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Central Park (top) and High Line Park. (Credit: Getty Images and Iwan Baan)

Central Park, High Line Rank Among Trip Advisor’s Best Parks In The World

The Trip Advisor list of the world’s best parks includes two New York City parks – one old, iconic, and so familiar that New Yorkers often just call it “the park,” and one new, innovative and mounted on an old elevated railroad rather than solid land.

06/23/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

New York City Reaches Tentative Deal In Central Park Jogger Case

A settlement has been reached with five men who were falsely convicted in the vicious 1989 rape and beating of a Central Park jogger, officials said

06/20/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Birdwatching

We’re not talking about pigeons. Thanks to a unique combination of natural features and resources, the NYC area welcomes a variety of birds both seasonally and year-round. Read on for some of the city’s most scenic spots to see winged creatures.

06/20/2014

Some of the men falsely accused in the attack speak at a City Hall news conference in April 2011. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: City Agrees To Settlement With Exonerated Central Park 5 Defendants

A published report Thursday said the city has agreed to a $40 million settlement to the five men whose convictions were overturned in the rape and beating of a woman in Central Park in 1989.

06/19/2014

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Travel Guide To New York City

This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.

06/19/2014

Father's Day

Dads, Youngsters Spend Father’s Day Out In The Sun

It was a day to remember for dads everywhere Sunday – as they had their day in the spotlight.

06/15/2014

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New Calls For Carriage Horse Ban After Horse Runs Loose In Central Park

Animal rights groups have stepped up their calls to ban carriage horses following an incident in Central Park.

06/10/2014

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Runaway Horse Drags Carriage Around Central Park, Hits Cab

A carriage horse broke loose from its reins from and ran around Central Park Monday afternoon, only stopping when the carriage got caught in the door of a taxi.

06/09/2014

A look back in time at Seneca Village with NYU Professor Cynthia Copeland and WCBS 880's Alex Silverman. (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

WCBS 880’s Alex Silverman Takes A Look Back At Central Park’s Lost Village

As we walk around New York, it’s easy to forget how new everything we see really is. But, at the spot where West 85th Street curves into Central Park, there’s a reminder that wherever you set foot in this city, there’s something that came before.

05/17/2014

FILE - A horse-drawn carriage waits in Central Park. (file/credit: Getty Images)

Horse Carriage Driver’s Union Backs Compromise To Keep Horses In Central Park

Some newspaper editorials and at least one New York City Councilman have proposed a compromise of stabling the horses in Central Park so they never have to cross paths with a car.

04/30/2014

NYPD officers in Central Park after a series of robberies on Apr. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Teens Charged In Connection With Central Park Robbery Spree

Three additional suspects – ages 12, 13 and 14 – are expected to face charges for two robberies and an assault, sources said.

04/21/2014

CBS 2's Marcia Kramer got an inside look at the new 'Tavern On The Green'. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Gets A Look Inside $20 Million Tavern On The Green Makeover

The five-year wait for Central Park’s iconic Tavern on the Green restaurant is almost over. The $20 million total re-do combines whimsy and glitz with an effort to please everyone.

04/21/2014

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Activists Protest Outside Liam Neeson’s Manhattan Apartment Over Horse-Drawn Carriage Support

Neeson didn’t appear Saturday as about 50 demonstrators filled the sidewalk in front of his Manhattan apartment building.

04/19/2014

A photographer on an electric horseless carriage that animal advocates hope will replace horse-drawn carriages in the city during the second press preview day at the 2014 New York International Auto Show  April 17, 2014 at the Jacob Javits Center. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

‘E-Carriage’ Debuts At New York International Auto Show

New Yorkers will get the chance to see an electric vehicle some say should replace the city’s horse-drawn carriages when it debuts this week at the New York International Auto Show.

04/17/2014

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Allergy Season In Full Bloom Following Abnormally Cold Winter

The flowers and trees in Central Park seem to be bursting into spring.

04/14/2014

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