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Witnesses say police officers roped off a portion of Sol Bloom Playground after spraying for bees. (Credit: Gary Baumgarten/1010 WINS)

Bee Spraying At Sol Bloom Playground Has Upper West Side Parents Buzzing

Park-goers were concerned on Friday when police in masks sprayed an unknown substance on bushes bordering the Sol Bloom playground on 92nd Street.

08/15/2014

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NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Birdwatching

We’re not talking about pigeons. Thanks to a unique combination of natural features and resources, the NYC area welcomes a variety of birds both seasonally and year-round. Read on for some of the city’s most scenic spots to see winged creatures.

06/20/2014

A man smokes a cigarette. (credit: Getty Images)

N.J. Senate Passes Bill Altering Penalties For Smoking In Public

Advocates say the change is a way to levy penalties without consuming as much time in the municipal court system.

06/13/2014

Rendering of Willets Point redevelopment. (credit: NYC Economic Development Corporation)

State Sen. Avella Joins Activists At Rally For Flushing Meadows Park Land

State Senator Tony Avella (D-Bayside) joined residents and community activists on Saturday, at a rally to take back the parkland of Flushing Meadows.

03/22/2014

Citi Bike station (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Judge Rules In Favor Of Citi Bike Docking Station At Lower Manhattan Park

Friends of Petrosino Square and others argued the station should’ve been shifted to an on-street car-parking area across the street. They also said the station disrupted an area dedicated for public art.

10/24/2013

Autumn Pasquale (credit: Facebook/FindAutumn)

Crowd Gathers To Remember 12-Year-Old Girl Who Was Slain In N.J.

Dozens of people gathered at a park in southern New Jersey Sunday to honor a 12-year-old girl who was killed last year by a teenage boy who lured her to his home.

10/20/2013

NYPD Squad Car

Teenager Hospitalized Following Shooting At Brooklyn Park

Police said the boy was shot at about 7:30 p.m. Friday in Canarsie Park, often referred to as Seaview Park.

09/20/2013

Tree falls on bench at Kissena Park, killing pregnant woman. (CBS 2)

Husband Speaks Out After Tree Falls On Wife, Kills Her At Queens Park

A loving husband was heartbroken Monday after his pregnant wife was killed by a falling tree in the very Queens park where they first built their relationship.

08/05/2013

Wantagh Park Body Found

Homicide Investigation Under Way After Body Is Found In L.I. Park

A homicide investigation has been launched in Nassau County, after a body was discovered in a park in Wantagh Sunday.

08/04/2013

Woodside, Queens Park Rats

Neighbors: Fearless Rats Have Commandeered Park In Woodside, Queens

Neighbors and the local city councilman have called on the city to step up its efforts, as a park in Woodside, Queens remains overrun with rats.

07/31/2013

Illegal dirt bikes. (Photo: CBS 2)

Dirt Bikers: We Need A Safe Space For Our Sport

Neighbors and dirt bike enthusiasts agreed at a meeting in Harlem Tuesday night that the bikers need a space where they can ride safely.

06/11/2013

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Visitors Get One Last Chance To See A Piece Of The High Line In Pristine State

They are getting ready to extend the high line from its northern terminus at 30th Street to the Javits Center.

10/06/2012

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NYC’s 5 Best Spots For Summer Playdates

Finding a safe and cool place to frolic in NYC doesn’t have to be a struggle. If you have been thinking of scheduling play dates with your child and their friends, here are five places to keep in mind.

07/20/2012

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The 10 Best Campgrounds In The Tri-State Area

New York City is surrounded by some of the region’s most beautiful natural resources, all within an hour or two by train or car. Be it beach, woods or whitewater rafting, your escape from New York is a lot closer than you think with the best campgrounds in the area.

05/19/2012

It's Free

Free NYC: New York City for Free

There’s plenty to do in the city that never sleeps for both the insomniac and broke young professional.

09/06/2011

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