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New Yorkers hit the pavement and enjoyed a traffic free Park Avenue on Saturday, during the first day of the city's 'Summer Streets' program. (Credit:CBS 2)

New Yorkers Stroll Park Avenue As ‘Summer Streets’ Returns To Manhattan

The New York City Department of Transportation held its first ‘Summer Streets’ event on Saturday.

08/02/2014

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Historic Garden City Hotel Celebrates 140th Anniversary

It’s a big week for Long Island’s most famous hotel as it celebrates its 140th anniversary, WCBS 880’s Long Island Bureau Chief Mike Xirinachs reported.

08/01/2014

'Las Bicicletas' will celebrate art and the love of bicycles in New York City. (Credit: CBS 2)

‘Las Bicicletas’ Celebrates Art And The Love Of Bicycles From Mexico To New York City

Grab your walking shoes and your subway card and get ready to experience the American debut of a rolling art exhibit.

07/12/2014

The Fancy Food Show is set to open in New York on Sunday. (Credit: CBS 2)

A Tasty Preview Of The Fancy Food Show, North America’s Largest Specialty Food Exhibition

Exhibitors have come from around the world to the tri-state area to show New Yorkers what’s next in the world of food.

06/28/2014

Cash (file/credit: CBS 2)

Viral ‘Hidden Cash’ Twitter Campaign To Arrive In New York

It is a viral campaign on Twitter that leaves hints to free cash, and now it is coming to New York.

06/09/2014

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 08:   Idina Menzel attends the 68th Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on June 8, 2014 in New York City.  (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images for Tony Awards Productions)

Broadway Celebrates The Tony Awards With Star Studded Ceremony

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing, joint producers of the show, will host the glittery ceremony from Radio City Music Hall. It will be broadcast live by CBS.

06/08/2014

Festivalgoers at the Abrazo Fraternal Festival as part of weekend festivities ahead of the Puerto Rican Day parade. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

New Yorkers Celebrate Puerto Rican Pride At Heritage Festival

Puerto Rican pride is being celebrated this weekend. The popular 116th Street festival kicked off the celebrations on Saturday.

06/07/2014

Thousands were on hand for the Great Strides walk. An annual effort to raise money for the fight against Cystic Fibrosis. (Credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Come Out To Raise Money, Awareness For Battle Against Cystic Fibrosis

There are 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.

06/01/2014

Ticks (file/credit: Getty Images)

Deadly New Tick-Borne Illness ‘The Heartland Virus’ Is On The Rise

There is no vaccine or drug that prevents or treats the virus and there is no way to test for it. The CDC said that tests are being developed and that therapy can treat some symptoms.

06/01/2014

Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis Walk

Great Strides Walk Seeks To Raise Awareness For Cystic Fibrosis

On Sunday, thousands of people will walk through Manhattan to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis.

05/31/2014

Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

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Annual AIDS Walk Seeks To Raise Awareness About Prevention And Treatment Of HIV, AIDS

In 2013, the event drew some 30,000 walkers who participated to raise awareness about HIV and AIDS and to raise money for prevention and treatment.

05/17/2014

A general view of the atmosphere around the Bolshoy Ice Dome on Day 2 of the 2014 Winter Olympics on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Joe Scarnici/Getty Images)

Report: NYC May Make Another Pitch To Host Summer Olympics

While Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday he would work with Gov. Andrew Cuomo if a bid is planned, he has previously expressed little interest in hosting the Olympics.

05/14/2014

Puerto Rican Day Parade

Revamped Puerto Rican Day Parade To Step Off On June 8

When the parade is held June 8, every float rolling down Fifth Avenue will be required to display a cultural theme. A community food drive is also being organized as part of the festivities and more money has been set aside for scholarships.

05/14/2014

Politicians, activists rally outside City Hall for Nigerian schoolgirls, May 12, 2014. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Officials Rally As New Video Purports To Show Captive Nigerian Schoolgirls

A Nigerian Islamic extremist leader says nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls will not be seen again until the government frees his detained fighters.

05/12/2014

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There's no doubt about which team this young fan is cheering for. (Credit: Rob Wallace)

Fans In Their Sunday Best

Fans around the Tri-State area have donned their jersey’s and applied their face paint for a night of hard hitting NFL action.

The 69th Annual Columbus Day Parade

Columbus Day Parade

The parade, held every year since 1929, honors Italian Americans’ contributions to New York City and draws around million spectators and 35,000 marchers.

Opening day of New York Comic Con 2013 at The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

New York Comic Con 2013

New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.

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