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Getting Into NYC Is More Than Just A Commute

Commuting into New York City is more than just a commute –it’s a lifestyle. But with all the congestion and traffic, we sometimes forget the beautiful scenic views we come across as we head into NYC.

02/24/2014

Crime in New  York City parks is up 40 percent compared to last year, City Councilman Peter Vallone said. (credit: CBS 2)

Seen At 11: NYC Park Safety Called Into Question

Park safety is underfunded, and the way Parks Enforcement Patrol officers are deployed is in dire need of reform, they argue.

10/15/2013

Jonathan Stewart was arrested in September  2012 after police said he beat and choked a 21-year-old woman and then dragged her into some bushes and raped her. He has pleaded guilty, the Manhattan DA announced on Sept. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Hudson River Park Rape Suspect Pleads Guilty

Jonathan Stewart, 26, pleaded guilty to rape and criminal sexual act Monday and was expected to be sentenced on Sept. 30. The convicted sex offender faces more than 30 years behind bars.

09/09/2013

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6 Great Places To Sunbathe In NYC

Looking to lay out? You should. Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and give you a healthy glow. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan.

08/03/2013

Hudson River Park Construction, April 9, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Children’s Playground Reopens At Hudson River Park For First Time Since Sandy

The Pier 25 Children’s Playground at Hudson River Park reopened Saturday, for the first time since Superstorm Sandy.

05/11/2013

Jonathan Stewart was arrested in September  2012 after police said he beat and choked a 21-year-old woman and then dragged her into some bushes and raped her. He has pleaded guilty, the Manhattan DA announced on Sept. 9, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Report: Homeless Man Indicted In Hudson River Park Sex Assault Blames ‘Four Loko’

Jonathan Stewart was indicted Tuesday on predatory sexual assault, rape and other charges.

10/24/2012

New York City Public Advocate Bill De Blasio (file / credit: Facebook)

De Blasio To NYPD: Start Providing Data On Crime In Parks

New York City Public Advocate Bill de Blasio is calling on the NYPD to provide data on crime in parks, in order to help prevent another sexual assault.

CBS New York–10/08/2012

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Mobile Couch: Keeping The Streets Safe For Women

It hasn’t been a safe summer for women across the city.

09/24/2012

Bushes Where the Rape Occurred in Hudson River Park (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Homeless Man Arrested For Sexually Assaulting 21-Year-Old Woman In Hudson River Park

A 21-year-old woman said she was sitting on a bench when a man approached her. She told police that he hit her in the face, attempted to strangle her and then dragged her into the bushes where she was sexually assaulted.

09/22/2012

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Strut Your Mutt With Best Friends Animal Society

Best Friends Animal Society’s 3rd Annual Strut Your Mutt is coming to New York City later this month — giving New Yorkers a chance to help homeless animals in the Tri-State area.

09/17/2012

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Hudson River Park Art Walk: 8 Pieces Of Outdoor Artwork to See

The roughly two mile-stretch of Hudson River Park between Grand Street in Tribeca and West 29th in Chelsea offers tremendous views of the New Jersey shoreline, the Manhattan skyline and Lady Liberty herself, along with eight fascinating works of art.

08/09/2012

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5 Best Mini Golf Courses In New York

Mini though these mini golf courses may be, they’re huge fun for New York families. Get the family out to enjoy spring’s green on the greens at the best mini golf options in the city.

04/20/2012

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Neighborhood Residents Worry That Battery Park Could Become ‘Smoker’s Paradise’

Some New York city residents are furious about the Big Apple’s new smoking ban in public parks. Their anger, however, is not because they’re smokers – it’s because they’re not, and they’re worried that exceptions to the ban may make their neighborhood park a smoker’s paradise.

05/26/2011