Some Families Able To Reunite For Passover This YearThis weekend, Jewish people around the world celebrate the Passover holiday. It was early in the pandemic last year that large family gatherings were canceled, but this year, some are able to reunite to observe the traditional Passover meal; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
NYC Irish Pubs Back In Business For St. Patrick's Day, But With Reduced CapacityFor the second straight year, the coronavirus put a damper on New York's normally raucous celebration of St. Patrick's Day. This year, the city's Irish pubs were back in business, but with capacity reduced and hours curtailed; CBS2's Tony Aiello reports.
Irish Pubs, Restaurants Struggling 1 Year After COVID ClosureIt was the day before St. Patrick's Day last year when bars and restaurants were shut down in New York City. Since then, the number of Irish pubs still open has dwindled; CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
NYC's St. Patrick's Day Events Mostly Go Virtual For Second Year In A RowA sea of green usually floods Fifth Avenue for the St. Patrick's Day Parade, but events have gone mostly virtual for a second year in a row. Some small celebrations, however, were still happening around New York City; CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Port Authority Police Pipes And Drum Band Plays For CommutersCommuters at the Port Authority Bus Terminal were greeted by the sound of bagpipes Wednesday to mark St. Patrick's Day.
Scaled Back St. Patrick's Day Marches On In ManhattanSt. Patrick's Day events went mostly virtual for a second year in a row, but some small celebrations are still happening in New York City, including mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
St. Patricks' Day Parade Virtual AgainThe world's largest St. Patrick's Day parade will step off Wednesday - virtually, of course.
Purim Celebrations Will Be Different Due To PandemicThe joyous Jewish holiday of Purim starts tonight, but celebrations will look different because of the pandemic. Costumes, candy and traditional cookies are still part of the fun. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Ash Wednesday Traditions Altered This YearWednesday marks the beginning of Lent, a holy day for Christians around the world. As CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports, this year, centuries-old traditions have been altered to stem the spread of the coronavirus.
Coronavirus Pandemic Forces Changes For Ash WednesdayWednesday begins the holiest time in the Christian faith, Lenten season, but the still-present coronavirus pandemic forces change to tradition; CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
New Yorkers Rejoice! Indoor Dining On Valentine's DayCBS2's Lisa Rozner caught up with some lovebirds who enjoyed a night out actually eating inside during the pandemic.
Lovers Brave The Cold To Renew Vows, Get Engaged In Times SquareCBS2's Lisa Rozner has the story.
Pandemic Impacting Lunar New Year Celebrations In ChinatownNormally, Chinatown restaurants would be busy with Lunar New Year celebrations underway, but business is still slow in some places.
Lunar New Year Begins, Celebrating Year Of The OxLunar New Year begins Friday. The holiday is a chance to start fresh and spend time with loved ones in the hopes of good things to come. This Lunar New Year celebrates the year of the ox; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
With Lunar New Year Approaching, Efforts Underway To Save ChinatownLunar New Year starts next Friday and it should be the busiest time of the year for Chinatown, but it's not. Because of the pandemic, the historic Lower Manhattan community is barely surviving, but efforts are underway to help save Chinatown; CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Long Island Residents Say Grinch Sent Anonymous Letters Complaining About Christmas DecorationsOn Long Island, a Grinch still lingers from Christmas, sending mean messages to residents. Neighbors with holiday decorations still up are being asked to take them down, but some say there are reasons they're still up; CBS2's Alice Gainer reports.
Remembering MLK: The Fight For Racial Justice ContinuesDr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s non-violent approach to racial and economic justice was considered a threat that lead to his assassination. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has more on how how the divides he tried to address still linger today.
Remembering MLK With A Day Of ServiceVolunteers tells CBS2's Christina Fan doing their part for their communities during these difficult times is absolutely worth it.
Remembering MLK: Students From Different Schools Meet To Discuss DifferencesCBS2's Jenna DeAngelis spoke to students from Rae Kushner Yeshiva High School and St. Benedict's Prep in New Jersey on Monday.
Divides Dr. King Fought To End Still Exist TodayCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has more on the civil rights pioneer's legacy.
Rep. Charlie Rangel On Civil Rights Movement Then And NowRetired Congressman Charlie Rangel reflects on how far we have come since the Civil Rights movement and the long road ahead during a 100 Black Men of New York virtual event celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Honoring MLK With Day Of ServiceToday the nation celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in honor of his birthday. He would have turned 92 this year. As CBS2's Christina Fan reports, the holiday has become a day of service for many people, taking on new meaning during the pandemic.
History Of Martin Luther King Jr. DayToday we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day in honor of Dr. King's birthday. As CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports, it took nearly 20 years after his assassination to observe the first MLK Day.
'Dating Sunday' A Big Day For People Looking For Love On AppsCBS2's Dave Carlin has more on the search for a partner in advance of Valentine's Day.