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"Times Square and 42nd street..." Times Square Tip by cdcny

Times Square, New York City: 47 reviews and 49 photos

Times Square and 42nd street without a doubt!!! Not so much the cheezy tourist souvenieur shops, but all the mainstream stores around!!! ( Toys-R-Us, Disney, Target, etc) 42nd street has become one giant mainstream shopping center.
The fake rolex watch guys hocking there wares out of a briefcase are definitely ones you want to steer clear of!!! Every New Yorker know that for TRUE QUALITY KNOCKOFFS, go to CANAL STREET in CHINATOWN!!!!
Nowhere else can you find a larger selection of FAKE watches, perfume, scarves, purses, clothing, etc. Go there and shop til you drop!!!
One tourist trap that really irks me is the open air tour buses!!! These death traps on wheels need to be avoided like the plague!!!! There are plenty of other resources that one can use to gather information about touring Manhattan. Get a guide from Fodder's or visit the NYC tourism bureau.

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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