Tag Archives: Ripley’s Believe It or Not! New York City
Houdini’s Infamous Suspended Straitjacket Escape to be Recreated Live at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

Houdini’s Infamous Suspended Straitjacket Escape to be Recreated Live at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

NEW YORK (March 11, 2013) – In homage to the late, great Harry Houdini on the anniversary of his birthday, Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square sideshow performer Albert Cadabra will execute Houdini’s infamous straitjacket escape hanging from the ceiling of the New York City Odditorium.

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Roadkill Nourishment & Money-Eating Mongrel; All on December 17 Episode of Ripley Radio

Roadkill Nourishment & Money-Eating Mongrel; All on December 17 Episode of Ripley Radio

ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2012) – This week on Ripley Radio we talk with a Florida woman who left $1,000 in cash on the kitchen counter only to be eaten by her dog! How she got it back may surprise you!

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium Awarded  Franchise of the Year by Ripley Entertainment Inc.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Odditorium Awarded Franchise of the Year by Ripley Entertainment Inc.

NEW YORK (Nov. 21, 2012) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square was named Franchise of the Year, the highest recognition bestowed to a franchise, at the annual Ripley Entertainment Managers Meeting in Paradise Island, Bahamas, October 20-26, 2012.

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Professional Eaters Set to Devour Giant Pizzas, Then go on Diet at NYC Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

New York, NY (March 7, 2012) – Today DietBet.com, an online social dieting game that gives players the opportunity to compete to lose weight, announced several members of All Pro Eating will pull a dietary 180 and participate in a dietbet.

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Becomes Permanent Link in 12-Mile Long Gum Wrapper Chain

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Becomes Permanent Link in 12-Mile Long Gum Wrapper Chain

ORLANDO, Fla. – (March 10, 2010) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, the authority on all things odd, unusual and unbelievable, today became part of one of the largest oddities in the world – a 12-mile long gum wrapper chain.

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Sideshow King Todd Robbins to Perform at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

Sideshow King Todd Robbins to Perform at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square

New York (July 15, 2009) – Todd Robbins has eaten more than 4,000 lightbulbs – all in the name of entertainment! He also drives nails up his nose and swallows swords, but he’s lost count on those acts! He also puts on a great, albeit, unusual and exciting show, which he will share with New […]

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President Obama Comes to Times Square! (Sort of)

President Obama Comes to Times Square! (Sort of)

New York, NY (March 31, 2009) – Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square today unveiled a portrait of President Barack Obama made entirely of gumballs-12,784 of them! The amazing 12,784-gumball portrait is now on display at Ripley’s The one-of-a-kind, six-by-six foot portrait of the President, which can be seen for free from Ripley’s street entrance, […]

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Ripley’s Fertility Statues Work — Hands Down!

Orlando, Fla. (Oct. 16, 2008) – Couples anxious to conceive have made pilgrimages to the Ripley’s Believe It or Not! corporate offices in Orlando during the last several years to stroke a pair of famous African fertility statues. But one California woman couldn’t make the journey, so she faxed her handprints to Ripley’s headquarters where […]

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square: New York’s Most Unusual Event Space

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (Sept. 17, 2008) – More than 300 of New York City’s finest event planners kicked off the countdown to the holidays on Tuesday evening with a sample of Manhattan’s newest and coolest event venue:  Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square.  Corporate parties, weddings, bar mitzvahs, and other special events now […]

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Times Square Launches “Oddly Educational” School Programs

NEW YORK CITY, N.Y. (Sept. 10, 2008) – Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Times Square today launched its new School Field Trip experience, complete with study guides that meet state learning standards for multiple subjects.  Tri-State area teachers now have a new and exciting option for field trips that will excite, amaze and educate their […]

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