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Best Patriotic Ways To Celebrate Memorial Day

Families can preserve the sanctity of Memorial Day while maintaining hope for the future and joy in the present. No matter what state you call home, there are many ways to mark the day.

05/12/2014

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Perfect Pair: Best Craft Beers To Serve At Your Summer BBQ

Try some variety with your next barbecue, and seek out some specialty craft beers instead of the regular brews. These craft beers pair exceptionally well with your carefully grilled meats.

05/12/2014

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The 9 Best Lobster Rolls In New York City

No longer a menu item found only at swanky haunts, lobster rolls are now served in fast-casual eateries and even from food trucks. Here is our list of 2013’s best lobster rolls.

CBS New York–06/17/2013

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NYC’s 11 Best Picnic Spots

Manhattan is home to the big one – Central Park – and some other little-known gems. We’ve narrowed down the 11 best spaces for picnic lunches, dinners and dates across the 5 boroughs.

CBS New York–05/23/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/21/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/21/2013

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BBQ For Vegetarians: 3 Tasty Grilling Recipes

Planning a Memorial Day cookout? Barbecues are for vegetarians, too. Check out these three flavorful all-veggie grilling recipes.

05/21/2013

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Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Picnic Food?

Summer is here which mean it’s time for BBQ and picnic food! Which Is Your Favorite Picnic Food?

05/15/2013

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Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/13/2013

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The 5 Best Scenic Drives Within 60 Miles Of New York

Looking for something to do at the end of this holiday week? Take a road trip. Here are our five favorite scenic drives outside of New York City.

07/05/2012

Summer Grilling Guide

Summer Grilling Guide

In the midst of the summer, it’s time to embrace cooking outdoors. Get your grill on with tips from our grilling guide.

07/02/2012

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The 5 Best Things To Do By The Hudson River

Instead of hitting up your tired inland haunts, why don’t you venture out to the water’s edge for something different as spring-like temperatures move in?

CBS New York–06/19/2012

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The 8 Best Barbecue Restaurants In New York City

The South is well-represented in New York City, at least in terms of barbecue. Here we list eight sure-fire restaurants for appeasing your inner barbecue beast.

CBS New York–05/25/2012

The Delancey's famous roofdeck is a great escape.

The 6 Best Outdoor Bars In New York

When the sun is shining and you want nothing more than a cold drink on a warm day, these are the haunts to hit up.

05/20/2012

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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

This is one of the 1200 memorials which dot the Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. This battle memorial is along Cemetery Ridge, the site of Pickett's Charge, an infantry assault ordered by Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee against Maj. Gen. George G. Meade's Union positions on Cemetery Ridge on July 3, 1863, the last day of the Battle of Gettysburg during the American Civil War. (Photo by Tim Sloan/AFP/Getty Images)

War Memorials in the US

Washington, DC may be have the most visited war memorials, but there are other places of remembrance in the country worth visiting.

Chris Evans stars as Steve Rogers who volunteers for a secret mission that transforms him into a superhero in this this much talked-about action-adventure from Marvel Comics. Samuel L. Jackson, Hugo Weaving, Stanley Tucci, Tommy Lee Jones, Sebastian Stan, Hayley Atwell, Neal McDonough and Toby Jones co-star. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

2011 Summer Movie Preview

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season. And what a season it’s turning out to be. From sequels to superheroes, we have a roundup of the most anticipated films of the year.

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