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Looming Snowstorm Pushes Up Holiday Shopping Deadlines

A snowstorm is on its way and holiday shopping deadlines have been moved up. Shoppers flooded malls and came across great deals on Friday night.

12/13/2013

Toys on the shelves of "Where To Turn", a Staten Island non-profit designed to help Sandy victims find holiday gifts. (Credit Jim Smith WCBS 880)

Staten Island Non-Profit Provides Holiday Gifts For Sandy Victims

A non-profit organization has opened a charity store on Staten Island that will spend the season providing gifts to Superstorm Sandy victims.

12/07/2013

Young Toys for Tots donor makes a cookie at  FAO Schwarz on Dec. 6, 2013 (Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

FAO Schwarz Helps To Bring Magic Of Holidays To Children

The store is also hosting a special event Friday to help drum up as many cash and toy donations as possible.

12/06/2013

Travelers check in for holiday flights at O'Hare International Airport on November 27, 2013 in Chicago. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Storm Upends Some Holiday Travel

Heavy rain and winds began sweeping through the area Tuesday night, causing holiday travel head aches for some early Wednesday.

11/27/2013

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Holiday Travel Disruptions Mount As Winter Storm Moves In

Forecasters say a storm system has the potential to bring 2 to 4 inches of rain from Tuesday night through Wednesday.

11/26/2013

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NYC’s 8 Best New Year’s Eve Dinner Menus

Toast to 2013 with your loved ones over a delicious prix-fixe dinner. Make reservations for an early or late seating at one of these NYC restaurants offering standout New Year’s Eve menus. By Sarah Shaker. […]

12/27/2012

As New Yorkers are finding out, live trees inside building lobbies are considered fire hazards and the FDNY will remove them, regardless of your Christmas spirit. (Photo: CBS 2)

Share Your Christmas Photos With CBSNewYork!

We’d like to see how you’re celebrating Christmas. Show us your holiday cheer and then come back later to see if we use your photo on our site – or on air!

12/25/2012

Oprah's Favorite Things On The Couch

More Gifting Ideas: Oprah’s Favorite Things

A good rule of thumb: You can’t go wrong by following Oprah’s lead. Her annual list of her favorite things is loaded with cool gift ideas. Some of them may be outrageously expensive, but pretty […]

12/21/2012

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Kosher Cooking For Chanukah: Apple Fritters Dipped In Chocolate

To give us a taste of some holiday favorites, Chef David Kolotkin hit The Couch to share his recipes. He showed us how to make apple fritters dipped in chocolate, along with spiked apple sauce.

12/10/2012

12.6 FIt Gifts

7 New Fitness Gadgets & Gift Ideas

Bahar Takhtehchian, Editor-at-Large at SHAPE, hit The Couch to show us some cutting edge gadgets that can boost your performance and help you break a sweat safely.

12/06/2012

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Navigate Tricky Gift Return Policies After The Holidays

The holiday season has arrived and with it the efforts to find the perfect gifts for loved ones. As the hunt for gifts gets going, so does the dread of returning the thoughtful presents that are just not the right fit. Follow these tips to get through the season of returns.

11/13/2012

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Best Ways To Save During The Holiday Sales Rush

The race is on to be first in line for this year’s best deals on holiday gifts: Black Friday is almost here. Every year, the stores open earlier in the wee hours of the morning, some even open at midnight after Thanksgiving Day, while other stores start the Black Friday sales on Turkey Day itself. If you’re going to get up that early (on a day off, no less), it is important to be prepared.

11/13/2012

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Scotty McCreery Rings In The Holiday Season Early This Year

The tree is up at his house, his Christmas CD is on shelves, and his December TV special is already in the can.

11/07/2012

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The 7 Best Holiday Baking Classes In N.Y., N.J.

Everyone can use a little help around the holidays. Whether you’re roasting chestnuts over an open fire, or making tantalizing treats for the family, here are few ways to brush up your baking skills

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CNET’s Holiday Gift Guide Comes To Life At Downtown NYC Pop Up

Got a techie in your life? Not to worry. This year, CNET brings its annual Holiday Gift Guide to life at the downtown Openhouse Gallery.

11/08/2011

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