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President’s Day

General Grant National Memorial - New York, NY - Aug 21, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

6 Great Presidential Sites in NYC

Presidents’ Day celebrates the birthdays of Abraham Lincoln (Feb. 12) and George Washington (Feb. 22). New York City has several monuments dedicated to presidents, or you can pay your respects by visiting one of the sites listed here.

02/17/2014

Bill Clinton (file/credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

Poll: Bill Clinton Is New Jersey’s Favorite President

In honor of President’s Day, the pollsters at Monmouth University asked New Jersey residents to name their favorite president of all time.

02/18/2013

Gas Pump (file / credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Gas Prices For Presidents Day Weekend Hit Highest Level Ever In Tri-State Area

You’d think a warm winter and lower demand for heating oil might somehow translate to lower gasoline prices as well – but it doesn’t work that way.

02/20/2012

Men dressed as Continental Army band pla

Presidents Day Means Closures Throughout The Tri-State Area

Government offices are closed. Post offices in New York and New Jersey are handling Express Mail only. In Connecticut, all postal service is suspended.

02/20/2012

Mahwah, N.J. snow -- Feb. 21, 2011.

Retailers Worry Snow Will Halt Holiday Sale Turnout

Many retailers were counting on this President’s Day weekend to really draw in shoppers.

02/21/2011

Carnival Cruise Ship

Travel Tips For Planning Spring Break

President’s Day week has lots of us looking forward to spring break. Are you thinking about a getaway?

02/20/2011

GW Parade

Presidents Day Weekend Getaway Guide

Some of the best celebrations of our country’s earliest leaders take place over the weekend, and the extra day off from work means you can travel outside New York to some of the most historic cities and towns in America.

CBS New York–02/16/2011