Weekly News Roundup – December 3, 2021

December 3rd, 2021

Mayor de Blasio reinstates mask advisory as NYC braces for Omicron - NY Post

NYC offers 2nd dose of COVID vaccine at public schools starting today - ABC NY

New York closely monitoring nursing homes, Hochul says - Specturm

New bill proposes additions to cannabis law's equity category - Times Union

Can New York Really Get to 100% Clean Energy by 2040? - NY Times

De Blasio plan would replace horse carriages with electric cars - Politico

Nation’s First Supervised Drug-Injection Sites Open in New York - NY Times

Did De Blasio Make A Dent In The ‘Tale of Two Cities’? A New Analysis Of NYC Income Inequality Makes A Case - Gothamist

Women Are Changing the Look of Leadership - The Nation

Hochul: Streamlined SNAP application will boost enrollment in older residents, people with disabilities - Times Union

De Blasio Releases Final City Budget Update as Mayor, Setting Fiscal Stage for Adams - Gotham Gazette

Lefty groups seek to limit GOP clout in Council speaker's race - Politico

De Blasio, DOT propose ambitious ‘streets plan’ weeks before term ends - NY Post

New York City Voter Turnout Hits Record Low For A Mayoral Election - Gothamist

Porter to step down as NYC school chancellor, clearing the way for Adams to make his pick - Chalkbeat

Hundreds Of Correction Officers Defy New Vaccine Mandate, Compounding Staff Crisis On Rikers - Gothamist

Nearly Half of NYC Buildings Fail to Make the Green Grade - The City

James Whelan wants to start converting commercial real estate into housing ASAP - City & State

Hochul: Five cases of omicron in NY, delta variant remains acute concern - Times Union

Developers drop $70M on UES building for likely redevelopment - Crain's

New Upper East Side Trader Joe's Finally Opens: See Inside - Patch

First Omicron COVID Cases Confirmed In NYC - Patch

Met Museum To Rebuild Unpopular Wing Thanks To $125 Million Gift - Patch

Holiday Lights: The Season of Stars and Candles - Patch

How will NY schools handle omicron? - City & State

Fourth NYC School Shutters Due To COVID, Hinting At City’s Rules For Closing - Gothamist

Teachers Union, Parents Push For Class Size Bill As Legislative Session Winds Down - Gothamist

MTA Way Behind On Spending And Projects, State Comptroller Report Finds - Gothamist

Lawmakers Accuse Brooklyn Judge Of Subverting NY’s Landmark Discovery Reforms - Gothamist

Midtown Will Become More Pedestrian-Friendly For The Holidays - Gothamist

Crowds return to Rockefeller Plaza for tree lighting - NY1

Mount Sinai nurses protest, say staffing levels are dangerously low - NY1

Planting Hope in Lower Manhattan - NYTimes

The Cold Is Coming. Will New Yorkers Still Eat Outdoors? - NYTimes

UWS businesses stick by masking rules as omicron fears strain holiday plans - NY1

What Does It Mean to Save a Neighborhood? - NYTimes

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