Second Avenue

Midtown East Manhol Fire

Manhole Explosion Rocks Midtown East

A manhole fire caused quite a scare Saturday evening in Midtown East.

06/15/2013

Bob Schwartz, owner of Eneslow Shoes, at the announcement about 2nd Avenue Restaurant & Retail Week - May 31, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

2nd Avenue Restaurant And Retail Week Kicks Off Saturday

Discounts and specials will be offered by 27 restaurants and 30 retailers of businesses and will run through June 8. They run from 66th Street to 97th Street.

05/31/2013

Baby Princess is one of the many great pets available for adoption through the Humane Society of New York. (Credit CBS 2)

Furry Friend Finder: Baby Princess And King

Every Sunday morning around 8:20 on CBS 2 HD News, the Humane Society of New York City will feature some of its many great pets up for adoption.

03/24/2013

Trench Rescue

Firefighters Rescue Subway Construction Worker Trapped For 4 Hours In The Mud

There were some tense moments, but early Wednesday morning firefighters finally pulled a trapped Second Avenue Subway construction project worker out of the mud and to safety.

03/19/2013

Upper East Side Fire

Upper East Side High-Rise Fire Leaves 19 Injured

Thirteen people were injured early Saturday in an extra-alarm fire that broke out in an Upper East Side high-rise.

03/09/2013

2nd Avenue Subway blasting sign near 86th Street - New York, NY - Apr 9, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

MTA: Blasting For 72nd Street Second Avenue Subway Station Completed

The MTA said the final blast, which completed the excavation for a future elevator at the corner of 72nd Street and Second Avenue, took place around 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 28.

03/04/2013

Garwood Fire

Fire Rips Through Apartment Building In Garwood, N.J.

An early morning fire Saturday destroyed a home in Garwood, N.J.

02/23/2013

Gavel (credit: CBS 2)

Man Convicted Of Shooting Wine Bar Patrons, Dousing Them With Kerosene

A 45-year-old man was convicted Monday of shooting three people and dousing numerous others with kerosene, during a hostage ordeal at a wine bar in the East Village nearly 11 years ago.

02/04/2013

A woman fell through this grate on Second Avenue and 60th Street on Jan. 11, 2013. She suffered only minor injuries. (Photo: CBS 2)

Passersby Shocked At Hole That Left Woman 6 Feet Under Sidewalk

A gaping hole remained in the sidewalk Saturday morning, after the concrete caved in and left a woman injured the day before.

01/12/2013

Workers at the scene of a blast on 72nd Avenue and 2nd Avenue following a blast gone awry on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012. (credit: Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Second Avenue Subway Blasting Resumes At 72nd Street Station

On Thursday, the Metropolitan Transportation Authority announced that all blasting for the project will now be subject to more scrutiny and protections.

09/14/2012

(credit: CBS 2)

Work Halted At 2nd Avenue Subway Site As Blast Investigation Under Way

Human error is being looked at as a possible cause of an underground explosion that rocked the Upper East Side Tuesday.

08/22/2012

Traffic in New York, NY - File / Photo: Mario Tama/Getty Images

Not The Best Day To Drive In NYC As Street Fairs And Block Parties Cause Traffic

Tri-State area residents are encouraged to avoid driving in New York City on Saturday, if possible. It is widely advised to take mass transit, as numerous events will cause several street closures.

06/09/2012

Subway tracks are seen in New York, NY (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Straphangers Campaign, Transportation Alternatives Denounce MTA Capital Plan

Albany leaders have agreed to fund the last three years of the MTA’s current five-year capital plan, but it could mean fare hikes down the line.

03/27/2012

FDNY (file / credit: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images)

FDNY To Hold Emergency Response Exercise On Wednesday

The FDNY will hold the exercise for the Second Avenue subway from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday.

10/18/2011

Manhattan Bike Lane (Credit: CBS 2)

NYC DOT Installs Controversial Bike Lanes On High-Traffic First And Second Avenues In Manhattan

There’s more bike bedlam in New York City, as the Department of Transportation starts installing new bike lanes in heavy traffic areas on First and Second Avenues in Manhattan.

07/07/2011

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