Ready to ring in a new decade? Experts say not so fast

Common knowledge seems to suggest— and recent “best of the decade” articles taking over your feed would imply— that the start of the new decade happens January 1, 2020. But what if we told you that according to experts, the new decade may not technically start until *2021*?

Man out for night on the town is stabbed in Times Square

Police say a man out for a night on the town was stabbed in New York's Times Square. Authorities say the 30-year-old man was attacked while he and a woman were walking through the tourist district around 10:30 p.m. Friday.

Police: Motorcycle backfiring causes panic in Times Square

NEW YORK (AP) — Frantic people scrambled to get out of Times Square on Tuesday evening, pounding on theater doors to find a place to hide after the sound of a motorcycle backfiring caused fear that gunshots were being fired in the wake of mass shootings in other American cities.

Rainy party in Times Square

A drenching rain didn't stop revelers from packing Times Square for New York City's New Year's Eve celebration Monday night, with much of the crowd determined to have a good time as they waited hours for performers including Christina Aguilera, Sting and Snoop Dogg.

Massive NYE crowds expected despite likely rain

Snoop Dogg, Sting and Christina Aguilera will welcome 2019 in a packed Times Square Monday along with revelers from around the world who come to see the traditional crystal ball drop, fireworks and a blizzard of confetti.

Times Square ball

A scale model of the Times Square ball demonstrates the changing of the colors. The real ball is getting 192 new crystal triangles this year. The theme of the new crystals is "gift of harmony."

Bees in Times Square

Hundreds of bees created quite the buzz in Times Square on Tuesday afternoon. An NYPD beekeeper vacuumed the bees into a container.

Langan's Irish Pub to close

Langan's Irish Pub, located just off Times Square, has been around for 25 years. When it opened its doors, the rent was $16,000 per month. But the pub is closing after rent grew to $53,000 per month. The history of the place is splashed all over the walls. Photographs of all sorts of celebrities, many who have stopped by for a pint.

Steel safety barriers

Safety barriers known as bollards are intended to stop vehicle terror attacks. New York City intends to install hundreds of them around town in a direct response to the deadly truck attack in lower Manhattan last Halloween.