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Two bleached out American flags was placed surreptitiously on the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, July 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sources To CBS 2: German Artists To Return Brooklyn Bridge American Flags

The NYPD has negotiated with the attorneys for the German artists who claim to have swapped the American flags on the Brooklyn Bridge, in order to get the American flags back, police sources told CBS 2.

08/21/2014

Sleeping bags and boxes for Sleep Out event (Credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Broadway’s Finest Sleep On NYC Street To Raise Money For Youth Homeless Shelter

This year’s artists secured pledges totaling more than $200,000 for Covenant House.

08/17/2014

One of two lawn signs put up by the the Studio B artists' group in Maplewood, New Jersey. (Credit: CBS 2)

Artists Satirize Ubiquitous Lawn Signs In Maplewood, New Jersey

Lawn signs have pitted neighbor against neighbor in Maplewood, New Jersey – and some studio owners have decided to lampoon them with an art project.

08/08/2014

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Pianos Pack The Big Apple For Annual ‘Sing For Hope’ Festival

Eighty-eight of the instruments, one for each of the piano’s keys, have been placed throughout the city by artists working with Sing For Hope, an organization created by a pair of Julliard graduates, as a resource for artists to engage local communities.

06/01/2013

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Exhibit Showcases Works By Artists, Writers Who Have Played In Softball Game

Some of the most famous artists and bestselling authors in the world will be putting down their pens and paint and picking up bats and gloves this summer for the annual Artists vs. Writers softball game.

06/01/2013

Williamsburg Graffiti

Williamsburg Restaurant Wants To Turn Graffiti Vandals Into Artists

The search is on for a couple of vandals caught on surveillance camera, leaving graffiti tags outside a business in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

01/09/2013

(credit: Garrett Ziegler)

The Met’s Best Blues: Six Paintings At The Metropolitan Museum of Art That Will Cool You Off

It’s no secret, of course, that museums carefully regulate their temperatures to protect their treasures. This climate control makes museums an excellent option for escaping New York City’s heat and humidity. At the Metropolitan Museum of Art, you can get even cooler by seeking out its bluest, chilliest paintings.

CBS New York–07/31/2012