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Grandmas arrested over Upper East Side tree removal protest (CBS 2)

8 UES Residents, Including 3 Grandmothers, Arrested In Tree Removal Protest

The “UES Eight” were held for five hours at the 19th Precinct so police could do criminal background checks, They faced disorderly conduct and obstruction charges.

05/23/2014

A Queens woman says the Parks Department initially rejected her study of problem trees and stumps in her neighborhood, but has since responded thanks to help from CBS 2 (Credit: CBS 2)

Parks Department Reaches Out To Queens Woman Thanks To A Little Help From CBS 2

A Queens woman who was stumped by the parks department was smiling on Wednesday night.

05/14/2014

If Mayor De Blasio gets his way 'E-Carriages' could replace horse drawn carriages in Central Park before the end of the year. (Credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 Exclusive: ‘E-Carriages’ May Be On Deck To Replace Horse-Drawn Rides In Central Park

The prototype was rolled out at the International Auto Show, but could soon be rolling through Central Park. The vehicles could make Manhattan history.

04/16/2014

Mayor Bill de Blasio delivers his State of the City address on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

De Blasio Announces Plans To Sign Paid Sick Leave Bill Into Law

The bill expands mandatory paid sick time coverage to businesses that employ five or more people. Once signed, the law will take effect April first.

03/17/2014

Actor Liam Neeson toured stables and voiced his support for the horse drawn carriage industry on Sunday. (Credit CBS 2)

Actor Liam Neeson Voices Support For Horse Drawn Carriages

Actor Liam Neeson took on City Hall on Sunday, and showed his support for controversial horse drawn carriages.

03/09/2014

Union Square Subway

Community Reps Plead With De Blasio To Block High-End Union Square Bar

Community representatives pleaded with Mayor Bill de Blasio to do away with the Bloomberg era plan and said that the establishment would displace families and eliminate one of the city’s most historic free speech sites.

03/09/2014