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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

Horse Carriage Hits Cab

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

Liam Neeson (credit: Getty Images)

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

Sneeze - (file / credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

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

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

De Blasio: Horse-Drawn Carriage Ban By Year’s End

Mayor Bill de Blasio is pushing back his self-imposed deadline to ban horse-drawn carriages from New York City’s streets.

04/11/2014

FILE -- Diners eat lunch in the Crystal Room at Tavern on the Green on Dec. 30, 2009 in New York City.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Tavern On The Green Reopening April 24

New owners Philadelphia restaurateurs Jim Caiola and David Salama had planned to open last November, but construction and other problems delayed the opening.

04/02/2014

UWS Rescued Cat

CBS 2 Exclusive: 23 Cats Rescued From Squalid Apartment On UWS

Nearly two dozen cats were rounded up on the Upper West Side Thursday night, and the rescuers were shocked to see so many animals overrunning a single apartment.

03/06/2014

Snow in Central Park Dec. 17, 2013 (Kathy McGee CBS 2)

Early Morning Runner Upset After Getting Ticket In Central Park

Early-morning joggers have been advised to beware that exercising in Central Park before 6 a.m. could result in a run-in with the law.

03/01/2014

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

NYPD Takes Over Enforcement Of Horse-Drawn Carriage Rules

The NYPD has taken over enforcement of regulations for horse carriages, and a spokesman for the industry said he hopes they will go by the law and not by a plan to shut the industry down.

02/19/2014

The Plaza Hotel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

NYC’s Best First Date Spots

Simon & Schuster author Teresa Medeiros shares her favorite New York City first date spots, in line with her new book Goodnight Tweetheart.

02/05/2014

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