As the city's notorious epicenter of tourism, New Yorkers avoid Times Square at all costs—which is a shame because there are many great things to do in Times Square. The area is one of the best places to go shopping in NYC, especially if you're on the hunt for cheap and high-quality jeans. There are also some really delicious Times Square restaurants hidden between the awful ones. And have you seen the best Broadway shows NYC has to offer? They're definitely worth braving the crowds.
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