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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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Bono: I May Never Play Guitar Again After Central Park Bike Crash

Bono says he now has a titanium elbow and may never play guitar again due to injuries suffered in a New York City cycling accident.

01/02/2015

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Actor Danny Glover Makes Appearance In Support Of NYC Horse Carriages

Horse carriage drivers got some high-profile support Friday against Mayor de Blasio’s push to ban them in New York.

12/19/2014

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West Harlem Residents Are Fed Up With ‘Aggressive’ Raccoons Terrorizing Neighborhood

West Harlem residents say a posse of raccoons has taken over their neighborhoods and in some cases even broken into their homes.

12/18/2014

John Lennon And Yoko Ono

Fans Honor John Lennon On 34th Anniversary Of Assassination

Yoko Ono invited fans to share their memories and their wishes for peace Monday, a day that marked the 34th anniversary of the assassination of John Lennon on the Upper West Side.

12/08/2014

Concert benefiting World AIDS Day In Times Square (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Springsteen, Coldplay’s Martin Fill In With U2 At World AIDS Day Concert

Bruce Springsteen and Coldplay’s Chris Martin were to act as Bono at a concert Monday night in New York City.

12/01/2014

Speed limit signs of 20 mph have been posted around Central Park for both cars and bicycles. (credit: Sonia Rincon/1010 WINS)

NYC Lowers Bike Speed Limit In Central Park

The city has been posting signs in the park declaring a 20-mph speed limit for both vehicles and bikes. That’s a drop from 25 mph.

12/01/2014

The Trump Lasker Rink in Central Park. (Credit: Jim Henderson via Wikipedia; Public Domain)

Central Park’s Lasker Ice Rink Reopens Far Ahead Of Schedule

Initially, it appeared the facility would be closed for the entire 2014-15 season, according to an announcement on the website for Lasker Rink’s website.

11/27/2014

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