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Best Family-Friendly Activities In New York For St. Patrick’s Day 2014

You don’t have to be Irish to enjoy what the city has to offer for St. Patrick’s Day but you do have to get ready to have a great time with your kids.

03/05/2014

General Grant National Memorial - New York, NY - Aug 21, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

6 Great Presidential Sites in NYC

Presidents’ Day celebrates the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12) and George Washington (Feb. 22). New York City has several monuments dedicated to presidents, or you can pay your respects by visiting one of the sites listed here.

02/17/2014

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Big Apple Shelter Kittens Featured In Puppy Bowl

New York (CBS New York)  As the Broncos and Seahawks take the field at Metlife Stadium, some local four legged stars will wow TV viewers on Animal Planet. For the second year in a row, […]

1010 WINS–02/01/2014

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Animal Planet Brings ‘Puppy Bowl Experience’ To Times Square

Fans can join the celebration for the whole week leading up to the big game at Discovery Times Square, located in the heart of New York’s Times Square on 44th Street between 7th and 8th Avenue.

1010 WINS–01/27/2014

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New York City Architects Give Shelter To Big Apple Street Cats

New York (CBS New York)  The fourth annual Architects For Animals: Giving Shelter event takes place on Thursday, January 30th at Manhattan’s Steelcase Showroom at 4 Columbus Circle. This fundraiser will benefit the Mayor’s Alliance […]

1010 WINS–01/26/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Pilates Classes

Here at CBSNewYork, we’re committed to helping you keep your 2013 resolution to work out more. We’ve shared with you our favorite healthy lunches for the new year, along with our picks for the best boxing gyms, yoga studios and creative fitness classes. And now we’re talking Pilates.

12/31/2013

A service dog and its owner take part in the 94th annual New York City Veterans Day Parade on Fifth Avenue on Nov. 11, 2013. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Man’s Best Impostor? Fake Service Dogs A Growing Problem

More people are pretending their pets are trained medical companions, which is creating a big problem for people who really them.

12/09/2013

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Furry Friend Finder: Stanley And Eric

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Stanley and Eric, who are looking for homes.

12/08/2013

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Whiskers In Wonderland Returns With Holiday Pet Adoption Events In Manhattan

New York (CBSNewYork) New York City’s largest pet adoption event of the holiday season returns this weekend with “Whiskers in Wonderland”, presented by the Mayor’s Alliance for NYC’s Animals, in partnership with the Petco Foundation. […]

12/07/2013

Timmy is up for adoption. (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Timmy

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock introduces us to Timmy, who is looking for a home.

12/01/2013

Izzy, a Yorkshire terrier, is looking for a home. (credit: CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Izzy And Michaela

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Izzy and Michaela, who are looking for homes.

11/24/2013

Judah, a 4-year-old dog, has suffered from depression. (credit: CBS 2)

Pets, Just Like People, Suffering From Depression

More and more these days, veterinarians see pets suffering from the same illnesses that humans do, such as cancer and kidney disease. Now, some dogs and cats are even being diagnosed with depression.

11/14/2013

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New York City’s 4 Best Charities

Kate Manning, author of “My Notorious Life”, shares four charities in New York City where you can give back this holiday season.

11/14/2013

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Furry Friend Finder: Mop And Speedy

In this edition of Furry Friend Finder, CBS 2’s Vanessa Murdock and Andrea Grymes introduce us to Mop and Speedy, who are looking for homes.

11/10/2013

Trick or treaters

Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/24/2013