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Nathan Vargoshe, 15, hammers a piston into a 76-foot tall Norway Spruce, which came from his front lawn in Shelton, CT, while the tree is prepared to be the 2013 Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree on November 8, 201. The tree comes from the Vargoshe family' front lawn, it was likely planted in the 1950s. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Rockefeller Center Prepares To Put Christmas Tree On Display

Preparations were under way this weekend for the decoration and lighting of the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree.

11/09/2013

LED street light along Eastern Parkway, Oct. 24, 2013. (credit: Rich Lamb/WCBS 880)

Bright Lights, Big City: NYC Swapping All 250,000 Street Lights To LED

LEDs can last for up to 20 years before they need to be replaced compared with a six-year life for the current high-pressure sodium street lights. The initiative will save the city about $14 million a year, Mayor Bloomberg said.

10/24/2013

Empire State Building (credit: CBS 2)

Empire State Building Getting New LED Lights With 16 Million Color Options

The new energy efficient lights will have 16 million color options, as compared to the 10 used now.

05/08/2012