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Are Changing Leaves A Sign Of An Early Fall?

Colorful leaves are synonymous with fall and a highlight of the season, but when people see leaves changing and dropping in mid-August it’s cause for concern.

08/18/2014

Farmers on Long Island said that wet June weather has been bad for this year's strawberry crop. (Credit CBS 2)

3 Recipes For Delicious End Of Summer Meals

Summer is a delicious season of fresh produce, outdoor cooking and refreshing treats.

08/18/2014

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The 8 Best Spots Along NYC’s High Line Park

Whether you’re flying solo, with your family or on a date – the High Line is a New York highlight not to be missed, especially when the weather is warm. Below, we list our seven favorite spots at the attraction.

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Bidding Adieu To Summer With ‘Summer Streets’ Last Call

The event marked the final time this season that Park Avenue and Lafayette Street were closed to cars and trucks.

08/16/2014

It was so chilly at local beaches that even lifeguards were bundled up. (Credit: CBS 2)

In Spite Of Chilly Summer Weather Some New Yorkers Still Braved The Beach

It has not exactly been a stereotypical hazy, hot, and humid New York City summer. There have only been a few days with temperatures above 90 degrees.

08/15/2014

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6 Great Places To Sunbathe In NYC

Sunshine and vitamin D help build strong bones and can give you a healthy glow with the proper sunscreen protection. Here are our six favorite places to work on a tan in NYC.

08/14/2014

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5 Fun Ways To Turn Your Backyard Into A Water Park For Kids

Beat the heat and the doldrums with water fun in your own backyard.

08/11/2014

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Guide To Summer Safety

To make sure this summer is a great one for you and your family, here is our guide to preventing (and treating) some of the season’s health hazards.

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Five Fun Activities To Get The Family Outdoors

Make this a summer to remember for the whole family with these five ways to bring everyone together while enjoying the warmer weather.

07/21/2014

Devices like the iSwimband can connect to smartphone apps and make it easier for parents to monitor children while they swim. (Credit: CBS 2)

Potentially Life-Saving App Gives Parents Peace Of Mind During Summer Swimming Season

Swim season is in full swing, but taking your eyes off of your children for even a second can lead to tragedy.

07/16/2014

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Tips For Preventing Child Deaths In Hot Cars

Heatstroke can happen when the temperature is as low as 57 degrees, so here are some tips from safety advocates on avoiding accidental deaths in hot cars.

07/09/2014

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Staying Safe In The Summer Heat

We all like to have fun and be active outside, but sometimes we can get caught up in our softball game or work out without putting safety first. Here are some tips from the Office of Emergency Management to help you keep cool – and safe – when the temperatures heat up.

07/08/2014

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Summer Road Trip Checklist When Traveling With Kids

Packing essentials for a family-friendly road trip that won’t leave you wishing you’d never left home.

07/07/2014

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NYC’s 7 Best Ice Cream Sundaes For Summer

Kids (and kids at heart) always love a decadent ice cream sundae to cool down in the summer heat or to end a meal on the sweetest note. We take a look at New York City scoop shops and restaurants that offer the most heavenly ice cream sundaes.

07/07/2014

Magnolia Bakery's Blondie Ice Cream Sandwich

NYC’s 8 Best Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice cream treats come in many forms, from cakes and cones, to sundaes and milkshakes. But in honor of National Ice Cream Month this July, we’ve scoped out New York’s best ice cream sandwiches.

07/05/2014

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