Balloons for characters including Spider-Man were inflated for the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
New legislation would impose rules on costumed characters in Times Square following a recent attack.
The costumed character tried to get more money from a couple who took a picture with him, police said.
The "Queens Is The Future" mural on Northern Boulevard now features Spider-Man.
The week teaches kids about history and science with entertaining exhibits and talks.
Columbia Pictures bowed to pressure from local Hasidic community over Passover schedule for film shoot.
Council Member Stephen Levin said the shoot would cause issues of "Biblical proportions."
The film shoot in South Williamsburg would create a Passover parking nightmare, locals say.
Hundreds watched the towering Macy's Thankgsiving Day Parade balloons fill with air before the parade.
Spider-Man star Andrew Garfield delighted fans at the Museum of Natural History.
The show's stars will host a special performance by Broadway's "Spider-man: Turn off the Dark."
Children and their parents were excited to see the balloons for the Thanksgiving Parade inflated.
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