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6 Great Places To Sunbathe In NYC

Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and can give you a healthy glow with the proper sunscreen protection. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan in NYC.


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What To Eat At Brooklyn’s Smorgasburg

Brooklyn’s popular Smorgasburg heads outside again this weekend on April 5. We’ve outlined some of the best food to eat here.


Groundbreaking for new home of St. Ann's Warehouse theater in Brooklyn Bridge Park, Oct. 31, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Theater Company Gets New Home In Iconic Brooklyn Bridge Park Warehouse

The theater company will soon host performances and concerts at a roofless Civil War-era tobacco warehouse.


Jane's Carousel at Brooklyn Bridge Park - Brooklyn, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Anti-Flood Fence System Mounted To Protect Jane’s Carousel From Storms

A new flood protection system has been set up around Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, to prevent more flooding in the event of another superstorm.


DUMBO Warehouse Redevelopment

Contractor Picked For Major Redevelopment Of Dilapidated DUMBO Warehouses

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday announced the contractors for a new plan for the redevelopment of a warren of empty warehouses along the East River in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn.


Chris Hondros

Brooklyn Bridge Park Lawn Will Not Be Named After Photographer Hondros

The Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy has called off a public contest to name a lawn in the park, following a push to name the strip after slain photographer Chris Hondros, according to published reports.


Chris Hondros

Campaign Underway To Name Brooklyn Bridge Park Lawn After Photojournalist Chris Hondros

Residents of DUMBO, Brooklyn, and members of the New York photography community have launched a campaign to honor Chris Hondros, an award-winning photojournalist killed in Libya two years ago, with a lawn in Brooklyn Bridge Park.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg opens Pier 5 at Brooklyn Bridge Park - Dec. 13, 2012 (credit: Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg Opens New Playfield At Brooklyn Bridge Park

The city has spent $26 million converting the abandoned 650-foot-long Pier 5 in into three multi-purpose state-of-the-art playing fields covered with artificial turf.


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Central, Prospect Parks Largely Reopened; Many Parks Still Closed

Central Park was back open Saturday – five days after Superstorm Sandy struck the area – but many major city parks remained closed.


Jane's Carousel at Brooklyn Bridge Park - Brooklyn, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Jane’s Carousel Spared, But Electronics Damaged In Brooklyn Bridge Park

Superstorm Sandy spared the historic horses on Jane’s Carousel in Brooklyn Bridge Park, but inundated the basement that houses the electronics that run the ride.

CBS New York–10/30/2012

Pop up pool in Brooklyn Bridge Park (Credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Pop-Up Pool Opens In Brooklyn Bridge Park

It will be open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Labor Day.



New York City’s 4 Best Little-Known Parks

Sure, Central Park is not to be missed. But what about New York City’s hundreds of other precious green gems?

CBS New York–04/17/2012

Jane's Carousel at Brooklyn Bridge Park - Brooklyn, NY - Sep 15, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Ribbon Cut For New Jane’s Carousel At Brooklyn Bridge Park

After decades in the making, Jane’s Carousel, a 48-horse merry-go-round from 1922, is up and running at Brooklyn Bridge Park.


An East River Ferry boat is seen arriving at Greenpoint - Brooklyn, NY - Jun 30, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

East River Ferry Ridership Strong After Initial Free Period

After two weeks of free rides, East River Ferry officials say their new service from Brooklyn and Queens to Manhattan continues to exceed expectations.


NYC Water (credit: NYC Department of Environmental Protection)

NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-Go

Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.