Fleet Week

A general view of atmosphere at the Pre-Webby Awards Sunset Cocktails At The Top Of The Standard, on May 17, 2015. (credit: Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for Grey Goose)

Standard Hotel Apologizes After Turning Away Navy Officer During Fleet Week

The top of the Standard, a hotel rooftop lounge in Chelsea that’s hip and happening but off-limits, at least on Saturday night, to a U.S. Navy officer in uniform.

05/26/2015

Times Square Tank Fleet Week

U.S. Military, Residents Mark Memorial Day Weekend At Fleet Week Events

Pfc. Logan Burke spent Sunday posing for pictures with New Yorkers and tourists a like.

05/24/2015

U.S. Marine Oscar Villarreal hugs a little girl in Times Square during Fleet Week on Friday, May 22. (Credit: CBS2)

Servicemembers Draw Thankful Crowds With Fleet Week In Full Swing

All around New York City this weekend, men and women in uniform were out and about as Fleet Week was in full swing.

05/22/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Revel in the start of the season by attending an arts festival, doing a fun run for charity, or tripping out to cutting-edge music.

05/22/2015

USS San Antonio approaches the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Fleet Week Kicks Off With Parade Of Ships Down Hudson River

Fleet Week 2015 officially kicked off Wednesday with a parade of ships down the Hudson River.

05/20/2015

"Blackbeard" often fired incendiary cannonballs filled with beeswax, fat, and gunpowder. They exploded upon impact, burning with the ferocity of napalm.

Cannons To Ring Out At Fort Hamilton Wednesday For Fleet Week

Some Brooklyn can expect to hear cannons ring out this week, as Fleet Week kicks off.

05/18/2015

A woman peers into the reflective glass of the gift shop at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in lower Manhattan. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Service Members Head To Ground Zero To Observe Memorial Day

For the first time, service members in New York for Fleet Week had an opportunity to observe Memorial Day at the 9/11 Memorial.

05/26/2014

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Fleet Week In Full Swing This Memorial Day Weekend

Civilians and veterans headed to the West Side of Manhattan Saturday to take in the sights and sounds of Fleet Week New York.

05/24/2014

Bicycles built by USO volunteers for Navy sailors and Marines to take home to their children after Fleet Week (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

USO Volunteers Build Bikes For Children Of Navy Sailors, Marines

The event, called Operation That’s My Ride, was held at Pier 92 as part of the 2014 Fleet Week New York.

05/24/2014

Sailors and Coast Guard members salute during promotion ceremony (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Military Re-Enlistment, Promotion Ceremony Held At Sept. 11 Memorial

Standing alongside the foot print of the South Tower, a group of sailors, Marines, and Coast Guard members received their promotions.

05/23/2014

U.S.S. Oak Hill

CBS 2 Exclusive: A Tour Of The U.S.S. Oak Hill During Fleet Week

Fleet Week festivities are in full swing, with three U.S. Navy ships and two U.S. Coast Guard cutters docked along the Hudson River.

05/23/2014

Piece of World Trade Center beam unveiled aboard the USS McFaul (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: Fleet Week Sailors Visit Firehouse With WTC Beam Connection

For one ship visiting New York for Fleet Week, there’s a special connection with a lower Manhattan firehouse.

05/23/2014

Staten Island ferry pilot gave the USS Oak Hill a shout out in the form of three blasts from his horn on May 21, 2014. (Credit: Peter Haskell/WCBS 880)

Ahoy! Fleet Week Returns To New York City After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/21/2014

Sailors stand on the deck as the USS New York as it passes the Statue of Liberty during Fleet Week in 2011. (credit: Getty Images)

Fleet Week Sails Back Into NYC After A Year’s Absence

Three Navy ships and two Coast Guard cutters are scheduled to arrive in New York Harbor on Wednesday morning, the start of the week.

05/20/2014

College Point Memorial Day Parade, May 26, 2013. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Parades Held Across Region To Honor Memorial Day

In College Point, Queens, the annual parade stepped off Sunday afternoon. The parade featured about 1,000 participants.

05/26/2013

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