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An ad featuring a plus-sized model is set to appear in the upcoming Sports Illustrated swimsuit Edition. (Credit: CBS2)

Plus-Sized Model Ashley Graham To Hit Pages Of SI’s Swimsuit Edition In New Ad

The 2015 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition is already making a splash before it hits newsstands.

02/04/2015

Eggs can still be good three to five weeks after being purchased. (credit: CBS2)

Experts: ‘Sell By’ Dates Don’t Necessarily Mean Groceries Have Gone Bad

The National Resources Defense Council estimates nine out of 10 Americans are confused by the dates. A family of four throws about $2,000 worth of still-edible food away every year.

02/04/2015

Ravaged by Superstorm Sandy, the iconic Madelaine chocolate company has been given new life. (Credit: CBS2)

Iconic New York Chocolate Company ‘Madelaine’ Finds New Life After Sandy

Chocoholics rejoice! A New York City chocolate institution has new life after Superstorm Sandy nearly washed it up.

01/29/2015

The American Dream project in the Meadowlands, as seen from Chopper 880 in April 2014 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Target Date For Opening Of American Dream Complex: Fall 2016

The target date was announced by the mammoth complex’s developer, Triple Five.

01/29/2015

(Photo Credit: Tesla Motors, Inc.)

Connecticut Senator Looks To Change Law To Allow Tesla Sales

Connecticut law currently protects car dealerships by preventing car manufacturers from selling directly to customers.

01/29/2015

The international arrivals terminal is viewed at John F. Kennedy Airport. (credited: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Port Authority Airports Set New Passenger Record

The agency announced Wednesday that preliminary data shows an estimated 117.1 million passengers used JFK, Newark Liberty, LaGuardia, Stewart and Atlantic City airports during 2014.

01/28/2015

A photographer in New Jersey is putting a new spin on family portraits by capturing real life scenes. (Credit: CBS2)

New Jersey Photographer’s Unusual Portraits Zoom-In On ‘Real Picture’ Of Family Life

A New Jersey photographer turned her hobby into a business creating unusual family portraits that show the ‘real’ picture of family life.

01/27/2015

Although the Blizzard of 2015 did not strike New York City as expected, many businesses closed and were angry about their losses on Tuesday, Jan. 27. (Credit: CBS2)

NYC Business Owners Furious About Having To Close For Feared Blizzard

Earlier fears of an epic blizzard quickly turned to fury Tuesday, as businesses lost half a billion dollars in New York City alone because of the massive shutdown.

01/27/2015

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz al-Saud speaks before a meeting with the US Secretary of State at his private residence on June 27, 2014 in the Red Sea city of Jeddah. US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Saudi Arabia to meet the Syrian opposition, a day after hosting urgent talks on Syria and Iraq in Paris, as Washington unveiled plans to provide some $500 million in arms and training to the Syrian rebels. (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah Dies; Oil Prices Rise On Wall Street

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died at the age of 90, according to Saudi state TV.

01/22/2015

FILE --  Brisket is prepared.  (credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Brisket Prices On The Rise As Demand Exceeds Supply

A persistent drought out west is leaving ranchers with two choices: pay for expensive feed or thin their herds, leading to the lowest levels in 60 years.

01/22/2015

This coffee maker and coffee roaster can be set using a smartphone app. (credit: CBS2)

Hottest Houseware Gadgets, Gizmos Unveiled At Midtown Show

The latest and greatest in houseware gizmos and gadgets were unveiled in Midtown on Wednesday.

01/21/2015

Cinemart in Forest Hill, Queens (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

88-Year-Old Forest Hills Movie Theater Lives To See Another Act

A little movie theater that’s been a Queens institution since 1927 has been given new life thanks to its owner’s persistence — and a winter blockbuster.

01/19/2015

New York Boat Show at Javits Center (credit: CBS2)

Previewing The 110th New York Boat Show

The 110th New York Boat Show will feature new technology, options that won’t bust your budget and, of course, some over-the-top luxury models if you’re ready to think big.

01/18/2015

FILE -- Gov. Andrew Cuomo (Credit: Getty Images)

Cuomo Calls For Small-Business Tax Cut, Student Loan Forgiveness

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Sunday called for a 4 percent small-business tax cut and a student loan forgiveness program, the latest in a flurry of proposals as he unveils his 2015 agenda.

01/18/2015

The Hunts Point Produce Market in the Bronx. (Credit: CBS2)

Hunts Point Produce Market Workers Could Soon Walk Off Job

Workers at the Hunts Point Market could walk off the job this weekend, and the walkout could affect your dining plans.

01/15/2015