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5 Things You Did Not Know About Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest

There’s probably a lot you don’t know about the Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest so here are five things that may surprise you.

07/03/2014

Thrill seekers enjoy a day at Luna Park on its 2014 opening day April 13. (credit: Roger Stern/1010 WINS)

Wet Weather Puts Small Damper On Memorial Day Outings

Coney Island was among the many local beaches and boardwalks that was open for business this Memorial Day Weekend.

05/24/2014

A surfer enjoying the warm weather at Rockaway Beach on April 9, 2013. (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

City Beaches Prepare For Crowds As Holiday Weekend Approaches

Queens officials told CBS 2 that they are expecting millions to hit their beaches, especially Rockaway beach where crews were putting the finishing touches on months of recovery work.

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

Nathan's Famous reopens nearly seven months after superstorm Sandy. This photo was posted on the Nathan's Facebook page on Monday, May 20, 2013. (credit: facebook.com/nathansfamous)

Nathan’s Famous Reopens On Coney Island In Time For Memorial Day Weekend

The original 1310 Surf Avenue location reopened Monday at 7 p.m., according to Nathan’s official Facebook page.

05/21/2013

Mayor Bloomberg weighs in Joey “Jaws” Chestnut at the annual weigh-in ceremony for Nathan’s Famous International Hot Dog Eating Contest. July 3, 2012 (Credit: Kristen Artz/NYC Mayor's Office)

Health-Conscious Bloomberg Presides Over Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Weigh-In

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is fighting a different kind of war. Not about what he puts in his mouth, but on what comes out of it.

07/03/2012

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PopUp New York: Coney Island

Brooklyn’s Coney Island is home to the world-famous boardwalk, amusement park, beaches and more. Meagan Brauer of PopUp New York brings CBSNewYork along for some warm and exciting summer fun.

08/06/2011

Champion Eaters Compete In Nathan's Annual Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating Contest Adds Women-Only Divison

This year’s Fourth of July hot dog eating contest on Coney Island has a new women-only pigout.

WFAN–07/02/2011