Upper East Side

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NYC’s Best Bars With Trivia

Trivia nights in NYC offer prizes and a chance to stretch your brain, drink in hand. Challenge yourself to these New York bars’ weekly quiz-offs.

06/23/2014

(Credit: CBS 2)

Firefighters Put Out Blaze At Upper East Side Residential Building

Black smoke and fire were seen coming out of the roof of a 5-story residential building on York Avenue on Sunday.

06/22/2014

Pledge 2 Protect Commercial Against UES Garbage Facility

Councilman ‘Disgusted’ By Use Of Girl, 7, In Fight Against UES Garbage Facility

Is a 7-year-old girl a pawn in the fight over a waste transfer station on the Upper East Side?

06/16/2014

Cemetery, generic. (credit: ClipArt)

NYC Woman Pays To Give Homeless Man Proper Burial

Richard Coleman died last month, and with no next of kin, he was to be buried in Potter’s Field, the city’s public cemetery.

06/02/2014

Demonstrators demand that the city halt plans to remove a row of 30-year-old pear trees on the Upper East Side in favor a garbage dump. (Credit: CBS 2)

Transfer Station Opponents Put Ad Blitz On Hold As Talks With Sanitation Commissioner Continue

The President of ‘Pledge to Protect’ said that she will be holding onto an ad blitz as talks with Sanitation Commissioner Kathryn Garcia continue.

06/01/2014

Grandmas arrested over Upper East Side tree removal protest (CBS 2)

8 UES Residents, Including 3 Grandmothers, Arrested In Tree Removal Protest

The “UES Eight” were held for five hours at the 19th Precinct so police could do criminal background checks, They faced disorderly conduct and obstruction charges.

05/23/2014

Homemade Irish Soda Bread

Man Accused Of Stealing Grimaldi’s Bakery Truck, Making Scheduled Deliveries In Underwear

David Bastar, 30, of Nanuet is accused of stealing the truck that was full of $8,000 worth of baguettes, whole-wheat rolls and loaves of sourdough.

05/21/2014

Scene of police-involved shooting near 96th Street and the FDR Drive (Alice Gainer/CBS 2).

Police: Suspect Shot Dead On UES May Be Serial Pharmacy Robber

It all began with a gunpoint robbery at Health Source Pharmacy, located at 68th-69th Street and Second Avenue, at 1:40 p.m., sources said.

05/16/2014

Bus strikes pedestrian on the Upper East Side on May 8, 2014. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Woman Struck, Killed By School Bus On Upper East Side

The incident took place at around 3:30 p.m. at Second Avenue and 93rd Street.

05/08/2014

Manhattan Store Robbery Suspect

Police Search For Robber Who Held Up Manhattan Stores, Newsstands

Police on Thursday were asking for help from the public in finding a suspect in a string of robberies targeting grocery stores, bodegas, newsstands and other businesses around Manhattan.

05/05/2014

Second Avenue Subway

CBS 2 Exclusive: Progress Moves Ahead For Phase One Of Second Avenue Subway

The Second Avenue Subway will mark the first major expansion of the New York City subway system in 50 years. CBS 2’s Andrea Grymes got an exclusive underground look at progress on phase one of the project.

05/01/2014

James Walton is wanted in a string of bank robberies in Manhattan. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Identified In String Of Manhattan Bank Robberies

Police have identified a suspect in eight bank robberies around Manhattan.

04/15/2014

Beyonce and Joust Chain with the Fiori Pendant (Credit:  Alexa Ray)

Thief Steals $54K Worth Of Items From Upper East Side Jewelry Store With Celebrity Clientele

Police were on the hunt Friday evening for a robbery suspect who targeted an Upper East Side jewelry store that has catered to celebrities, including Beyonce and Kate Winslet.

04/11/2014

Kelly Gordon (credit: LinkedIn)

Boston College Senior Dies After Being Struck By Two Cabs On Upper East Side

Kelly Gordon, 22, of Brielle, N.J. was crossing York Avenue between 84th and 85th streets around 11:30 p.m. Thursday when she was struck by two yellow cabs.

04/11/2014

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Found Dead With Multiple Stab Wounds In UES Apartment

A man was found dead with multiple stab wounds at an Upper East Side apartment Monday evening.

04/01/2014

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