Children sled in Juniper Park in Queens on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

5 Best Sledding Spots In NYC

With the first significant snowfall arriving in New York City, we put together a list of our five favorite sledding areas throughout the five boroughs.

01/27/2015

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Lesser-Known NYC Spots To Get You In The Holiday Spirit

Take a look at some lesser known, but equally as festive spots in New York City.

12/15/2014

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The 5 Best Holiday Pop-Up Stores & Spas

Are you looking to spice up your holiday gift giving this season? Stop by one of these five holiday pop-up stores and grab unique and festive presents for all the special people in your life.

12/10/2014

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The 5 Best Places To Curl Up With A Book

Living in New York City means it’s hard to get away from the hustle and bustle. But it’s not impossible. We’ve picked the 5 best places to curl up with a book.

12/03/2014

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Guide To Getting Around NYC During The UN General Assembly

The U.N. General Assembly begins its week-long session of high-level meetings Tuesday, Sept. 22, meaning New Yorkers can expect major traffic headaches on Manhattan’s East Side.

09/22/2014

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CBS New York Guide To Free Beaches In NYC

Labor Day Weekend is upon us and with that is possibly your last chance to hit the beach this summer. If you’re looking to soak up some rays this holiday weekend, here are some free beaches in New York City.

CBS New York–08/29/2014

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Guide To Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.

CBS New York–08/04/2014

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Guide To Surviving The LIRR Strike

Here within you will find all that you need to know about how to get to and from New York City during the LIRR strike.

07/14/2014

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Staying Safe In The Summer Heat

We all like to have fun and be active outside, but sometimes we can get caught up in our softball game or work out without putting safety first. Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.

07/08/2014

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NYC’s 10 Best Summer Festivals In 2014

After a seemingly endless winter, summer is finally here, bringing with it blue skies, temperatures in the triple digits, flip-flops, and lots of music, performing arts, and literary festivals. Our picks for the ten best festivals of the summer follow.

06/16/2014

State Deal Reached To Reopen Statue Of Liberty Amid Continued Government Shutdown

5 Most Patriotic Sites In New York City

Flag Day commemorates the adoption of the stars and stripes on June 14, 1777. Celebrate this holiday by spending some time at one of New York City’s most patriotic sites. Herewith, the five places in New York that we find most moving and most stirring.

06/12/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Out Of The Ordinary French Fries

Sure, we love the good ole’ potato, but why settle with common fries when you can deep fry avocados, carrots and polenta? Stop by these New York City restaurants for deliciously inventive plates of fries.

06/05/2014

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Best Outdoor Bars In Hoboken

Outdoor bar season is back in Hoboken! So go out and start drinking under the sun or the moon at these local outdoor bars.

05/29/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 06: A general view of atmosphere at TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 - Day 2 on May 6, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

TechCrunch Disrupt Recap Day 3

What do Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer and Nasty Gal’s Sophia Amoruso have in common? They’re both leaders who aren’t afraid to take risks and learn from their mistakes.

05/08/2014

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 05: TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2014 - Day 1 on May 5, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for TechCrunch)

TechCrunch Disrupt Recap – Day 2

You probably wouldn’t expect comedian TJ Miller to hit the stage at a technology convention but that’s exactly what happened on Day Two of TechCrunch Disrupt. He wasn’t the only person to wow the audience on Tuesday.

05/06/2014