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Phil Hughes (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images), Curtis Granderson (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Sweeny: Yankees Thoughts Heading Into Memorial Day Weekend

Some thoughts as the Yankees hit Memorial Day weekend, the first big summer marker of the baseball season…

05/24/2013

Weather radar Thursday May 23, 2013

Powerful Storms Continue To Come And Go Throughout Tri-State Area

Mother Nature is going to rain on our parade — just in time for Memorial Day weekend

05/23/2013

Hot dog link cutting at Nathan's on Coney Island - May 23, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs Is Back, Now With Wine And Clams

Instead of a ribbon-cutting, there was a ceremonial cutting of the hot dog links at Nathan’s Famous hot dogs on Coney Island Thursday.

05/23/2013

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Talking Memorial Day Travel With AAA’s Robert Sinclair

AAA Travel projects 34.8 million Americans will journey 50 miles or more from home during the Memorial Day holiday weekend, a 0.9 percent decrease from the 35.1 million people who traveled last year.

05/23/2013

The Chicken or the Egg restaurant in Beach Haven, N.J. (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Long Beach Island Wants You Back At Its Businesses

It’s taken a lot of hard work, sweat, and money to re-open the doors of a lot of businesses impacted by superstorm Sandy.

05/23/2013

Cicadas (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Cicadas Return To New Jersey After 17 Years Just In Time For Memorial Day

They’ve been spotted in Tenafly, Wayne, Colonia, Fanwood, Mendham, and Montclair.

05/23/2013

FILE -- Traffic in New York City. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

AAA: 31.2M To Hit The Roads Memorial Day Weekend

It’s going to be another busy Memorial Day weekend on the nation’s highways.

05/22/2013

5.22.13 Kris Schoels

Tips For Throwing A Memorial Day Party

Kris Schoels, founder of YoungMarriedChic.com, visited The Couch with some ideas to get your party started — from decor that won’t break the bank, to the perfect grill kit for an outdoor cookout.

05/22/2013

(credit: National Parks Department)

5 Moving Memorials In NYC

Memorials make us remember those who have gone, but they also inspire us to great feats in our own lives. Read on for five of New York’s most moving tributes to check out this Memorial Day.

05/22/2013

Sale sign at Banana Republic. (credit: CBS 2)

Savvy Shoppers Already Cashing In On Memorial Day Sales

It’s not Memorial Day yet but many stores have already slashed prices.

05/21/2013

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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/21/2013

Washington Monument

Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/21/2013

Shopping (file / credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Some Stores Are Already Offering Big Discounts Ahead Of Memorial Day Weekend

William Sonoma, The Gap, Coldwater Creek, and Banana Republic were all holding pre-Memorial Day sales on Monday. Avid shoppers said that it was well worth it to take advantage of the early bargains.

05/20/2013

Workers install a new boardwalk that was damaged six months ago by Superstorm Sandy May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Poll: Most Jersey Residents Gearing Up For Summer Down The Shore

The AAA Clubs of New Jersey conducted a poll earlier this month to gauge New Jersey residents’ travel intentions this summer and to see whether Sandy impacted those plans.

05/20/2013

Gas Pump (file / credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Gas Prices Lower Than This Time Last Year

Although gas prices have nudged up a few cents in the past week, the average price of a gallon of regular, $3.78 on Long Island, is actually about $0.21 less heading into this Memorial Day weekend than this time a year ago.

05/16/2013

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