Weekly News Roundup – January 28, 2022

January 28th, 2022

51 Council Members in 52 weeks: District 4, Keith Powers - WNYC

Public schools will shorten quarantine and isolation policies - NY1

Hochul to convene illegal guns task force in wake of NYPD cop killing - NY Post

A Grim January Leaves Some New Yorkers Fearful for the City’s Future - NY Times

Delivery Workers Cheer Restroom Access and Tip Transparency Alongside AOC and Chuck Schumer - The City

New York COVID positivity rate stays below 10%, Gov. Hochul says - NY Post

NYC Mayor takes pay cut as cryptocurrency market plunges - The Verge

One Week After Eviction Moratorium Ends, Thousands Of At-Risk Tenants Seek Assistance - Gothamist

Real Estate Optimistic About New York’s 421a Tax Changes - Commercial Observer

Midblock litter baskets come to busy Upper East Side street in effort to reduce trash in the area - AM NY

Will the residents of the apartments will be charged rent or not? - NY Times

Street Vendor Tickets Are On The Rise, A Year After City Moved Enforcement From NYPD - Gothamist

MTA’s OMNY Rollout Delayed By 15 Months - Gothamist

Fire In Upper East Side NYCHA Building Fills Area With Smoke - Patch

NYC Heat Mapping Study Finds Higher Temps in Lower-Income Neighborhoods - City Limits

New York successfully halts court ruling that ended indoor mask mandate - Politico

NYPD’s new plainclothes anti-gun unit to be staffed by more than 400 cops - NY Post

New York Restaurant Won’t Face City Scrutiny for Admitting Sarah Palin - NY Times

New York lawmakers to draw redistricting maps, expect vote next week - Spectrum

Mayor Adams Granted Waiver To Hire His Brother At $1 Yearly Salary - Gothamist

NYC should expect up to a foot of snow this weekend, forecasters say - NY Post

Will the City Council approve a Harlem development over the wishes of the socialist local member? - City & State

Permits Filed For A 21-Story Tower At 242 East 71st Street On The Upper East Side Of Manhattan - Yimby

200-Foot Buildings Coming To 2 Upper East Side Blocks, Plans Show - Patch

These UES Subway Stops Could Have Platform Barriers, MTA Says - Patch

Central Park's Delacorte Theater Approved For Renovations After Pandemic Delays - Gothamist

Private Management Of Public Housing Led To Erosion Of Tenants’ Rights, Report Finds - Gothamist

What comes next for redistricting as final vote looms next week - City & State

Advocacy groups say Albany Democrats not acting so democratic - City & State

MTA Drops A 3,000-Page, 2019 Report To Show Problems With Platform Doors, Amid Calls For Better Track Safety - Gothamist

Private Management Of Public Housing Led To Erosion Of Tenants’ Rights, Report Finds - Gothamist

Pedestrian Fatalities Strike Upper East Side, Upper West Side - Our Town

André Leon Talley, Eartha Kitt, and Going Home - The Atlantic

How to Identify What You Enjoy - The Atlantic

Hochul dubbed 'evictor in chief' as tenant advocates push her into tight political spot over rent protections - Politico

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