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Looking For Some Culture? Take Advantage Of Free Museum Day!

30 museums across the city are opening their doors free of charge on Saturday, and more than 1,500 cultural institutions nationwide are participating.

09/29/2012

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Vietnam Vet Says NYC Won’t Enforce His Right To Keep Food Cart In Front Of MET

After getting countless tickets from New York City, Mayor Michael Bloomeberg says Dan Rossi has a legal right to his spot in front of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

07/19/2012

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Stars Show Off High Fashion At Prada-Themed Met Ball

It’s known as one of the most glamorous red carpets of the year, with movie stars, models and even a few star quarterbacks putting on their most fashion-forward outfits for the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala.

05/08/2012

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Security Guard Accidentally Shoots Himself At Metropolitan Museum Of Art

The injury is not considered life-threatening. The man was taken to New York Hospital.

04/20/2012

Caravaggio, The Denial of St. Peter (credit: Jennifer Eberhart)

5 Most Iconic Works Of Art In New York

Renowned for their beauty and ingenuity, iconic works are no stranger to New York City. Consider visiting some of the world’s most infamous works housed right here in the Big Apple.

04/16/2012

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Big Crowds Expected For NYC’s Saint Patrick’s Day Parade

The parade kicks off at 11 a.m. Saturday on Fifth Avenue at 44th Street and forecasters are calling for high temperatures of around 60 degrees.

03/16/2012

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Metropolitan Museum Of Art Plans To Renovate Plaza

The museum plans to replace the faulty fountains, crumbling sidewalks and sick trees along its stretch on Fifth Avenue.

02/08/2012

Islamic art on display at the Met. (Credit CBS2)

13 Centuries Of Islamic Culture On Display At The Met

In an event 8-years in the making the Met opened it’s newly renovated Islamic Art Galleries, fifteen in all.

01/22/2012

Nativity Scene at St. Patrick's Cathedral - New York, NY - Dec 2, 2011 (credit: Sean Adams / WCBS 880)

St. Patrick’s Cathedral Adds Something New To Nativity Scene

It’s a dog in the likeness of a real canine, Lexington, a 15-year-old yellow lab and loyal companion to St. Patrick’s rector Monsignor Robert Ritchie.

12/02/2011

Robert Darling holds a sign that reads "Looking for a wealthy lady to be my wife. Ladies not yet rich but very well off will also be considered." (credit: Robert Darling)

Jersey Shore Man Spends Days In NYC Looking For Wealthy Woman To Be His Wife

Robert Darling has been walking the streets New York City once a week for the almost decade trying to find his future bride.

08/10/2011

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Museum Scavenger Hunts Ask ‘Who Killed The Curator?’

Murder at the Met is a murder-mystery scavenger hunt at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York run by Watson Adventures, a private company offering a series of such games at 27 museums in seven U.S. cities.

07/17/2011

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Eye On New York: European Boxes

One of the exhibits you can see at the Metropolitan Museum of Art right now is a treasure trove of fancy European boxes, telling stories that are centuries old.

07/03/2011

Las Meninas by Velázquez

Eye On New York: On Art

The work of Spanish artist Velázquez rarely enters the market, but you can see his paintings now at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. CBS 2’s Dana Tyler reports.

05/15/2011

Boxes (credit: CBS 2)

CBS 2 At The Met: Boxes

Personal and pretty high-end, elaborate boxes created for aristocrats, “Thinking Outside The Box” shows off 400 years worth of 100-over-the-top storage containers of all shapes and sizes at the Met.

02/13/2011

Joan Miro

Centuries Of Art Collide At The MET

Centuries of the past collide on the canvases of surrealist painter Joan Miro. CBS 2′s Dana Tyler takes us to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

01/02/2011

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