Weekly News Roundup – February 19, 2021

February 19th, 2021

Community Board Resolution Stirs Debate - Tapinto

New York City Subway Has Some Overnight Service Restored - WSJ

Health Experts Urge Caution as New York City Emerges From Latest Covid-19 Wave - WSJ

NY State Website Overwhelmed By Newly-Eligible People Seeking Vaccine - Gothamist

The Digital Divide Is Keeping Many NYC Seniors From Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccinations - Gothamist

New York Prosecutors Investigating Trump’s Manhattan Properties - WSJ

Restaurant and bar curfew extended to 11 p.m., Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says - Newsday

FOIL’ED AGAIN! DOT Does Not Want the Public to See its Placard Abuse Enforcement Guide - Streetsblog

NYC’s Recovery May Drag Out Until 2023 Or Later, According to New Report - Gothamist

New York City Covid-19 Vaccination Rates Vary by ZIP Codes - WSJ

Cover-up claims engulf Cuomo as scandal over nursing home deaths grows - Politico

Proposed Reforms to School Policing Would Limit Arrests, Use of Handcuffs and Hospital Transfers - The City

MTA to Boost Spending on New York City Subway Upgrades - WSJ

N.Y.C. Staves Off Cuts to Public Transit, Despite Dire Warnings - NY Times

Despite Deep Rent Cuts, Essential Workers Are Mostly Left Out - NY Times

City Construction Department Touts Productivity When Freed from 'Typical Constrained Regime' by Emergency Declaration - Gotham Gazette

NYC pushes to keep COVID testing mandates for in-person classes - Chalkbeat

Upper East Side Board Wants Fairway To Stop Blocking 86th Street - Patch

De Blasio Shrugs Off Neighbors' Complaints Over Gracie Barricades - Patch

Some Democratic Lawmakers Push for Wealth Tax on New York Billionaires - WSJ

NYC Health Department now recommends double masking to fight COVID-19 - NY Post

Winter Storms Delay Vaccine Deliveries to New York City - WSJ

Top state lawmakers oppose Cuomo’s push to override NYC’s landmark climate law - NY Focus

Can legalizing pot help communities heal? - City & State

Carnegie Hall to Miss Entire Season for First Time in 130-Year History - NY1

Cicely Tyson’s Harlem: Dance, Jazz, Faith and Waffles - NYTimes

Charges Dropped Against Amy Cooper - Our Town

NYC Indoor Dining Goes Up To 35% Capacity On February 26th - Gothamist

90,000 Packages Are Stolen in N.Y.C. Every Day. How One Building Fought Back. - NYTimes

The leftover lottery - City & State

A 5-Point Plan to Create NYC’s New Economy - Our Town

Metropolitan Museum Of Art Reveals Façade Renovation Project, On The Upper East Side - Yimby

MTA Avoids Catastrophic Cuts, But Still Faces State Budget “Raid” - Gothamist

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