Museum of Natural History

Crews inflate the Snoopy balloon ahead of the 88th Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (credit: CBS2)

Balloons Dancing Along West 77th Street Ahead Of Thanksgiving Day Parade

Fan favorites Snoopy and Woodstock were the first to be inflated by crews decked out in necessary rain gear.


Lonesome George, the last-of-his-kind Galapagos tortoise, died two years ago.  He is now on display at the American Museum of Natural History. (Credit: CBS 2)

Giant Tortoise, Last Of His Species, On Display At Natural History Museum

Lonesome George waited a century for love, but it never came.


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The 11 Best Museum Exhibits In NYC This Summer

As a New Yorker, you already know the city is home to some of the most prestigious museums in the world. Here are our top 11 picks for the best exhibits happening in and throughout NYC this summer.

CBS New York–07/06/2011

Father And Son

NYC ‘Daddy & Me’ Activities

Our top picks for activities for a playdate with dad.

CBS New York–06/14/2011

Rare Diamond Displayed At Natural History Museum

The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond was discovered in India in the 17th century


US President Barack Obama speaks to the United Nations General Assembly September 23, 2010 at UN headquarters in New York.  Obama beseeched the world Thursday to back his Middle East peace drive, warning of more bloodshed in the Holy Land unless Israelis and Palestinians make peace within a year. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s City Visit Met With Mixed Reaction

The presidential appearance at the UN meant presidential gridlock on Manhattan’s East Side Thursday,