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Generator at the Columbus Circle holiday bazaar - New York, NY - Dec 21, 2011 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Environmental Concerns Raised Over NYC Holiday Bazaars

The bright lights and holiday music that complement the candy cane striped booths at the holiday bazaars in Columbus Circle and Union Square are run by noisy diesel fuel generators that one Upper West Sider complained represent environmental hazards.

12/22/2011

Cleaning union workers protest in Herald Square. (credit: Marla Diamond, WCBS 880)

NYC Cleaners’ Union Votes To Authorize Strike If Necessary; Unions Protest Economic Conditions

Cleaning union workers marched Thursday afternoon from 34th Street to Union Square. The march was a part of a larger protest organized by the New York Central Labor Council.

12/01/2011

Occupy Wall Street Holds Major Day Of Action In New York City (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Protesters March To Brooklyn Bridge; Subway Fears Don’t Materialize

Occupy Wall Street’s “Day of Action” slowed down Thursday night, hours after a large numbers of protesters headed from Union Square to Foley Square before heading to the Brooklyn Bridge.

11/17/2011

A still shot from the hidden camera that recorded a customer inserting a PIN number (credit: Manhattan District Attorney's Office)

3 Men Indicted In Manhattan ATM ‘Skimming’ Scheme

The men were charged in what prosecutors call and elaborate ATM scam that stole thousands of debit card numbers from unknowing customers.

11/16/2011

Subway groper

Woman Snaps Picture Of Alleged Subway Groping Suspect

Police are searching for a sex abuse suspect whose picture was taken by a 19-year-old woman after she says he attacked her at the Union Square station.

11/01/2011

Demonstrators with 'Occupy Wall Street' continue their protest at Zuccotti Park in New York on October 20, 2011. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: Something Needs To Be Worked Out With OWS Protesters

Residents say they’re fed up with all the noise and the garbage from the protesters.

10/21/2011

Sonya Zink, of Park Falls, Wi., stands under a tarp during a torrential downpour at the Occupy Wall Street encampment in Zuccotti Park, Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

OWS Protesters Get Wet In Zuccotti, But May Soon Be Reality TV Stars

It was a wet day for the occupiers of Wall Street who are camped out in Zuccotti Park as rain moved through the area. It turns out they weren’t alone. It seems Hollywood is lurking.

10/19/2011

Occupy Wall Street Movement

Occupy Wall Street Holds Marches To DA’s Office, Lincoln Center And Sotheby’s

It was another busy day for Occupy Wall Street protesters who are holding three marches throughout the city on Tuesday.

10/18/2011

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‘SlutWalk NYC’ Draws Over 1,000 Demonstrators To Union Square

Hundreds of scantily clad women are taking part in a march and rally in lower Manhattan in response to comments by cops warning women to button up to avoid being raped.

10/01/2011

Occupy Wall Street arrests (credit: CBS 2)

NYPD: Arrests In ‘Occupy Wall Street’ Protest Justified

Police arrested nearly 80 protesters near Union Square Park in the “Occupy Wall Street” march.

09/24/2011

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Indulge Your Inner Know-It-All: Labor Day Edition

Labor Day facts to make you the Resident Smarty Pants at your weekend BBQ

08/22/2011

Barilla's Summer of Italy is a six-week celebration of authentic Italian food and culture in NYC.  (credit: Barilla/Facebook)

Specialty Food Truck Donates Dinners And Dollars To New Yorkers In Need

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. But Monday — for 120,000 New Yorkers— there will be free dinners.

08/15/2011

People and a train are seen at the Union Square subway station - New York, NY - (file / credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Sen. Squadron Calls For Review Of L And F Subway Line Weekend Service

A new report shows weekend ridership has doubled over the past two decades on the subways but complaints of trains being overcrowded and delayed are also increasing.

07/11/2011

NYC Water (credit: NYC Department of Environmental Protection)

NYC DEP Launches Water-On-The-Go

Public water stations will be set up in outdoor spaces throughout the city.

06/29/2011

Union Square subway station (Photo/Al Jones)

Man Struck And Killed By Train At Union Square Station

Police say a 69-year-old man was struck by a Brooklyn-bound L train. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

05/25/2011

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