Weekly News Roundup – February 3, 2023

February 3rd, 2023

A Housing Plan for Manhattan’s Empty Spaces - NY Times

Northwell Makes Moves On Lenox Hill Hospital Expansion - Patch

Kids Walk Hate Speech Gauntlet Into UES Drag Story Hour, Pol Asks Why - Patch

Biden says Hudson River Tunnel project is finally full steam ahead - Politico

In wake of Tyre Nichols’ death, NYC Mayor Adams defends NYPD’s own anti-gun unit - Daily News

Hochul’s $227 Billion Budget Plan Targets New York City’s Urgent Needs - NY Times

New York's massive budget surplus gives Hochul money to spend - Politico

City Six Months Behind Schedule for New Street Vendor Permits - Streetsblog

Bronx Residents Got Rid of Their Gas Stoves. Their Air Quality Markedly Improved. - The City

Adams under water with New Yorkers worried about crime, new poll shows - Politico

Adams signs law to restrict plastic utensil use in NYC - Pix11

Mayor Adams Promised 20,000 Trees a Year. But Budget Cuts Threaten Progress - City Limits

New York Pays $121 Million for Police Misconduct, the Most in 5 Years - NY Times

In a shift, City Hall will consider hybrid work, union says - Gothamist

Charter School Expansion Faces Tough Fight in New York - NY Times

Why Black Families Are Leaving New York and What It Means for the City - NYTimes

DeSantis pushes ban on diversity programs in state colleges - AP

Joan Didion's UES Apartment Hits The Market: Report - Patch

Sorry, Dogs: The Lobby Is Off-Limits. - NYTimes

Judge Finds Amazon Broke Labor Law in Anti-Union Effort - NYTimes

New Manhattan Casino Bid Includes a Ferris Wheel Near the U.N. - NYTimes

Boro Pres Unveils Sweeping Housing Plan, Seeks to Add 70,000 New Units - Our Town

Even Madison Square Garden Needs a Permit in New York - NYTimes

Covid emergency’s end will mean new costs, hassles - Politico

House votes to end Covid public health emergency - Politico

2 new beaches coming to NYC, with first slated for this summer - NY1

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