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Brooklyn Lumber Yard Fire

Firefighters Suffer Through Extreme Cold To Battle Brooklyn Lumber Blaze

Firefighters endured extreme cold overnight as they battled an extra-alarm blaze that ripped through a lumber yard in Greenpoint, Brooklyn.

01/04/2014

Shooting At Sounds of Brazil Club (SOB's) on Varick Street (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Four Hurt In Shooting At Lower Manhattan Nightclub

Gunfire erupted around 12:15 a.m. Thursday at the Sounds of Brazil Club, also known as SOB’s, on Varick Street.

09/12/2013

Varick Street McDonald's Robbery

Robbers Strike McDonald’s In Hudson Square

Police on Sunday were searching for a pair of robbers who held up a McDonald’s in the Hudson Square area of Lower Manhattan during the early morning hours.

06/23/2013

Manhattan Robberies

Cops: Man Holds Up 4 Manhattan Businesses In One Day

Police on Monday said a man used the tactics of a bank robber to hold up not only an actual bank, but also stores and restaurants, from Midtown to the Financial District during one day last week.

03/11/2013

Powerball Ticket (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images/File)

Huge Sales Push Powerball Jackpot To $500 Million

Huge tickets sales nationwide boosted the top prize from $425 million to $500 million for Wednesday’s drawing.

11/27/2012

Holland Tunnel Landscaping

Neighbors Question Plan To Beautify Traffic Islands Near Holland Tunnel

A cup of coffee and the morning paper right beside traffic gridlock? It is indeed all part of a plan to socialize and beautify traffic islands near the Holland Tunnel.

CBS 2–10/10/2012

Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine is thrown out of the game by home-plate umpire Mike Everitt. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Keidel: Can Yankees Fans Still Hate The Red Sox When They’re This Bad?

It’s almost impossible to hate the Red Sox when they’re this bad. Almost. Stomp them now, before they get good again, which will eventually happen. Eventually.

09/07/2012

City Winery - New York, NY (via Jane Tillman Irving / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Special Series On Hudson Square: City Winery

Making wine in New York City is not a matter of having acres of vineyard outside your door, WCBS 880′s Jane Tillman Irving reported.

07/11/2012

Credit WCBS 880 Jane Tillman Irving

Discovering The Historic Hudson Square Neighborhood

WCBS 880 listeners are no doubt familiar with the phrase “Live from the CBS Hudson Square broadcast center,” but many people don’t even know where Hudson Square is.

07/08/2012

Notice From W.i.P. Management (Credit: Glenn Schuck/1010 WINS

Following Brawl Between Drake And Chris Brown, NYPD Shuts Down Nightclubs W.i.P. And Greenhouse

Just days after a bottle brawl between Drake and Chris Brown that left several people injured, the NYPD cited code violations at nightclubs W.i.P. and Greenhouse in SoHo and shut them both down.

06/17/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks on Coney Island - Brooklyn, NY - Feb 28, 2012 (credit: Spencer T Tucker / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg: Startups From Incubator Have Raised $38 Million In Venture Capital

Mayor Bloomberg says that New York’s very first city-sponsored, small-business incubator has had remarkable results from its home in Hudson Square.

03/28/2012

Protesters call for extension of unemployment benefits on Varick Street on Nov. 12. (Photo/Ginny Kosola, WCBS 880)

Unemployed NYers Call For Extension Of Jobless Benefits

Chanting “bail out the people not the banks,” long term unemployed people gathered on Varick Street Friday to demand Congress pass “Tier V” of employment benefits.

11/12/2010

Holland Tunnel (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images, FILE)

Repairs Disrupt Traffic On NJ-Bound Holland Tunnel

Five years’ worth of traffic headaches were on the way at the New Jersey-bound Holland Tunnel.

09/19/2010

Holland Tunnel (credit: Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images, FILE)

Repairs May Cause Traffic Nightmare at Holland Tunnel

Starting Sunday, the city will shut down the Hudson Street approach to the Holland Tunnel for 3 to 5 years to allow for water main repairs.

09/14/2010