John Choe, executive director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in Queens, shares plans for the Lunar New Year celebrations, including the traditional red envelopes containing coupons and business cards to support local merchants. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
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The Best Lunar New Year Celebration Events In QueensJohn Choe, executive director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in Queens, shares plans for the Lunar New Year celebrations, including the traditional red envelopes containing coupons and business cards to support local merchants. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Homemade Pasta Is A 114-Year Family Tradition At Raffetto's In Greenwich VillageMarcello Raffetto founded the shop in 1906. From generation to generation, the business retains its old-world feel.
Bonnie Slotnick Cookbooks: An East Village Shop Giving Old Cookbooks New Life"It's amazing how many people are interested in how people used to cook," owner Bonnie Slotnick told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
NYC Dedicate Plaque In Memory Of FDNY's Steven PollardOne year after a New York City firefighter fell to his death on the Mill Basin Bridge, the city is taking steps to make sure Steven Pollard is not forgotten. CBSN New York's Jenna DeAngelis reports.
Couple Dies In Bayonne Apartment FireCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on a deadly fire in Bayonne that has displaced dozens of residents.
'Charging Bull' Artist Designed PBR Competition TrophyArtist Arturo Di Modica, who designed Wall Street’s famous charging bull statue, designed a miniature version for this year’s bull riding competition. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
Private Security Experts Helping Create Plan To Protect Jewish CommunitiesCBS2's Marcia Kramer has the latest on the private security experts helping to create a plan to protect Jewish communities.
Good Samaritan Honored After Monsey Synagogue AttackCBSN New York's Tony Aiello has the latest on the man honored for chasing away and identifying the suspect in a violent attack on a rabbi's home.
Turkey Population Soaring On Long IslandCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on the exploding turkey population on Long Island.
Celebration Of Life Held For Slain Student Tessa MajorsFriends and family of murdered Barnard College student Tessa Majors held a celebration of life in her hometown in Virginia. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Mimi Vang Olsen Pet Portraits: NYC Artist Immortalizes Cherished Cats and DogsAt her West Village storefront studio, Mimi Vang Olsen paints portraits of dogs, cats, and the occasional guinea pig.
Family Raises Funds To Treat Young Girl's Heart ConditionCBS2's Jessica Layton has the latest on the family raising money for an NYPD officer's daughter, who's being treated for a life-threatening heart condition.
Location For Mother Cabrini Statue In NYC AnnouncedGov. Cuomo has announced that the upcoming statue honoring Mother Cabrini will be placed in Battery Park.
Tunnel To Towers Foundation To Pay Det. Seals' MortgageCBS2's Jessica Moore has the latest on the announcement that the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation will pay the mortgage of the officer killed in the Jersey City shootout.
NYC Officials Discuss Protecting Jewish CommunityCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the latest on Mayor de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner Shea's meeting with Jewish leaders after the deadly Jersey City shootout.
Residents Say Safety Changes At N.J. Intersection Are Not EnoughCBS2's Cindy Hsu has the latest on a dangerous New Jersey intersection where accidents are still taking place after safety changes were made.
Schmidt’s Candy: Meet Margie Schmidt, The Beloved Candy Maker Behind A Woodhaven Icon"It is steeped in tradition, and we still do everything the way grandpa did it," owner and candy maker Margie Schmidt told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
NYPD Helps Local Children Have Brighter ChristmasCBSN New York's Marc Liverman has the latest on the annual shopping trip hosted by NYPD officers that helps Brooklyn children get holiday gifts.
Elle Talks About Iraqi House Restaurant In BrooklynMohammed Almandalawi learned to cook watching YouTube videos. CBS2's Elle McLogan takes a closer look.
Iraqi House: Couple Brings Their Native Dishes To Bay Ridge"I love cooking, and I didn't see any Iraqi restaurant here in New York," owner Mohammed Almandalawi told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Military Dad Comes Home For The HolidaysCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the surprise reunion of a New Jersey student and her father, who has been serving overseas.
Senior Pushing For Handicap Parking At Community CenterCBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas has the latest on a Brooklyn resident's fight to have handicapped parking for the seniors who use a local community center.
Families Demand N.J. Mausoleum In Disrepair Get FixedCBS2's Tara Jakeway has the latest on the families demanding a New Jersey mausoleum that has fallen into disrepair be fixed up or have their loved ones relocated.
Thousands Still Without Power In New JerseyCBS2's Vanessa Murdock has the latest on the power outages in New Jersey caused by a weekend winter storm.