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The 5 Best Waterfront Restaurants & Bars In New York

Finally, the warm weather has arrived. Here are a few excellent venues to both wet your whistle and wile away the hours as you watch the setting sun and celebrate the new season. But remember, folks: outdoor seating at such establishments is premium

CBS New York–05/30/2013

Bayview Correctional Facility in Manhattan - March 4, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

State Senator Opposes Closure Of Chelsea Prison

New York State is planning to close a prison in a pricey Manhattan neighborhood and one local politician is against the move.

03/05/2013

Chelsea Piers Volleyball

Sand Volleyball Still Available In Dead Of Winter In NYC

The weather may have been bitterly cold Tuesday, but some people were still playing beach volleyball in the sand.

01/22/2013

Pictures of the victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown are seen on artificial flowers at a roadside memorial - Dec. 20, 2012 (credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Officials Try To Give Sandy Hook Students Sense Of Normalcy Ahead Of Return To Class

The children won’t be returning to classes for another week, but officials from the town, school district and local agencies are doing their best in the meantime to keep them occupied following a massacre at their school two weeks ago.

12/27/2012

Chelsea Piers on Manhattan's West Side (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Chelsea Piers Back Open After Harrowing Post-Sandy Restoration

Chelsea Piers was brand spanking new from top to bottom after repairs following Superstorm Sandy, from the padding in the gymnastics area to the basketball court.

12/01/2012

Chelsea Piers on Manhattan's West Side (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Chelsea Piers Reopening After Superstorm Sandy Repairs

Storm surge from Superstorm Sandy flooded the 28-acre complex with about five feet of water, causing extensive damage to the electrical system.

11/30/2012

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CPR Record Attempt Is Saturday In Stamford

The hope is to break the Guiness World Record of 7,909 people set in Singapore last year, and to leave people confident they can try to help save someone’s life.

08/24/2012

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Connecticut Doctor Attempting CPR Record In Stamford

What if you were with somebody who suddenly went into cardiac arrest? What if there was no one else around to help? Would you know how to restart this person’s heart?

08/20/2012

Gabby Douglas celebrates after winning the gold medal in the Artistic Gymnastics Women's Individual All-Around final. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Olympic Champion Gabby Douglas Inspiring & Encouraging Local Gymnasts

That rise of the girl nicknamed “The Flying Squirrel” has captivated the hearts of many, including the gymnastics team at Chelsea Piers.

08/03/2012

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Best Gyms With Classes For Kids In New York

Whether it’s specialized training or just plain exhausting playtime, New York’s best gyms with classes for kids go above and beyond to make each workout exciting with everything from dance to sailing.

06/22/2012

Dolphin found floating in Hudson River June 21 (credit: DNAinfo/Mathew Katz)

Dead Dolphin Found Floating In Hudson River Near Chelsea Piers

The animal was found floating near Pier 59 in the morning — days after a dolphin was spotted swimming in the Hudson.

06/21/2012

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The 5 Best Things To Do By The Hudson River

Instead of hitting up your tired inland haunts, why don’t you venture out to the water’s edge for something different as spring-like temperatures move in?

CBS New York–06/19/2012

The front page of The New York Times April 15, 1912 edition details the sinking of the RMS Titanic at the opening of the "Titanic at 100: Myth and Memory" exhibition on April 10, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Looking Back At Titanic’s Ill-Fated Maiden Voyage To NYC; New Exhibit Opens At Mystic Aquarium

A century ago, the Titanic would have sailed up New York harbor, concluding her maiden trans-Atlantic voyage.

04/12/2012

A billboard posted on the side of a Chelsea gallery featuring the work of photographer Kenneth Willardt (credit: Al Jones/1010 WINS)

Offensive Or Art? Chelsea Billboard Features Nude Woman Floating In Water

The 8-foot by 10-foot panel posted on the side of a Chelsea gallery features a nude woman partially covered in water, completely exposing her bare chest.

02/17/2012

Ice Skating

The 11 Best Ice Skating Rinks In NY, Conn., N.J.

New York City is home to one of the most famous skating rinks in the country, and quality skating locations can be found throughout the Tri-State area.

CBS New York–12/27/2011

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