Father’s Day

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Cool Gadgets For Dad

Is your dad and gadgety kind of guy? Find him something exciting and cool for Father’s Day, whatever your budget might be.


CBS 2's Lou Young (left) with his father, Lou, on the day he graduated from Newfield High School in Selden - June 1970 in Lake Grove, NY (LI). (Credit: Lou Young/CBS2)

Through A New York Eye: Father Knew Best

“If you won’t take ‘no’ for an answer, then don’t ask,” Dad told me almost matter-of-factly over his shoulder while I was begging for him to take my side in some minor teenage crisis.


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Stories Of Fatherhood: WCBS 880’s Irene Cornell

My father, Cameron Cornell, was a newsman. He gave me his enduring love for the news business, through good times and bad – and he certainly had both.

CBS New York–06/01/2012

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The 6 Worst Dads In New York History

This Father’s Day, CBSNewYork is taking a look at some of the worst fathers the Tri-State area has seen in recent years, from movie stars to murderers.

CBS New York–06/01/2012

1010 WINS' Steve Sandberg, with son David, 2. (credit: The Sandberg Family)

Stories Of Fatherhood: 1010 WINS’ Steve Sandberg

This is just my third Father’s Day. My son, David, will be three in July. I always knew I wanted to be a Dad. I just had no clue just how much fatherhood resembles the steepest, fastest roller coaster at Great Adventure.

CBS New York–06/01/2012

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Ben Benson’s Steakhouse Closing For Good On Father’s Day

Proprietor Ben Benson, famous for having his spoon in the creamed spinach, said he’d rather not have to close the restaurant.


A makeshift memorial at Haven Drugs - Medford, NY - Jun 22, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Fundraiser Being Held In Memory Of Murdered Long Island Pharmacist

Friends and family are using the memory of a Long Island pharmacist murdered in June to raise money for students at his alma mater.


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Long Island Sisters Want To Buy Guitar For Father’s Day After Dad Sells His To Pay Bills

Alexa and Aimee Kaplan posted a listing on Craigslist hoping to get an electric guitar for their father Arthur, who sold his beloved vintage Gretsch guitar about a year ago to pay the family bills.


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The 4 Best Father’s Day Events In New York & New Jersey

From wine, to cars and baseball – the Tri-State area is hosting all sorts of Father’s Day events this weekend. Here are our picks for the best ways to show your dad your appreciation in New York and New Jersey this weekend.

CBS New York–06/17/2011

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NYC’s 7 Best Restaurants For Father’s Day Weekend

Whether you’re looking for down-home barbecue deals, a sophisticated wine tour or family-style Italian, we have you covered. Here’s where to dine with your dad on Father’s Day weekend.

CBS New York–06/14/2011

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5 Best Places For Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts In New York

While no dad is perfect (except maybe yours!), Father’s Day is a great time to say thank you for trying to be the best dad you could be. There is no one gift that can ever express everything you feel for your dad, but here are some great places to start.


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4 Father’s Day Gifts For The New York Dad (Under $25)

According to recent reports Father’s Day spending is expected to hit an all-time high of $11 billion in 2011, but that’s no reason to break the bank. This year we’ve pulled together some creative gifts for Dad that are under $25 and are sure to please.

CBS New York–06/09/2011

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Father’s Day Firsts

Father’s Day is a time for dads to be celebrated and to reflect on life as a father. One dad takes us down memory lane and recalls his firsts with his father and how history is repeating itself with his own daughter.


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Dadisms – The Things Fathers Come Up With When They Run Out of Words

Dads are known for saying some pretty memorable things and sometimes we often find ourselves repeating the same lines to our own kids or in our daily lives. Here’s a list of the more memorable things that only would come from dad, called simply dadisms.


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Father’s Day Gift Buying Guide

Father’s Day…when families around the nation show appreciation for all their Dads’ hard work and love with the PERFECT Father’s Day gift. No pressure right?

If your Dad doesn’t need another tie or tool belt and you’re finding it impossible to locate the perfect gift for the father who has everything, rest assured, we can HELP!

You know your Dad the best, so just take a minute to figure out what “type” of Dad you have and these gifts should be the perfect fit.