Weekly News Roundup – April 3, 2020

New York Hospitals Plan Coordination as Coronavirus Deaths in State Top 1,200 -WSJ

New York Extends Order Against Gatherings, Nonessential Business - WSJ

Cuomo warns of ‘drastic’ budget cuts as lawmakers prepare to vote remotely - Daily News

New York's Coronavirus Budget Will Be Different - NY State of Politics

An Emergency Field Hospital Is Going Up In Central Park As Coronavirus Cases Surge In NYC - Gothamist


Coronavirus: NYC food pantries facing crisis plead for state, city aid - NY Post

Cuomo: Primary date moved, equipment pursuit continues - Times Union

UES Lawmaker To Hold Virtual Constituent Talks During Quarantine - Patch

Why Outdoor Farmers’ Markets Matter More Than Ever - NY Times

Cuomo, Legislature reach 'conceptual agreement' on budget - Times Union

Take a Virtual Tour of New York’s Museum District - NY Times

Where things stand with the New York state budget - City and State

New York finally legalizes electric bikes and scooters - The Verge

Javits Center in NYC to accept coronavirus patients - Daily News

New York City Sees Rise in Coronavirus Hate Crimes Against Asians- WSJ

Virus’s Toll on N.Y. Police: 1 in 6 Officers Is Out Sick - NY Times

New Yorkers fleeing city face fear and hostility from upstate neighbors - Guardian

The Bronx Zoo Is Also Empty, but the Animals Don’t Mind - NY Times

City Reconfigures 2020 Census Efforts in Response to Coronavirus — and Reports Good Initial News - Gotham Gazette

Newest Shortage in New York: The City Is Running Out of Dogs to Foster - Bloomberg

Musk says Tesla's Buffalo plant will reopen to help make ventilators 'as soon as humanly possible' - Buffalo News

NYC outlines street closures to promote ‘social distancing’ during coronavirus shutdown - NY Post

What Made New York So Hospitable for Coronavirus? - NY Times

"Despite some obvious suspects, scientists say chance may have played a big role in the explosion of cases."

Virus Rules Let Construction Workers Keep Building Luxury Towers - NY Times

Fairway Sells Four Stores Across NYC In Bankruptcy Auction -Gothamist

A Brain Hack to Break the Coronavirus Anxiety Cycle - NY Times

Take A Virtual Tour of New York's Historic District - NY Times

Needy Will Face Hurdles to Getting Coronavirus Stimulus - NY Times

What You Need to Do to Get Your Government Stimulus Check - NY Times

FAQ: Checks, Stimulus Package

New York’s Virus Case Count is Doubling Every Three Days: Live Updates - NY Times

Andrew Cuomo to Trump Administration - 'You pick the 26,000 people who are going to die' - Politico

City Officials Say $8B in security deposits should be liquidated to pay rents - Crain's

Lincoln Center Launches 'At Home' Initiative - NY1

Quarantine Culture Recommendations: Thomas Mann, "The Wedding Party" and Tracy Chapman - The New Yorker

Wedding held on NYC sidewalk as friend officiates from balcony during coronavirus social distancing - WFTV

Old hands return to aid Cuomo during crisis - Politico

DNice's Club Quarantine is What You Need - The New Yorker

Con Edison Stops Meter Readings in Effort to Curb Coronavirus - NY1

Can pot legalization pass while the state reacts to the coronavirus? - City & State

More Than 2400 NYPD Employees Called Out Sick Monday - NY1

How to Stay Sane When the World Seems Crazy - NYTimes

Bloomberg sued by aides for stiffing them on yearlong pay promise - Politico

What Companies Are Hiring During the Coronavirus Crisis - NY1

9 Delightful Articles to Help You Get Through This Week - NYTimes

Unemployment Claims Statewide Skyrocket - NY1

Facing worker shortages, nation's biggest transit system cuts service - Politico

NYU offers early graduation to senior med students in bid to fight coronavirus - NY Post


NewYork-Presbyterian casts wide net in search of equipment as coronavirus shortage looms - NY Post

Meet the 'Rosie the Riveters' of the war on coronavirus - Crain's

Coronavirus and Cycling: Bike-Riding Surge Leads to Calls for Better Infrastructure, More Open Space - Gotham Gazette

New York City Hospitals Face New Strain: Not Enough Workers - WSJ

De Blasio says spending cuts coming as coronavirus cripples NYC budget - NY Post

Wanted to include some feel-good content outside of the madness of the COVID-19 Headlines:

The Metropolitan Opera is streaming performances from their archive every night at 7:30 https://www.metopera.org/

So is the New York Philharmonic

And the Chamber Music Society

The Met has immersive video experiences

And the Whitney is streaming discussions with artists

Please note: We regularly highlight articles on news sites that have limited access for nonsubscribers.