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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

The funeral program for 6-year-old Prince Joshua Avitto is seen on June 6, 2014. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Hundreds Gather For Funeral Of 6-Year-Old Boy Killed In Brooklyn Elevator Attack

The line of family, friends and others stretched around the block Friday for the wake and funeral for 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in East New York.

06/06/2014

Daniel St. Hubert in court on June 6, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Daniel St. Hubert, Suspect In Stabbing Spree That Left Boy Dead, Back In Court

St. Hubert, 27, was officially charged with murder, attempted murder, assault and other crimes in connection with the attack on 6-year-old Prince Joshua “P.J.” Avitto and his friend, 7-year-old Mikayla Capers.

06/06/2014

Police say a man was stabbed on the southbound No. 1 train platform at 18th Street and Seventh Avenue in Chelsea on June 4, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Man Stabbed Multiple Times On Subway Platform In Chelsea

It happened in Chelsea around 5:30 a.m. on the southbound No. 1 train platform at 18th Street and Seventh Avenue.

06/04/2014

Authorities raid the Micropower Career Institute in Chelsea looking for evidence related to visa and education fraud on May 29, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Feds Raid Micropower Career Institute Campuses In Fraud Investigation

Arrests have been made in connection with a fraud investigation at a New York-area career school.

05/29/2014

Manhattan Bank Robbery Suspect

Police On The Hunt For Suspect In 2 Manhattan Bank Robberies

Police on Wednesday were searching for a suspect in two bank robberies in Manhattan.

05/07/2014

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