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

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

Asbury Park Boardwalk (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

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

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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NYC’s 11 Best Picnic Spots

Manhattan is home to the big one – Central Park – and some other little-known gems. We’ve narrowed down the 11 best spaces for picnic lunches, dinners and dates across the 5 boroughs.

CBS New York–05/23/2013

Luna Park NYC (credit: lunaparknyc.com)

CBSNewYork’s Coney Island Getaway Guide

Despite the devastating effects of Hurricane Sandy, Luna Park at Coney Island has opened to kick off the 2013 season. With more than three miles of beach, this place is more than just the amusement rides it is most known for.

05/23/2013

Stepping Stones Museum for Children In Norwalk, Conn. (file / credit: Stepping Stones Museum)

One Tank Trips: Stepping Stones Museum for Children In Norwalk, Conn.

As we continue our One Tanks Trip series, WCBS 880 reporter Paul Murnane takes us to a place in Norwalk that is perfect for your little ones.

05/22/2013

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5 Great Places To Play Catch In NYC

A good game of catch requires a few things: warm weather, at least two people, a ball, and an uninterrupted stretch of field. But not all fields are equal. Read on for five of our favorites.

05/21/2013

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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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