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

The rebuilt boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J. (credit: Jenkinson's)

Summer After Sandy: Point Pleasant Beach Bounces Back

The boardwalk is back – rebuilt and alive. Arcades are humming. The aquarium is open. Rides are also open.

05/17/2013

Beluga Whale (credit: Mystic Aquarium)

One Tank Trips: Visit The Aquarium In Mystic, Conn.

Mystic is a fine choice for a family trip – a coastal village with a lot of attractions, enough to hold the kids for the whole weekend.

05/15/2013

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The 5 Best Cycling Shops in New York

The city has made great strides to increase cycling’s safety and accessibility with new bike lanes and of course the bike share program. Whether you’re weaving in and out of the heavy traffic on your way to work, or taking a scenic ride through the suburbs, pedal straight to any of these five stores for all of the bikes, equipment and accessories you need.

05/15/2013

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5 Great Stargazing Experiences In NYC

Hard as it might be to believe, you can see plenty of stars in New York City that aren’t on Broadway or in the movies. Plus, you don’t even need to bring your own telescope (or autograph book). Read on for our five favorite stargazing experiences.

05/13/2013

U.S.S. Nautilus (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

One Tank Trips: The Submarine Nautilus In Groton, Conn.

The U.S.S. Nautilus is one very special boat. It was built in 1954 and is now open to public viewing as part of the museum in Groton.

05/08/2013

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Up In The Air: 6 Great, Local Airborne Adventures

Airborne adventures aren’t for the faint of heart, of course, but there’s something special about being able to see the world from the vantage point of a bird. Read on for places that will take you up, up, up in New York City and beyond.

05/03/2013

Sherwood Island State Park in Westport (file / credit: Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection)

One Tank Trips: Sherwood Island State Park In Westport

WCBS 880 is beginning a weekly series – One Tank Trips – focusing on destinations you can get to by car and in one day. We’ll have a new installment every Wednesday through October.

05/01/2013

Tennis

NYC’s 5 Best Places To Play Tennis

You can play tennis any time of the year, but now that the weather is getting warmer, it’s time to get out there. Grab your racket, don your tennis whites and head to one of these year-round locations.

04/29/2013

5 Boro Green Roof Garden on Randall's Island - April 18, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Inaccessible New York Earth Day Special: The 5 Boro Green Roof Garden

In our series, Inaccessible New York, we’ve been visiting places that are off limits to the public. Well, this one has a twist.

04/22/2013

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The 5 Best Golf Courses In New Jersey

All this talk about green jackets got you craving some tee time? Dust off your nine iron and pull the clubs out of the attic. These courses offer resort style dining, accommodations and lodging, so you can indulge in a full day of golf-inspired bliss, or check into the luxury lodging that some of these recommendations provide to extend your stay.

CBS New York–04/12/2013

Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Inaccessible New York: Behind The Scenes At Grand Central Terminal

As we continue our tour of spots in New York that are off limits to the general public, what better place to profile than the Grand Central Terminal, which just celebrated its centennial.

03/30/2013

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5 Places To Find The Tropics In NYC

Just because New York hasn’t seen much snow this year doesn’t mean we’re not deep in the middle of winter. Now, more than ever, we need the tropics. Here’s where to find the heat without leaving the city.

01/26/2013

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7 Best Romantic Winter Getaways & Staycations In And Around NYC

Impress your date this Valentine’s Day with a weekend away or a staycation in New York City. From fine dining to late checkouts, you’ll be sure to enjoy a romantic getaway with the one you love.

01/24/2013

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Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC

Veterans Day Parade

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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