Weekly News Roundup – October 17, 2022

October 17th, 2022

New UES Restaurants: Greek, Mexican, Controversial Members' Club OK'd - Patch

NYC officials push major overhaul to Third Ave. in Manhattan, plan to turn over two lanes to bikes, buses - Daily News

Manhattan Panel Cheers City’s Third Ave. Redesign (Though Some Wish it Was Bolder) - Streetsblog NYC

City proposes complete redesign of Third Ave on Upper East Side - AM NY

Dangerous, Clogged 3rd Avenue To Get Long-Awaited UES Redesign - Patch

Eric Adams says migrants coming to ‘every community,’ emergency shelters to open without warning - NY Post

What is Eric Adams’ internet master plan? - City & State

Stumped New Yorkers Wait Years to Get Trees Planted — But You Can Pay $1,800 to Cut the Line - The City

City Council proposed bill would incentivize New Yorkers to report illegal parking - ABC NY

NYC’s office occupancy rates surge to post-pandemic high: report - NY Post

Landlords Inflated Rents While Receiving 421a Tax Breaks, Lawsuits Allege - City Limits

Your guide to understanding affordable housing in New York City - NY1

Number of people in NYC shelters hits highest number in decades - Gothamist

Manhattan BP calls for delivery reforms as NYC residents, businesses receive more than 2.4 million packages per day - Daily News

New York's concealed carry gun law remains in effect for now - Times Union

NYC has ‘turned a corner’ on monkeypox, health commissioner says - Gothamist

NYC Council passes legislative package for universal child care - NY Post

Tech Industry Troubles Aren’t as Bad for Workers as You Think - The City

Cloudburst program would turn parts of NYC into floodwater super sponges - Gothamist

New York Banned Plastic Bags Two Years Ago. Why Are They Still Everywhere? - NY Focus

NYC officials rally outside City Hall, call on mayor to ditch migrant tent plan - Gothamist

What to Know About the Migrant Crisis in New York City - NY Times

In Battle Against Trash and Rats, N.Y.C. Officials Try a Schedule Shift - NY Times

More Rat Sightings in NYC Than Ever Before, Data Shows, To Surprise of No One - NBC NY

Council Examines City's Renewable Energy Progress, Future Plans - Gotham Gazette

NYCHA opens comment period on voting plan for funding stream - Daily News

A Housing Crisis Has More Politicians Saying Yes to Developers - NY Times

New UES Church Will 'Destroy' People's Homes, Next-Door Landlord Says - Patch

Central Park Boathouse Shutters As City Keeps Looking For Operator - Patch

An Uptick in Elder Poverty: A Blip, or a Sign of Things to Come? - NYTimes

Outdoor Art Show Returns To Upper East Side This Weekend - Patch

Iran faces dilemma as children join protests in ‘unprecedented’ phenomenon - CNN

Studio Museum in Harlem Announces Artists in Residence - NYTimes

Putin aide says release of Brittney Griner is not a priority for Russia - The Guardian

Another Covid Wave Could be Coming. Here’s How to Make Your Holiday Plans. - NYTimes

Nigeria Floods Kill Hundreds and Displace Over a Million - NYTimes

Nearly 1,000 cannabis entrepreneurs are competing for New York’s first 150 dispensary licenses - Gothamist

NJ introduces some of the strictest gun carry rules in the U.S. - Gothamist

Amid high suicide rates at Rikers, correction officers aren't completing suicide prevention courses - Gothamist

Hochul signs bill to strengthen benefits for older LGBTQ people - NY1

Broadway theaters to dim lights Saturday in honor of Angela Lansbury - NY1

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