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Despite Overcast Conditions, Coney Island Packed With Those Hanging Onto Summer

Despite overcast conditions, Coney Island was packed with New Yorkers wanting to hold onto the last bit of summer Saturday.

08/30/2014

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Best Things To Do In NYC On Labor Day Weekend

New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.

08/29/2014

Beachgoers at Coney Island (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

CBS New York Guide To Free Beaches In NYC

Labor Day Weekend is upon us and with that is possibly your last chance to hit the beach this summer. If you’re looking to soak up some rays this holiday weekend, here are some free beaches in New York City.

CBS New York–08/29/2014

FILE -- Wildlife Conservation Society New York Aquarium in Coney Island (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Power Problems Temporarily Shut Down New York Aquarium

All of the life-support systems at the Coney Island facility were working and the animals were not impacted by the situation, the aquarium said.

08/24/2014

Crucita Alvarado, 73, was last seen Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, near her home in Coney Island, Brooklyn. (Credit: NYPD)

Grandmother, 73, Missing For More Than A Week From Coney Island

Police Wednesday evening were asking the public to help them find a 73-year-old woman who has not been seen since Tuesday of last week.

08/20/2014

Coney Island Sand Sculpting Competition on Aug. 16, 2014 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Coney Island’s Sand Sculpting Competition Raises Funds For Sandy Victims

The 24th annual Sand Sculpting Competition raised money for victims of Superstorm Sandy.

08/16/2014

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5 Best Eating And Drinking Events This Weekend

August isn’t over yet, but this weekend is your last chance to participate in Summer Streets. In addition to riding, running, or walking down Park Avenue, check out our other picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking this weekend.

08/15/2014

This 9mm handgun was found buried in the sand by a 10-year-old girl at Coney Island Beach. (Credit: NYPD)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Disturbing Discovery Prompts Coney Island Lifeguard To Take Action

A veteran lifeguard stepped into action this week, after a 10-year-old girl found a loaded gun buried in the sand in the water at the beach at Coney Island.

08/12/2014

The beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn in May 2013. (Credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 10, Finds Loaded Gun In Water At Coney Island Beach

A 10-year-old girl found a loaded handgun on the beach at Coney Island, Brooklyn Monday evening, police said.

08/11/2014

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Security Stepped Up At Coney Island Music Event Following Deaths In Maryland

Before entering the Mad Decent Block Party at MCU Park in Coney Island, attendees will undergo a thorough pre-show screening, which includes K-9 narcotics units.

08/09/2014

Statue of Liberty (Credit, Randy Yagi)

How To Save On Sightseeing In New York City

Many of New York’s top attractions can be visited for free or at a discount.

08/06/2014

PEZ Dispensers (file / credit: William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

‘Hidden Cash’ Makes Another Drop With Bigger Prize

Thousands of New Yorkers scrambled from Coney Island to Brighton Beach Sunday to find dozens of Pez dispensers filled with cash in the sand, CBS 2 reported.

08/03/2014

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hands out fliers on water safety on the Coney Island boardwalk on July 23, 2014. (credit:  Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

City Officials Call For Water Safety Reforms After 10-Year-Old Girl Drowns On Coney Island

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and others spent the morning passing out fliers with water safety tips, not far from where Takara McDuffy drowned Tuesday.

07/23/2014

A 10-year-old girl died after being pulled from the water offshore from Coney Island, Brooklyn, on Tuesday, July 22. (Credit: CBS 2)

Girl, 10, Dies After Being Pulled From Water At Coney Island

A 10-year-old girl is dead, after being pulled from the water off the beach in Coney Island, Brooklyn.

07/22/2014

Plane flies Swastika banner on July 12, 2014 (Credit: proswastika.org/)

Plane Spotted Flying Swastika Over Coney Island, Long Island

A plane flying a banner advertisement over Coney Island and parts of Long Island Saturday created an uproar among residents.

07/12/2014

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