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Pier 42 park (Credit: CBS 2)

Pier 42 Offers Family-Friendly Fun This Summer

On Saturday, the group Paths To Pier 42 celebrated their summer launch.

07/12/2014

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Man Thrown From Motorcycle, Killed On Williamsburg Bridge

An East Village man is dead, after being struck and killed while on his motorcycle on the Williamsburg Bridge.

05/22/2014

Traffic backup on Williamsburg Bridge (Credit: CBS 2)

Oversized Truck Hits Williamsburg Bridge, Snarls Traffic

The traffic trouble was located on the outer roadway of the Brooklyn-bound side of the bridge.

03/27/2014

Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: ‘Interesting And Innovative Ideas’ In New Congestion Pricing Plan

A new proposal would add tolls to East River bridges – all of which are now free – but lower the cost at crossings not well-served by public transit.

03/21/2014

Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge Traffic (credit: CBS 2)

Former State Lawmaker Questions East River Crossing Toll Plan

As December brings higher tolls to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey crossings, another effort is in progress to toll crossings across the East River that are currently free.

12/01/2013

A car that police said was involved in a fatal crash is seen on Roebling Street in Williamsburg on Monday, May 13, 2013. (credit: CBS 2)

Driver In Fatal Brooklyn Crash Faces Manslaughter Charges

Police said a 2003 silver Nissan Altima was speeding and heading east on the Williamsburg Bridge in the outer traffic lane when it lost control near the eastbound B.Q.E. interchange.

05/13/2013

New Yorkers wait in traffic as they head into Manhattan from Brooklyn as the city continues to recover from superstorm Sandy on November 1, 2012. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg: HOV Restrictions Lifted, Monday’s Commute Will Still Be ‘Slower Than Normal’

In a press conference Sunday afternoon, Mayor Bloomberg announced that the carpooling regulations put in place after Superstorm Sandy will not go back into effect for the work week.

11/04/2012

A New York City Police Officer watches for cars that do not have the required 3 or more passengers from entering the Manhattan Bridge from the BQE Expressway on November 1, 2012. (credit: Beth Keiser/Getty Images)

Carpooling Restrictions At Manhattan-Bound Bridges And Tunnels Lifted Friday Afternoon

“Although, if the city is so clogged the way it was last Wednesday where even emergency vehicles couldn’t get around we will reinstitute these,” Bloomberg said. “They did make a very big difference. Even though they do impact and inconvenience a lot of people, safety once again is the most powerful thing and the most important thing to us.”

11/02/2012

Traffic Approaching The Ed Koch Queensboro Bridge (credit: Matt Overton)

Carpooling Requirement Creates Nightmare Commute Into Manhattan

Vehicles entering Manhattan by the four East River bridges and the Lincoln Tunnel must have three or more passengers on Thursday and Friday between 6 a.m. and midnight.

11/01/2012

A current light fixture on the Brooklyn Bridge (credit: Evan Bindelglass / Special to CBSNewYork)

LEDs Coming To East River Bridges, Highways, Central Park

The way major parts of New York City are lit is in the midst of a big change, WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reported.

05/27/2012

Occupy Wall Street protestors and other groups march on May 1, 2012. (credt: Sonia Rincon, 1010 WINS)

OWS Marks ‘May Day’ With Marches & Protests Across NYC

Approximately 40 arrests were made Tuesday on various charges, including disorderly conduct, blocking traffic and resisting arrests, the NYPD said.

05/01/2012

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New East River Bridges Toll Proposal Goes After Everyone, Including Bicyclists

Sam Schwartz, known as “Gridlock Sam” to many, wasn’t kidding Friday when said his new plan to raise $1.2 billion a year tolling the East River bridges will hit a lot of people.

03/23/2012

Generic Ambulance File Photo (credit: CBS 2)

Girl Struck, Killed While Trying To Cross Street Near Williamsburg Bridge

Dashane Santana of the East Village was with a group of friends trying to cross the nine lanes of traffic on Delancey Street near the entrance to the Williamsburg Bridge when she was hit.

01/14/2012

New York City Sewer (credit: Steve Duncan / undercity.org)

WCBS 880 Interview: NYC Urban Explorer Steve Duncan

Steve Duncan is a man who has spent a lot of time in places most New Yorkers will never see.

08/19/2011

The intersection of Delancey Street and Essex Street - New York, NY - Aug 1, 2011 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Lower East Side Intersection One Of City’s Most Dangerous

The movie “Crossing Delancey” brought romance, but the reality of actually trying to cross it brings danger.

08/01/2011

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