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Vendor In The Battery Says Illegal Vendors Costing New York City ThousandsStatue Cruises is the only line that takes tourists to the island, but their COO, Michael Burke, said illegal vendors are shiphoning off potential customers with lies.
Tri-State Area Residents Try To Stay Cool During Summer ScorcherThe day's 95-degree heat had New Yorkers working out their coping strategies.
Long Island's State Golf Courses Reopening After Long, Brutal WinterMany state golf courses reopened Friday for the 2015 season after a long and brutal winter.
Snow Falls In Time For Annual Winter Jam In Central ParkThere was just enough snowfall in Central Park to help make Winter Jam a success.
NYC's Parks Department Launches Annual MulchFest For Christmas Tree RecyclingNew Yorkers can now bring their Christmas trees to designated parks to be turned into mulch.
Bronx Residents Push For Development Of Cpl. Fischer ParkResidents in one Bronx neighborhood are questioning why there are no funds to develop their local park, left empty and gated.
Some Brooklyn Residents Furious Over City’s Plan For Plastic BoardwalkThere wasn't much beach weather to be found on Thursday, but come the return of warmth and sunshine some people may find themselves walking along a plastic boardwalk.
Assemblyman Says Warning Signs Are Needed As Staten Island Deer Population BoomsThere has been a population explosion on Staten Island, but we're not talking about people, we're talking about deer.
CBS 2 Exclusive: Rockaway Beachgoers Say Parks Department Guard Is A BullyBeachgoers claim they are being harassed and threatened by a New York City Department of Parks and Recreation security officer, and new exclusive video shows a heated confrontation right on the shore.
6 Lifeguards Accused Of Smoking Marijuana On The Job In The RockawaysLifeguards have been lighting up while working at a city beach, and they haven’t been smoking cigarettes.
Homeowners: NYC Planting Trees Despite ObjectionsThe trees are planted curbside on city property, but homeowners say they wind up having to take care of them.
Parks Department Reaches Out To Queens Woman Thanks To A Little Help From CBS 2A Queens woman who was stumped by the parks department was smiling on Wednesday night.