The New York City Department of Transportation held its first ‘Summer Streets’ event on Saturday.
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.
Grab your walking shoes and your subway card and get ready to experience the American debut of a rolling art exhibit.
Exhibitors have come from around the world to the tri-state area to show New Yorkers what’s next in the world of food.
It is a viral campaign on Twitter that leaves hints to free cash, and now it is coming to New York.
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.
Puerto Rican pride is being celebrated this weekend. The popular 116th Street festival kicked off the celebrations on Saturday.
There are 30,000 Americans living with cystic fibrosis, a life threatening disease that affects the lungs and digestive system.
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.
On Sunday, thousands of people will walk through Manhattan to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis.
Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.
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.
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.
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.
A Nigerian Islamic extremist leader says nearly 300 abducted schoolgirls will not be seen again until the government frees his detained fighters.
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 parade, held every year since 1929, honors Italian Americans’ contributions to New York City and draws around million spectators and 35,000 marchers.
New York Comic Con is the East Coast’s biggest popular culture convention.