Weekly News Roundup – February 17, 2023

February 17th, 2023

UES co-op claims adjacent church creating an unholy living situation - NY Post

Arts And Crafts Fair Shows Off UES Talents - Patch

Chick-fil-A to open a rest stop exclusively for food delivery workers on the UES - Gothamist

Chick-Fil-A opens delivery workers’ rest stop as NYC street hubs stall - Daily News

NYPD Tactics Raise Concern of Return to ‘Stop and Frisk’ - Bloomberg

Adams tells school principals to meet weekly with NYPD to boost safety - Gothamist

As Demand for Open Space Soars, New York Gets a Public Realm Czar - NY Times

New Data Shows Where Rent-Stabilized Apartments Might Be Disappearing - The City

Short-lived aid rescued thousands of New Yorkers from poverty during pandemic, study finds - Crain's

Aggressive New York Housing Plan Borrows Ideas From Other States - NY Times

In Joint Effort, City’s Borough Presidents Push the Mayor to Plant a Million More Trees - City Limits

Mayor Adams says NYC is exploring remote option for city workers - Gothamist

DOT honchos grilled on street safety progress as Adams admin announces opposition to Council bills - AM NY

MTA scales back Second Avenue subway add-on, but price tag still hefty $6.3B - NY Post

Community Boards Struggling With Attendance Look to Stronger Enforcement - The City

Hector LaSalle’s Chief Judge Shot Ends With Historic Rejection by State Senate - NY Focus

Take off your shoes! Poop bacteria are rampant on Upper East Side streets, study finds. - Gothamist

UES Corner Near Queensboro Bridge Faces Wrecking Ball, Records Show - Patch

UES Pickleball Battle Highlights Scarce Open Space In Dense District - Patch

UES Kings Pharmacy Set To Close, Priced Out: Report - Patch

Another dead whale spotted in Far Rockaway, as ‘unusual mortality event’ continues on East Coast - Gothamist

Loeb Boathouse in Central Park to reopen by June with $23 ‘mushroom toast’ on the menu - Gothamist

Take off your shoes! Poop bacteria are rampant on Upper East Side streets, study finds. - Gothamist

New York City’s Deal with Largest Union Would Include Remote-Work Plan - NYTimes

Power Outage at J.F.K. Airport Scrambles Flights - NYTimes

Memphis Officers Plead Not Guilty in Tyre Nichols Beating - NYTimes

Five Catholic Schools in Manhattan to Shut Down at End of Current School Year - Our Town

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