Tally Sessions & Chris Wragge Talk ‘Philosophy For Gangsters’

Every little girl has a dream…when I was 13, my dad took me to my first Broadway Show… 42nd Street starring Lenny Briscoe… ummm, I mean Jerry Orbach. And little Kim (not lil’ Kim with the pasties)…who was so much dorkier than she is now with big glasses and big teeth she had to grow into…said “Dad I want to do that one day!”


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This Week On FM Magazine: Mentoring USA

Deb Gordon spotlighted National Mentoring Month with guests, Matilda Raffa Cuomo – Former First Lady of New York and Founder of Mentoring USA; Stephen Powell, the organization’s Executive Director; and New York meteorologist and TV & radio personality, Mr. G.


Wildlife Conservation Society New York Aquarium in Coney Island (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

New York Aquarium To Break Ground On New Shark Exhibit

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – The New York Aquarium in Coney Island is getting ready to break ground on a new shark exhibit Friday.


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Flavor Flav Arrested For Driver’s License Violations On Long Island

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Hip-hop icon Flavor Flav was arrested on Long Island Thursday morning, after he was allegedly caught speeding driving on a suspended license.


A woman plays the piano at the McDonald’s at 160 Broadway. The owner said following a renovation, the piano will not come back. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

It May Be Curtains For Piano At Lower Manhattan McDonald’s

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A tradition that’s been going on for three decades at the McDonald’s near the World Trade Center could be coming to an end.


Italian singer Carmen Consoli performs at Le Poisson Rouge during the 2010 NYC Winter Jazzfest. (credit: Getty Images)

After 10 Years, NYC Winter Jazzfest In The Groove

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Since its debut 10 years ago, the NYC Winter Jazzfest has expanded its number of performances nearly fivefold.


Rendering of new South Street Seaport marina and tower. (Credit: SHoP Architects )

Swanky Dinner-And-Movie Theater Coming To South Street Seaport

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — A high-end dinner-and-movie theater will be coming to the South Street Seaport about a year and a half from now, according to a published report.


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Foo Fighters, The Roots & Imagine Dragons To Perform Super Bowl Weekend In NYC

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — Foo Fighters, The Roots and Imagine Dragons will perform on a cruise ship ahead of the Super Bowl.


New Yorkers Dress Up As Santa For “SantaCon” Gathering (file/credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Excitement, Concern Ahead Of Saturday’s Annual SantaCon

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – When red-suited revelers throng the city’s streets and taverns under the banner of SantaCon, some see an outpouring of holiday spirit, not to mention spirits. But to others, it’s the blight before Christmas.


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5 Offbeat Ways To Celebrate The Holidays

New York City offers practically as many ways to celebrate the holiday season as it does bodegas and taxis. Below are our favorite offbeat ways, perfect for after you’ve seen the tree at Rockefeller Center and watched the Rockettes kick. By Jessica Allen.