As excitement builds for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the latest installment of the iconic Star Wars film franchise, visitors to New York City can ease the pain of waiting by checking out Discovery Times Square’s newest exhibition: "Star Wars and the Power of Costume." Located just five minutes from our Times Square hotel, the exhibit features seventy hand-crafted costumes from all six of the previous films, and explores the artists’ process in creating them as well as the connection between costume and character and how one informs the other and can visually convey information to the audience about the character. And as a special treat, there will also be seven additional exclusive costumes from the upcoming film! Definitely something to check out if you’re a Star Wars fan, and may the force be with you!
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It can be hard to find a reason to brave the outdoors during the winter, but we can definitely think of something that’s worth it: The Union Square Holiday Market. Located less than fifteen minutes from our Times Square hotel, the market is a European-style outdoor space filled with stalls that boasts more than one hundred and fifty different vendors, both local and independent as well as major and national, offering up an impressive selection of handcrafted gifts sure to please anyone on your Christmas list, from jewelry and artwork to quirkier items like monogrammed, handmade stuffed animals and brew-your-own-beer kits. There are also plenty of food and drink vendors to keep you full and warm as you wander. It’s easy to spend the better part of a day checking out all the things on display, and you’ll feel like you’re in a real winter wonderland.
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