Unsurprisingly, some New Yorkers are arguing that the law shouldn't be applied to Times Square because of its iconic status, including City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg, who told CBS New York that it's just not gonna happen. "We’re not going to be taking down the billboards in Times Square," Trottenberg said. "We’re going to work with the federal government and the state and find a solution."
In other words, you can fuhgeddaboudit, feds.
UPDATE: The feds are denying claims that they told NYC to remove Times Square's giant billboards, according to a report by Business Insider.
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