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Woman’s Body Found Floating Off Staten Island

Police said the woman had likely been in the water for about two hours.

08/18/2014

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The 25 Best Beaches In The World

After months of polar vortexes it’s finally almost time to lay out in the sun and sand. To help get the ball rolling, we rounded up the 25 best beaches in the world.

04/23/2014

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Best Winter Getaways In America

Whether it means hitting the slopes or riding the waves, many winter travelers have a few favorite destinations across America to cure the winter blues. The following are five of the best winter getaways in the U.S.

11/26/2013

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Best Long Weekend Trips For College Students

Cancun, Mexico, Las Vegas and South Beach Miami are among the best long weekend trips for college students.

10/29/2013

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Best Places To Visit On Your Guys’ Only Road Trip

A road trip might be the rare occasion for guys to get away from it all and share a few drinks and laughs with their best buddies. Here are five of the best places to go on your guys’ only road trip.

09/03/2013

People walk on a beach damaged by Superstorm Sandy on March 1, 2013 in Staten Island (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Cuomo: $5.9M To Restore Sandy-Damaged S.I. Beaches

Governor Andrew Cuomo said the state is targeting $5.9 million toward raising sand levels including dune restoration at New Dorp Beach, South Beach, Cedar Grove and Oakwood.

05/06/2013

People walk along the beach next to the remains of the boardwalk in the Rockaway.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC Beaches To Open Memorial Day Weekend

The city is pouring $266 million to restore the beaches. The price tag for Rockaway Beach alone is $147 million.

03/01/2013

A Buildings Department inspection sticker on the outside of Noah Rosenblum's home in the South Beach section of Staten Island - Nov. 20, 2012 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

After Sandy, Color Means Everything For Staten Island Homes

In damaged neighborhoods in the city, there’s something of a pecking order based on color in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy.

11/20/2012

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Parts Of Staten Island Begin Cleaning Up; People Remain Missing In Areas Still Underwater

In South Beach, yards are littered with cars, broken windows and fences and clothes and furniture carried by the rushing water.

10/31/2012

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Knicks’ J.R. Smith Arrested On Bench Warrant In Miami Beach

Miami Beach police say Knicks guard J.R. Smith has been arrested on a bench warrant for not having a valid driver’s license.

05/25/2012

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Gotham Gossipist: Are Derek Jeter And Minka Kelly Back Together?

Post breakup regret: The overwhelming feeling that you have made a big mistake and your relationship was actually spectacular – despite any previous woes you may have had. We’ve all experienced it, and celebrities are no exception.

10/11/2011

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PopUp New York: Top 5 Things To Do In Staten Island

There are a lot of places in New York that viewers want to see Meagan Brauer of PopUp New York explore. Most recently, she’s taken CBSNewYork along to her hometown, Staten Island, to show her top five favorite places on the Island.

08/21/2011

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New York City Hits 104 Degrees; Breaks Heat Record Set In 1957

While the all-time record of 106 degrees wasn’t reached, residents in the Tri-State were left sweating it out as the mercury soared.

07/22/2011

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Pumps Now Working At Harlem Sewage Plant; Beaches Could Open Soon

New York City health officials hope to lift advisories at some area beaches forced to close due to a massive sewage spill in the Hudson River.

07/22/2011

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Free Beaches And Pools For Kids

Summer is almost over, but it is not too late to enjoy all things water related. Here’s a look at some of our favorite free beaches and pools in the city. BEACHES Rockaway Beach and […]

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