Weekly News Roundup – May 6, 2024

NYC to restore high school admissions advantage for some Manhattan students - Gothamist

UES Diner Honors Longtime Employee Battling Cancer - Patch

Upper East Side Deli Shutters After Nearly 50 Years - Patch

Upper East Side Cafe, Veritable, Abruptly Closes After 7 Years - Patch

New Buffalo Wild Wings Outpost Lands In Upper East Side - Patch

Vornado Bucks the Office Space Slump, Unveils Plans for New 62-story UES Tower - Our Town

“City of Yes” Would Put “A Little More Housing In Every Neighborhood” - Our Town

NYC’s rent-stabilized tenants could face 6.5% increase after latest board vote - Gothamist

State Pols Still Haven’t Spent Millions Alloted for Transit as Congestion Pricing Looms - Streetsblog

Adams Offers Bare Minimum to Seize Congestion Pricing’s ‘Space Dividend’ Opportunity - Streetsblog

Congestion Pricing’s Billions to Pay for Nuts and Bolts of Subway System - NY Times

MTA looks to beef up express bus service ahead of congestion pricing - AM NY

EXCLUSIVE: OMNY Debuts on Fair Fares After Delays - Bloomberg

MTA spends $141 million on cameras to ticket drivers blocking bus routes - Gothamist

The Aggressive and Expensive Legal Team Defending Mayor Adams - NY Times

NYC lawmakers pan Mayor Adams over 'inane' process for interacting with agency leaders - Gothamist

Here’s what NY lawmakers are focused on for the rest of session - City and State

NYC Council hearings on Mayor Adams’ budget proposal to begin Monday - Gothamist

An attempt to roll back protections for trans students in sports angers NYC students and families - Chalkbeat

As NYC’s education budget hits a fiscal cliff, Adams saves several school programs - Chalkbeat

NYC’s test opt-out rate doubled in the wake of the pandemic - Chalkbeat

Court Allows Case Challenging Segregation in N.Y.C. Schools to Advance - NY Times

NYC to hand out subway fliers to deter migrant children from selling candy - Gothamist

Migrants and Advocates Brace for New Rules Governing Shelter Spots - The City

NYC and bus companies vie in court Thursday. More than $700M in migrant costs is on the line. - Gothamist

NYC Budget Will Consider Climate Impacts of Spending - Bloomberg

Collapse of wind farm projects spoils New York’s climate goals. Here’s why. - Politico

Mayor Adams says NYC colleges should continue with graduation plans despite campus protests - Gothamist

NYC government pays women of color less than white, male coworkers, report finds - Gothamist

Major NYC airport upgrades have led to record numbers of passengers - City and State

NYC delivery workers report high rates of injury and assaults. A new study blames the apps. - Gothamist

City Libraries Eliminated Late Fees Three Years Ago — How Has it Gone? - The City

NYC DOT’s “My Bike, My City” Campaign Encourages Women-Led Cycling - Our Town

Met Museum Reaches Fund-Raising Goal for New Modern Wing  - NY Times

Scoop the poop! How a City Council bill aims to make dog-waste bags available for free to New York dog owners - AM NY

How a ‘Hidden’ $1.4 Billion Tax Will Make N.Y.C. Water Bills Rise - NY Times

Fewest shelter residents moving into NYCHA buildings in 10 years while vacancies soar - Gothamist

First pet-friendly shelter for unhoused families opens in the Bronx - City and State

Mayor Adams' proposed cuts to NYC parks could mean more trash, less upkeep, critics say - Gothamist

Child hunger is rising in NYC. Mayor Adams wants to cut emergency food funds in half. - Gothamist