Costumed characters, with NYAUFAS, unite against new legislation (Photo by Daniel Cole)
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New Law Supports Licensed Costume Characters in Times Square, for a Price

In the wake of this summer’s costumed-controversy, new legislation has been proposed to regulate the famous costumed characters of Times Square. After the arrests of a few spandex-clad superheroes for “aggressive panhandling”, a new bill intends for costumed performers to purchase a license to work in the popular tourist-hub. New York Magazine reports that the bill will be presented to the City Council on Wednesday.

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