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Safe To Go Back In The Water? Shark Sighting Sparks Caution Among Swimmers

It’s not the first time that it has happened, but there was a recent shark sighting at Atlantic Beach in Hempstead, and evidence shows that it may be the second sighting inside of a week.

07/29/2013

People walk through the arcade area on the newly rebuilt boardwalk after it was damaged by Superstorm Sandy on May 4, 2013 in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Report: Jersey Shore Revenues Down This Summer In Spite Of Recovery Efforts

Manasquan is one town whose revenue decline can be attributed to just about every problem experienced along the shore. Beach revenue, including from parking, was down $290,000 through July 21.

07/27/2013

Field Green Salad

5 Best Summer Salad Recipes

What better way to enjoy nature’s bounty than to combine fresh produce into a beautifully created salad recipe this summer, full of wonderful flavors, scents and nutrients, while helping maintain a well balanced diet.

07/22/2013

7.16 Jeanine Morris

Bikini Body Beauty: Products To Get You Beach Ready

Jeannine Morris, beauty expert and founder of BeautySweetSpot.com, visited The Couch to show us some products that will help you fight cellulite, bad hair days and razor burn.

07/16/2013

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NYC’s 18 Best Iced Coffee Drinks

The city that never sleeps runs on coffee. With the high temperatures rolling in, many New Yorkers prefer their caffeine chilled. Here are some of the city’s best places to quench your cold coffee cravings.

07/15/2013

Girl With Arm Raised

Doctors: New Laser Treatment May Help Cure Excessive Sweating

A new laser treatment, Precision-TX, has doctors hoping they have an alternative for when other products fail to protect from perspiration, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reported.

07/12/2013

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5 Refreshing Summer Soups in NYC

When it’s too hot to eat, slurp. A nice soup serves as the perfect antidote to long, sweaty days. And we’re not talking about pureed ice cream, although that does make for a pleasant soupy treat. Here are five of our favorite, most refreshing summer soups, four chilled and one not.

07/10/2013

Egg's Fried Oyster Sandwich

NYC’s 11 Best Seafood Sandwiches

Get your fix, whether it’s lobster, crab, clam or oyster you crave. These are our favorite seafood sandwiches in the city, from lobster rolls to authentic NOLA po’ boys.

CBS New York–07/09/2013

Bug Spray

Keeping Mosquitoes At Bay: Which Bug Spray Is Best For Your Family?

With so many kinds of repellants out there, it can be tough to know which is the right kind for you and your family. A study found details on which bug spray is best to stop the bite, CBS 2’s Katie McGee reports.

07/08/2013

NEW YORK - AUGUST 02:  A boy cools himself off in the water jets in Battery Park  August 2, 2006 in New York City.  Near-record high temperatures have hit the eastern United States this week.  (Photo by Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Some New Yorkers Try To Beat The Heat, Others Step Outside To Soak Up The Sun

The worst of the heat may be over, but for some New Yorkers it may have already been too much. When the Big Apple turns into the ‘baked Apple’, some like it hot and others do not.

07/07/2013

Waves 2 Curls Before (left) and After (right)

10 Awesome Beauty Products For New Yorkers This Summer

Women of New York are no strangers to style and wanting to look their best, so we compiled a few of our favorite products – and tested some new ones – to give our readers the ultimate must-haves for the summer season.

06/26/2013

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NYC’s 7 Best Parks With Fountains

Summertime in city parks are even better with the cool sprinkle of water on your skin. Here are some of the city’s prettiest parks with a little extra chill.

CBS New York–06/26/2013

Dog During Heat Wave

Some Advice On Keeping Your Pets Cool In The Heat

People take precautions to stay safe in the heat, but are reminded not to forget about their furry friends.

06/25/2013

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LA’s Best Public Beaches And Reservoirs

From among any other big cities in the entire country, Los Angeles is arguably the most alluring when it comes to enjoying a sensational summer day spent by the sea.

06/25/2013

DIY Party Ideas

Summer Party Decor: Affordable DIY Ideas For Throwing A Seasonal Soiree

Style & DIY expert Michelle Park visited The Couch to share some affordable ideas to keep your summer gatherings cool and stress-free.

06/21/2013

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