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The 5 Best Cheap Nail Salons In The East Village

In the East Village, there are a few nail salons that stand out for affordable prices, a clean space and quick yet efficient service. Get your manicured nails and pedicured toes perfect for summer at these cheap nail salons in the East Village.

CBS New York–02/04/2014

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Get Your Glow On: 5 Best Spray Tan Salons In New York

The weather is starting to warm up, but if you’re still feeling humdrum and not your best self, a quick bronzing session can work wonders to take you from pale to proud.

02/03/2014

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4 Best Places To Make Your Own Perfume In New York

If you beat to your own, individually-scented drummer, why buy off-the-rack perfume when you can conjour up a scent uniquely yours? For those bold, chosen few who dare to distill a scent of their own, here are the go-to sources for know-how, nectar, and a little bit of magic.

02/03/2014

Workers help construct 'Super Bowl Boulevard,' which runs through Times Square and down Broadway, on January 28, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Guide To Super Bowl XLVIII: TV, Traffic, Security & More

Here’s a tip, you can thank us later: Don’t. Drive. To. The. Game. For those going to MetLife or watching at home, read on for everything you’ll want to know about Super Sunday.

02/02/2014

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What To Consider When Buying An Engagement Ring

No woman really feels engaged until she has a ring on her finger. If you’ve decided to make it official this Valentine’s Day, here’s how to make sure the ring in your pocket is the one she’s been visualizing since the day you met.

01/19/2014

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5 Best Stores In NYC for Rain Gear

With stormy skies over Manhattan, here are five stores to help you cope with the mist, fog, raindrops, and puddles in New York City.

12/26/2013

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5 Great Hotel Gift Shops In NYC

Gone are the days when your hotel’s gift shop sold tiny toothpaste and miniature sewing kits and only tiny toothpaste and miniature sewing kits. Today, shops attached to hotels have become destinations in and of themselves. Read on for the five we frequent most often.

12/26/2013

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The 5 Best Bra Shops In NYC

A badly fitting bra does more than just ruin your look. It causes back pain and breast droop, among other issues, and can make its wearer appear far heavier than she is.

12/26/2013

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NYC’s 5 Best Candle Shops

Light up your life by making a purchase from one of New York’s best candle shops. Everyone looks better by candlelight, and, depending on what kind you buy, everything smells better too.

12/26/2013

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Brooklyn’s 5 Best Vintage Stores

Stephanie Lehmann received her B.A. at U.C. Berkeley and an M.A. in English from New York University. She has taught novel writing at Mediabistro and online at Salon.com, where her essays have been published. She […]

12/26/2013

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Who? How Much? Check Out CBS New York’s Guide To Holiday Tipping

How much should you tip your NYC doorman? Your babysitter from Westchester? A guide to tipping at the holidays – who, when and how much.

CBS New York–12/23/2013

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One Step Ahead: New York Shoe Expo Showcases Hot Spring Trends

The New York Shoe Expo is a shoe lover’s dream, a three-day showcase of thousands of new designs from all over the world.

12/04/2013

Shoppers fill Macy's during the Black Friday sales on Nov. 23, 2012, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Seen At 11: Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide

When it comes to scoring the best deals on toys to clothes to TVs, CBS 2’s Ultimate Holiday Shopping Guide has all the answers.

11/25/2013

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Black Friday: Expert Shares Tips For Saving Big

Mark LoCastro from DealNews.com shared some tips for scoring the best savings on Black Friday.

11/24/2013

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Gifts Men Don’t Want For The Holidays

Sachin Bhola, a senior editor with AskMen.com, said ties top the the list of predictable gifts to avoid, along with shaving kits and slippers.

11/20/2013