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Seen At 11: Drink Your Way To Looking And Feeling Younger

The latest beauty trend doesn’t involve lasers or injections or anything that you put on your skin.

07/22/2015

Luxe Valet App

New Valet App Promises To Make Parking In NYC Easier Than Ever

All transactions are completed through the app, which means you never need cash to drop off your car, pick it up or tip your valet.

07/22/2015

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Experts Say Shift In Business Towards Online Banking May Be Driving Local Branch Closures

Some Citibank customers say finding a neighborhood branch is nearly impossible.

07/21/2015

Times Square sex shop/file (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Nixes New Rules For NYC’s X-Rated Businesses

A state appeals court has given a green light to the red light district, turning aside New York City’s desire to further restrict its racy adult establishments.

07/21/2015

A&P supermarket in Riverdale in the Bronx on July 20, 2015. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

A&P Files For Ch. 11 Bankruptcy For 2nd Time In Five Years

Grocery store operator A&P is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy with plans to sell off stores as it faces increasingly tough competition.

07/20/2015

Bill collectors may now be looking to help you get out of debt. (Credit: CBS2)

Seen At 11: A Phone Call From Collectors That Can Actually Get You OUT Of Debt

No one wants to get that call from a bill collector looking for money. It can be frightening and intimidating. But there are actually collectors out there who are calling to get you out of debt.

07/17/2015

Sales are seemingly everywhere in mid- to late July. (Credit: CBS2)

Summer Sales: What’s Worth Taking Advantage Of, And What’s Not?

Summer sales tempt us with seemingly too-good-to-be-true bargain prices, but some good deals are really out there.

07/17/2015

Barber Foods Chicken Cordon Bleu and other varieties of frozen, stuffed, raw chicken are being recalled. (Credit: USDA)

Barber Foods Recalls Chicken Products Due To Salmonella; Stop & Shop Pulls Items

The Stop & Shop grocery store chain has removed an assortment of stuffed chicken products from its shelves, following a recall by the maker due to concerns about salmonella.

07/13/2015

World Cup merch

World Cup, U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Merchandise Sales See Big Spike

Sales on Fanatics.com, the largest online sports retailer, said after the big win merchandise sale spiked 3,000 percent.

07/10/2015

Bella Rosa parmesan cheese recall (FDA)

NJ Company Announces Grated Parmesan Cheese Recall

Fairfield-based Arthur Schuman Company said it is pulling 1 1/4 pound tubs, or roughly 30,000 pounds of Bella Rosa Grated Parmesan because it can cause a dangerous reaction to people with egg allergies.

07/09/2015

Sneakers are the name of the game at a new art exhibit inside the Brooklyn Museum. (Photo: CBS2)

If Sneakers Are Your Thing, Put On Your Kicks And Head To The Brooklyn Museum

A new exhibit at the Brooklyn Museum is all about sneakers. Whether it’s Chuck Taylors or Air Jordans, what you wear on your feet says a lot about you.

07/08/2015

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Taking A Look At This Summer’s Must-Have Gadgets

Lifestyles expert Gigi Lubin presents some of this season’s must-have items.

07/05/2015

JFK Airport

Justice Department Says It’s Looking Into Possible Airline Price Fixing

The Obama administration is looking into possible coordination among airlines to artificially keep airfares high.

07/01/2015

New York City Skyline (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Average Sales Price Of Manhattan Apartment Reaches Record High Of $1.87 Million

It’s going to cost you a lot of green to buy a home in Manhattan.

07/01/2015

Utility workers on Long Island (Credit: CBS2)

AARP: Analysis Proves Long Islanders Can’t Afford PSEG Rate Hike

In a detailed analysis, AARP accuses the utility of trying to shift certain expenses to ratepayers, many of whom, they claim, cannot afford it.

06/30/2015