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New York City is using specifically trained beagles, like this one, in the battle to eradicate bed bugs. (Photo by STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Bedbug Complaints To The City Are Down, Problem Far From Eradicated

The city said that 311 complaints about bedbugs have decreased by twelve-percent since last year, but experts told 1010 WINS reporter Sonia Rincon that, that does not mean that the problem has gone away.

04/24/2012

Signs for a store closing sale at Therapie on the Upper West Side - New York, NY - Feb 3, 2012 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Upper West Side Zoning Plan Could Become Model For Rest Of City

On the two sides of Columbus Avenue at 78th Street are the two sides of the argument. To the west is a deli, a little boutique furniture store, and a few other small shops. To the east, the entire block is a Duane Reade, and a Chase bank.

02/03/2012

Food Truck (File Image)

Lawmakers Calling On More Regulations Of Food Trucks In NYC

Sidewalk food carts have been around for decades, but now food trucks are increasingly popular on the streets of New York.

10/18/2011

Rescue effort after helicopter crashes into East River (Credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Detailed Examination Of Fatal East River Helicopter Crash Under Way

NTSB officials said the chopper likely did not have a flight data recorder, or “black box,” but engine monitors and Global Positioning System navigation equipment may have stored useful information.

10/05/2011

The Ansonia - New York, NY - Sep 26, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

Giant Neon Peace Sign Has Some Upper West Siders Unhappy

A magnificent and ornate building at West 73rd Street and Broadway on the Upper West Side was once Babe Ruth’s home. But the location is drawing attention for a much different reason.

09/26/2011

Bed bugs

New York City Rolls Out New Website To Fight Bed Bugs

“If you’re a bed bug in the city of New York, today could be your last day. We are biting back,” City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said.

03/29/2011

Smoking

Big Apple Closer To Expanding Public Smoking Ban

Hey outdoor tobacco lovers, smoke ‘em while you can. The City Council moved one step closer Thursday to expanding Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s Smoke Free Air Act.

10/14/2010

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