"I feel that I was chosen to do this," gardener Juliette "Miami" Davis told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
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Convent Garden: An Oasis In Harlem Where New York Meets 'Miami'"I feel that I was chosen to do this," gardener Juliette "Miami" Davis told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Wrapping Art In Art: Make A Frame At Make At Frame In BrooklynWhen you look at a painting, chances are you're looking at the art. Thoren Vadala is looking at the frame.
Service Members On Leave Helping Build Homes For New YorkersMore than a dozen U.S. service members in town for Fleet Week are going beyond the call of duty and working with Habitat for Humanity. CBS2's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Leader Of The Pack: Dog Walking With The Academy Of Royal WolvesAt dog-walking service the Academy of Royal Wolves, the canine "cadets" dress in uniform.
Court Blocks NYC From Opening Homeless Shelter In Former HotelThe city's plans to open a homeless shelter near what some people call "Billionaire's Row on West 58th Street near 7th Avenue have been put on hold due to a court order. CBS2's Dana Tyler reports.
'Fake Heiress' Sentenced To 4 To 12 Years In Prison, May Be DeportedLast month, 28-year-old Anna Sorokin was convicted on multiple counts of theft and attempted grand larceny. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
N.J. Girl Scout Launches ‘Stop The Bleed’ Teaching CampaignA local Girl Scout is trying to save lives by teaching others how to “Stop the Bleed” in an emergency. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
Caught On Video: Jewish Man Assaulted In WilliamsburgAnother brazen assault on a Jewish man in Brooklyn has been caught on video as New York City is seeing a spike in anti-Semitic incidents. CBS2's Lisa Rozner reports.
Teacher Creates Urban Dictionary Translation Guide To Talk With Generation ZMassachusetts high school teacher James Callahan came up with an urban slang dictionary to help adults better communicate with "Generation Z," using a spreadsheet to define terms kids use nowadays.
First Woman FDNY Chief Of EMS Sworn InLillian Bonsignore is being praised as a talented member of the FDNY as she makes history as the first female EMS chief. CBS2's Valerie Castro reports.
Living Large: Getty Apartments Overlooking High Line In ChelseaThe site of a former gas station in Chelsea is now a premiere location for some of Manhattan's most exclusive apartments. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
Judge Approves Homeless Shelter On Billionaires' RowDespite community protests, a judge ruled Monday giving the city a green light to open the controversial shelter at the former Park Savoy Hotel on 58th Street near Seventh Avenue. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Columbus Day Or Indigenous Peoples Day?Columbus Day is under fire in one New Jersey town where city officials are considering renaming the October holiday or getting rid of it all together. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Strangers Turn Out To Honor 97-Year-Old Marine At FuneralDecorated World War II veteran Bob Graham, who died two weeks ago without any living family, seemed destined to have a sparsely attended funeral. A social media push to get the story out led hundreds of people to turn out to honor him, reports CBS2’s Scott Rapoport.
Funeral Held For Late WWII Veteran Bob GrahamA decorated World War II veteran who died two weeks ago without any living family seemed destined to have a sparsely attended funeral. A social media push to get the story out led hundreds of people to turn out to honor Marine Pfc. Bob Graham. CBSN New York's Scott Rapoport reports.
WWII Veteran Who Died Without Family Gets Hero's SendoffMilitary honors were given Friday at the funeral for 97-year-old Marine Private Bob Graham, who recently died at a nursing home in Cortland Manor, New York. CBS2's Mary Calvi reports.
'A Remarkable Place Known To Too Few People': The Art Students League Of New York"Art Students League is the most important art academy in the world for the last 150 years, roughly," executive director Michael Rips told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Family Of Singer Kate Smith Speak Out On Racism ControversyThe Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. CBS2's Jessica Moore reports.
Easterseals Celebrates 100th Anniversary Helping People With DisabilitiesBrian Fitzgerald, CEO of Easterseals New Jersey, joins CBS2's Andrea Grymes to talk about the non-profit group's work providing health and human services for people with disabilities. For more information, see http://bit.ly/2UxnInL
Special Needs Drum Corps To Competing At World ChampionshipsA special needs drum corps from Long Island has been invited to perform and compete and the world championships in Williamsport, Penn.
Singer Kate Smith Silenced At Yankee StadiumAfter allegations of recording racist songs, famed singer Kate Smith will no longer be the voice of "God Bless America" at Yankee Stadium until the club has completed an investigation.
Elle Shares About The Couple Behind Brooklyn Tea On CBS2's 'The Dig'Elle McLogan, host of "The Dig," stops by the CBSN New York to talk about her latest adventure to Brooklyn.
Jackie Robinson Day Pop-Up Exhibit Opens In ManhattanMajor League Baseball celebrates Jackie Robinson Day and, in New York, a special popup exhibit opened on Varick Street in Lower Manhattan, near the future site of the Jackie Robinson Museum. CBS2's Otis Livingston reports.
Snap Shot NY: Shoeshine Guild Brings Kindness, FellowshipShoe shining is the forgotten profession that's back in fashion, and now Kevin Tuohy and his staff in Chelsea Market are giving this job some new found prestige. CBS2's Steve Overmyer reports.
'GOAT' Tops Survey Of Most Annoying Slang WordsA new study by market research company OnePoll asked Americans about their most annoying slang words. On the list: Ghost, Gucci, Hangry, Bae and GOAT - Greatest Of All Time.
'It's All About Attitude' At UES Hat Shop Suzanne Couture Millinery"A woman always looks lovely in a big-brimmed hat," owner Suzanne Newman told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
At Knitty City, They Say A Stitch In Time Can Help Your Mind"We tell people: Do fifteen minutes of knitting every day, and it will change your life," owner Pearl Chin told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Reporter Ali Bauman Talks On Investigating Plight Of NYC's 'Forgotten Families'Reporter Ali Bauman talks with CBSN New York's Dana Tyler about investigating working parents who were moved out of shelters by the Department of Homeless Services into squalid, uninhabitable homes in New Jersey. For more on this special series, see cbsnewyork.com/forgottenfamilies
George Washington's New York: Mary Calvi & Alex Denis Tour Philipse ManorMary Calvi and Alex Denis are taking you on a field trip discovering hidden secrets about George Washington. This time, they're at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site. Mary spent years researching a young Washington and his relationship with New York heiresses, Mary Eliza Philipse, as told in her forthcoming debut novel "Dear George, Dear Mary."