New York Mayor Bill de Blasio said on Sunday that he will move to close restaurants, small businesses, and schools in nine neighbourhoods seeing a surge in coronavirus infection rates. These neighbourhoods are scattered throughout Brooklyn and Queens and have seen a continual coronavirus infection rate of 3% or higher […]
Beaches around the country are opening for Memorial Day weekend, many with restrictions intended to keep the risk of coronavirus transmission low. Beach-goers should take comfort in knowing that being outside is, in general, safer than indoors, and that water is an especially unlikely source of coronavirus transmission. To stay […]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has been criticised for singling out the Jewish community in a tweet about people who are not following the city’s social distancing rules. “My message to the Jewish community, and all communities, is this simple: the time for warnings has passed,” he wrote […]
Schools around the country have announced they will close for days, weeks, or months to limit and slow the spread of COVID-19. But schools in New York City, which has the largest has K-12 population in the nation, remain open as Mayor Bill de Blasio has expressed concerns about students […]
The Wing, a women-only coworking space and club that has raised $US32 million from investors like WeWork, has three locations in New York City, and one in Washington D.C. On Monday, Jezebel reported that The Wing is under investigation by the New York City Commission on Human Rights for possible […]
New York City has the largest homeless population in the United States with 77,000 homeless people. The De Blasio administration is tackling the issue by closing hundreds of low-quality shelter sites and building 90 new ones, including an innovative Bronx facility that combines a 200-bed shelter with more than 100 […]
This summer, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio...