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FishbowlNY’s Photos From Today’s Times Square Evacuation

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Update: AgencySpy’s Mat Van Hoven Tweeted that everything is a-ok:

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The NYT reports that the package called in turned out to be a “grayish canvas bag of the kind used to hold lunches,” filled with water bottles. Times Square has now been reopened to traffic and pedestrians.

Police evacuated Times Square today after finding a suspicious package in front of the Marriott Marquis Hotel, CNN reports.

We walked over and took some photos. Here they are.


From 47th and 7th:

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From 8th Ave. between 46th and 47th:

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From 46th and Broadway:

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From 46th and 8th:

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