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A boy swims in the water off Long Branch, N.J., on Sept. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Labor Day Beachgoers Greeted By Large Waves Along Jersey Shore

Surfers were riding the huge waves in Long Branch, and swimmers were getting wiped out by them.

09/01/2014

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7 Best Lobster Dishes In NYC

Enjoy the last weekend of the summer by feasting on lobster, that most summery of crustaceans. The restaurants featured below make our seven favorite lobster dishes in the city.

08/30/2014

Beachgoers in Long Beach, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Tri-State Area Ready For Labor Day Holiday Weekend

Nice weather is predicted for the start of the Labor Day holiday weekend across the Tri-State areas as people celebrate the final weekend of summer.

08/29/2014

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Best Things To Do In NYC On Labor Day Weekend

New York City has Labor Day Weekend meals, festivals and fireworks galore across the five boroughs.

08/29/2014

A shelf at a Target store is stocked with back-to-school merchandise. (credit: Getty Images)

Experts: Changing Seasons, Labor Day Sales Create Perfect Shopping Scenario

Labor day weekend is another reminder that school is right around the corner, and parents are searching for deals.

08/25/2014

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Labor Day Weekend Staycation: 5 Ways To Relax Like You’re Vacationing

Plan ahead and prepare for some relaxing time at home this Labor Day weekend. Have your own staycation and get all the relaxation you need without ever leaving town.

08/18/2014

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5 Fall Fruits & Veggies To Plant As Summer Winds Down

Get your fall garden ready by planting these five fruits and veggies in late Summer.

08/18/2014

Farmers on Long Island said that wet June weather has been bad for this year's strawberry crop. (Credit CBS 2)

3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

New Yorkers spent a dreary Labor Day taking advantage of time off by grilling, shopping, and checking out movies. (Credit CBS 2)

New Yorkers Spend Labor Day Grilling, Shopping, And Watching Movies

Labor Day is a day meant to salute the American worker and this year it gave New Yorkers a different look at Manhattan where the streets and sights were without their usual massive crowds.

09/02/2013

Outerbridge Crossing (Photo/Flickr.com)

Bridge Construction Projects Halted Over Holiday Weekend

The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says construction on the George Washington Bridge and Outerbridge Crossing was suspended Friday and won’t resume until Tuesday.

09/01/2013

The Statue of Liberty as seen from the air over New York City (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Honor Flight Over Statue Of Liberty Featured Historic Aircraft

Six historic aircraft were slated to fly over the Statue of Liberty Sunday afternoon.

09/01/2013

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‘Radio Free’ Montone: Power To The People

When I think of this final summer holiday, it reminds me of the men and women I see and often talk to on the streets and in the subways of our city early in the morning.

08/30/2013

Cars on the highway and a train (file/credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

AAA: Lower Gas Prices To Help Boost Labor Day Travel

More Americans are expected to hit the road over the upcoming Labor Day holiday compared with any year since the 2008 financial crisis, according to a travel forecast issued by AAA.

08/20/2013

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5 Activities To Do Before The Leaves Start To Fall

With autumn around the corner many people are desperately clutching to the remaining days of summer. Take some time to indulge in these five summer activities to ease the seasonal transition.

08/12/2013

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8 Easy DIY Projects to Ready Your Home for Fall

Weatherproofing your home or updating your decor can be a fun and easy do-it-yourself project before fall sets in. Here are a few options to inspire you to get creative.

08/12/2013

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