Weekly News Roundup – May 7, 2021

NYC Indoor Dining To Expand To 75% Capacity Starting May 7th - Gothamist

New York To Reopen Without Most Capacity Restrictions By May 19th - Gothamist

24-Hour Subway Service Will Finally Resume On May 17th - Gothamist

A Push to Unlock Subway Bathrooms as the City Gets Moving Again - The City

Tech Jobs Lead the Way in New York City’s Covid-19 Pandemic Hiring - WSJ

‘We’re Suffering’: How Remote Work Is Killing Manhattan’s Storefronts - NY Times

New York lawmakers extend COVID eviction moratorium through August - Daily News

Sudden Decision to Reopen Leaves New Yorkers Dizzy and Divided - NY Times

Ready for Battle Over Blood Center - Our Town

State government halts hiring freeze - Spectrum

SoHo/NoHo rezoning opponents lawsuit against de Blasio administration short-lived - AM NY

Hate Crimes in New York City Continue to Rise - WSJ

New data shows massive slowdown in NYC COVID-19 vaccinations - NY Post

Lawmakers from both parties pass 'safe staffing' bills for hospitals and nursing homes - NY1

Broadway Shows to Return Sept. 14; New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he would let theaters decide whether patrons must be vaccinated against Covid-19 - WSJ

Mets, Yankees, outdoor stadiums can go to full capacity for vaccinated fans - Times Union

New York City May Freeze Rent Again for More Than 2 Million Tenants - NY Times

Upper East Side's Ruppert Park To Get Major Renovation - Patch

New York City to Offer Covid-19 Vaccines to Tourists - WSJ

Community Board to Review Blood Center Proposal - Tapinto

Queensboro Bike Lane Will Help Form East Side Network, City Says - Patch

Roosevelt Island Gets Early Voting Site After Local Push - Patch

$25M ‘City Artist Corps’ to put NYC artists back to work: Mayor de Blasio - NY Daily News

Will NYC schools offer a remote option this fall? Officials are hedging. - Chalkbeat

UES Board Wants Your Comments On Blood Center Expansion - Patch

Reno Permits Filed For 211 East 73rd Street On The Upper East Side - YIMBY

Family doctors could be key to prodding vaccine-reluctant New Yorkers - Buffalo News

Cuomo: Nearly 60% of NY adults have gotten at least 1 dose of COVID vaccine - Newsday

New York Restores Voting Rights For Formerly Incarcerated People - WNYC

Droves of NY nursing home staffers still not vaccinated against COVID-19 - NY Post

Rikers Inmates Will No Longer Bury The Dead Amid Hart Island Transformation - Gothamist

Old Buildings, New Views - NYTimes

NYC Bus And Subway Workers Record Lowest COVID-19 Vaccination Rate At MTA - Gothamist

Why Bobby Van's Steakhouse says unemployment insurance is slowing its recovery - NY1

The Stealth Sticker Campaign to Expose New York’s History of Slavery - NY Times

Calls for more safety in NYC's transit system are growing. Here's why. - NY1

Restaurant adds administrative fee in attempt to retain staff; city says it's against guidelines - NY1

How the Pandemic Has Made Us More Sensitive to Personal Boundaries - Vogue

Post-pandemic return to normal life could pose mental health challenges - NY1

NYC To Launch City Artist Corps With $25 Million To Support Local Artists - Gothamist

How did New York colleges use federal coronavirus relief money? - City & State

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