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Sharpton At Macy's

Sharpton Not Convinced That Racial Profiling Isn’t Happening At Macy’s, Barneys

The meeting follows an incident in which a leading actor on the HBO series “Treme” was detained nearly an hour by police after buying his mother an expensive watch.

11/04/2013

Firefighters prepare to enter the Macy's Herald Square store on Oct. 25, 2013. Heavy smoke forced the store's evacuation, but no injuries were reported.

Investigators Probe Fire That Prompted Evacuation Of Macy’s Flagship

The iconic Macy’s flagship store in Herald Square reopened Saturday morning, as an investigation into a fire at the store continued.

10/26/2013

Macy's Herald Square (credit: CBS 2)

Fire Breaks Out At Iconic Macy’s Herald Square

A busy Friday night of shopping at Macy’s in Herald Square was interrupted by blaring fire alarms. A basement fire at the flagship store forced everyone to evacuate.

10/25/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Intense Confrontation Between Cop, Street Vendor Caught On Video

Their patrol cars have the words “Courtesy, Professionalism, Respect” painted on them but one city street vendor claims that he has received the opposite treatment from an NYPD officer.

10/16/2013

Macy's as seen from the Empire State Building - April 30, 2013 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Macy’s To Open On Thanksgiving Day This Year For First Time

For the first time ever, Macy’s will open most of its stores across the country on Thanksgiving Day this year.

10/14/2013

Diana Nyad Completes 48-Hour Swim In Herald Square (credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Diana Nyad Completes 48-Hour Sandy Charity Swim In Herald Square

“It honestly was tougher than I ever imagined it to be,” the 64-year-old Nyad said as she emerged from the pool at 8:48 a.m. Thursday. “I thought compared to these long, ultra-swims in the ocean this would be somewhat easy and it was a bear.”

10/10/2013

Long-distance swim legend Diana Nyad, fresh off her record-braking swim from Cuba to florida swims at day 1 of 'Swim For Relief' Benefiting Hurricane Sandy Recovery at Herald Square on October 8, 2013. (Photo by Slaven Vlasic/Getty Images)

Diana Nyad Attempts 48-Hour Swim To Raise Money For Sandy Victims

Nyad, 64, will attempt to swim for 48 hours in a 40-yard pool set up in Herald Square.

10/08/2013

Twerking World Record

Crowd Sets Record For Twerking In Herald Square

Hundreds of people gathered in Herald Square Wednesday to set the Guinness World Record for the most people twerking at the same time for two minutes.

09/25/2013

Macy's Flower Show (credit: CBS 2)

Herald Square Transformed For Annual Macy’s Flower Show

The show’s theme this year is south Asia, so the displays are full of rich colors. Elephant sculptures adorned with flowers also fill the tent.

03/24/2013

Shoppers At Roosevelt Field Mall Dec. 26, 2012 (credit: CBS 2)

Shoppers Flock To Stores For Post-Christmas Bargains

Holidays sales numbers so far have been disappointing, but people appear to be ready for the post-Christmas bargains, and even the tourists know to wait if they want to save money.

12/26/2012

Crowds Of Shoppers Outside Macy's Herald Square (credit: CBS 2)

Group: ‘Super Saturday’ Shopping In Herald Square Up Compared To Last Year

This year, the 34th Street Partnership counted 21,966 shopping bags. The group counted 17,290 bags last year, marking a 27 percent increase this year.

12/23/2012

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

Last Minute Shoppers Jump On Super Saturday Discounts

Close to 22,000 shopping bags were counted coming out of stores on 34th Street, Sixth Ave, Seventh Ave, and Broadway on Saturday, according to counters from the 34th Street Partnership.

12/22/2012

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Last-Minute Holiday Shoppers Head To Herald Square Well Before Dawn

Holiday shoppers were up before sunrise Saturday, taking advantage of sales – and peace and quiet – in Herald Square.

12/22/2012

Damaged Macy's display window (credit: CBS 2)

Business As Usual At Macy’s In Herald Square Day After Basement Fire

Around 3 p.m. Wednesday, a fire started up in a basement wall and quickly spread to the first floor.

04/05/2012

Macy's Herald Square (credit: CBS 2)

Fire In Basement Prompts Evacuation Of Macy’s Herald Square Store

The blaze started at around 3:15 p.m. in the basement of the flagship store, which was evacuated for more than 2 hours.

04/04/2012

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