Weekly News Roundup – October 16, 2020

October 16th, 2020

July Is the New January: More Companies Delay Return to the Office - NY Times

Broadway to Stay Dark Through May 2021 - WSJ

Voting by mail in New York? Avoid these mistakes to ensure your vote counts - Democrat & Chronicle

In Emptier Subways, Violent Crime Is Rising - NY Times

Over $150,000 in Fines Issued on First Weekend of New N.Y.C. Lockdown - NY Times

Subway and Buses Boss Pitches MTA Salvation as Help for Working Poor - The City

One-fourth of MTA money to go towards debt in 2021: Comptroller - Daily News

New York Blood Center Plans Expansion on Upper East Side - WSJ

NY Blood Center aiming to anchor new life science tower - Real Estate Weekly

“New York City is facing unparalleled challenges in the wake of COVID-19,” said Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer. “Center East is a proposed solution that will make us both more resilient in the face of future pandemics and provide an economic engine that will be essential to our City’s success moving forward.”

NY Blood Center Plots Major Upper East Side Expansion - Patch

Controversial Tower Nixed In New Lenox Hill Expansion Plan - Patch

Lenox Hill Hospital expansion faces opposition due to healthcare inequalities - Modern Healthcare

Community Group Reaches Goal of Distributing 15K Face Masks - Tapinto

Supreme Court Rules That Census Count Can Be Cut Short - NY Times

City-Solicited Recommendations Offer Strategies for More Inclusive Workforce - Gotham Gazette

Cuomo threatens to withhold funds from schools, NYC if coronavirus closures not enforced - Daily News

NYC Recommends Monthly Coronavirus Tests For Many New Yorkers - Patch

Cold comfort: NYC outdoor dining to remain through at least 2021 - NY Post

This Elite School Is in a Brick Fortress. Can It Handle a Pandemic? - NY Times

"The building that is home to Manhattan’s Hunter College High temporarily closed after three students tested positive for the virus."

New York Lost $755 Million in Tax Revenue from Real Estate Deals - Bloomberg

Unemployment Claims Increase Across Tri-State Area - WSJ

51,000 Workers at 1,200 Sites: Board of Elections Plan Shows Scramble to Prepare for General Election - Gotham Gazette

Bike Thefts Are Up 27% in Pandemic N.Y.C.: 'Sleep With It Next To You' - NYTimes

How Ready is NYC for a Second Wave - Our Town

 Fauci warns Americans to rethink Thanksgiving amid coronavirus surge  - The Guardian

Support Independent Restaurants - NYTimes

City Council Votes to Extend Outdoor Dining Until September 2021 - NY1

For the Navajo Nation, ' Everything Takes Time', Including Voting - NYTimes

Guardian Angels to patrol UES amid increased homeless ‘warehousing’ - NYPost

Council to add political insiders to dysfunctional elections board - Politico NY

New York's Unemployment Falls to 9.7% in September - NY1

Governors' group asks Trump to start talks on states' role in vaccine plan- Politico NY

SoHo rezoning not a safe bet with Manhattan BP candidates - City & State

DiNapoli Warns of Massive MTA Service Cuts Without Federal Help - NY1

Live, From New York’s Streets: The Philharmonic - NYTimes

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