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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.

12/13/2013

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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.

12/09/2013

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Sharpton: Retailers To List Shoppers’ ‘Bill Of Rights’

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) – The Rev. Al Sharpton says a coalition of major retailers has agreed to create a customer “bill of rights” that will be posted in stores to help prevent racial profiling.

12/09/2013

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Watch The Sound of Music Live! Among Friends with Booze

Watch The Sound Of Music Live! starring Carrie Underwood at viewing parties happening tonight at several area bars!

12/05/2013

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The 5 Best Holiday Shows To See In NYC This Season

The lights of the Christmas season shine brightest in the Big Apple, where decorations adorn department store windows, holiday tunes fill the air and the city’s stages come to life with Christmas productions. Here are our 5 picks for the must-see shows this season in New York City – from traditional favorites to newcomers.

12/04/2013

FILE – A smoker outside an office building in New York City. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Signs NYC Ban Of Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The legislation makes New York the first large city or state in the country to prohibit sales to young adults.

11/19/2013

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Forget Thor! We Have a Super Hero Protecting the Streets of NYC… Want to Meet Him?

This 29-year-old martial arts expert puts himself in the path of danger to save those who can’t and he is starting his own super hero school!

11/07/2013

The B-52s perform in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

The 5 Best Things To Do In NYC Tonight, November 7

Tonight in New York City: Rock out with the B-52s, meet women making a difference in the world of comedy, or find out what happens behind the scenes of the Colbert Report. By Carly Petrone.

11/07/2013

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Cheers To The Holidays… and 80 Years Of No Prohibition!

The holidays are approaching fast, and you know what that means: Cold weather, more time with family, and gift-giving. How might one deal with all of these fantastic things? Booze.

10/31/2013

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Superstorm Sandy One Year Ago: Then and Now Pics

It’s hard to believe that Superstorm Sandy was one year ago. For some it feels more like 10 years, others, like yesterday. While much has been done to recover from the storm, some places were so heavily damaged it’s almost as they were a year ago immediately after the storm.

10/29/2013

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