New York City

A city councilman wants to make it easier for drivers to find cars that have been towed for parades and TV shoots. (Credit: CBS2)

Councilman Wants City To Help Drivers Track Down Cars Towed For Parades, TV Shoots

Efforts are underway to end the game of hide and seek that occurs when cars are towed to make way for parades, and other events.

02/27/2015

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Best Things To Do In New York City This Weekend

Celebrate the (almost) end of winter by seeing a play, heading to a film, tasting a cassoulet, or doing one of our other picks for the best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events this weekend.

02/27/2015

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Long Island Is Most Expensive Place To Live In U.S., Website Says

Stamford-Norwalk ranked third, Westchester County was fifth, and New York City eighth.

02/24/2015

FILE -- Mayor Bill de Blasio (credit: Getty Images)

NYC Sets Record Of 11 Days Without A Murder

Mayor Bill de Blasio called the streak a testament to the hard work of the NYPD.

02/13/2015

FILE -- A New York Police Department car. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD: No Homicides Reported In New York City Over Last 5 Days

The NYPD said the last homicide reported in New York City took place just after 11 p.m. last Sunday.

02/07/2015

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NYC Motorists Fill Up Ahead Of Potentially Historic Snowstorm

There were anxious faces at the Mobile gas station on Eleventh Avenue as people looked to fill up in case stations run out of fuel.

01/26/2015

Winter Jam at Central Park (Credit: CBS2)

Snow Falls In Time For Annual Winter Jam In Central Park

There was just enough snowfall in Central Park to help make Winter Jam a success.

01/24/2015

Gov. Cuomo has proposed raising the minimum wage in New York and New York City (Credit: CBS2)

Gov. Cuomo Proposes Raising Minimum Wage To $11.50 In New York City

It’s a two-part raise that would make the minimum wage in New York City $11.50 an hour — a full dollar more than the rest of the state.

01/18/2015

Mayor de Blasio announces lowest traffic fatalities in more than 100 years (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Mayor: Vision Zero Initiative Aided In Fewest Pedestrian Deaths Since 1910

The mayor was very proud of his Vision Zero report card on Wednesday.

01/14/2015

Mulchfest allows residents to drop of their Christmas trees so they can be made into mulch. (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC’s Parks Department Launches Annual MulchFest For Christmas Tree Recycling

New Yorkers can now bring their Christmas trees to designated parks to be turned into mulch.

01/10/2015

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New York City’s 6 Best Foods For $1

New York City is notoriously expensive. But do your research, and you’ll discover plenty of cheap snacks and meals in NYC for $1 or less.

01/07/2015

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Manhattan’s 5 Best Late-Night Eats

New York is the city that never sleeps. Head to these Manhattan restaurants for these quality late-night eats after a night on the town.

01/06/2015

A restaurant grade is seen at an establishment in Chelsea. (file/credit: Paul Murnane/WCBS 880)

Health Dept. Inspectors Dish Out Fewer Restaurant Violations This Year

Figures from the health department show inspectors dished out fewer violations this year compared with last year.

01/03/2015

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The 6 Best Places To Volunteer In NYC

Spring is an ideal time to get out there and try something new. Have you thought about volunteering? Here are the six best places to offer your time and talents in New York City.

CBS New York–12/31/2014

Gov. Chris Christie told a heckler to 'sit down and shut up' on the two-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy on Wednesday, Oct. 29. (Credit: CBS 2)

Top 5 Facebook Talkers Of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’ve taken a look back at the stand-out stories that you loved to discuss this year. In no particular order, here are CBS New York’s top five Facebook talkers for 2014.

12/29/2014

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