Chelsea

Phase three of the High Line park opened to the public on Sept. 20, 2014 (Credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Opening Ceremony Celebrates Completion Of High Line Park

The half-mile section completes one of the nation’s most distinctive urban transformations: an abandoned stretch of elevated rails that’s been turned into a linear oasis of flowers, grasses and trees.

09/20/2014

Mexican restaurant Crema

Police: 4th Suspect Believed To Be Involved In Armed Robbery At Chelsea Restaurant

Initially, police said three men, one armed with a machete, stormed the Crema restaurant on West 17th Street near Sixth Avenue on Sept. 12 and took a crash register with them.

09/20/2014

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Pair Accused Of Offering Bogus Leases For Apartments, Bilking Victims Out Of $60,000

A man and woman were charged Tuesday with running a scam in which prospective apartment renters were allegedly conned out of some $60,000.

09/16/2014

Police are looking for three suspects wanted in connection with a robbery of a restaurant in Manhattan. (credit: NYPD)

Police: Masked Men With Machete Rob Upscale Chelsea Restaurant

It happened around 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Crema Restaurant on West 17th Street.

09/15/2014

Mexican restaurant Crema

Police: Man With Machete, 2 Others Rob Restaurant In Chelsea

Police said at about 10:30 p.m. Friday three men walked into the restaurant and demanded money.

09/13/2014

Plaza Hotel (Credit, Randy Yagi)

LGBT Advocates Fight Plan To Sell Plaza, Dream Downtown Hotels To Sultan Of Brunei

A call has been launched for people to boycott the famed Plaza Hotel at Grand Army Plaza and the Dream Downtown Hotel in Chelsea – if they are sold to a certain owner.

08/18/2014

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6 Great Places To Sunbathe In NYC

Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and can give you a healthy glow with the proper sunscreen protection. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan in NYC.

08/14/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect in nine burglaries of businesses in Chelsea and Midtown. (Credit: NYPD)

Suspect Charged In String Of Burglaries In Midtown, Chelsea

A suspect was arrested and charged this week in connection with a string of commercial burglaries in Midtown and Chelsea.

07/19/2014

DJ the cat lounges among shelves of DVDs at Alan's Alley Video. (Credit: Mathew Katz/DNAInfo)

Following Fears Of Shutdown, Alan’s Alley Video Store Soon To Open In New Location

Alan’s Alley, one of a dying breed of independent video stores in New York City, closed its old location this week and prepared to reopen a short distance to the east – prevailing over earlier fears that the store might close for good.

07/16/2014

Firefighters on the scene of a high-rise fire in Chelsea on July 7, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Gas Explosions Set Off Fire In Chelsea High-Rise

The explosions occurred on the sixth, seventh and eighth floors of a building on West 25th Street shortly before 1:50 a.m. Monday, authorities said.

07/07/2014

Surveillance images of a suspect in nine burglaries of businesses in Chelsea and Midtown. (Credit: NYPD)

Police: Burglar Struck 9 Times In Midtown, Chelsea Businesses

Police on Wednesday were asking the public to help them find a suspect in nine commercial burglaries in Midtown and Chelsea.

07/02/2014

Jackie Haeflinger (credit: Image via Facebook)

Woman Chasing Her Dog Struck, Killed By Garbage Truck In Chelsea

The incident took place at around 10 a.m. at 7th Avenue and 15th Street in Chelsea, EMS officials said.

07/02/2014

Industry insiders got a look at the latest and greatest gadgets during Consumer Electronics Week. (Credit: CBS 2)

Industry Insiders Check Out The Latest And Greatest Gadgets At Consumer Electronics Week

The event gives industry insiders a chance to check out the latest and greatest gadgets and electronics.

06/25/2014

Mosquitoes

City To Begin Spraying For West Nile Mosquitoes On Wednesday Morning

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene will begin spraying for mosquitoes in several areas Wednesday morning, in an effort to keep the West Nile virus from spreading.

06/17/2014

Karina Pascucci, Samantha Barbash (Office of the Special Narcotics Prosecutor )

Authorities: Strippers Drugged Wealthy Men, Scammed Them Out Of More Than $200,000

A crew of New York City strippers scammed wealthy men by drugging them and running up extravagant bills at topless clubs while they were in a daze, authorities said.

06/11/2014

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