Weekly News Roundup – February 25, 2022

February 25th, 2022

Another Adams Pick With Anti-LGBTQ+ Views Shows ‘Trend’ - The City

Adams Is Challenged Over His Hiring of 3 Gay Marriage Foes - NY Times

Adams Under Fire For 'Homophobic Mayoral Appointments': Council - Patch

Adams says the cure to Covid-19 is getting back to work - Politico

NYC Targets Loud Cars By Using Camera With Sound Meter - Patch

In First Budget, Adams Fails to Fulfill Pledge of 1% for Parks - Gotham Gazette

New York City Plans to Stop Homeless People From Sheltering in Subway - NY Times

Mayor’s Budget Plan Cuts $615M from Homeless Services, as Subway Crackdown Intensifies - City Limits

Nearly 70 years after Brown decision, New York schools still separate and unequal - Times Union

Inside NYC’s skyrocketing anti-Asian violence: How hate speech led to hate crimes - NY Post

Hochul: New York monitoring cyber infrastructure ahead of potential Russian invasion of Ukraine - State of Politics

'They are prepared to fight' — NYC's Ukrainian community watches family and friends brace for invasion - Gothamist

Why Is New York’s Bail Reform So Controversial? - The City

Hit By Soaring Con Ed Bills? Here’s What You Can Do About It - The City

Online Sports Betting’s N.Y. Debut: $2.4 Billion in Wagers in 5 Weeks - NY Times

Baby steps: MTA takes ‘fresh look’ at allowing unfolded strollers on buses in NYC - AM NY

No place to go: NYC’s public restrooms are scarce and dirty, posing a health and public safety quandary - Crain's

New York City is about to redraw its City Council districts; how fair will it be? - AM NY

NYC mayor wants to phase out restaurant vaccine requirements within weeks - Fortune

Adams appoints Industry City CEO to head economic development agency after leading candidate withdraws - Gothamist

Broadway will continue to require face masks – for now - AM NY

MTA will pilot protective platform doors at 3 subway stations - Gothamist

Can New Yorkers Be Lured Back to the Arts by a Good Deal? - NY Times

Will New York City Be Ready to Implement Landmark Building Emissions Law? - Gotham Gazette

Climate resiliency and equity: What NYC is planning for the next decade of its waterfront - Gothamist

Expanding Child Care Subsidies Would Lift 84K New Yorkers Out of Poverty, Report Finds - City Limits

Zeckendorfs buying foreclosed UES condo project for $250M - Real Deal

Menin calls on GoPuff delivery service to halt its hazardous business practices in Upper East Side - AM NY

NYC Schools Will End Outdoor Mask Mandate - Patch

U.S. Soccer and Women’s Players Agree to Settle Equal Pay Lawsuit - NYTimes

UES Landlord Is Stymying Next-Door Medical Center, Developer Says - Patch

Ukrainian Refugees Will Be Welcome In NY, Hochul Says - Patch

Give Anti-Overdose Drugs Kits To NYC Nightclubs, Lawmakers Say - Patch

'Stop Putin': NYC Protests Russian Invasion Of Ukraine - Patch

LGBTQ New Yorkers Protest 'Unholy Trinity' Appointed By Mayor - Patch

A Racist Tweet By Columbia Psychiatry Chair Ripples Through New York's Elite Medical Circles - Patch

Gergiev, Putin Friend, Out Of Vienna Philharmonic US Tour - Patch

Alfresco Forever - Our Town

REI workers in SoHo schedule first union vote for March 2 - Gothamist

Everything you need to know about OMNY, the new MTA payment method - Gothamist

Biden Praises Ketanji Brown Jackson, His Supreme Court Pick - NYTimes

C.D.C.’s New Guidance Will Focus on Living With the Virus - NYTimes

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