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‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...]

Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→
'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...]

Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→
Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→
NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded less than enthusiastic about telling New Yorkers to get back on the city’s subways and buses when New York starts reopening from i [...]

Read full article: NYC workers will ‘make their own choices...→
Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

As New York City remains the only region in the state not qualified to reopen, Mayor de Blasio warned nonessential businesses not to open up unless they have b [...]

Read full article: Nonessential businesses that reopen with...→
NYPD To Target Nine

NYPD To Target Nine "Bar-Heavy" Neighborhoods Including UES, East Village, Williamsburg, Astoria

Mayor de Blasio was also asked about the ongoing question of creating more outdoor space for restaurants and bars to reopen as the city begins to near the firs [...]

Read full article: NYPD To Target Nine "Bar-Heavy" Neighbor...→
NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

As New York City continues to ramp up its testing and tracing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio assured residents who are sick that they will be given assistance w [...]

Read full article: NYC to hire resource navigators to assis...→
NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening nears, business owners, pols say

NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening nears, business owners, pols say

Mayor de Blasio said Tuesday NYC remains on pace to begin its coronavirus comeback within weeks if not days, but kept tight-lipped on details, to the frustrati [...]

Read full article: NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening ...→

Army of 1,700 contact tracers and new test sites hope to get NYC back online - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that five more community-based coronavirus testing sites will open in June, and that the city's hired 1,700

Read full article: Army of 1,700 contact tracers and new te...→
De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tue [...]

Read full article: De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen ...→
Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, Defies No-swim Order

Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, Defies No-swim Order

Curtis Sliwa donned a wetsuit and his trademark Guardian Angels red beret and strode into the water at Coney Island in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s no-sw [...]

Read full article: Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, ...→
$21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After Seeing No Coronavirus Patients

$21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After Seeing No Coronavirus Patients

A $21 million field hospital in Brooklyn, New York, authorized by Mayor Bill de Blasio opened and closed without seeing any patients.

Read full article: $21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After See...→
NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

New York City has changed how it measures its progress toward reopening. Mayor de Blasio unveiled a new threshold-based system Friday

Read full article: NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings...→
De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on the Beach This Weekend

De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on the Beach This Weekend

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned beachgoers that the waters will not be open for swimming this Memorial Day weekend...

Read full article: De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on t...→
De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ahead of Memorial Day weekend

De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ahead of Memorial Day weekend

But both beaches — and others in the city — will be missing some of their charm this weekend as beach bums won’t be allowed in the water.

Read full article: De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ah...→
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NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

New York City police officers won't be responsible for making sure people are adhering to social distancing rules, NBC News reports. On Friday, New York City M [...]

Read full article: NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enfo...→
Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...]

Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→
Legislature declines to authorize de Blasio’s $7B COVID-19 loan for NYC

Legislature declines to authorize de Blasio’s $7B COVID-19 loan for NYC

The state Legislature refused Thursday to take up Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request to allow New York City to borrow $7 billion to address a massive shortfall tri [...]

Read full article: Legislature declines to authorize de Bla...→
New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday laid out guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to open their doors in the coming weeks.

Read full article: New York City could see 400,000 workers ...→
De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that the city will begin “Phase 1” of its reopening in early to mid-June, making it the last part of the state [...]

Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of cor...→
Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

The white woman who called cops on a black man in Central Park during a now viral encounter should be investigated for falsely accusing the bird-watcher of thr [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be...→
LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference to give an update on the Big Apple’s COVID-19 response from City Hall.

Read full article: LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NY...→
De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked at length Wednesday in response to a question about his plan to reopen the city’s restaurants and bars.

Read full article: De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to ...→
NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by [...]

Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump...→
More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio Says

More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio Says

The mayor said the indicators continue to move in the right direction and he anticipates phase 1 of reopening will begin in mid-June.

Read full article: More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be ...→
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Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing with his ugly beach ban

Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing with his ugly beach ban

In 2013, Mayor de Blasio rode to Gracie Mansion with the theme of “A Tale of Two Cities,” decrying New York City’s class divide, ­between rich and poor, haves [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing w...→
Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimming order in front of Parks cops

Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimming order in front of Parks cops

Curtis Sliwa hopped into the water off Coney Island on Sunday, defying Mayor Bill de Blasio’s no-swimming order — right in front of do-nothing city Parks Depar [...]

Read full article: Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimmin...→
Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated his warning Friday evening not to go swimming at New York City beaches this weekend after a 24-year-old man drowned at Rockaway [...]

Read full article: Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches a...→
New York City changes re-opening goals

New York City changes re-opening goals

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday the city will be changing how it looks at COVID-19 related data as it plans for re-opening.

Read full article: New York City changes re-opening goals...→

City sacrificing future by freezing needed capital projects amid COVID-19 crisis: Stringer - amNewYork

The financial crunch that hit New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze various capital projects such as school

Read full article: City sacrificing future by freezing need...→
Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; 'We're In A Dead Phase'

Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; 'We're In A Dead Phase'

There was a showdown on Staten Island Thursday, where the owner of a tanning salon ignored Mayor Bill de Blasio's edict to stay closed. 

Read full article: Small Business Owners On Staten Island C...→
De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...]

Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→

De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reopening, still no date yet - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday gave details on what the city's phase 1 reopening would look like which includes between 200,000 to 400,000 New Yorkers

Read full article: De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reope...→
Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Phase one includes non-essential retail with curbside or in-store pickup only, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, plus agriculture, forestry, huntin [...]

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1...→
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De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

Get this guy a calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday finally unveiled his plan for reopening New York City but it was nothing more than a vague rehash of [...]

Read full article: De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen...→

New York City is '$9 billion in the hole' because of coronavirus says Mayor de Blasio - amNewYork

New York City now faces a $9 billion budget deficit in the city's $ 89.3 billion financial plan due to the novel coronavirus pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio

Read full article: New York City is '$9 billion in the hole...→
De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday warned that the city faces a multibillion-dollar deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, while pleading for fede [...]

Read full article: De Blasio warns of New York City's multi...→
De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills on Tuesday that could temporarily eat into the profits of food-ordering and delivery apps like Grubhub and UberEats.

Read full article: De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaur...→
Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black man who asked her to leash her dog

Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black man who asked her to leash her dog

"The video out of Central Park is racism, plain and simple," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a tweet.

Read full article: Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black ...→

Alternate-side parking suspended across New York City again until June 7 - amNewYork

Car-owning New Yorkers will get another two-week reprieve from alternate-side parking, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday.  The city suspended the

Read full article: Alternate-side parking suspended across ...→
Video of woman calling cops in Central Park 'racism, plain and simple': Mayor

Video of woman calling cops in Central Park 'racism, plain and simple': Mayor

A viral video of a woman threatening to call the police on a black man during a confrontation in Central Park is "racism, plain and simple," Mayor Bill de Blas [...]

Read full article: Video of woman calling cops in Central P...→

Sally Goldenberg

Sally Goldenberg is City Hall bureau chief for POLITICO New York. She joined the team in October 2013 to cover New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administrat [...]

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De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

Mayor Bill de Blasio insists city businesses forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak are doing just fine and will be able to stay shuttered for mon [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says shuttered businesses will...→

City opens 13 more miles of streets to New Yorkers during Memorial Day weekend - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio announced on Friday that 13 more miles of street space will be closed off to cars this Saturday, May 23 to give more New Yorkers the

Read full article: City opens 13 more miles of streets to N...→
‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...]

Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→
Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; 'We're In A Dead Phase'

Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; 'We're In A Dead Phase'

There was a showdown on Staten Island Thursday, where the owner of a tanning salon ignored Mayor Bill de Blasio's edict to stay closed. 

Read full article: Small Business Owners On Staten Island C...→
Legislature declines to authorize de Blasio’s $7B COVID-19 loan for NYC

Legislature declines to authorize de Blasio’s $7B COVID-19 loan for NYC

The state Legislature refused Thursday to take up Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request to allow New York City to borrow $7 billion to address a massive shortfall tri [...]

Read full article: Legislature declines to authorize de Bla...→
Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning

Read full article: Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough t...→

De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reopening, still no date yet - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday gave details on what the city's phase 1 reopening would look like which includes between 200,000 to 400,000 New Yorkers

Read full article: De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reope...→
De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that the city will begin “Phase 1” of its reopening in early to mid-June, making it the last part of the state [...]

Read full article: De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of cor...→
Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

As New York City remains the only region in the state not qualified to reopen, Mayor de Blasio warned nonessential businesses not to open up unless they have b [...]

Read full article: Nonessential businesses that reopen with...→
De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

Get this guy a calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday finally unveiled his plan for reopening New York City but it was nothing more than a vague rehash of [...]

Read full article: De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen...→
LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference to give an update on the Big Apple’s COVID-19 response from City Hall.

Read full article: LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NY...→
NYPD To Target Nine

NYPD To Target Nine "Bar-Heavy" Neighborhoods Including UES, East Village, Williamsburg, Astoria

Mayor de Blasio was also asked about the ongoing question of creating more outdoor space for restaurants and bars to reopen as the city begins to near the firs [...]

Read full article: NYPD To Target Nine "Bar-Heavy" Neighbor...→
De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday warned that the city faces a multibillion-dollar deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, while pleading for fede [...]

Read full article: De Blasio warns of New York City's multi...→
NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening nears, business owners, pols say

NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening nears, business owners, pols say

Mayor de Blasio said Tuesday NYC remains on pace to begin its coronavirus comeback within weeks if not days, but kept tight-lipped on details, to the frustrati [...]

Read full article: NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening ...→
Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black man who asked her to leash her dog

Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black man who asked her to leash her dog

"The video out of Central Park is racism, plain and simple," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a tweet.

Read full article: Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black ...→
De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tue [...]

Read full article: De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen ...→
Video of woman calling cops in Central Park 'racism, plain and simple': Mayor

Video of woman calling cops in Central Park 'racism, plain and simple': Mayor

A viral video of a woman threatening to call the police on a black man during a confrontation in Central Park is "racism, plain and simple," Mayor Bill de Blas [...]

Read full article: Video of woman calling cops in Central P...→
Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing with his ugly beach ban

Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing with his ugly beach ban

In 2013, Mayor de Blasio rode to Gracie Mansion with the theme of “A Tale of Two Cities,” decrying New York City’s class divide, ­between rich and poor, haves [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing w...→
$21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After Seeing No Coronavirus Patients

$21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After Seeing No Coronavirus Patients

A $21 million field hospital in Brooklyn, New York, authorized by Mayor Bill de Blasio opened and closed without seeing any patients.

Read full article: $21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After See...→

Sally Goldenberg

Sally Goldenberg is City Hall bureau chief for POLITICO New York. She joined the team in October 2013 to cover New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administrat [...]

Read full article: Sally Goldenberg...→
Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated his warning Friday evening not to go swimming at New York City beaches this weekend after a 24-year-old man drowned at Rockaway [...]

Read full article: Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches a...→
De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on the Beach This Weekend

De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on the Beach This Weekend

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned beachgoers that the waters will not be open for swimming this Memorial Day weekend...

Read full article: De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on t...→
De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

Mayor Bill de Blasio insists city businesses forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak are doing just fine and will be able to stay shuttered for mon [...]

Read full article: De Blasio says shuttered businesses will...→

City sacrificing future by freezing needed capital projects amid COVID-19 crisis: Stringer - amNewYork

The financial crunch that hit New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze various capital projects such as school

Read full article: City sacrificing future by freezing need...→
NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

New York City police officers won't be responsible for making sure people are adhering to social distancing rules, NBC News reports. On Friday, New York City M [...]

Read full article: NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enfo...→
Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...]

Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→
'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...]

Read full article: 'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should ...→
De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...]

Read full article: De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'd...→
New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday laid out guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to open their doors in the coming weeks.

Read full article: New York City could see 400,000 workers ...→
NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded less than enthusiastic about telling New Yorkers to get back on the city’s subways and buses when New York starts reopening from i [...]

Read full article: NYC workers will ‘make their own choices...→
Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Phase one includes non-essential retail with curbside or in-store pickup only, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, plus agriculture, forestry, huntin [...]

Read full article: Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1...→
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Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

The white woman who called cops on a black man in Central Park during a now viral encounter should be investigated for falsely accusing the bird-watcher of thr [...]

Read full article: Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be...→

New York City is '$9 billion in the hole' because of coronavirus says Mayor de Blasio - amNewYork

New York City now faces a $9 billion budget deficit in the city's $ 89.3 billion financial plan due to the novel coronavirus pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio

Read full article: New York City is '$9 billion in the hole...→
De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked at length Wednesday in response to a question about his plan to reopen the city’s restaurants and bars.

Read full article: De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to ...→
NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

As New York City continues to ramp up its testing and tracing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio assured residents who are sick that they will be given assistance w [...]

Read full article: NYC to hire resource navigators to assis...→
De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills on Tuesday that could temporarily eat into the profits of food-ordering and delivery apps like Grubhub and UberEats.

Read full article: De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaur...→
NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by [...]

Read full article: NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump...→

Army of 1,700 contact tracers and new test sites hope to get NYC back online - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that five more community-based coronavirus testing sites will open in June, and that the city's hired 1,700

Read full article: Army of 1,700 contact tracers and new te...→

Alternate-side parking suspended across New York City again until June 7 - amNewYork

Car-owning New Yorkers will get another two-week reprieve from alternate-side parking, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday.  The city suspended the

Read full article: Alternate-side parking suspended across ...→
More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio Says

More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio Says

The mayor said the indicators continue to move in the right direction and he anticipates phase 1 of reopening will begin in mid-June.

Read full article: More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be ...→
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Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, Defies No-swim Order

Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, Defies No-swim Order

Curtis Sliwa donned a wetsuit and his trademark Guardian Angels red beret and strode into the water at Coney Island in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s no-sw [...]

Read full article: Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, ...→
Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimming order in front of Parks cops

Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimming order in front of Parks cops

Curtis Sliwa hopped into the water off Coney Island on Sunday, defying Mayor Bill de Blasio’s no-swimming order — right in front of do-nothing city Parks Depar [...]

Read full article: Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimmin...→
NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

New York City has changed how it measures its progress toward reopening. Mayor de Blasio unveiled a new threshold-based system Friday

Read full article: NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings...→
New York City changes re-opening goals

New York City changes re-opening goals

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday the city will be changing how it looks at COVID-19 related data as it plans for re-opening.

Read full article: New York City changes re-opening goals...→
De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ahead of Memorial Day weekend

De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ahead of Memorial Day weekend

But both beaches — and others in the city — will be missing some of their charm this weekend as beach bums won’t be allowed in the water.

Read full article: De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ah...→
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City opens 13 more miles of streets to New Yorkers during Memorial Day weekend - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio announced on Friday that 13 more miles of street space will be closed off to cars this Saturday, May 23 to give more New Yorkers the

Read full article: City opens 13 more miles of streets to N...→
‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges in death of George Floyd

Mayor Bill de Blasio Thursday called for charges against the Minneapolis cops involved in the death of George Floyd, saying he was “horrified” by the video. “G [...]

Read full article: ‘Horrified’ de Blasio calls for charges ...→
Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Mayor De Blasio

Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Bla [...]

Read full article: Restaurant, Bar Owners Across 5 Boroughs...→
Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; 'We're In A Dead Phase'

Small Business Owners On Staten Island Challenge Mayor Over Staying Shut; 'We're In A Dead Phase'

There was a showdown on Staten Island Thursday, where the owner of a tanning salon ignored Mayor Bill de Blasio's edict to stay closed. 

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'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

'Central Park Karen': Amy Cooper should be investigated for false claim, de Blasio says

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio suggested Thursday that the white woman the Internet has nicknamed “Central Park Karen,” who called police to report she was [...]

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Legislature declines to authorize de Blasio’s $7B COVID-19 loan for NYC

Legislature declines to authorize de Blasio’s $7B COVID-19 loan for NYC

The state Legislature refused Thursday to take up Mayor Bill de Blasio’s request to allow New York City to borrow $7 billion to address a massive shortfall tri [...]

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De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

De Blasio calls Central Park incident 'disgusting,' suggests 'new category' of laws could punish it

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined other city lawmakers who have suggested laws could change to punish incidents like the one in Central Park in which a [...]

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Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio not acting fast enough to save transit opportunities, advocates say - amNewYork

Activists are taking a dim view of what they believe as a lackadaisical approach to mitigating increased traffic from fearful mass transit users turning

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New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

New York City could see 400,000 workers return next month in first phase of a long recovery

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday laid out guidelines for businesses that will be allowed to open their doors in the coming weeks.

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De Blasio gives details on phase 1 reopening, still no date yet - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday gave details on what the city's phase 1 reopening would look like which includes between 200,000 to 400,000 New Yorkers

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NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

NYC workers will ‘make their own choices’ for transportation: de Blasio

Mayor Bill de Blasio sounded less than enthusiastic about telling New Yorkers to get back on the city’s subways and buses when New York starts reopening from i [...]

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De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

De Blasio: NYC to begin 'Phase 1' of coronavirus reopening in 'the first or second week of June'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said Thursday that the city will begin “Phase 1” of its reopening in early to mid-June, making it the last part of the state [...]

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Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Mayor De Blasio Details Plan For Phase 1 Reopen, Says Businesses That Jump The Gun Could Face $1,000 Fines

Phase one includes non-essential retail with curbside or in-store pickup only, construction, manufacturing, wholesale trade, plus agriculture, forestry, huntin [...]

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Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

Nonessential businesses that reopen without permission will be fined, de Blasio says

As New York City remains the only region in the state not qualified to reopen, Mayor de Blasio warned nonessential businesses not to open up unless they have b [...]

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Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

Bill de Blasio says Amy Cooper should be probed for filing false claim

The white woman who called cops on a black man in Central Park during a now viral encounter should be investigated for falsely accusing the bird-watcher of thr [...]

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De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

De Blasio finally unveils plan to reopen NYC — but without a firm date

Get this guy a calendar. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday finally unveiled his plan for reopening New York City but it was nothing more than a vague rehash of [...]

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LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

LIVE: Mayor De Blasio gives update on NYC's coronavirus response

NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a press conference to give an update on the Big Apple’s COVID-19 response from City Hall.

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New York City is '$9 billion in the hole' because of coronavirus says Mayor de Blasio - amNewYork

New York City now faces a $9 billion budget deficit in the city's $ 89.3 billion financial plan due to the novel coronavirus pandemic Mayor Bill de Blasio

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NYPD To Target Nine

NYPD To Target Nine "Bar-Heavy" Neighborhoods Including UES, East Village, Williamsburg, Astoria

Mayor de Blasio was also asked about the ongoing question of creating more outdoor space for restaurants and bars to reopen as the city begins to near the firs [...]

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De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

De Blasio doesn’t have detailed plan to reopen NYC restaurants, bars

Mayor Bill de Blasio talked at length Wednesday in response to a question about his plan to reopen the city’s restaurants and bars.

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De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

De Blasio warns of New York City's multibillion-dollar deficit amid coronavirus, pleads for aid

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Wednesday warned that the city faces a multibillion-dollar deficit amid the coronavirus pandemic, while pleading for fede [...]

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NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

NYC to hire resource navigators to assist residents who are sick and need to isolate at home

As New York City continues to ramp up its testing and tracing program, Mayor Bill de Blasio assured residents who are sick that they will be given assistance w [...]

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De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

De Blasio signs bill capping NYC restaurant delivery-app fees

Mayor Bill de Blasio signed several bills on Tuesday that could temporarily eat into the profits of food-ordering and delivery apps like Grubhub and UberEats.

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NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening nears, business owners, pols say

NYC lacks plan as coronavirus reopening nears, business owners, pols say

Mayor de Blasio said Tuesday NYC remains on pace to begin its coronavirus comeback within weeks if not days, but kept tight-lipped on details, to the frustrati [...]

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NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

NYC Mayor de Blasio pushes back on Trump's insistence at reopening churches, calls the move 'dangerous'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said it would be "dangerous" to reopen churches and places of worship during the coronavirus pandemic, despite statements by [...]

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Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black man who asked her to leash her dog

Woman slammed for calling NYPD on black man who asked her to leash her dog

"The video out of Central Park is racism, plain and simple," New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said in a tweet.

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Army of 1,700 contact tracers and new test sites hope to get NYC back online - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday that five more community-based coronavirus testing sites will open in June, and that the city's hired 1,700

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Alternate-side parking suspended across New York City again until June 7 - amNewYork

Car-owning New Yorkers will get another two-week reprieve from alternate-side parking, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday.  The city suspended the

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De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

De Blasio calls Trump’s order to reopen churches ‘dangerous’ for NYC

“With all due respect to the president, the president left the impression on Friday that any and all religious services should start again,” de Blasio said Tue [...]

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More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio Says

More Than 1,700 Contact Tracers Will Be Ready For Duty Next Week, Mayor De Blasio Says

The mayor said the indicators continue to move in the right direction and he anticipates phase 1 of reopening will begin in mid-June.

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Video of woman calling cops in Central Park 'racism, plain and simple': Mayor

Video of woman calling cops in Central Park 'racism, plain and simple': Mayor

A viral video of a woman threatening to call the police on a black man during a confrontation in Central Park is "racism, plain and simple," Mayor Bill de Blas [...]

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Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, Defies No-swim Order

Curtis Sliwa, in Guardian Angels Beret, Defies No-swim Order

Curtis Sliwa donned a wetsuit and his trademark Guardian Angels red beret and strode into the water at Coney Island in defiance of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s no-sw [...]

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Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing with his ugly beach ban

Bill de Blasio’s class bias is showing with his ugly beach ban

In 2013, Mayor de Blasio rode to Gracie Mansion with the theme of “A Tale of Two Cities,” decrying New York City’s class divide, ­between rich and poor, haves [...]

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$21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After Seeing No Coronavirus Patients

$21M NYC Field Hospital Closes After Seeing No Coronavirus Patients

A $21 million field hospital in Brooklyn, New York, authorized by Mayor Bill de Blasio opened and closed without seeing any patients.

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Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimming order in front of Parks cops

Curtis Sliwa defies de Blasio no-swimming order in front of Parks cops

Curtis Sliwa hopped into the water off Coney Island on Sunday, defying Mayor Bill de Blasio’s no-swimming order — right in front of do-nothing city Parks Depar [...]

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Sally Goldenberg is City Hall bureau chief for POLITICO New York. She joined the team in October 2013 to cover New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administrat [...]

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NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

NY, NJ Loosen Restrictions on Gatherings in Time for Memorial Day Weekend

New York City has changed how it measures its progress toward reopening. Mayor de Blasio unveiled a new threshold-based system Friday

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Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor urges no swimming at NYC beaches after man drowns at Rockaway Beach

Mayor Bill de Blasio reiterated his warning Friday evening not to go swimming at New York City beaches this weekend after a 24-year-old man drowned at Rockaway [...]

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De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on the Beach This Weekend

De Blasio: No Swimming or Gathering on the Beach This Weekend

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio warned beachgoers that the waters will not be open for swimming this Memorial Day weekend...

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New York City changes re-opening goals

New York City changes re-opening goals

Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday the city will be changing how it looks at COVID-19 related data as it plans for re-opening.

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De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

De Blasio says shuttered businesses will be able to hang on for months

Mayor Bill de Blasio insists city businesses forced to close because of the coronavirus outbreak are doing just fine and will be able to stay shuttered for mon [...]

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De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ahead of Memorial Day weekend

De Blasio, Shea debate best NYC beach ahead of Memorial Day weekend

But both beaches — and others in the city — will be missing some of their charm this weekend as beach bums won’t be allowed in the water.

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City sacrificing future by freezing needed capital projects amid COVID-19 crisis: Stringer - amNewYork

The financial crunch that hit New York City during the COVID-19 pandemic caused Mayor Bill de Blasio to freeze various capital projects such as school

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City opens 13 more miles of streets to New Yorkers during Memorial Day weekend - amNewYork

Mayor de Blasio announced on Friday that 13 more miles of street space will be closed off to cars this Saturday, May 23 to give more New Yorkers the

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NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

NYC Deploys Anti-violence Groups to Enforce Social Distancing

New York City police officers won't be responsible for making sure people are adhering to social distancing rules, NBC News reports. On Friday, New York City M [...]

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