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Mayor Bloomberg Lights Large Menorah In Midtown Manhattan

New York City To Celebrate Chanukah With Lighting Of 32-Foot-Tall Menorah

New York City was set to start the celebration of Chanukah Saturday evening with the ceremonial lighting of a 32-foot-tall memorial at the southeast edge of Central Park.

12/08/2012

Shopping Along Fifth Avenue (file/credit: Michael Nagle/Getty Images)

Fifth Avenue No Longer The World’s Top Retail Address

It’s the first time in 11 years that the strip from 49th to 59th streets has been booted from the top of the list commanding the highest retail rents worldwide, according to a report by real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield Inc.

11/15/2012

Bank Robbery Suspects

Police Search For Masked Robbers Who Held Up Bay Ridge Bank

Police have requested the public’s help in finding two men who robbed a bank late last month in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn.

11/12/2012

Mayor Bloomberg marches in 2012 Veterans Day Parade Nov. 11, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker/Mayor's Office)

Thousands Watched As Veterans Day Parade Marched Up Fifth Avenue

This was the first Veterans Day honoring the men and women who served in uniform since the last U.S. troops left Iraq last December.

11/11/2012

Former Mayor Ed Koch (file/Photo by JP Yim/Getty Images)

Ed Koch Named Grand Marshal Of Veterans Day Parade

According to the group, Koch was given the honor for serving in the Army during World War II and for his service to Vietnam Veterans during his term as mayor.

10/22/2012

Planned Renovation Stirs Controversy At Famed New York Park

Report: Chunk Falls From Washington Square Park Arch

A chunk of the iconic arch in Washington Square Park came crashing to the ground overnight, according to an advocacy group.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

Columbus Day Parade Oct. 8, 2012 (credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

Big Crowds Turn Out For 68th Annual Columbus Day Parade Along Fifth Avenue

Italian pride was on display all along Fifth Avenue Monday for the 68th Annual Columbus Day Parade in Manhattan.

10/08/2012

Empire State Building (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Survey: Fifth Avenue Honored As One Of The Greatest Streets In America

The legendary avenue runs from Washington Square Park all the way to the Harlem River at 142nd Street.

10/03/2012

The line outside the Apple store on Fifth Avenue as the new iPhone 5 is delivered on September 21, 2012 in New York. (Photo credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages)

Apple Fans Pack Stores Worldwide As iPhone 5 Goes On Sale

“I’m breathless,” said Keenan Thompson of Jackson Heights. “I don’t have words to explain how happy I am right now.”

09/21/2012

Scene of the crash in Columbus Circle. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Debate Over Horse-Drawn Carriages In New York Trots On

The Coalition to Ban Horse-Drawn Carriages held a demonstration Saturday afternoon at the corner of Central Park South and Fifth Avenue. But a horse-drawn carriage driver said accidents are rare and called the protest alarmist.

08/18/2012

New York Public Library (credit: New York Public Library)

‘Lunch Hour NYC’ At New York Public Library Provides Look Into History Of Lunch In The City

An exhibition on the history of lunch in New York City serves up some delicious tidbits. But you’ll need more time than your lunch hour to see it.

07/14/2012

Catholic Mass At St. Patrick's Cathedral

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Set To Undergo $177 Million Restoration

St. Patrick’s Cathedral, the New York City landmark and seat of the Archdiocese of New York, is about to undergo a huge restoration — the kind of facelift that only three years and $177 million can provide.

07/07/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Ahead Of Silent March, Mayor Bloomberg Defends Stop-And-Frisk Policy At Brooklyn Church

For the second Sunday in a row, Mayor Michael Bloomberg took to the pulpit of a Brooklyn church to defend the city’s stop-and-frisk policy. The mayor’s speech came hours before New Yorkers who are angry about the policy will take part in a silent march to call for an end to it.

06/17/2012

National Puerto Rican Day Parade (Credit: CBS 2)

National Puerto Rican Day Parade Takes Manhattan By Storm

Fifth Avenue once again turned into a sea of red, white and blue in honor of the Puerto Rican flag, as more than a million people are expected to turn up for one of the city’s largest parades when it’s all said and done.

06/10/2012

Celebrate Israel Parade 2012 (Credit: Monica Miller/ WCBS 880)

Thousands Of Israel Supporters Participate In Annual Celebrate Israel Parade

Thousands of supporters of Israel surrounded New York City’s Fifth Avenue at 11 a.m. on Sunday for the annual Celebrate Israel Parade.

06/03/2012

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