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The World’s Best Classic Cocktails In The Bars That Invented Them

There’s nothing better than kicking back on vacation with a classic local cocktail, and nothing worse than being interrupted by some blowhard waxing poetic about the drink’s storied “history”. Unless you’re the blowhard, and you’re sitting at the exact bar where the drink was invented.

04/04/2014

A delivery man crosses Third Avenue on the east side of Manhattan January 21, 2012 during the first snow storm of the year in New York. (Photo credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS New York’s Severe Weather Guide

As our area braces for another bout of winter weather, Tri-State Area residents are being urged to prepare themselves for the possibility of a severe snow storm.

01/02/2014

Gulf Coast Prepares For Tropical Storm Karen

Remnants Of Tropical Storm Karen To Bring Rain To Tri-State Next Week

The remnants of Tropical Storm Karen are expected to affect the Tri-State Area next week, but only in the form of a rainy day.

10/05/2013

1938 hurricane damage in Mystic (credit: mysticseaport.org)

75 Years Ago Saturday: Long Island Express Hurricane Devastates The Northeast

Seventy-five years ago Saturday, a deadly and fast-moving storm hit Long Island and New England and surprised everyone.

09/21/2013

Sand coats the floor of a destroyed home on Nov. 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, N.J.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Dr. Max Gomez: Months Later Sandy Could Still Harm Your Health

Almost ten months after Sandy the affects of the storm are still being felt in surprising ways.

08/22/2013

Palm trees on Long Island (credit: CBS 2)

Long Islanders Bring The Tropics Home With Palm Trees Gaining Popularity

There are 2,400 species and dozens of palm varieties. The warm-weather trees are touted as cold-hardy and can withstand temperatures that dip to zero degrees.

07/08/2013

A 4-foot high concrete wall is going up along a stretch of Far Rockaway. June 19, 2013. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Storm Protection Measures Going Up Along Part Of Far Rockaway

The storm barrier of more than 7,500 bags filled with 20,000 tons of sand will stretch from Beach 55th Street to Beach 149th Street when the dune construction project begins next month.

06/19/2013

Newark Fire Department

Newark Firefighters Hold Drill For Combined Hurricane And Terror Attack

The Newark Fire Department held a drill Saturday to ensure preparedness for the most horrifying of disasters.

04/06/2013

Dog In Post-Sandy Shelter (Photo Credit: ASPCA/Facebook)

Hurricane Sandy Emergency Pet Shelter Seeks Volunteers Over New Year’s Holiday

The ASPCA and the Mayor’s Alliance for New York City’s Animals are looking to rally their troops over the New Year’s holiday to help pets displaced by the superstorm.

12/28/2012

A man aboard a PATH train in the Hoboken station - Dec. 19, 2012 (credit: CBS2)

Partial PATH Service Resumes At Hoboken Station; NJT Discontinuing Ferry Service

After about six weeks, there is light at the end of the tunnel for residents of the “Mile Square City.”

12/19/2012

A damaged home in Manhasset (credit: India Gray via Facebook)

Sen. Schumer Warns Insurance Companies Against ‘Playing Games’ With Sandy Victims

Schumer said the difference between a hurricane and a tropical storm for insurance purposes could be very costly to homeowners who have already lost so much.

11/11/2012

Subway Closed

NYC Shuts Down Of All Subway And Train Service

At a news conference, Cuomo announced MTA subway service, Metro-North trains and LIRR service will be shut down as of 7 p.m. Sunday. Additionally, final bus service end at 9 p.m.

CBS New York–10/28/2012

Hurricane Sandy Track As Of 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 (credit: National Hurricane Center)

Experts: Up To 60 Million To Be Affected When Sandy Makes Landfall

“We’re looking at impact of greater than 50 to 60 million people,” said Louis Uccellini, head of environmental prediction for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

10/28/2012

Emergency command vehicles lined up outside a hurricane conference in Uniondale, NY on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Officials Meet On L.I. To Discuss Hurricane Preparedness

More than 600 first responders, emergency managers and elected officials from the region are attending the two-day conference on hurricane preparedness in Uniondale, sponsored by the Long Island Power Authority.

05/30/2012

A flooded street is seen at Farmingdale State College - Farmingdale, NY - Oct 1, 2010 - Photo: Sophia Hall / WCBS 880

Study Shows Long Island Most At Risk For Hurricane Storm Surge Flooding

A study released Tuesday, says Long Island would suffer some $99 billion in damage by a direct hurricane storm surge.

05/04/2011

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