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Awning that fell off due to heavy snow and ice (Credit: Carol D'Auria/1010 WINS)

Duane Reade Awning Buckles Under Weight Of Snow, Ice

The heavy snow and ice proved too much for the awning in front of a Duane Reade on 14th Street.

02/05/2014

The Holiday Shops At Bryant Park  (credit: Stephen Chernin/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Holiday Markets

One of the many perks of living in New York include distinctive spots for all your shopping needs. Here are five of the City’s best holiday markets for a little deviation from the typical department store chaos.

CBS New York–11/18/2013

The Strand bookstore in New York City

Union Square Bookstore Accused Of Using Sprinklers To Spray Away The Homeless

Sprinklers are usually used to water lawns and keep us cool on hot days, but a landmark store near Union Square has been accused of using them to spray away the homeless.

11/15/2013

(image courtesy Union Square Park)

Man Declared Brain Dead After Being Discovered Injured In Union Square

A man has been declared brain dead, after being found lying on a bench in Union Square Park with severe injuries to his head and face.

11/02/2013

Tammany Hall Building

Last Tammany Hall Political Organization Building Gets Landmark Status

The last building to house the powerful Tammany Hall Democratic political machine of the 19th and early 20th centuries has been designated an official city landmark.

10/29/2013

Jeffrey Babbitt in 2013 (Credit: Robert Pizzimenti/handout)

Upgraded Charges In Possible Bias Attack In Union Square Being Considered

On Tuesday in court, prosecutors said a grand jury will consider manslaughter and perhaps hate crime charges against the man accused of brutally attacking a man in Union Square last week.

09/10/2013

Jeffrey Babbitt (Photo: Handout)

Man Attacked In Possible Bias Incident In Union Square Dies

Jeffrey Babbitt slipped into a coma and had been declared brain-dead at Bellevue Hospital after he was randomly attacked in Union Square last week, police said.

09/09/2013

Anti Syria Intervention Rally Held In Times Square

Hundreds Head To Times Square To Protest Military Strike In Syria

Hundreds of protesters gathered in Times Square Saturday before marching to Union Square, protesting President Barack Obama’s proposed military strike on Syria.

09/07/2013

Union Square hate crime Big DL

Hate Crime Charges Could Be Coming In Union Square Rampage

A suspect could face hate crime charges in a random act of violence that reportedly left a man brain dead in Union Square Park this week.

09/07/2013

Union Square Subway

NYPD: Man Brain-Dead Following Random Rampage In Union Square

It came out of nowhere. A man allegedly went on a rampage in Union Square on Wednesday afternoon and left a complete stranger brain dead in the process.

09/06/2013

Trayvon Martin supporters march through the streets of Manhattan blocking traffic after a rally for Martin in Union Square on July 14, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Attorney General Holder Calls Martin Killing An ‘Unnecessary Shooting’

In his first comments since the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the Martin case, the attorney general said that Martin’s parents have suffered a pain that no parent should have to endure.

07/15/2013

Zimmerman Protest

Zimmerman Found Not Guilty: New Yorkers Take To The Streets

Strong reaction has erupted in New York and across the country after a jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin.

07/14/2013

Former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer (file / credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Spitzer Heckled, Asks Public For ‘Forgiveness’ In Bid For NYC Comptroller

Former Gov. Eliot Spitzer met with voters in Union Square on Monday to launch his comeback attempt.

07/08/2013

A rally in support of Edward Snowden in Union Square - June 10, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New Yorkers Come Out In Support Of NSA Whistleblower

A rally was held in Union Square Monday to support the the American intelligence contractor who disclosed U.S. government surveillance programs.

06/10/2013

Police want to question these people in connection with a robbery and the use of a stolen credit card at the Union Square Best Buy. (credit: NYPD)

Police Looking To Question 6 People Who Used Stolen Credit Card

Police said the credit card was stolen during a robbery on the Delancey Street/Essex Street F train platform at 4 a.m. on May 22.

06/02/2013

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