Tourists

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Video Captures Tourists On Sightseeing Bus Getting Soaked By Open Hydrants

The video was uploaded to Facebook on July 8 with the title “Welcome to New York.”

07/10/2014

Photo Credit: Shake Shack

New York’s 6 Best Touristy Restaurants Worth The Hype

While most of NYC’s touristy restaurants can be skipped, a few eateries are worth checking out. Whether you’re visiting the city or a New Yorker looking for a good meal, these six restaurants and food destinations are all worth braving the lines and tourists for.

02/03/2014

Tourists walk by a sign announcing that the Statue of Liberty is closed due to a US government shutdown in New York, October 1, 2013.(credit: Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images)

Tourists Excited As Statue Of Liberty Prepares To Reopen

The Statue of Liberty is set to reopen Sunday, despite the continuing partial government shutdown.

10/12/2013

Johnny T

YouTube Video ‘Johnny T’s NYC Tourist Tips’ Gives Humorous Guidance To City Tourists

Slow walkers on the sidewalk, subway delays and large crowds of tourists are just a few of the things that can set residents off. But as a new YouTube video points out, it’s okay to be a tourist — in fact, we welcome you. Just make sure to follow some simple rules.

10/04/2013

Jersey Shore Beaches (credit: CBS 2)

Jersey Shore United: Top 10 Beaches Contest On Hold In Wake Of Sandy

The Top 10 Beaches contest will not have voting this year that pits one town against another for bragging rights at the shore.

02/18/2013

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New Staten Island Ferry Boats May Not Have Outdoor Seating

The Staten Island Ferry might soon be doing away with boats that allow passengers to ride outside.

01/19/2013

Vehicles head outbound on the Brooklyn Bridge - New York, NY - Mar 29, 2012 (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to WCBS 880)

City Council Members Call For Brooklyn Bridge Path Expansion

Three New York City council members say something has to be done to handle Brooklyn Bridge’s rising pedestrian and bike traffic.

08/08/2012

Horse Carriage-Taxi Crash (credit: CBS 2)

Tourists, Horse Carriage Driver Expected To Recover From Crash With Taxi Near Central Park

Three tourists from Ohio and a hansom cab driver were injured when the carriage was flipped on its side by the crash late Monday night, knocking the horse onto the street.

07/27/2011

Police, military personnel investigate Fleet Week tragedy (credit: CBS 2)

Young Marine Killed Crossing NYC Street During Fleet Week

A 22-year-old Marine visiting Manhattan for the first time was struck and killed by a car while crossing 12th Avenue.

05/26/2011

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USS New York Visits NYC During Fleet Week

The USS New York, which includes 7.5 tons of steel salvaged from the collapsed World Trade Center, steamed into her namesake’s harbor Wednesday as Navy ships and Coast Guard cutters dropped anchor for Fleet Week.

05/25/2011

9/11 Memorial Plaza (Hiroko Masuike/Getty Images)

Officials Want To Keep Tourists Near 9/11 Memorial Without Tour Buses

As the opening of the 9/11 Memorial approaches, city officials and community members are anticipating what effect the tourist crowd will have on Lower Manhattan.

04/16/2011

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The Food & Sights Near Columbus Circle

Columbus Circile is a Midtown highlight that welcomes a bevy of tourists and New Yorkers alike on a daily basis. This is your guide to the neighborhood’s best museums, eats and shopping.

01/06/2011

Central Park Crime Rate

Central Park Crime Rate Sees 52 Percent Spike

Central Park has seen a 52 percent increase in felonies during the first 7 months of this year as compared to 2009 — most of them grand larcenies.

1010 WINS–08/06/2010