Weekly News Roundup – May 15, 2020

Plan to pedestrianize Park Avenue floated as mayor expands street closures - The Real Deal

Subway Shutdown: New York Closes System for First Time in 115 YearsNY Times

State Board of Elections will appeal primary decisionTimes Union

NYC allows Zoom (once again) for remote learning - Chalkbeat

New York City to Increase Burial Assistance - WSJ

New York Extends Moratorium on Evictions - WSJ

Rent Guidelines Board approves rent freeze in preliminary vote - Politico

New York City to offer 140,000 coronavirus antibody tests for residents - Politico

Dining in post-coronavirus NYC will include gloves, masks and lots of space - NY Post

Scrutiny of Social-Distance Policing as 35 of 40 Arrested Are Black - NY Times

Coronavirus has likely killed over 5 percent of NY nursing-home residents - NY Post

Mysterious Coronavirus Illness Claims 3 Children in New York - NY Times

These Are the Things That New Yorkers Achingly Miss - NY Times

Gov. Cuomo bars hospitals from sending coronavirus-positive patients to nursing homes - Daily News

Judge reinstates Rebecca Seawright as assembly candidate in COVID-19 ballot case - NY Post

Glitzy NYC hotel takes in homeless from overcrowded shelters - NY Post

Return to the bad old days? NYC park conservancies sound alarm over proposed budget cuts, loss of revenue - Daily News

Summer Is Coming. Don’t Count on N.Y.C.’s Beaches for Relief. - NY Times

The Richest Neighborhoods Emptied Out Most as Coronavirus Hit New York City - New York Times

New York City Teachers Push for Specific Safety Measures Before Schools Reopen - WSJ

New York City Reduces Ferry Service Amid Coronavirus Outbreak - WSJ

Upper East Siders Flock to Bars; Mayor Vows to Send in Cops - NY1

Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, Bars - CBS NY

The Jewish Museum Proposes Temporary Mural at 1109 Fifth Avenue on the Upper East Side - New York YIMBY

Court puts NY pol back on ballot, says paperwork flub should’t lead to downfall - NY Post

MTA floats Ticketmaster-like reservation system for subway as coronavirus pandemic continues - Daily News

New York City Restaurants Push Forward With Grand Openings Amid Coronavirus - WSJ

N.Y.C. Commissioner Denies Racial Bias in Social Distancing Policing - NY Times

NYC restaurants hope to reopen with outdoor seating on closed streets - 6 sqft

NYC Street Vendors Slowly Return but It’s Not Business as Usual - NBC NY

City extends home isolation periods for coronavirus patients following federal, state recommendations - Politico

Schools Open By September? Cuomo Says He's Not There Yet - Spectrum

Johnson raises concerns over canceling rent without federal relief - Politico

Democrat's Coronavirus Relief Proposal - NYTimes

Most homeless people removed from subways never entered shelters - Politico

Labor Department reports 36.5M unemployment claims over 2 months - Politico

The Trump Administration Is Reversing Nearly 100 Environmental Rules. Here’s the Full List. - NY Times

These UES Streets Are Opening to Aid Social Distancing - Patch

As Hunger Swells, Food Stamps Become a Partisan Flash Point - NY Times

Three potential futures for Covid-19: recurring small outbreaks, a monster wave, or a persistent crisis - Stat News

With New Hot Spots Emerging, No Sign of a Respite - NY Times

Council oversight hearing shows city budget will need major retooling before July - Politico

More Thann $5.8B In Unemployment Benefits Paid Out in New York - Spectrum

Why The Coronavirus Is So Confusing - The Atlantic

64 Cases of Illness Linked to COVID-19 Found in Children - Spectrum

Hoping Llamas Will Become Coronavirus Heroes - NYTimes

Federal Lawmakers Want relief Package To Focus On Low-Income Americans - Spectrum

Most COVID-19 Hospitalizations In New York Come From People Living At Home - Spectrum

Essential, and No Longer Disposable - The Atlantic

State Lawmakers: Don't Let COVID-19 Patients Die Alone - Spectrum

DeBlasio: New York City may lay off, furlough essential workers without federal bailout - Politico

We need to Know How Many to Grieve - The Atlantic

Food Pantries, soup kitchens say they haven't seen $25M in city aid - Politico

What It Will Take For Restaurants To Survive - The New Yorker

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