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A Guide To NYC’s 10 National Parks

Of the 22 national parks in New York State, 10 are in New York City. Every year 12 million people visit these parks, monuments, and historic sites, more than 27,000 acres of protected land and preserved past. Here’s a look at them.

07/11/2013

Raphael Vineyard in Peconic, N.Y. (credit: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Long Island’s North Fork Wine Country

The North Fork of Long Island is wine country and locals in the towns of Peconic and Southold say that if you spend the day there, your cares will wash away.

07/10/2013

A house on City Island (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: City Island, NYC

In this week’s installment of One Tank Trips, we won’t even leave the city, but you’ll be transported a world away.

07/03/2013

Field Station: Dinosaurs in Secaucus, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Dinosaurs Stand Tall In Secaucus, N.J.

For our latest One Tanks Trips installment, reporter Peter Haskell got up close and personal with some prehistoric creatures in Secaucus, New Jersey.

06/26/2013

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NYC’s 7 Best Parks With Fountains

Summertime in city parks are even better with the cool sprinkle of water on your skin. Here are some of the city’s prettiest parks with a little extra chill.

CBS New York–06/26/2013

NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Birdwatching

We’re not talking about pigeons. Thanks to a unique combination of natural features and resources, the NYC area welcomes a variety of birds both seasonally and year-round. Read on for some of the city’s most scenic spots to see winged creatures.

06/21/2013

Duke Farms in Hillsborough, N.J. (credit: Levon Putney / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: Duke Farms In Hillsborough, N.J.

If you think New Jersey is all about factories, beaches, and where the Jets and Giants play, then you need to take a One Tank Trip to Hillsborough and find out why it’s called the Garden State.

06/19/2013

Columbia Trail in High Bridge, N.J. (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Columbia Trail In High Bridge, N.J.

If you’re looking for great natural scenery, small town charm, and a maybe a bit of exercise, our latest One Tank Trips installment is for you.

06/12/2013

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Road Trip to Asbury Park

Best known, perhaps, as the town where Bruce Springsteen got his start, Asbury Park is an easy escape into New Jersey’s colorful past, and an equally exciting modern beach destination. Expect plenty of impressive Victorian and early 20th-century architecture standing proudly alongside dramatic new construction, unique shopping and a vibrant nightlife.

06/07/2013

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A Guide To The Belmont Stakes

And they’re off! The Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, and CBS New York is giving you a head start. Follow this guide for information on how to get there, how to get tickets, who to bet on, what to wear and the new rules for Belmont Park in 2013.

CBS New York–06/06/2013

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Traverse City Sponsored Content: ‘Top 10 Tourist Town’

06/05/2013

Silverball Museum Arcade in Asbury Park (file / credit: Silverball Museum)

One Tank Trips: The Silverball Museum Arcade In Asbury Park

Every Wednesday, we’ve been taking you to destinations close by in our series One Tank Trips and now we’re moving from Connecticut to New Jersey.

06/05/2013

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Getaway Guide: Weekend Guide To Cape May, N.J.

There comes a time in every New Yorker’s life when packing up and escaping for a few days is the only option. As summer begins to wind down, rally the family together or a plus one for a final hoorah in Cape May, the nation’s oldest seashore resort.

05/31/2013

View from the 103rd Floor of the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Inaccessible New York: Up To The 103rd Floor Of The Empire State Building

In our Inaccessible New York series, we’ve taken you deep under the city at Grand Central Terminal. Now we’ll take you high atop it at the Empire State Building.

05/30/2013

The United States Coast Guard Cutter Baque Eagle in New London, Conn. (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Coast Guard Cutter Barque Eagle In New London

A tall ship with a rich history could be just the thing for you and your family this summer, as WCBS 880′s Mike Xirinachs reports in the latest One Tank Trips installment.

05/29/2013

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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.

Restoration Continues At NYC's Rockaway Beach 10 Months After Superstorm Sandy

Rockaway Beach Restoration

Views of the Rockaways, where work continues on the Rockaway boardwalk and beach which were both heavily damaged in superstorm Sandy. Plans for the reconstruction of the Rockaway Beach boardwalk will be released n September according to Parks Commissioner Veronica White.

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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