The COVID Crisis: 7 Emotional Pivots To Make As The World Re-Opens

As the world slowly starts to reopen and there is a glimmer of hope of normal, even if it is still down the road, picking yourself up and getting back in the game isn’t always easy. Continue Reading →

Oscar The Grouch Takes A Second Five Borough Tour To Get Out The Count

The New York City Department of Sanitation, in collaboration with NYC Census 2020 and F.Y. Eye, has launched the second flight of a Get-Out-The-Count (GOTC) Census campaign, featuring a special guest, Oscar the Grouch. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Brown, Black New Yorkers Make Up 90% Of Coronavirus Arrests

Ninety percent of the 125 people arrested for alleged novel coronavirus-linked crimes are people of color, the NYPD announced Tuesday. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Test, Trace And Prepare, City Creates Stockpile Of Personal Protective Equipment

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that the City will create and maintain a 90-day stockpile of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to ensure hospitals citywide are equipped to handle a potential resurgence of COVID-19. Continue Reading →

Gale Brewer’s News: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 COVID Update

It’s Thursday, April 29, 2020. At press time, TheCity.nyc’s COVID-19 tracker currently shows Manhattan has 19,837 confirmed cases and 2,110 probable deaths; New York City has 159,865 cases and 17,589 deaths. Continue Reading →

The COVID Crisis: Mayor de Blasio And Speaker Johnson Announce Plans To Implement Miles Of Safe Streets

As the weather gets warmer and New York City’s fight against COVID-19 stretches into the summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Speaker Corey Johnson today announced plans to implement at least 40 miles of street closures. Continue Reading →