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New York’s 6 Best Touristy Restaurants Worth The Hype

While most of NYC’s touristy restaurants can be skipped, a few eateries are worth checking out. Whether you’re visiting the city or a New Yorker looking for a good meal, these six restaurants and food destinations are all worth braving the lines and tourists for.

02/03/2014

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.

12/01/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Bridge Tolls With A Twist: ‘Fairness’ Pricing Proposed For East River Spans

There is a new plan for changing the city’s traffic patterns that would, yes, put tolls on the East River bridges, but dramatically drop the cost of traveling over other city spans.

11/26/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Brooklyn Bridge To Be Closed This Weekend

The New York City Department of Transportation announced the closure of the Manhattan-bound lanes from 12:01 a.m. to 6 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 23 and from 9 p.m. Saturday through 6 a.m. Monday, Nov. 25.

11/22/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Manhattan-Bound Lanes Of Brooklyn Bridge Closed All Weekend

During the 54-hour closure, drivers heading to Manhattan are instead urged to use the Manhattan Bridge, Williamsburg Bridge or the Hugh L. Carey Brooklyn-Battery Tunnel.

10/25/2013

Charter school teachers, kids and parents gather in Cadman Plaza for rally and march over the Brooklyn Bridge on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Thousands Rally In Support Of Charter Schools In NYC

About 10,000 people are expected to take part in the March for Education Equality, organizer Jeremiah Kittridge with Families with Excellent Schools said.

10/08/2013

The Brooklyn Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Bridges Across New York, Connecticut Deemed Structurally Deficient

More than 2,000 New York state bridges, including the Brooklyn Bridge, have been deemed structurally deficient and in dire need of repairs by the federal government.

09/15/2013

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New Yorkers Hit The Pavement As 6th Annual Summer Streets Gets Rolling

New Yorkers had a chance to shed some calories, fly around on a zip line, or even get in a little bit of dancing.

08/03/2013

New York City plans to spend $7 million to transform a beach beneath the Brooklyn Bridge into a recreational destination. (credit: Peter Haskell/WCBs 880)

New York City To Develop ‘Forgotten’ East River Waterfront

The project calls for a sandy beach and kayak and canoe launch along the East River.

08/01/2013

Wayward dog found on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Matt Petronis)

Queens Family Holds Up Traffic To Rescue Wayward Dog On Brooklyn Bridge

The dog, believed to be a Shiba Inu, is now staying with the Petronis family at their Breezy Point home, waiting for its owner to come forward.

07/16/2013

The Brooklyn Bridge (credit: CBS 2)

Police Searching For Man Seen Rappelling From Brooklyn Bridge

Around 9 a.m. Thursday, witnesses reported seeing a man trying to climb down some kind of netting that had been installed as part of ongoing construction on the bridge, police said.

07/04/2013

BJ Timoner walks for pancreatic cancer awareness, June 23, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Cross-Country Walk To Raise Awareness For Cancer To End On Long Island

BJ Timoner has gone through four pairs of running shoes and has lost 40 pounds over the course of his 3,000-mile excursion. He crossed the Brooklyn Bridge on Sunday en route to Jones Beach, where his cross-country run is scheduled to end on Tuesday.

06/23/2013

A player in the Notwork Network kickball league gets ready to deliver a pitch. (Credit TV 10/55)

Lower East Side Residents Cry Foul Over Kickball League

For its part the league has sent a man out with a decibel monitor to track the noise. Players told CBS 2 that they just want to have fun.

06/20/2013

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

‘All Clear’ Sounded, Brooklyn Bridge Back Open To Vehicle Traffic

Police were searching an abandoned SUV with no license plate located in the middle of the Manhattan-bound span.

05/27/2013

DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan announcing expansion of Brooklyn Bridge ramps to ease notorious FDR backups, May 13, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

City Unveils Wider Ramps On Brooklyn Bridge To Ease Congestion

New York City Department of Transportation Commissioner Janette Sadik-Khan calls the congestion between the bridge and the FDR Drive “the Brooklyn Bridge Squeeze.”

05/13/2013

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