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Gentlemen, it’s time to break out the lederhosen. That’s right; a real Oktoberfest is coming to New York, and more specifically to the East River and 23rd Street.

09/25/2014

Firefighters examine the remains of a can that burned on the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge on Aug. 21, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Cab Fire Erupts On Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge

A car erupted into flames late Thursday afternoon on the upper level of the Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge.

08/21/2014

A recent report alleges that the Churchill School billed the state for unnecessary expenses. (Credit: CBS 2)

East Side School Accused Of Billing The State For Improper, Outrageous Expenses

Allegations have been made against a private school that teaches children with special needs.

05/28/2014

No pedestrians were injured when a cab jumped a curb and slammed into an East Village storefront. (Credit Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Cab Jumps Curb, Slams Into East Village Store Front

It was a close call in the East Village on Sunday, when a cab jumped a curb and slammed into a store front.

03/02/2014

Buildings on West 42nd Street December 27, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: It’s The City That Never Sleeps…Because Of All That Noise!

Screeching subway trains, honking cars, roaring planes, barking dogs and boisterous people make noise the Big Apple’s No. 1 quality-of-life complaint, based on about 300,000 calls every year to the city’s 311 complaint hotline.

01/18/2014

NYPD officers in Central Park on June 18, 2013 after an alleged sexual assault. (credit: CBS 2)

Suspect Charged In East Side Rape Attempt

A man has been arrested and charged in an attempted rape in an apartment on the East Side of Manhattan.

12/22/2013

2 Hurt After Van Jumps Curb In Manhattan

The Access-A-Ride vehicle went out of control on East 34th Street just before 9 a.m. Thursday

12/19/2013

Fire crews on the scene of a fire at a building on Manhattan's East Side on Nov. 4, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

No Injuries In 2-Alarm Fire At East Side Building

The blaze broke out just after 6 a.m. Monday in the basement of a building on 53rd Street just west of First Avenue.

11/04/2013

Tiffany clock at Grand Central Terminal (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Lawmakers: Grand Central Area Rezoning Plan Is Bad For New Yorkers

Lawmakers joined labor and business leaders Tuesday to protest against a rezoning plan that would affect a broad area around Grand Central Terminal.

10/01/2013

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Bikini-Clad Sunbathers Near Playground Lead To Complaints In Stuy Town

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.

05/12/2013

Persian Parade, 2007

New York Persian Parade Proceeds Along Madison Avenue

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.

04/14/2013

NYU prepares to evacuate due to power outages caused by Hurricane Sandy. (credit: CBS 2)

NYU Hospital Evacuated After Backup Generator Goes Down

New York University Langone Medical Center was evacuated Monday night, after power went out and generators subsequently began to go down.

CBS New York–10/29/2012

United Nations General Assembly Chamber - New York, NY (file / credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

NYPD Prepared For United Nations General Assembly

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.

09/19/2012

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Kips Bay Residents Say Plan For Revamped Sanitation Garage Stinks

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.

09/17/2012

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Living Large: Emeril Lagasse’s East Side Home

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.

06/17/2012

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