Grand Army Plaza

A man looks at on a shelf at the Brooklyn Public Library December 15, 2004 in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Brooklyn Public Library Program Encourages Kids To Read This Summer

This year’s theme is “Every Hero Has A Story” and is encouraging kids to read during summer break.


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Police Release ‘Selfie’ Photo In Search For Suspected iPhone Thief

Police have a high-tech clue in the search for a stolen iPhone.


The Parachute Jump is ready for New Year's in Coney Island, Brooklyn on Wednesday, Dec. 31. (Credit: CBS2)

Coney Island New Year’s Eve Celebration Features Fireworks, Countdown

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams, City Councilman Mark Treyger and the Alliance for Coney Island are hosting the event Wednesday night.


Celebration held at Beth El Synagogue in New Rochelle ahead of the first night of Chanukah (Credit: CBS2)

Tri-State Area Families Mark Beginning Of Chanukah Festivities

Chanukah began at sundown and celebrations continue through Dec. 24.


A woman was struck and killed on the stretch of Flatbush Avenue that runs through Prospect Park on Monday, July 14. (Credit: CBS 2)

Woman Struck, Killed On Flatbush Avenue In Prospect Park

A woman was struck and killed by a vehicle Monday evening along Flatbush Avenue near Prospect Park.


New York City Parks Department statue missing sword (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC Parks Department Works To Restore Damaged Statues

The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation has launched a new effort to restore statues with missing pieces to their former glory.


A Citi Bike rack is seen outside the Plaza Hotel in Midtown in Manhattan. (credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS)

Judge Tosses Lawsuit By Plaza Hotel Asking To Have Citi Bike Rack Removed

A Citi Bike rack near the Plaza Hotel will be staying right where it is.


Menorah-lighting ceremony in Brooklyn. (Credit: CBS 2)

New York Jews Embrace Thanksgivukkah

A Hanukkah celebration was held outside the site of Brooklyn’s largest menorah, which stands at 32 feet tall.


NYC mayoral hopeful Bill Thompson campaigns at Grand Army Plaza, August 27, 2013. (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Mayoral Hopefuls Pushing For Black Vote As Primary Day Approaches

Bill Thompson, the only black candidate in the race, spent Tuesday morning campaigning outside the Grand Army Plaza subway station.


General Sherman statue (credit: CBS 2)

Plan To Fix Up And ‘Pigeon Proof’ General Sherman Statue In The Works

Tourists visiting the famous General Sherman statue at Grand Army Plaza, near the Plaza Hotel, were shocked at the condition of the masterpiece by revered sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens.


Revelers in Times Square on New Year's Eve get festive with NIVEA accessories and products at Times Square on December 31, 2012 in New York City. (Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images for NIVEA)

Times Square Packed With Teeming Crowd To Ring In 2013

The ball has dropped in front of a throng of 1 million in Times Square, and 2013 has arrived.


FILE - NYPD vehicle (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protesters Rally For NYPD Accountability In Brooklyn

With protesters chanting “NYPD, keep your hands off me,” the elected officials and community members called on the mayor and commissioner to sign a resolution acknowledging there’s a problem.


Grand Army Plaza Redesign Plan (credit: NYC DOT)

Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza Now Redesigned For Safety

A safety redesign has added the equivalent of 1.5 acres of new pedestrian space to Brooklyn’s Grand Army Plaza.


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A Guide To New York City Farmers’ Markets

New Yorkers often get the short end of the produce stick, spending big bucks on organic foods at pricey supermarkets or buying second-rate fruit from their local deli or fruit stand. Here’s a sampling of the city’s biggest and best “greenmarkets.”

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NYC Water (credit: NYC Department of Environmental Protection)

NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-Go

Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.