Weekly News Roundup – May 6, 2022

Beloved UES Youth Group Facing Eviction From Park Avenue Armory - Patch

UES Rallies Behind The Knickerbocker Greys - Our Town

NYC councilwoman demands MTA fix ‘critical’ escalator for Second Avenue subway - NY Post

New York City Enters Higher Coronavirus Risk Level as Case Numbers Rise - NY Times

5th Wave? New York COVID Hospitalizations Top 2,000, Nearly Tripling in a Month - NBC NY

Lawmakers begrudgingly OK Hochul's plan to remove former Lt. Gov. from ballot - Politico Pro

Hochul picks Delgado to be New York lieutenant governor, taking him out of House race - Politico

Experts Analyze Future of New York City's Central Business Districts - Gotham Gazette

Democrats clash over return to office as NYC cubicles sit vacant - Politico

Workers in the Office Are Unhappier Than Their Remote Peers - Commercial Observer

Mayor pushes state plan to convert hotels into affordable housing for city's homeless population - Gothamist

After a Two-Year Dip, Evictions Accelerate in New York - NY Times

En plein air: NYC aims to keep outdoor lifestyle post-virus - AP

Mayor Eric Adams meets with top NYPD brass to discuss surging crime - NY Post

Judge delays some New York primaries after court tosses maps - AP

New York good-government advocates: Move all primaries to August - State of Politics

Nearly one in four Asian adults in NYC lived in poverty in 2020: Report - Gothamist

Former NYPD cop convicted of assault in Jan. 6 riot - Gothamist

Mayor taps Republican ex-Council member as buildings chief - Real Deal

Eric Adams’ $99.7B budget gives biggest percentage boost to his own office - NY Post

NYPD to blow OT budget again as cops flood streets to combat crime surge - NY Post

Protesters Gather in Manhattan in Support of Roe - NY Times

Abortion decision 'rewrites every rule' in New York governor’s race - Politico Pro

New York already codified abortion rights in law. Now Democrats want to take additional steps. - Politico Pro

NY abortion providers could see influx of out-of-state patients if Roe v. Wade is overturned - Gothamist

New York City scraps hotel room program for Covid-19 patients - Politico Pro

After years of gang list controversy, the NYPD has a new secret database. It's focused on guns. - Gothamist

NYC Rent Guidelines Board votes to increase tenants' rents by up to 6% - Gothamist

City Council bill would nix extra tax to help eateries recover COVID - NY Post

New York bills to provide abortion access to out-of-state women gain momentum - Spectrum

What a fight for abortion rights could mean for Hochul and New York Democrats - Gothamist

UES Salon Duped Landlord By Swapping Locations, Skipping Rent: Lawsuit - Patch

Bid to spare West Park Presbyterian Church from demolition wins Upper West Side committee’s support - Gothamist

Cyclist's death renews advocates' calls for safer streets in NYC  - Gothamist

Explore the rich transit history of the Bronx at a new Grand Central exhibit - Gothamist

Nearly half of those arrested in hate crime attacks had mental health issues: NYPD - Gothamist

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