Weekly News Roundup – October 29, 2021

October 29th, 2021

Hospital for Special Surgery scores more room to operate - NY Post

The Conscience of a Community - Our Town

De Blasio connected to firms working on controversial NYC Blood Center tower - NY Post

Robert A. M. Stern Architects’ 1165 Madison Avenue Begins Ascent On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Extell building 30-story medical tower on UES - Real Deal

Extell unveils plan for 400,000 s/f medical office building on Upper East Side - Real Estate Weekly

Early Voting Kicks Off In NYC With Voters Trickling In To Polls To Choose Next Mayor - Gothamist

NYC Tried To Remove NYPD From 911 Mental Health Emergencies—But It’s Had Little Success - Gothamist

NYC subway extension to LaGuardia idea gains steam after Cuomo’s AirTrain nixed - Daily News

De Blasio administration pushes to approve supervised injection sites - Politico

Hochul vows to investigate harassment, discrimination in state government - Spectrum

Amazon workers file for a union election in New York - C&S

Homeless Bounced From Hotels to Streets and Shelters: A NYC Pandemic Odyssey - The City

Faster Buses on 5th Avenue? Not if Business Leaders Get Their Way. - NY Times

De Blasio admits to not wanting school safety agents put under DOE control - AM NY

Kids in NYC ages 5 to 11 may be eligible for COVID vaccine within days: de Blasio - NY Post

Unlicensed motorbike riders are dying at an alarming rate in NYC - NY Post

Council Member Calls For Probe of Alleged 311 Harassment As Colleague Calls Dead-of-Night Calls from Cops ‘Inappropriate’ - Streetsblog

Unvaccinated NYPD cops must get jab to get paid, judge rules - NY Post

FDNY: 1 In 5 Ambulances, Fire Companies Could Be Offline Monday As NYC Workers Fight Vaccine Mandate - Gothamist

Trash is piling up in NYC and sanitation workers blame de Blasio’s vaccine mandate - NY Post

De Blasio puts up $111M for NYCHA façade fixes to clear sidewalks - NY Post

MTA plans to launch ‘fare capping’ for NYC Transit, would convert single rides to unlimited passes - Daily News

'A manufactured crisis' — NYC braces for worker shortage as vaccine deadline looms - Politico

Faster than a pizza delivery: Cops clearing illegal bike lane parking complaints with curiously fast speed - NY Post

Hochul Acts to Open Up a Government Long Defined by Back-Room Deals - NY Times

Hochul Signs Two Bills to Protect Domestic Violence Survivors - Gotham Gazette

New York Just Getting Into Gear on Road to Transit-Biking Tandem - The City

Who Will Be Eric Adams’s Partner in Power? - NY Magazine

With 1.9% enrollment drop, NYC schools have lost 64,000 students since pandemic started - Chalkbeat

NYPD has blown through its overtime budget ahead of vaccine mandate - Daily News

NYCHA Workers Covered Up Signs of Mold to Skirt Cleanup, Probe Shows - The City

More Than 26,000 NYC Workers Miss Vaccine Mandate Deadline. Enforcement Set To Begin Monday - Gothamist

Court Rules Against Religious Exemption for New York Healthcare Workers’ Vaccine Mandate - WSJ

Sales Launch For 109 East 79th Street On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - NY YIMBY

RAMSA’s 1228 Madison Avenue Stands Complete On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - NY YIMBY

Upper East Side Building Fire Injures 5, Forces Evacuations - Patch

New Target location opens for business on the Upper East Side - AM NY

Less Than A Quarter Of NYC Public Elementary And Middle Schoolers Took State Tests This Year - Gothamist

10-day application period for L.A.'s guaranteed income program begins Friday - LA Times

Still No Unlimited Pass With OMNY, But MTA Is Reviewing Options - Gothamist

311 Complaints Of Uncollected Trash Quadruple After NYC Launches New Vaccine Mandate - Gothamist

Will Hochul finally greenlight a bill to collect better data on Asian American New Yorkers? - City & State

Return of Bryant Park ice rink holds special meaning for one loyal skater - NY1

Restaurants face more hurdles amid nationwide shortages - NY1

Medicaid issues, not Medicare's, get fixes in Biden budget - NY1

Netflix Eyes New Army Base for Production Hub in New Jersey - NYTimes

Navigating ‘Quality of Life’ Crimes in Times Square - Our Town

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