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Your City Guide to Washington D.C.

Refer to this guide to the best dining, lodging and attractions in Washington D.C.

08/19/2014

$1,000 Bill Proof

Going, Going, Gone! Civil War Era U.S. Treasury Proof Sells For $96K At Long Island Auction

Lynbrook auctioneer Phillip Weiss delightfully watched investors quickly move the bids higher, both in person and by phone.

05/29/2014

Workers clean the statue of General George Washington in Union Square Park - July 2, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Union Square Monuments Get Cleaned Ahead Of Independence Day

Independence Day is just two days away and New York City wants to make sure some of its monuments are ready for the celebration.

07/02/2013

Bill Clinton (file/credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Poll: Bill Clinton Is New Jersey’s Favorite President

In honor of President’s Day, the pollsters at Monmouth University asked New Jersey residents to name their favorite president of all time.

02/18/2013

"Lincoln: How Abraham Lincoln Ended Slavery in America" by Harold Holzer (credit: CBS 2)

New Book On Abraham Lincoln Geared Towards Younger Readers

As the nation marks President’s Day weekend, a presidential scholar is out with a new book on Abraham Lincoln.

02/17/2013

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Keidel: Rooney Rules — NFL Pride And Prejudice

So far, 14 HC/GM positions have been filled over the last month, and all by white men. That must change says Keidel.

01/21/2013

Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov parties with Jay-Z at the 40/40 Club (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images for New Jersey Nets)

The 4 Best NYC Bars To Party Like A Pro Athlete

Here are 4 of the best bars to have a beer and possibly bump into an all-star while you’re out.

CBS New York–12/15/2011

New-York Historical Society - New York, NY (file / credit: NYHS)

New-York Historical Society Reopens After $65 Million Renovation

New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.

11/11/2011

Tax Forms (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Tax Filing Deadline Extended Three Days To April 18, 2011

Taxpayers get an extra three days to file their federal tax returns this year, and they can thank the nation’s capital for the extra time.

04/14/2011

A signed copy of the Emancipation Proclamation owned by Robert F. Kennedy - AP Photo/Sotheby's

RFK’s Copy Of Emancipation Proclamation For Sale

A copy of the Emancipation Proclamation signed by Lincoln and bought by Robert F. Kennedy is going up for auction and could fetch as much as $1.5 million.

10/06/2010