Weekly News Roundup – March 5, 2021

Remembering March 2020 In NYC: When The "Before Times" Came To An End - Gothamist

Cuomo Is Accused of Sexual Harassment by a 2nd Former Aide - NY Times

Cuomo Offers Apology, Refers Sexual Harassment Claims Investigation to State AG - Spectrum News

NYC will soon have a new schools chief. Here’s what to know about Meisha Porter. - Chalkbeat

NYC Arts Sector Lost 66% Of Jobs During Coronavirus: Study - Patch

Third Cuomo accuser steps forward, deepening governor’s scandal - Politico

Out-of-towners flood state-run COVID vaccine sites in NYC: de Blasio - NY Post

MTA Officials Weigh Whether to Cut New York City Subway Service - WSJ

Meet the New Yorkers Who Say They’ve Given Up on the Subways - The City

De Blasio Restarts $17B in Public Construction Projects in New York - Commercial Observer

Lenox Hill Hospital Names New Executive Director - Patch

New Yorker of the Week: Gloria King - NY1

New York Lawmakers Agree to Curb Cuomo’s Powers in Scandal Rebuke - Bloomberg

Cuomo's Pandemic Powers Are Being Scaled Back. How Will That Affect New Yorkers? - NY State of Politics

Cuomo: 'I am not going to resign' - Politico

Cuomo's office accused of violating its own sexual harassment policy - Politico

Fauci says Biden administration is taking new Covid variant in New York ‘very seriously’ - CNBC

New York to Allow Limited Live Performances to Resume in April - NY Times

Cuomo relaxes some COVID restrictions with one-shot J&J vaccines set to arrive - NY Post

Return-to-Office Plans Are Set in Motion, but Virus Uncertainty Remains - NY Times

De Blasio wants trash collectors, lifeguards to get COVID vaccine - NY Post

De Blasio plans to get the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine himself - NY Post

New York Could Turn Hotels, Office Buildings Into Affordable Housing Under State Senate Bill - WSJ

Cuomo Advisers Altered Report on Covid-19 Nursing-Home Deaths - WSJ

COVID Clusters Hit City Workplaces as Frontline Employees Wait for Vaccines - The City

NYC launching door-to-door J&J COVID-19 vaccination effort for seniors - NY Post

109 East 79th Street Nears Pinnacle On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

RAMSA’s 150 East 78th Street Tops Out On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Façade Work Begins On 200 East 83rd Street’s Rising Superstructure On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

RAMSA’s 1228 Madison Avenue Progresses Quickly On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Construction Completes On Beckford House And Tower On The Upper East Side, Manhattan - YIMBY

Construction Wraps On 180 East 88th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Senate Debates $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Bill - NY1

Hate Crimes Against Asian-Americans Are Up as Overall Crime Goes Down - NY1

How Neighborhood Groups Are Stepping In Where the Government Didn’t - NYTimes

Plans For UES Crosstown Bike Lanes, Bridge Access Revealed - Patch

Plan to Ditch the Mask After Vaccination? Not So Fast - NYTimes

The First 100 Days of the Biden Presidency - NY1

Venues Can Finally Reopen In April, But Will They? - Gothamist

De Blasio Releases First Draft of Police Reform Plan - NY1

Battling a Rise in Anti-Asian Hate Crimes - Our Town

Thank your doorman, security guard, or super with an award nomination - Our Town

NYC Movie Theaters Are Preparing to Open at 25% Capacity - NY1

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