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Businesses hope the 'Brooklyn Made' logo will draw attention to their products. (Credit:CBS 2)

Businesses Look To ‘Brooklyn Made’ Logo To Make Products Stand Out

Brooklyn has become the ‘it’ borough, and some companies claim that their products are made there. Soon 4 dozen businesses will be able to prove it.

08/19/2014

The Macari winery at Mattituck, Long Island. (Credit: CBS 2)

Some ‘New York’ Wines May Be Made In Part From Out-Of-State Grapes

When you buy a bottle of wine, you think you are paying for vintages made in a specific region – but what are you really getting?

08/19/2014

Drawstring pants found at Harlem thrift store (CBS 2)

NY Thrift Shops Told To Stop Selling Children’s Clothing With Drawstrings

They are clothing that in rare cases can kill. New York banned or restricted the use of drawstrings in children’s clothing more than a decade ago — and the feds followed suit in recent years. But you can still find “drawstring dangers” on store shelves.

08/19/2014

Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino (credit: Westchester Taxpayer Watch)

Rob Astorino Unveils Jobs Plan In NY Governor Race

Rob Astorino unveiled a plan to boost New York’s economy Tuesday that calls for lower taxes, less red tape, hydraulic fracturing for natural gas and incentives for high-tech industries and agriculture.

08/19/2014

Subway Inn on the Upper East Side (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order, Ceases Eviction Proceedings Against Subway Inn

A small victory was won Tuesday for the owners of an iconic Upper East Side bar.

08/19/2014

Sen. Richard Blumenthal (credit: Getty Images)

Sen. Richard Blumenthal Pushes Again To Close Gender Pay Gap

The Connecticut Democrat is mustering support for the Paycheck Fairness Act, which is expected to come up for a vote next month.

08/19/2014

Plaza Hotel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

LGBT Advocates Fight Plan To Sell Plaza, Dream Downtown Hotels To Sultan Of Brunei

A call has been launched for people to boycott the famed Plaza Hotel at Grand Army Plaza and the Dream Downtown Hotel in Chelsea – if they are sold to a certain owner.

08/18/2014

(credit: New Jersey Children's Museum)

New Jersey Children’s Museum To Fade Into Memory

A popular children’s museum in North Jersey will be closing its doors for good in just a few weeks.

08/16/2014

French Bulldog puppies  (file/credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Seen At 11: New Breed Of Apps Put High-Tech Pet Help At Your Fingertips

From transporting to walking to feedings, and more the latest apps put high-tech pet help right at your fingertips.

08/15/2014

Grocery Store (File/Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

McCormick Company Issues Voluntary Recall Of Oregano Over Salmonella Concerns

The product was shipped to 41 states including New Jersey and New York, and has ‘best by’ dates of August 21 and 22, of 2016.

08/15/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Gov. Christie Defends Decision To Not Take Control Of Ailing Atlantic City

More than 5,000 casino workers could be out of a job by next month between the closing of Showboat and Revel casinos alone.

08/15/2014

BAYSHORE, NY - AUGUST 13:    A car is abandoned on a flooded Brooke Ave following heavy rains and flash flooding on  August 13, 2014 in Bayshore, New York. The south shore of Long Island along with the tri-state region saw record setting rain that caused roads to flood entrapping some motorists.  (Photo by Andrew Theodorakis/Getty Images)

Buyer Beware! Shady Dealers Could Be Selling Water Damaged Cars With Clean Titles

Experts warn that some of the hundreds of cars that were flooded out on Long Island roadways this week could eventually show up back on the market with no evidence that they had been water-logged.

08/15/2014

Ignore No More App

Frustrated Mom Creates ‘Ignore No More’ App To Get Teen Kids To Return Calls

Parents in the Tri-State and around the world can relate: Trying to reach your teen by phone, only to get ignored. One frustrated mom decided to do something about it.

08/15/2014

Subway Inn on the Upper East Side (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Family That Owns Subway Inn Fights To Save Upper East Side Bar

The developer, World-Wide Holdings Corp., has decided not to offer the bar a new lease and wants Marcello Salinas and his customers out by next week.

08/14/2014

The Revel Casino, which is facing a second round of bankruptcy, is viewed in Atlantic City on July 30, 2014 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Atlantic City’s Revel Casino To Close Its Doors After Just Two Years

Atlantic City’s newest casino is shutting its doors just over two years after opening amid high hopes of turning around the crumbling seaside resort’s gambling market.

08/12/2014