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Mayor Nutter signs the executive order. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Philadelphia Ends Local Cooperation With ICE Detainers

Mayor Michael Nutter signed an executive order today that changes Philadelphia’s policy on immigration and customs enforcement detainers, known as ICE holds. Immigration advocates are calling the new policy is one of the most progressive in the country.

04/16/2014

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CBS Names Stephen Colbert As Next ‘Late Show’ Host

The new face of late night is … Stephen Colbert.

04/10/2014

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Getaway Guide: Big Apple Neighborhood Acronyms

New York City has gone acronym berserk and hot neighborhoods have suddenly expanded as everyone on the periphery wants a piece of the action.

03/26/2014

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Will Call App

If you’re a visitor to – or resident of – San Francisco or New York, the WillCall app looks for live shows and lets you buy tickets with just a few taps on the screen.

03/26/2014

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Deadly Explosion, Fire Levels Two Buildings In Harlem

A building in New York City’s Harlem reportedly exploded and partially collapsed on Wednesday morning.

03/12/2014

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World’s 100 ‘Selfiest Cities’ Ranked

To calculate the rankings, TIME says it built a database of more than 40,000 Instagram photos that included the hashtag #selfie and included geographic coordinates.

03/11/2014

Super Bowl Boulevard in Times Square (credit: Jason Keidel/CBS Local Sports)

Keidel: Super Bowl-ing On The Boulevard

Everything is larger in New York, and Super Bowl Boulevard is no exception. It has the obscene, fun-house distortion you expect when a party is thrown in Times Square.

01/30/2014

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Gallo Goes There: Major College Football Towns Should Host Future Super Bowls

With all the extra attention an outdoor, cold weather Super Bowl has given the league, the NFL should commit to making the host city a major part of the Super Bowl story every year.

01/24/2014

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CBS News Launches New Series With ’50 YEARS: THE BEATLES’

CBS News Live Experiences is set to launch with an event to mark the 50th anniversary of the appearance of the Beatles on CBS’s “The Ed Sullivan Show.”

01/21/2014

(A horse-drawn carriage at 7th and Market Streets in center city Philadelphia.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Horse Carriage Rides Are Here To Stay In Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s iconic horse carriage rides in the historic district are apparently here to stay, even as New York City’s new mayor wants to ban them in the Big Apple.

01/05/2014

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Keidel: New York, The Worst Sports Town In America

Local cable providers love to remind us that we have nine – yes, nine – professional sports clubs, a way of persuading us to click on this package or that so we can view the screen-in-screen horror we call baseball, football, and basketball.

12/20/2013

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2013′s Best Cities To Live In

The East Coast of the United States is the place to be if you love city living. Check out our favorite choices this year.

12/16/2013

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Must-Hit NY Beercation Breweries

Renowned more for its Riesling than its rye, New York’s grape-growing Finger Lakes region — think Western Upstate, between Ithaca, Rochester, and Syracuse — is actually one of the country’s most underrated beer destinations. Home to 36 craft breweries and 19 brewpubs (the largest concentration of beermakers in the state, despite what you might think!), it’s the perfect spot for a weekend beercation.

12/13/2013

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Getaway Guide: Holiday Shopping In Old New York

By car, train and bus, Philadelphians are drawn north for shopping in the city that never sleeps.

11/27/2013

East Coast Begins To Clean Up And Assess Damage From Hurricane Sandy

Superstorm Sandy: One Year Later

It’s been one year since Superstorm Sandy, the deadliest and most destructive hurricane of 2012 and the second-costliest hurricane in United States history.

10/23/2013

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