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Volunteers spend the afternoon helping by unloading and organizing emergency supplies near Midland Beach on November 4, 2012 in Staten Island. (credit: Mehdi Taamallah/AFP/Getty Images)

5 Great Ways To Give Back In NYC

After the skies clear and the water recedes, the human response to a disaster on the order of Hurricane Sandy is to give back. Here are five great ways to do so in New York City right now.

11/09/2012

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Election 2012: Post-Sandy Voting Information For N.Y., N.J., Conn.

If you have questions about voting after the storm, we have all the information you need on relocated polling sites, absentee ballots and voting by email or fax in some states.

11/01/2012

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NYC’s 5 Scariest Haunted Houses

Whether you’re the adventurous type and would rather walk through a haunted house by yourself or frightfully need someone by your side to navigate through the darkness and creepy-crawlies, New York has something for everyone.

CBS New York–10/15/2012

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N.J. Colon Cancer Survivor To Hold 24 Hour Soccer Marathon Fundraiser

A 24-hour soccer marathon will take place in New Jersey this weekend in an effort to raise money for colon cancer research and advocacy.

10/03/2012

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Welcome To Brooklyn: Barclays Center Guide

CBSNewYork has scoped out Brooklyn’s new Barclays Center, set to open Friday night with a performance from Jay-Z. Here is all you need to know about coming, going — and everything in between.

09/28/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Greenmarket Finds

As fall weather sweeps in and baking season sneaks up, it’s the perfect time to hit up your local greenmarket. New York City’s markets are the perfect places to find the best fresh local produce, but that’s not all they have to offer.

09/26/2012

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N.J.’s 7 Best Fall Festivals

Take in the autumn weather in New Jersey, where the bounty of festivals will keep you and your friends and family busy each weekend with fall and holiday themed activities.

09/20/2012

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A Guide To Celebrating Rosh Hashanah In New York City

Happy New Year! Or should we say, L’Shana Tova? Rosh Hashanah, the Hebrew new year and one of the High Holidays in Judaism, began at sundown Sunday night.

09/17/2012

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NYY Steak To Host Charity Wine Function With Former Bronx Bomber

The steakhouse inspired by the Bronx Bombers will host a charity wine dinner on Thursday to raise money for the fight against hunger and poverty in the United States.

09/10/2012

Fashion goers enjoy cocktails during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week (Photo by Brian Ach/Getty Images for IMG)

Fashion’s Night Out 2012: Top 8 Spots For Celeb Sightings, Food And Freebies

New York Fashion Week will kick off on Sept. 6 with the fourth annual Fashion’s Night Out. As editors, designers, models and fashion fanatics stylishly flood the streets and stores, you won’t want to miss the night’s highlights.

CBS New York–09/06/2012

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New York Fashion Week′s 5 Best Public Events, Spring 2012

New York Fashion Week kicks off this week and while most shows, parties and after-parties are exclusive (read: “by invitation only”), there are a few events open to out-of-the-industry fashionistas.

CBS New York–09/05/2012

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The 5 Best Upcoming Fall Food Events

Yes, summer’s coming to a close – but don’t sweat it. Food festival season has hardly begun, as the city’s food lovers are rejoicing for a slew of events about to take place. Here are a few events that you should definitely get your tickets to.

CBS New York–08/31/2012

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NYC’s 6 Best End Of Summer Pop-Ups

Pop-up shops seemed like a hot trend in New York City a few years ago, but have become a hip staple akin to food trucks and “secret” bars. As the summer is coming to a close, we’ve nailed down the best pop up shops to check out in the city, whether you’re looking for the latest fashions, family fun or delicious eats.

08/18/2012

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Rockland County JCC Hosts 2012 Maccabi Games

Organizers at the Rockland Jewish Community Center estimate 2,000 athletes, coaches, volunteers and fans from all across the world will be in the Lower Hudson Valley for the week-long event.

08/12/2012

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Food Truck Festival Season In Full Swing In New York City

Few things say ‘summer’ in New York like the food festivals. The next few weeks are bringing several food truck festivals to our area. Clear you calendar and save your appetite. Let’s take a look at the highlights.

08/02/2012

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Miley Cyrus’ Provocative VMA Performance

Miley Cyrus performs during the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards.

One Direction fans camp out near Rockefeller Plaza on August 22, 2013.   (Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images)

One Direction Fans Camp Out Near Rockefeller Center Before Boy Band’s Concert

The ‘Today’ show reported that more than 18,000 fans showed up to catch a glimpse of the young pop stars.

More than 100 hot air balloons were on display at the 31st Annual Quick Chek NJ Festival of Ballooning. (credit: Andrea Grymes/CBS 2)

NJ Festival of Ballooning

More than 100 hot air balloons were on display at the 31st Annual Quick Chek NJ Festival of Ballooning.

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