coupon. 1100 Ave. of the Americas, 212-512-7467, 

What to Do in Times Square: Planet Hollywood

Dining at Planet Hollywood is an experience you'll never forget. Spaceship models from American's biggest blockbusters hang above, while the walls are covered in both costume and prop displays from the likes of Austin Powers, Terminator, and a slew of other big-time movies. As for the menu? Planet Hollywood offers up all your favorites, including burgers, nachos, and fettuccine Alfredo. Take $10 off your next meal of $30 or more1540 Broadway, 212-333-7827,

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