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Toni On! New York: Uncovering Brooklyn’s Past

This week WLNY’s Toni Senecal took a trip to Brooklyn to uncover the borough’s rich history and take a bite out of its booming restaurant scene, among other things.

08/17/2013

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The 9 Best Lobster Rolls In New York City

No longer a menu item found only at swanky haunts, lobster rolls are now served in fast-casual eateries and even from food trucks. Here is our list of 2013’s best lobster rolls.

CBS New York–06/17/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announces property tax relief for tens of thousands of people impacted by Sandy, May 28, 2013. (credit: nyc.gov)

Bloomberg Announces Property Tax Relief For Those Impacted By Sandy

Life after Hurricane Sandy is going to get a whole lot easier for New York City homeowners and businesses ravaged by the storm.

05/28/2013

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5 Great Places To Play Catch In NYC

A good game of catch requires a few things: warm weather, at least two people, a ball, and an uninterrupted stretch of field. But not all fields are equal. Read on for five of our favorites.

05/21/2013

Volunteers in Red Hook are working to rebuild the home of a Vietnam veteran who put the community ahead of himself in the months after Sandy. (Credit CBS 2)

Life After Sandy: Neighbors Unite To Help Vietnam Veteran Rebuild His Home

After Sandy flooded Red Hook, Chirieleison spent long days helping his neighbors recover; neighbors including his beloved VFW Post, Post 51-95. During that time Mickey put repairs to his own, flood ravaged, home on the back burner.

05/10/2013

The ruins of a destroyed home sit in the sand on November 21, 2012 in Mantoloking, New Jersey. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

6 Months After Superstorm Sandy, Signs Of Progress But More To Be Done

Sandy caused billions of dollars in damage and left tens of thousands of people homeless after coming ashore Oct. 29. Six months later, major issues including housing, business, tourism and coastal protection still remain.

04/29/2013

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Police In Brooklyn To Warn Drivers Who Leave Electronics Out In Cars

We’re all familiar with the advice, “If you see something, say something,” and if police in Brooklyn see a smartphone or tablet lying in your parked car in plain view, they will be saying something to you.

04/03/2013

Red Hook Public Libary - April 2, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Red Hook Public Library Reopens Months After Sandy

One Brooklyn neighborhood took a big step today on the road back from superstorm Sandy.

04/02/2013

Meeting held Thursday night in effort to keep Long Island College Hospital open. (credit: Eileen Lehpamer, 1010 WINS)

Nurses, Patients Pushing To Keep Long Island College Hospital Open

The State University of New York board of trustees may have voted to close down Long Island College Hospital, but some are hoping it won’t happen.

03/28/2013

Brooklyn Suspect's Knife

Police Probe Officers’ Deadly Shooting Of Man Who Allegedly Stabbed Roommate

Police were investigating Saturday morning, after officers shot and killed a man who stabbed his roommate in the shoulder in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn.

03/23/2013

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Police: Knife-Wielding Suspect Shot Dead By Cops In Red Hook, Brooklyn

The suspect was accused of stabbing his roommate in the shoulder. The roommate escaped the apartment and called 911.

03/22/2013

No Heat At Brooklyn Building

Some New York City Residents Left Without Heat In Bitter Cold

The mercury has dropped to the teens, and the wind chill has made it feel like a mere 5 degrees, and some New York City residents can’t even find relief in their own homes.

01/23/2013

NYPD Crime Scene Unit vehicle (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYPD Scrambles After Sandy Floods Evidence Warehouses

Two months after superstorm Sandy, we are continuing to find out about the extent of the damage. Two NYPD warehouses were flooded out and now the city is dealing with the consequences.

01/02/2013

(credit: Richard Sanchez)

Sandy Food Assistance Money Coming To Some NYC ZIP Codes

The State of New York has received approval from the U.S. Department of Agriculture Food and Nutrition Service to free up funds for 10 complete and two partial ZIP codes in four of the five boroughs.

12/08/2012

FILE: Film shoot equipment on the street in Red Hook (credit: CBS 2)

Red Hook Residents Complain Hollywood Film Shoot Has Taken Over Neighborhood

City officials said film and television productions bring in about $7 billion per year, but some residents said that comes at a cost of inconvenience.

11/27/2012

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