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Dangerous Cold Hits Tri-State Area As Weekend Begins

Tri-State Area residents woke up to dangerous cold Saturday, with some areas setting record lows in the minus range. And the conditions brought a high risk of hypothermia and frostbite for anyone outside for too long.

01/04/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Bloody Marys

Summer nights are meant for fun and friends, but when you’ve had a little too much fun you may find yourself calling those same friends for some hangover brunch du jour. Here’s where to go for the […]

12/30/2013

Ali Eskandarian, Soroush Farazmand, Arash Farazmand (credit: CBS 2)

Yellow Dogs Memorial Concert To Be Held In Brooklyn

The surviving members of an Iranian indie rock group will put on a memorial concert Monday night for two of their bandmates who were shot and killed last week.

11/18/2013

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New York’s 4 Best Bars For Fall And Winter 2014

Try one these new bars for Fall 2013. Grab some friends and enjoy craft brews and delicious bites.

10/29/2013

If you've ever wanted to dine in silence there is a restaurant in Brooklyn you may want to check out. (Photo: CBS 2)

Silence Is Golden During Greenpoint Restaurant’s ‘Eat, Don’t Speak’ Meals

Shut up and eat! One Brooklyn restaurant hasn’t been that blunt, but they have been holding special “Eat, Don’t Speak” meals that have left diners speechless.

10/11/2013

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Brooklyn DA Shuts Down 5 ‘Spas,’ Indicts 12 On Prostitution Allegations

The Brooklyn District Attorney’s office has shut down five “spas” that were allegedly fronts for prostitution, and indicted 12 people.

09/09/2013

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LES Block Deemed City’s Smelliest Inspires Perfume

The Lower East Side may be tony and fashionable these days, but sweet-smelling it sometimes is not.

09/03/2013

FILE: Film shoot equipment on the street in Red Hook (credit: CBS 2)

Some Greenpoint Residents Fed Up With Constant Film Production

A spokesman for the city said any issues arising from location filming can be resolved through the on-site production manager or by contacting the Office of Film, Theater and Broadcasting by dialing 311.

08/30/2013

New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

NYPD Approves Of ‘Civilian Patrolling’ In Crime-Infested Part Of Brooklyn

Residents in one section of north Brooklyn are voicing concern over what they say is a spike in violent crime.

08/29/2013

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Quinn, Councilmen: Give Commuters Other Options During G Train Repairs

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn was among the lawmakers Saturday who called on the Metropolitan Transit Authority to make up for the loss of G Train service between Brooklyn and Queens.

08/17/2013

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5 Delicious Fish Tacos In NYC

Done well, fish tacos embody summer. A good one makes you feel the sand in your toes and salty spray in your hair, no matter how far from the beach you might actually be.

08/01/2013

Williamsburg And Greenpoint Burglars

2 Men Wanted In String Of Burglaries In Williamsburg And Greenpoint

Police on Wednesday asked the public for help in finding two men wanted in connection with a dozen burglaries in the Williamsburg and Greenpoint sections of Brooklyn.

07/31/2013

Park goers in Greenpoint claim they have been attacked by overly aggressive birds. (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Mockingbirds Terrorizing Visitors To Brooklyn Park

Many claim they have been stalked, dive-bombed and pecked at by overly aggressive mockingbirds.

07/17/2013

G Train (credit: CBS 2)

Partial G Train Shutdown For Post-Sandy Repairs To Begin This Weekend

Repairs to the G train line were set to begin giving Brooklyn and Queens residents headaches beginning this weekend.

07/05/2013

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

Police: Clues Emerge In Greenpoint Rape

Java Street is typically the type of place where neighbors spend summer nights sitting out on their stoops. But, on Saturday night a man apparently raped a woman in front of an apartment building, according to authorities.

06/21/2013

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