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NYC’s 5 Best Used Bookstores

New York City is lucky enough to boast many independent bookstores, but don’t take them for granted. Instead, take your spare change and loose bills and head over to any or all of the bookstores listed below, and see what treasures you can find for less than the price of a cup of coffee.

03/13/2014

This is the skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection; treated at a New York hospital. (CDC/file)

Officials: 19 Cases Of Measles Identified In Outbreak Across Upper Manhattan, The Bronx

Officials now say that they have seen 19 cases of measles in an outbreak that took place across parts of Manhattan and the Bronx.

03/11/2014

Cauliflower Chop from Rusty Mackerel (credit: Alex Denis)

Dine On Demand: Rusty Mackerel

Rusty Mackerel has only been open for about seven months, but it has already become the place to go in Washington Heights.

01/16/2014

Bikers blocking traffic in Washington Heights on Jan. 12, 2014. (credit: YouTube/WaHi Report)

Cops: Reckless Bikers Sought For Blocking Street In Washington Heights

Video uploaded to YouTube shows at least a dozen bikers and ATV operators driving in circles and performing stunts in the middle of Broadway Sunday afternoon.

01/16/2014

Mother Cabrini High School in Washington Heights (credit: Lou Young/CBS 2)

Mother Cabrini High School To Close Its Doors After 115 Years

Mother Cabrini High School, the all-girls Washington Heights institution founded by St. Frances Xavier Cabrini, is closing after 115 years.

01/15/2014

Bikers blocking traffic in Washington Heights on Jan. 12, 2014. (credit: YouTube/WaHi Report)

New Video Shows Bikers Shutting Down Street In Washington Heights

Bikers can be seen performing wheelies, donuts and riding ATVs outside the R.G. Ortiz Funeral Home at 190th Street and Broadway.

01/13/2014

George Washington Bridge (file/credit: CBS 2)

Washington Heights Officials Want Probe Into Effect Of GWB Lane Closures

New York State Sen. Adriano Espaillat called on his colleagues to look into the lane closures back in Nov. when details of the scandal first began to emerge. The lawmaker said failing to look into the impact of the lane closures would be an opportunity missed.

01/09/2014

Officer Thomas Dunn

NYPD Officer Credited With Saving Baby Boy’s Life

A New York City police officer was credited Monday with saving the life of a 1-year-old boy who was found unconscious in a Washington Heights clothing store.

12/23/2013

Bikers surround a Range Rover in Washington Heights.

State Bill Seeks To Prevent Another Biker Melee

Lawmakers have been inspired to take action in the wake of the infamous viral video showing a confrontation between a group of bikers and a man driving a sport-utility vehicle.

12/23/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Dead After Being Hit By 2 Vehicles In Washington Heights

A 76-year-old man was struck by two vehicles and killed Friday evening in Upper Manhattan.

12/21/2013

Domino's Pizza

Lawmaker: Domino’s Employees Were Fired After Complaining About Conditions

Two area lawmakers rallied Sunday with employees of a Domino’s Pizza restaurant in Washington Heights, after workers there were fired.

12/08/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Man Shot, Killed In Front Of Washington Heights Building

Police on Saturday were seeking the assailant who shot and killed a man in Washington Heights.

11/30/2013

Handcuff (credit: clipart.com)

Man Accused Of Exposing Himself Near Washington Heights Playgrounds

A man has been arrested and charged with exposing himself and committing lewd acts in front of children at playgrounds in Washington Heights.

11/23/2013

NYPD Logo (file / credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Investigate Reports Of Men Asking Kids For Names, Addresses In Washington Heights

There have been at least three similar reports within the past month. In some cases, the men took pictures of the children, CBS 2 reported.

11/22/2013

Four-alarm fire in Washington Heights on Nov. 18, 2013. (credit: Tamara Leitner/CBS 2)

Fire Tears Through Washington Heights Building

The fire appears to have started in a 99 cent store on the first floor of a building on 174th Street and Saint Nicholas Avenue around 10:45 a.m. Monday.

11/18/2013

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