The blaze broke out just after 6 a.m. Monday in the basement of a building on 53rd Street just west of First Avenue.
Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.
Some residents have been up in arms, as some of their neighbors have taken to sunbathing in their bikinis just steps from children playing in the Stuy Town development.
Persian culture and heritage were on display on the East Side of Manhattan Sunday, for what is billed as the largest Persian parade in the world.
New York University Langone Medical Center was evacuated Monday night, after power went out and generators subsequently began to go down.
World leaders will be converging on Manhattan’s East Side next week for the United Nations General Assembly and the NYPD says it’s ready.
Under the plan, the Hunter College-Bellevue School of Nursing on 1st Avenue and 25th Street would be converted into a city garage for garbage trucks, snow plows and street sweepers.
The celebrity chef wasn’t home when CBS 2′s Emily Smith stopped by, but he did let her get an all access look at his home.
While supporters of mixed martial arts continue to wrangle with legal channels to get New York State to overturn its current ban on the professional sport, those who are interested in MMA and traditional martial arts may find programs throughout the city to learn and train safely. As attitudes about MMA — particularly its merits as fitness and self-defense training — change, more programs will no doubt become available to New Yorkers. Few could compete with these, the best of the best, right in New York.
The last major gap runs from 38th to 60th streets on the East Side.
President Obama said in public what he is also saying in private — that a Palestinian state can only be achieved by the Israelis and Palestinians going to the bargaining table and tackling the hard questions that face them.
With most of the world’s leaders in town for the annual gathering, security is ramped up. That means frozen zones, escort convoys and more.
CBS 2′s Derricke Dennis was live at the scene and reported that workers hit a gas line and some electrical lines while working on a trench around 3 p.m. Friday. That caused an explosion that came up through a manhole.
Five Republican New York State Senators say ditching the payroll tax in favor of East River tolls would bring in another $100 million for the MTA next year.
A community board in a bar-heavy section of midtown Manhattan may soon put restrictions on organized “pub crawls.”