Weekly News Roundup – March 10, 2023

Extell To 'Blanket' Noise At Loud UES Construction Site, Says Menin - Patch

Longtime UES Diner Neil's Evicted Months After Owner Dies - Patch

City Council speaker seeks to expand guaranteed income for New Yorkers in need - Gothamist

More transit discounts, more housing, more pools: NYC Council speaker unveils vision in State of the City - Gothamist

Upper West Side votes against proposed rest stop for delivery workers at 72nd Street - Gothamist

Daylight saving time is coming to NYC — beware - Gothamist

An NYC show spotlights a new generation of artists: all of them over 60 - Gothamist

Cost of 2nd Avenue Subway extension to East Harlem balloons to $7.7B - Gothamist

250K NYC retirees must switch to new Medicare coverage after union leaders favor privatized plan - Gothamist

NYC budget official blames job vacancies on lack of remote work, private sector competition - Gothamist

NYC bodega workers ask customers to show their faces for safety - Gothamist

Executive Sentenced for Scheming to Flood Northeast With Opioids - NYTimes

NY lawmakers propose ditching daylight saving changes - City & State

NYC tax credit program set to give extra cash to over 800,000 New Yorkers - Gothamist

Dozens of free mobile COVID-19 testing sites to close - City & State

Long-Lost Letters Bring Word, at Last - NYTimes

Ghost Gun Investigation Leads to Raid in Upper East Side Luxury Building - NYTimes

California to halt $54M Walgreens contract over company’s policy on abortion drug sales - Politico

1491-1493 First Avenue Readies For Excavation On Manhattan’s Upper East Side - YIMBY

Data breach hits 'hundreds' of lawmakers and staff on Capitol Hill - NBC

New French Bakery To Open In Carnegie Hill - Patch

Feds willing to kick in $497 million for NYC Second Ave. Subway project serving Harlem, Upper East Side - Daily News

A winter storm is predicted to hit New York tonight - Time Out

Week of February 26th

Do Dining Sheds Still Make Sense? - NYTimes 

“At the moment, the City Council and the mayor’s office are embroiled in long debates about how to forge a plan for outdoor dining to become permanent. All the various warring constituencies make that incredibly challenging. A bill in the Council would leave sidewalk dining a part of the landscape all year long, and on the streets, dining areas would be set up for seven months a year.”

Street Teams and Clubhouses: A New Plan to Help Mentally Ill New Yorkers - NYTimes

‘Funny Girl,’ Starring Lea Michele, to Close Labor Day Weekend - NYTimes 

UESers Still Have Qualms About $2 Billion Lenox Hill Hospital Modernization Plans - Our Town

130-Yr-Old Cheese Store in Little Italy Is Saved by a Last Minute Deal But Has to Move to NJ - Our Town

Extell To 'Blanket' Noise At Loud UES Construction Site, Says Menin - Patch

New UES Subway Entrance At 68th Street/Hunter College Nearly Open - Patch

Food Emporium To Close Upper East Side Location - Patch

Kossar's Upper East Side Location Finally Opens - Patch

Facing overdose crisis, Mayor Adams says NYC will seek to lower drug deaths by 15% - Gothamist

Audit: Children with disabilities did not receive services from state early intervention program - City & State

Why Are We Still Arguing About Masks? - The Atlantic

Con Ed customers could see price hikes under latest proposal - Gothamist

An effort to revive the Lakota language comes to Manhattan this weekend - Gothamist

Landlord seeks to evict elderly ‘COVID refugees’ from rent-stabilized Hell’s Kitchen home of 43 years - Gothamist

Signal upgrades on A, C, E mean disrupted service on 6 subway lines - Gothamist

Some Millionaires Moved Out, but There Are Still Plenty Left - NYTimes

Norovirus, a gross stomach bug, appears to be hitting NYC. Good luck finding out where. - Gothamist

About 90% of drivers searched or arrested by the NYPD in 2022 were Black or Latino - Gothamist

Three Years Into Covid, We Still Don’t Know How to Talk About It - NYTimes 

Missing Your Morning Eggs? No Surprise as Avian Flu Takes Toll - Our Town

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