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Play God With this New AI that Predicts Wealth from Space

Rewild whole neighborhoods or go full Robert Moses—the choice is yours with the newly launched Penny platform.<p>Hundreds of miles above our heads, Earth-imaging satellites are hard at work, snapping high-resolution photos of our planet and its inhabitants (say cheese). This abundance of imagery has …

Statue of Liberty

Dumbo’s Next Restaurant With a Crazy View Is From Grand Army Team

Celestine will serve from across the Mediterranean and Middle East<p>Yet another big restaurant will land on the scenic Dumbo waterfront this year — <b>Celestine</b>, a new project from the restaurateurs behind Brooklyn favorites like Grand Army and Mile End.<p>Similar to other hot debuts this year like …

Restaurants

The Old Kosciuszko Bridge is Floating Down the East River Right Now

Untapped Cities tour guide and writer Justin Rivers caught sight of the old span of the Kosciuszko Bridge, which came down onto barges between …

Travel

South Bronx luxury rental tries to resuscitate brash ‘Piano District’ moniker

Developers attempts to call the South Bronx that in past have been disastrous<p>A two-building rental development in Mott Haven, calling itself “The Crescendo,” is now offering up its 130 apartments from $2,200 per month. The project, located at 25 Bruckner Boulevard, comes with a mix of studios, …

Luxury

Woman Who Drove on Tracks at Fault in Fatal Metro-North Crash, Investigators Find

The driver of a sport utility vehicle that was hit by a Metro-North Railroad train caused the accident that killed her and five train passengers when she drove onto the tracks in Westchester County two years ago, the National Transportation Safety Board said on Tuesday.<p>But the board said it could …

National Transportation Safety Board

Greenwich Village duplex with voyeur-friendly bathroom seeks $2.4M

Yep, this place<p>Living in New York City means forfeiting a certain amount of privacy, but this Greenwich Village apartment really exposes that concept. The Silk Building duplex has made the rounds before, as an $8,000/month one-bedroom rental on East 4th Street between Broadway and Lafayette.<p>But …

Greenwich Village

This Artist's 3D Illusions Have Over 900K Instagram Fans

Leave the average person to their own devices with a pen and pad and they're bound to create your run-of-the-mill doodle, complete with squiggly …

Statue of Liberty

Top 5 Rooftop Bars & Gardens in Manhattan, New York City

In New York City, everything is always just a little more extravagant and imposing than in other places. Buildings stretch higher, stores are bigger …

Metropolitan Museum of Art

This invite-only app gives you the power to change the colors on skyscrapers

We never realized how badly we wanted to change a skyscraper’s colors until we learned we could. Thanks to a new app called Spireworks, you have the …

World Trade Center

1967 .. the beginning!

Shoutout to Firefighter Brian Molloy of the "Elmhurst Eagles".... Ladder Company 136, last night Brian wass working his last tour with the FDNY after 36 years of service to the City Of New York. We would like to wish him a long and healthy retirement, Brian... Enjoy your retirement, you will be missed.

Celebrate #NationalIceCreamDay with politically-charged flavors of ice cream from @iceandvice at the #ISCREAMTSQ kiosk in #TimesSquare! https://t.co/D6s1rJ0QEl

The best Brooklyn attractions

1<p>Though the Brooklyn Bridge is no longer the largest suspension bridge in the world (as it was when it opened in 1883), it’s still an iconic New York …

Brooklyn Bridge

The best whiskey bars in NYC

1<p>When the weather turns brisk, the spirits go dark: floral gin gets swapped for smoke-nosed Scotch, and sunny rum makes way for spicy, robust rye. …

Manhattan

12 mistakes every New Yorker makes during their first 12 months here

So you moved to New York? Mozel! Unfortunately, this city isn't quite a Taylor Swift song—it has <i>not</i> been waiting for you. There are some lessons no …

7/17 CBS2 Monday Morning Weather Headlines

<i>By Mark McIntyre, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer</i>(Credit: CBS2)It’s going to be another warm summer day ahead, but with added humidity and a PM …

Climate Change

The best bacon egg and cheese sandwich in NYC

1<p>The stakes are high for a spot that's actually named BEC (Bacon Egg Cheese), and Wednesday's sandwich from the Chelsea breakfast spot delivered, …

House of the Week: The Gucci Sisters’ Fifth Avenue Penthouse

It’s on the market for $35 million, down from $45 million when it was first listed in 2015.<p>While the name Gucci is synonymous with Florence and …

Luxury

One of Brooklyn’s most extravagant mansions returns with $18M price tag

The Mill Basin home has been on and off the market for four years<p>It’s <i>ba-aaaack.</i> The Miami-meets-Mill Basin mansion that was built by a Colombo family crime associate has returned to the market, and this time around, it looks like the sellers are feeling optimistic.<p>To recap the listing history …

Real Estate

The Nation, the Idea and the Will of Good People

(Image: GetUpStudio / iStock / Getty Images Plus)This is the first July 4 of the Donald Trump era, and I am at a loss. At bottom, this nation is an …

Hunter S. Thompson

The best NYC hotels with pools

1<p>There’s a reason Samantha from <i>Sex in the City</i> assumed another identity in order to gain access this ultra posh, members-only club: the rooftop pool. …

Manhattan

7/8 CBS2 Saturday Afternoon Weather Headlines

<i>By Mark McIntyre, CBS2 Meteorologist/Weather Producer</i>After a pretty warm day with a few scattered storms, expect clearing skies tonight with temps …

Photography