New Yorkers were surprised to find out that pieces of the Berlin Wall now reside on the East Side. (Credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: Even Lifelong New Yorkers Are Surprised By Some Of The Big Apple’s Hidden Secrets

There are enough secrets in the Big Apple to surprise even lifelong New Yorkers, you just need to know where to look.


76th Street Fire

Major Fire Breaks Out At Upper West Side Brownstone

An extra-alarm fire was raging Thursday evening in a brownstone on the Upper West Side.


Fort Greene homeowner Judith O'Csay. (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Woman Fights To Keep Fort Greene Brownstone

The Internal Revenue Service is threatening to take her home, claiming Judith O’Csay owes $250,000 in back taxes.


Scene of a fatal fire in the Bronx at 977 Grant Avenue (credit: CBS 2)

Little Girl Killed In Bronx Apartment Fire

The fire broke out inside the fourth floor of a brownstone at 977 Grant Avenue. The call came in around 3:10 Sunday morning. It took 60 firefighters about a half an hour to bring the fire under control.


The library inside a 125-year-old brownstone on the Upper West Side. The building's asking price is $8.75 million. (Photo: Handout)

Now And Then: UWS Brownstone, Circa 1888, Hits Market For $8.75 Million

A timeless piece of New York history is on sale. It’s hosted movies and television shows and is home to a pair of successful actors. Not a lot has changed in 125 years at 126 W. 87th St..



Brooklyn Man Says Cops Gave Him Public Drinking Summons On Private Property

A Brooklyn Law School student is challenging the summons he received from the police after drinking on a friend’s stoop the evening of July 4th.


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Crews Prepare To Knock Down Carroll Gardens Brownstone After Partial Collapse

Twenty-one adults and six children are homeless, some from four-story brownstone and others from neighboring buildings that were also evacuated as crews prepare to tear the building down.


Carroll Street Collapse (credit: CBS 2)

Carroll Gardens Brownstone To Be Demolished After Walls Collapse

The side of the brownstone at 24 Carroll St., came crumbling down around 1:30 a.m. Monday with a family of six sleeping on the top floor, including three children, ages 8, 6 and an infant.


Prosecutors say Thomas Parkin (L) is seen on surveillance video dressed up like his dead mother at a DMV to renew her driver’s license. (credit: Kings County District Attorney's Office)

Brooklyn Man Who Dressed As Dead Mom To Collect SS Checks Sentenced For Fraud

Thomas Parkin was convicted May 3 on charges including grand larceny and mortgage fraud and was sentenced Monday to 13 2/3 to 41 years in prison.


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Manhattan Residents Raise Concerns Over 2nd Avenue Subway Project Blasting

Residents on the Upper East Side claim vibrations from the regular blasting at the Second Avenue subway construction site is damaging their historic brownstone properties.


Bushwick Blaze (credit: CBS 2)

Officials: Brooklyn Fire Sparked By Child Playing With Lighter

Fire marshals investigating a deadly blaze in a Bushwick brownstone Tuesday said a 5-year-old boy started the fire while playing with a lighter on a mattress.