Weekly News Roundup – February 5, 2021

February 8th, 2021

Black and Latino New Yorkers Trail White Residents in Vaccine Rollout - NY Times

Indoor Dining Will Reopen in New York City at 25% Capacity - NY Times

New York to allow wedding receptions up to 150 people with testing, Cuomo says - Syracuse.com

City Council Aims To "Reduce The NYPD's Footprint" With Sweeping New Police Reforms - Gothamist

New York Takes Steps Toward Reopening Middle and High Schools - WSJ

Grand Central’s Grand Hyatt Replacement: A First Look at the 1,600-Foot Tower - Commercial Observer

Blizzard halts vaccination efforts across Northeast - Politico

N.Y.C.’s Covid Metrics Are Dire. Cuomo Is Reopening Restaurants Anyway. - NY Times

Cuomo: Local governments can give vaccine to restaurant workers, taxi drivers and people with developmental disabilities - Newsday

New York Repeal of Anti-Prostitution Loitering Statute Is Approved - WSJ

Maloney and other elected officials celebrate Mayor’s and Parks commitment to repair East River Esplanade - AMNY

De Blasio picks longtime ally as transportation commissioner - Politico

New York City health commissioner tests positive for Covid-19 - Politico

Meet the MTA’s first ever Chief Accessibility Officer - NY Post

Advocates Call for Stronger Rental Assistance Programs to Stem Pandemic Evictions - City Limits

NYC Ferry Gets New $64 Million Boost From de Blasio-Controlled Board - The City

New York City Must Reserve Second Covid-19 Vaccine Doses, State Says - WSJ

Ask An Epidemiologist: Can I Hang With Another Vaccinated Person And Ditch My Mask? - Gothamist

NY Weighs A "Wall Street Tax." Wall Street Is Threatening To Flee - Gothamist

What the repeal of walking while trans ban means for LGBTQ rights - City & State

How New York can distribute the vaccine more equitably - City & State

Upper East Siders Navigate Slush-Filled Streets After Snowstorm - Patch

Here's How Close UES Hospitals Are To Capacity: Weekly Update - Patch

Javits Center Reopens For Vaccinations Following Snowstorm, City-Run Hubs Still Lack Supply - NY1

Quatorze, Beloved Upper East Side Bistro, Returns After 2 Years - Patch

Restaurant Workers React to Being Granted COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility - NY1

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