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FILE -- Long Island beachgoers enjoy the warm weather on Oct. 2, 2013. (credit CBS 2)

Most Long Island Beaches Reopen

In Nassau County, all beaches except for Biltmore Beach in Massapequa reopened Sunday.

07/06/2014

Coney Island boardwalk on July 5, 2014 (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Tri-State Area Residents Hit Beaches, Boardwalks For Holiday Weekend Fun

Following a wet start to the holiday weekend, Tri-State area residents are finally getting the sun and warm temperatures they’ve been hoping for.

07/05/2014

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13 Long Island Beaches Closed To Swimming Due To Bacteria Concerns

Health officials have closed 13 Long Island beaches to swimming because of concerns about bacteria levels.

07/05/2014

Jones Beach (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Tri-State Area Residents To Flock To Beaches, Waterways For Fourth Of July Fun

Beachgoers are disappointed with the severe weather forecast for the Fourth of July, but many say two good days out of three isn’t so bad.

07/03/2014

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

DEP: N.J. Beach Replenishment Project To Wrap Up Before Height Of Tourism Season

Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Bob Considine said there’s more sand on New Jersey’s beaches this summer than there was the day before Superstorm Sandy hit.

06/26/2014

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Best All-Inclusive Tropical Family Vacations

All-inclusive vacations offer families a chance to experience a tropical vacation without having to worry about paying for all of the extra costs associated with traditional vacations.

06/25/2014

Mantoloking Steel Wall

CBS 2 Exclusive: Steel Wall To Be Mounted To Protect Jersey Shore Towns From Storms

A four-mile steel wall is going up along the Jersey Shore beachfront, in one of the biggest projects that New Jersey will undertake to keep residents safe from storms like Superstorm Sandy.

06/11/2014

Beachgoers hit the sand in Belmar, N.J., on May, 25, 2014. (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Jersey Shore Communities Still Fighting To Bounce Back After Superstorm Sandy

The streamed in by carload to hit the sand. Kids played volleyball and wiffle ball. Others just tried to put the long, tough winter in the past.

05/25/2014

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Nassau County Reopens 3 of 6 Beaches Closed Following Wastewater Plant Malfunction

The beaches were closed Friday night and all day Saturday due to a wastewater plant malfunction that released thousands of gallons of sewage into Oyster Bay Harbor, the Nassau County Department of Health said.

05/25/2014

The Long Island Sound in Bayville. (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sewage Bypass Closes 6 Long Island Beaches Over Memorial Day Weekend

Anyone in search of sand and surf over the weekend will have to avoid some Long Island beaches.

05/24/2014

Restoration at two beaches in Babylon, Long Island will be complete for the Memorial Day weekend. (Credit: CBS 2)

Sandy-Ravaged Babylon Beaches Fully Restored For Memorial Day Weekend

Two Sandy-damaged beaches on Long Island have been fully restored, and are now ready to open for Memorial Day.

05/21/2014

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The 5 Best Beaches In New York City

New York City has 14 miles of beaches, from beauties in the Bronx to the historical sands of Brooklyn to surfing in Queens.

05/21/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

New Jersey Weighs Smoking Ban At Beaches, Parks

The bill is designed to eliminate exposure to secondhand smoke at beaches and parks, cut down on litter and improve fire safety in those public areas. Smoking would still be allowed in parking lots near beaches and parks.

02/20/2014

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Visit A Vodka Distillery… In Paradise

If year-round sunshine, epic waves, and surfer chicks aren’t enough to lure you to Maui, the island’s solar-powered, organic vodka distillery might do it. Check out Ocean Vodka, an 8-year-old company that recently opened a visitor-friendly complex. Aloha!

01/17/2014

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The Jamaica Destination Guide

Jamaica is a quintessential Caribbean travel destination. Here’s a guide to both the basics and the intoxicatingly refreshing things to do.

10/31/2013

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