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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

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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

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NYC’s 5 Best Holiday Markets

One of the many perks of living in New York include distinctive spots for all your shopping needs. Here are five of the City’s best holiday markets for a little deviation from the typical department store chaos.

CBS New York–11/18/2013

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6 NYC Cafes, Shops & Salons Offering Military Discounts

Remember to thank a veteran this Veterans Day.

11/11/2013

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The 6 Best Costume Shops In New York City

Have you picked out a costume yet? No? Then read on, friends. The stores listed below are the best costume stores in NYC. Browse their aisles, and become something scary, sexy, silly, or something wholly unique.

CBS New York–10/25/2013

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Clothing Line Seeks To ‘Put The Color Back’ Into Breast Cancer Patients

The Alloro Collection features clothing and accessories tailored for women who’ve had breast cancer surgery, chemotherapy or radiation.

09/27/2013

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7 Great Beauty Products For New Yorkers This Fall

We’ve rounded up our favorite new beauty products — for all different budgets — to help local ladies look their best all the way through 2014.

09/25/2013