Big Apple

A man votes at a public school - New York, NY - Nov 2, 2010 - Photo: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images

Ballot Issues, Privacy Concerns Hamper NYC Polling Places

Election Day is a true test, in a highly-anticipated midterm election, of how efficiently voters are actually able to use a pencil on paper ballots in combination with new electronic scanners. The results were mixed.


Polling Machines (credit: CBS 2)

Elections Official Discusses Polling Problems, Solutions

New York City’s Board of Elections said it fixed the many problems that plagued the primaries back in September. J.C. Polanco, one of the Board’s 10 commissioners, is here to explain how.


NYC Traffic (credit: AP)

Study: Manhattan Street Noise May Be Deafening

If you’re visiting New York City, the hustle, bustle and noise are part of what makes your stay here exciting. If you live here, those are some of the things you just get used to. But new research strongly suggests that constant noise is damaging your ears.


Bedbugs Keep Tourists Away From Big Apple

Some travelers who had arranged trips to New York said they were creeped out about staying in hotels and visiting attractions as new reports of bedbugs seem to pop up every few days.


New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg takes questions from reporters - Washington, DC - Sep 30, 2010 - Photo: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

City Hall Now Has An Online Suggestion Box

The Mayor’s Office said the ideas will be reviewed and shared with appropriate agencies.


Bike MS New York City (credit: CBS 2)

Thousands Of Cyclists Ride For MS Research Funding

The cyclists pedaled for 30 miles on closed roads to raise money to fight multiple sclerosis, and in support of hundreds of programs and services organized by the Southern NY Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.


Thousands Of Cyclists Ride To Fight MS

Around 5,000 cyclists circled Manhattan on 30 miles of closed roadways during the Bike MS NYC event.


Time Warner Cable (credit: CBS 2)

Cable Guy Stand You Up? You Could Get Credit

It’s part of a contract that City Hall has negotiated with Time Warner Cable and Cablevision.


Many students on Staten Island won't have a school bus to ride on. (credit: CBS 2)

Parents Head To Court Over School Bus Cuts

Budget cuts forced the Department of Education to eliminate bus service this year for about 5,000 public school students.


NYC students head to school on Wednesday, September 8. (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Students Back To School — But Not For Long

Students have the rest of the week off for Rosh Hashana, a calendar clash that parents have mixed feelings about.


West Indian American Day Parade in 2010. (credit: CBS 2)

City Celebrates Annual West Indian American Day Parade

Nearly three million people lined up along the Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn Monday for the West Indian Day Parade.

CBS 2–09/06/2010

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Study: NYC Middle Schools Need Improvement

New York City’s middle schools aren’t making the grade, at least according to a new Columbia University study.


Terminal 4 at JFK Airport (Photo by Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Survey Says NYC Has Worst Airports In U.S.

The Big Apple has a new dubious distinction: the worst airports in the nation.


Bed bugs

Report: NYC Tops List Of Bedbug-Infested Cities

New York City is no stranger to being #1, but residents might not be too proud of the latest list which the Big Apple finds itself at the top of.


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NYC On Track For Record Number Of Tourists In 2010

The Big Apple is on track to host a record number of visitors in 2010.