Weekly News Roundup – August 13, 2021

August 13th, 2021

This Week 

Who is Kathy Hochul? Meet New York’s Incoming, History-Making Governor - The City

Andrew Cuomo resigns amid sexual harassment scandal - Politico

‘I’m not gonna get it‘: The fight to vaccinate one of New York’s hardest hit communities - Politico

September Reopening? More City Employers Postpone Their Return To The Office - Gothamist

Outdoor Dining Is Spreading In NYC, But Not Everywhere - Gothamist

The Pandemic Gave New York City ‘Open Streets.’ Will They Survive? - NY Times

Delta Variant Casts a Shadow Over Midtown Manhattan’s Shaky Recovery - NY Times

Redistricting sprint begins with major census data drop - Politico

Historic Central Park Carousel will spin once again this fall under new management - AM NY

Supreme Court blocks part of New York’s pandemic eviction ban - Politico

2020 Census shows NYC’s diverse population grew to unexpected 8.8M - Daily News

New York City adds 629,000 people, defying predictions of its decline. - NY Times

Vaccinated students and teachers won’t have to quarantine when positive COVID cases arise, New York City officials say - Chalkbeat

To Measure NYC’s Heat Islands, Scientists Recruit Residents in Hardest-Hit Neighborhoods - City Limits

E-scooters, First in the City, Head to the East Bronx—to Mixed Reactions - City Limits

A bigger apple: New York City population hits 8.8 million - NY1

After court ruling, Hochul wants to strengthen eviction ban - Spectrum

What to Know About Breakthrough Infections and the Delta Variant - NYTimes

Ride-hailing companies getting better on accessibility - City & State

Living With the Virus - Our Town

Here's Where Each UES Hospital Stands On Vaccine Requirements - Patch

No Plan For Remote Learning Option Despite Delta Variant: Mayor - Patch

Roosevelt Island Man Arrested With Guns, Ammo, Sword: Police - Patch

Redistricting sprint begins with major census data drop - Politico

Shark sightings reported at Rockaway Beach - NY1

New governor to take reins of MTA facing leadership change - NY1

Local lawmakers call for vaccine mandate for air travel - NY1

'Vax to School' effort aims to reach students before September - NY1

Demo Permits Filed For 150 East 91st Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Last Week

Upper East Side Board Wants Your Thoughts On Outdoor Restaurants - Patch

Real Estate Developers Already Worrying About 421a Expiring Next Year - Commercial Observer

New York City to mandate vaccines for indoor restaurants, gyms, performances - Politico

Here’s How You Can Show Proof of Vaccination in New York City - NY Times

CDC extends eviction moratorium through October for most of U.S., including New York - Daily News

Broadway Audiences Will Need Proof of Vaccination and Masks - NY Times

Neighborhood Leaders Implore City Agency to Reject Blood Center Tower Application - Tapinto

Met Museum among art institutions to get “green” funding - Real Deal

New York Is Pushing Homeless People Off the Streets. Where Will They Go? - NY Times

Biden administration extends a student loan payment pause. - NYTimes

Coronavirus Transmission 'High' In Manhattan: CDC - Patch

From Delta to Lambda—Every COVID Variant in the U.S. Right Now - Newsweek

Upper East Side Trader Joe's On Track For Fall 2021 Opening - Patch

UES Shop Closes After Staff Walk Out Over BLM Sign Removal - Patch

Vaccines, Masks and Mandates - Our Town

New flood maps are coming. They won’t look pretty - NY1

Meatpacking District to make 'Open Streets' permanent - NY1

5th Avenue Museums Cancel Block Party Over Delta Variant Concerns - Patch

Elderly UES Bus Rider Harassed In Anti-Asian Incident: Police - Patch

No school guidance from state DOH this fall, superintendents told - Politico

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