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The Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated on Tuesday, Sept. 16, after people complained of throat irritation. (Credit: CBS 2)

Strand Bookstore Evacuated After Suspected Pepper Spray Incident

The iconic Strand Bookstore near Union Square was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, after someone was believed to have sprayed pepper spray inside the store.

09/16/2014

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Former FIT Student, Designer Sues Barnes & Noble Over Backpack Profits

Diana Rubio designed the “everything backpack” in 2010 while at Manhattan’s Fashion Institute of Technology.

08/19/2014

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Barnes & Noble Closes Textbook Store, Onetime Flagship In Flatiron District

The Barnes & Noble college bookstore at 105 Fifth Ave. in the Flatiron District closed its doors this week.

01/08/2014

St. Mark's Bookshop In East Village (credit: CBS 2)

Report: St. Mark’s Bookshop Plans Fundraiser For Move To New East Village Home

The St. Mark’s Bookshop in the East Village has announced plans for a fundraiser for a move to a cheaper space a few blocks east, according to a published report.

11/24/2013

Books inside the True North Barbershop Bookstore in Bed Stuy. (Photo: CBS 2)

Rising Rent Could Spell The End For Beloved Brooklyn Bookstore

The True North Barbershop Bookstore in Bed Stuy was the heart of Monte Brown’s father’s desires — a place where neighbors could get a haircut and gain some knowledge.

07/26/2013

Angel Laporte

Sex Offender Arrested For Public Lewdness In L.I. Libraries, Bookstore

A 54-year-old man was arrested in Suffolk County this weekend, after people spotted him engaged in acts of public lewdness in two libraries and a bookstore.

02/03/2013

The Borders bookstore at Pennsylvania Plaza - New York, NY - Jul 22, 2011 (credit: Jared Max for CBSNewYork.com)

Liquidation Begins At All Borders Bookstores

Gordon Brothers Group, part of a group of liquidators leading the sales, says more than $700 million of the company’s inventory, including books, stationery, music and movies will be sold.

07/22/2011

The Strand bookstore in New York City

Free Bookstore Events For Kids

People of many cultures call New York home. There are few better places to learn about the unique attributes of others than by reading books. Here are some culturally rich bookstores that have free offerings […]

CBS New York–08/23/2010