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Super Bowl XLVIII preps at MetLife Stadium as seen from Chopper 880, Jan. 17, 2014 (credit: Tom Kaminski/WCBS 880)

Anticipation Builds As NYC, NJ Prep For Super Bowl XLVIII

The big game is still almost two weeks away, and while there will be all sorts of events throughout the metropolitan area of nearly 20 million, the excitement hasn’t quite started to spike yet.

01/21/2014

Times Square Slashing

Suspect Held After Slashing In Times Square

A suspect was in custody Monday afternoon, after a man was slashed in an attempted robbery in Times Square.

01/20/2014

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NFL Begins Turning Part Of Broadway Into ‘Super Bowl Boulevard’

The outdoor fan fest runs during the week of the Super Bowl and will feature several stages and football themed activities.

01/19/2014

Buildings on West 42nd Street December 27, 2012. (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: It’s The City That Never Sleeps…Because Of All That Noise!

Screeching subway trains, honking cars, roaring planes, barking dogs and boisterous people make noise the Big Apple’s No. 1 quality-of-life complaint, based on about 300,000 calls every year to the city’s 311 complaint hotline.

01/18/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Why We Need New York Sports Teams To Be Great

Okay, whoa. Whoa whoa whoa. Where are you going? Don’t leave. Not rooting for them more than your own favorite teams. That’s not what I mean. Not even rooting for them to win championships. But rooting for them to be good. Rooting for them to be legitimate contenders.

01/17/2014

The field at MetLife Stadium is covered Jan. 15, 2014. (credit: Tony Aiello/CBS 2)

Protection Package: 4,000 Security Officers To Work Super Bowl XLVIII

Police officials say security for the Super Bowl will include about 4,000 government and private officers assigned to MetLife Stadium on game day.

01/15/2014

Crews clear confetti and other debris from the street in Times Square on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014. (credit: CBS 2)

Crews Clean Up Times Square After New Year’s Celebration

Sanitation workers rolled into Times Square shortly after the ball dropped Wednesday to begin picking up after revelers who gathered to usher-in the new year.

01/01/2014

Confetti falls throughout Times Square during the New Years Eve celebration on January 1, 2014 in New York City. An estimated one million revelers from around the world endured long hours of cold weather to have a front seat to this year's star studded celebration. (Photo by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images)

New Year, New Mayor, And New Administration For New York City

New York City welcomed 2014 with a crowd of over a million in Times Square early Wednesday morning – and a new mayor and administration starting a new page in city history.

01/01/2014

Millions celebrate New Years Eve with NIVEA hats in Times Square on December 31, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Nivea)

Crowds Gather In Times Square For New Year’s Eve Celebration

More than one million revelers are expected to gather at the Crossroads of the World for the the big event, which is also expected to be watched by over a billion people worldwide.

12/31/2013

Ball to drop Dec. 31, 2013 in Times Square (Marla Diamond/WCBS 880)

Organizers Making Final Preps For Big New Year’s Eve Bash In Times Square

Nearly 800 people have been hard at work putting the finishing touches on the big event, which is expected to be watched by more than a million people in Times Square and over a billion worldwide.

12/30/2013

Organizers perform a confetti test, attended by Spider-Man, for the Times Square New Year's Eve celebration on Dec. 29, 2013. (credit:  Ginny Kosola/WCBS 880)

Nearly 800 Hard At Work On Times Square New Year’s Eve Celebration

Nearly 800 people will be hard at work the next few days to pull off one of the world’s largest New Year’s Eve parties.

12/29/2013

Good Riddance Day in 2011. (File; Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

New Yorkers Shred Bad Memories On ‘Good Riddance Day’

A crowd gathered in Times Square Saturday to shred their bad memories of 2013 – literally.

12/28/2013

New Year's Citibikes

Stationary Bikes To Help Power Lights On NYE Ball

The 30,000 LED lights on the New Year’s Eve ball at Times Square are being fueled in part by pedal power.

12/28/2013

Exterior detail of the New Year's Eve ball. 
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New Year’s Eve Preparations Underway In Times Square

The performance stages are being built and crews are getting the celebration’s famed ball ready.

12/27/2013

The numerals "14" that will complete the 2014 display on Times Square on New Year's Eve, is unveiled in New York, Dec. 17, 2013. (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

Poll: Americans Hopeful For A Better Year In 2014

The poll looked at the public’s expectations for the new year and asked their opinions about the most important news stories and pop culture moments of 2013.

12/26/2013

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