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A map of Washington Square Park transformed into a Pac-Man board. (Credit: Google Maps)

Google Maps Transformed Into Pac-Man Board For April Fool’s Day

With April Fool’s Day around the corner, Google Maps provided a new diversion for Internet browsers – treating them to a game of Pac-Man using the image of their very own neighborhoods.

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A tractor-trailer got stuck under an overpass in Central Park on March 30, 2015. (credit: Lee Abrahamian)

Tractor-Trailer Gets Stuck Under 65th Street Transverse In Central Park

A witness at the scene told CBS2 she had to get off a bus and walk through the park as a result of the incident.

03/30/2015

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Best Easter Day Events In New York City

From art-making activities to parades, there is a wide range of activities for you to join in on throughout New York City.

03/30/2015

FILE -- A woman leans on a tree in Central Park (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

Black History Month: Remembering Seneca Village Settlement In NYC

Blacks had bought the land 30 years before. But when the city decided to build Central Park in the 1850s, the settlement was eradicated and its residents were scattered.

02/24/2015

A view of Central Park from the 75th floor of 432 Park Avenue  on Oct. 15, 2104. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/Getty Images)

Black History Month: Central Park Displaced African-American Settlement

One large settlement was the African-American community of Seneca Village, which fronted on the present Central Park West, roughly from 81st to 89th streets.

02/23/2015

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Park Officials Give OK To Skate On Central Park Pond

Ice skating fans, make sure you head over to Central Park!

02/21/2015

Winter Storm Brings Cold Winter And Light Snow To New York Area

Bitterly Cold Air Leads To Record Lows, Brutal Wind Chills Across Tri-State Area

Winter is keeping its icy grip on the Tri-State area as Arctic air continues to plunge the region into a deep freeze.

02/20/2015

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NYC’s 4 Best Ice Skating Rinks

At New York City rinks, you’ll join native and non-native New Yorkers as they glide, spin, jump, and, yes, even wipe out.

02/15/2015

Children sled down a hill in Central Park on Feb. 5, 2015. (credit: CBS2)

Parks Advocate Calls For More Patrols After Central Park Bullies Rough Up Kids, Steal Sleds

The victims described the ringleader of the trio as an older teen twice their size. One of the thieves punched a 12-year-old girl in the side of the head after she asked for the sled back.

02/05/2015

The scene of a robbery in Central Park on Feb. 3, 2015. (credit: Dave Carlin/CBS2)

Police: Man Robbed At Knifepoint In Central Park

The search is on for two suspects who police said violently attacked a man as he walked in Central Park.

02/03/2015

Adults and children sled at Brooklyn's Prospect Park the morning after a major winter storm on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

New Yorkers Make The Most Out Of The Snow Day

At Ewen Park in the RIverdale section of the Bronx, there was plenty of downhill fun to be had Tuesday.

01/27/2015

Children sled in Juniper Park in Queens on Jan. 27, 2015. (credit: Janelle Burrell/CBS2)

5 Best Sledding Spots In NYC

With the first significant snowfall arriving in New York City, we put together a list of our five favorite sledding areas throughout the five boroughs.

01/27/2015

Winter Jam at Central Park (Credit: CBS2)

Snow Falls In Time For Annual Winter Jam In Central Park

There was just enough snowfall in Central Park to help make Winter Jam a success.

01/24/2015

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

Winter marches on, but you can cure your winter blues with a dance festival, a pig festival, or a film festival. Read on for details.

01/23/2015

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In Stroke Of Luck, Firefighters Practicing Water Rescue In Central Park Save Man Who Fell Through Ice

FDNY firefighters practicing water rescues in Central Park Saturday afternoon put their skills to the test after a man spotted in the middle of the lake fell through and disappeared into the water.

01/10/2015

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