Hotel Five44 is only a few blocks from New York’s famous Times Square. Times Square is best known for the New Year’s Eve ball drop at midnight, but there are plenty of other attractions that keep folks flocking to Times Square. That’s why we’re here today to talk about a few of Times Square’s best attractions and some facts surrounding one of New York’s most monumental intersections. We’ll post a couple now, and continue our blog stream throughout the months!

View The Largest LED sign in the world

The Times Square NASDAQ sign is the largest LED sign in the world, a whopping 37-feet tall. It cost some $37 million to construct. But this is just one of many, many signs and billboards throughout Times Square. In fact, New York City zoning requires that new buildings are covered in billboards, making this area arguably the advertisement-heavy area in the world!

Check Out Ellen’s Stardust Diner

This one-of-a-kind restaurant employs a waitstaff of singers! Enjoy being serenaded as you grab breakfast, lunch, or dinner. The waitstaff is trained to sing a vast litany of songs ranging from old-time classics to modern music. And the food is classic American cuisine – hardy favorites that the nation has come to love!

Get a Bite at The View

Another one-of-a-kind diner, The View offers the only revolving restaurant space in New York. The dining space slowly revolves, revealing a 360 degree view of New York. This diner also offers fine American cuisine, including boar chops and lamb ribeyes.