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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...→

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...→

City to add 23 more miles of Open Streets to help New Yorkers maintain social distancing - amNewYork

City to add 23 more miles of Open Streets to help New Yorkers maintain social distancing - amNewYork

The city is closing another 23 miles of streets across the five boroughs to cars this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday, to help New Read full article: City to add 23 more miles of Open Street...→

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

To the artist, the removal of his work was an indication that officials didn't want to see a part of the city's history reflected back at them. Read full article: Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censo...→

Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate Confederate Memorial

Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate Confederate Memorial

Leaders of the country’s oldest city have decided to move a Confederate memorial that has been a fixture in its historic central plaza for 140 years Read full article: Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate ...→

Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting Hours After Father's Day Celebration On Violent Night Across City

Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting Hours After Father's Day Celebration On Violent Night Across City

Statistics for gun incidents are up more than 60% this year over last, according to department figures. Homicides are also up, by a gain of more than 20%. Read full article: Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Dou...→

US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Enjoy Special Father's Day

US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Enjoy Special Father's Day

The U.S. Air National Guard transported residents of the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home to meet their families at an outdoor location on Father's Day. Read full article: US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At ...→

As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protesters Hit The Streets For 23rd Day To Demand Change

As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protesters Hit The Streets For 23rd Day To Demand Change

"The end of slavery happened when? In the 1800s, but we’re still out here in 2020. There’s a lot of work to do," one protester said. Read full article: As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protes...→

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

The city's DOT will be working "with community groups and partner agencies to identify additional seating within full street closures in July." However, not ev [...] Read full article: City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dini...→

Daily conversations about race continue at McCaren Park on 20th day of protests across the city

Daily conversations about race continue at McCaren Park on 20th day of protests across the city

A vigil at McCarren Park has been held for two nights in a row is featuring daily conversations about race and bias.  Read full article: Daily conversations about race continue ...→

Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Streets Closed Due to Protests

Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Streets Closed Due to Protests

Several road closures were in place in Philadelphia, including a stretch of Interstate 676, due to protest activity Saturday afternoon. Interstate 676 was clos [...] Read full article: Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Stree...→

Still waters and empty streets: As Venice re-emerges from the height of the pandemic, residents re-imagine life in their city

Still waters and empty streets: As Venice re-emerges from the height of the pandemic, residents re-imagine life in their city

Before the COVID-19 pandemic more than 10 million tourists flooded Venice every year. But now with tourists gone, for the first time in living memory residents [...] Read full article: Still waters and empty streets: As Venic...→

Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Coronavirus Cases from Protests, Memorial Day Weekend

Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Coronavirus Cases from Protests, Memorial Day Weekend

On Wednesday's broadcast of the Fox Business Network's "Lou Dobbs Tonight," Vice President Mike Pence said that so far, there has not been "an increase in | Cl [...] Read full article: Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Corona...→

'This Is Something You Need To See': On Day Of George Floyd's Funeral, Hundreds Make Pilgrimage To Mpls. Memorial Site

'This Is Something You Need To See': On Day Of George Floyd's Funeral, Hundreds Make Pilgrimage To Mpls. Memorial Site

Crowds continue to fill the area near East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in south Minneapolis to remember and honor the life of George Floyd. Read full article: 'This Is Something You Need To See': On ...→

LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests take over New York City for 13th-straight day - amNewYork

Demonstrators took to the streets of New York City for a 13th-consecutive day on Tuesday to protest police brutality and the cultural landscape of the Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests take...→

New Yorkers gradually return to mass transit as city reopens

The city’s restart will largely be determined by the recovery of the public transit system. Read full article: New Yorkers gradually return to mass tra...→

City-based branch of Lutheran church to host online day of discussions around LGBTQ community, race and more - amNewYork

City-based branch of Lutheran church to host online day of discussions around LGBTQ community, race and more - amNewYork

A local branch of the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA) is hosting a day-long pride event online this weekend. The Metropolitan New York Synod, a Read full article: City-based branch of Lutheran church to ...→

PRIMARY DAY: New Yorkers head to polls with caution during COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

BY ROBERT POZARYCKI AND MARK HALLUM One of the most unusual elections in New York City history reaches its climax Tuesday as residents head to the polls Read full article: PRIMARY DAY: New Yorkers head to polls w...→

New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks as City Promises Crackdown

New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks as City Promises Crackdown

Sleepless New Yorkers took to the streets outside Mayor Bill de Blasio’s official residence late Monday night to protest against recent late-night fireworks th [...] Read full article: New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks...→

Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Father's Day March In Center City To Lift Up Black Fathers For Courage, 'Pure Grit'

Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Father's Day March In Center City To Lift Up Black Fathers For Courage, 'Pure Grit'

It was a call to action as about 100 men, women and children participated in the Fathers Fighting For Families march for injustice Sunday morning in Center Cit [...] Read full article: Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Fathe...→

City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets

City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets

The city's transportation department is adding more bikeways and more open streets, while planning to close more sections of streets on weekends to allow for o [...] Read full article: City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, ...→

Your City Father's Day Photos

Your City Father's Day Photos

It's time to celebrate your fathers! Send a photo of your father and tell us how much you love him! Read full article: Your City Father's Day Photos...→

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and summer nipping at its heels, rent [...]

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and summer nipping at its heels, renting a vacation home may seem like the perfect way to get a change of scenery wh [...] Read full article: With Memorial Day weekend fast approachi...→

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

To remember the lives of Chicagoans who lost their lives to coronavirus, the city of Chicago created a public virtual memorial page for residents to honor thei [...] Read full article: City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to...→

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

A person in Johnson County, Kansas, who spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Johnson County [...] Read full article: Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party le...→

City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission to Remove Confederate War Memorial

City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission to Remove Confederate War Memorial

On Wednesday, the city of Dallas filed an emergency motion, asking a judge to remove a temporary injunction, which would allow for the removal of a Confederate [...] Read full article: City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission ...→

Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over City Blocks in Seattle

Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over City Blocks in Seattle

Protestors in Seattle have taken over city blocks, baracking streets and encouraging others to occupy the city on social media. Read full article: Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over C...→

New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matter' On Prominent Streets In All 5 Boroughs, De Blasio Says

New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matter' On Prominent Streets In All 5 Boroughs, De Blasio Says

The message will be painted first on a street near City Hall, and the other locations in other boroughs in the days to come, the mayor said.  Read full article: New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matt...→

12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Memorial Day weekend gatherings: Officials

12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Memorial Day weekend gatherings: Officials

A dozen COVID-19 cases in a Pennsylvania suburb have been traced to Jersey Shore “beach house gatherings” over Memorial Day weekend, health officials said. Read full article: 12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Me...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

South Side Church To Hold Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's Day

South Side Church To Hold Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's Day

A church on Chicago's South Side is holding a special memorial service to honor George Floyd on Father's Day.  Read full article: South Side Church To Hold Memorial Servi...→

Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Events Commemorating End Of Slavery

Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Events Commemorating End Of Slavery

This year’s celebrations take on added significance amid the ongoing protests over racism and police brutality. Read full article: Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Ev...→

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

The fallout from the Rayshard Brooks' saga continued in Atlanta on Wednesday night on the heels of Fulton County, GA District Attorney Paul Howard's announceme [...] Read full article: Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Wor...→

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running

While the coronavirus slowed most of the city to a crawl, commuting in the Mount Hope neighborhood of the Bronx increased because of all the essential workers [...] Read full article: When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Worker...→

Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Drink Away The Pandemic

Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Drink Away The Pandemic

New Yorkers were back at it on Saturday, drinking on the streets like the pandemic is over. Read full article: Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Dr...→

Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Lives Matter Day'

Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Lives Matter Day'

Jersey City's council approved a resolution declaring May 25 "Black Lives Matter Day" in New Jersey's second-largest city. Read full article: Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Live...→

No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day coronavirus spike in DC area | WTOP

Several states have been seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases this month, but the D.C. region has been spared, at least so far. Read full article: No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day cor...→

City to paint "Black Lives Matter" murals on five streets - amNewYork

The city will paint sprawling letters spelling out "Black Lives Matter" on five streets, one per borough, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday. A Read full article: City to paint "Black Lives Matter" mural...→

Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa County, Calif. linked to Memorial Day gatherings

Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa County, Calif. linked to Memorial Day gatherings

A health official in a California county said socializing over Memorial Day weekend is likely behind a recent spike in cases of the novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa Count...→

City to add 23 more miles of Open Streets to help New Yorkers maintain social distancing - amNewYork

City to add 23 more miles of Open Streets to help New Yorkers maintain social distancing - amNewYork

The city is closing another 23 miles of streets across the five boroughs to cars this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday, to help New Read full article: City to add 23 more miles of Open Street...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

PRIMARY DAY: New Yorkers head to polls with caution during COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

BY ROBERT POZARYCKI AND MARK HALLUM One of the most unusual elections in New York City history reaches its climax Tuesday as residents head to the polls Read full article: PRIMARY DAY: New Yorkers head to polls w...→

Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate Confederate Memorial

Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate Confederate Memorial

Leaders of the country’s oldest city have decided to move a Confederate memorial that has been a fixture in its historic central plaza for 140 years Read full article: Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate ...→

US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Enjoy Special Father's Day

US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Enjoy Special Father's Day

The U.S. Air National Guard transported residents of the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home to meet their families at an outdoor location on Father's Day. Read full article: US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At ...→

South Side Church To Hold Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's Day

South Side Church To Hold Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's Day

A church on Chicago's South Side is holding a special memorial service to honor George Floyd on Father's Day.  Read full article: South Side Church To Hold Memorial Servi...→

City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets

City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets

The city's transportation department is adding more bikeways and more open streets, while planning to close more sections of streets on weekends to allow for o [...] Read full article: City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, ...→

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

The city's DOT will be working "with community groups and partner agencies to identify additional seating within full street closures in July." However, not ev [...] Read full article: City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dini...→

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

The fallout from the Rayshard Brooks' saga continued in Atlanta on Wednesday night on the heels of Fulton County, GA District Attorney Paul Howard's announceme [...] Read full article: Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Wor...→

Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Drink Away The Pandemic

Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Drink Away The Pandemic

New Yorkers were back at it on Saturday, drinking on the streets like the pandemic is over. Read full article: Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Dr...→

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

To remember the lives of Chicagoans who lost their lives to coronavirus, the city of Chicago created a public virtual memorial page for residents to honor thei [...] Read full article: City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to...→

Still waters and empty streets: As Venice re-emerges from the height of the pandemic, residents re-imagine life in their city

Still waters and empty streets: As Venice re-emerges from the height of the pandemic, residents re-imagine life in their city

Before the COVID-19 pandemic more than 10 million tourists flooded Venice every year. But now with tourists gone, for the first time in living memory residents [...] Read full article: Still waters and empty streets: As Venic...→

Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Coronavirus Cases from Protests, Memorial Day Weekend

Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Coronavirus Cases from Protests, Memorial Day Weekend

On Wednesday's broadcast of the Fox Business Network's "Lou Dobbs Tonight," Vice President Mike Pence said that so far, there has not been "an increase in | Cl [...] Read full article: Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Corona...→

No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day coronavirus spike in DC area | WTOP

Several states have been seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases this month, but the D.C. region has been spared, at least so far. Read full article: No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day cor...→

Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over City Blocks in Seattle

Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over City Blocks in Seattle

Protestors in Seattle have taken over city blocks, baracking streets and encouraging others to occupy the city on social media. Read full article: Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over C...→

LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests take over New York City for 13th-straight day - amNewYork

Demonstrators took to the streets of New York City for a 13th-consecutive day on Tuesday to protest police brutality and the cultural landscape of the Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests take...→

Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa County, Calif. linked to Memorial Day gatherings

Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa County, Calif. linked to Memorial Day gatherings

A health official in a California county said socializing over Memorial Day weekend is likely behind a recent spike in cases of the novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa Count...→

12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Memorial Day weekend gatherings: Officials

12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Memorial Day weekend gatherings: Officials

A dozen COVID-19 cases in a Pennsylvania suburb have been traced to Jersey Shore “beach house gatherings” over Memorial Day weekend, health officials said. Read full article: 12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Me...→

City-based branch of Lutheran church to host online day of discussions around LGBTQ community, race and more - amNewYork

City-based branch of Lutheran church to host online day of discussions around LGBTQ community, race and more - amNewYork

A local branch of the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA) is hosting a day-long pride event online this weekend. The Metropolitan New York Synod, a Read full article: City-based branch of Lutheran church to ...→

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

To the artist, the removal of his work was an indication that officials didn't want to see a part of the city's history reflected back at them. Read full article: Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censo...→

New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks as City Promises Crackdown

New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks as City Promises Crackdown

Sleepless New Yorkers took to the streets outside Mayor Bill de Blasio’s official residence late Monday night to protest against recent late-night fireworks th [...] Read full article: New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks...→

Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting Hours After Father's Day Celebration On Violent Night Across City

Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting Hours After Father's Day Celebration On Violent Night Across City

Statistics for gun incidents are up more than 60% this year over last, according to department figures. Homicides are also up, by a gain of more than 20%. Read full article: Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Dou...→

Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Father's Day March In Center City To Lift Up Black Fathers For Courage, 'Pure Grit'

Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Father's Day March In Center City To Lift Up Black Fathers For Courage, 'Pure Grit'

It was a call to action as about 100 men, women and children participated in the Fathers Fighting For Families march for injustice Sunday morning in Center Cit [...] Read full article: Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Fathe...→

As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protesters Hit The Streets For 23rd Day To Demand Change

As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protesters Hit The Streets For 23rd Day To Demand Change

"The end of slavery happened when? In the 1800s, but we’re still out here in 2020. There’s a lot of work to do," one protester said. Read full article: As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protes...→

Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Events Commemorating End Of Slavery

Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Events Commemorating End Of Slavery

This year’s celebrations take on added significance amid the ongoing protests over racism and police brutality. Read full article: Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Ev...→

Your City Father's Day Photos

Your City Father's Day Photos

It's time to celebrate your fathers! Send a photo of your father and tell us how much you love him! Read full article: Your City Father's Day Photos...→

Daily conversations about race continue at McCaren Park on 20th day of protests across the city

Daily conversations about race continue at McCaren Park on 20th day of protests across the city

A vigil at McCarren Park has been held for two nights in a row is featuring daily conversations about race and bias.  Read full article: Daily conversations about race continue ...→

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running

While the coronavirus slowed most of the city to a crawl, commuting in the Mount Hope neighborhood of the Bronx increased because of all the essential workers [...] Read full article: When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Worker...→

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and summer nipping at its heels, rent [...]

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and summer nipping at its heels, renting a vacation home may seem like the perfect way to get a change of scenery wh [...] Read full article: With Memorial Day weekend fast approachi...→

Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Streets Closed Due to Protests

Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Streets Closed Due to Protests

Several road closures were in place in Philadelphia, including a stretch of Interstate 676, due to protest activity Saturday afternoon. Interstate 676 was clos [...] Read full article: Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Stree...→

Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Lives Matter Day'

Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Lives Matter Day'

Jersey City's council approved a resolution declaring May 25 "Black Lives Matter Day" in New Jersey's second-largest city. Read full article: Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Live...→

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

A person in Johnson County, Kansas, who spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Johnson County [...] Read full article: Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party le...→

City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission to Remove Confederate War Memorial

City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission to Remove Confederate War Memorial

On Wednesday, the city of Dallas filed an emergency motion, asking a judge to remove a temporary injunction, which would allow for the removal of a Confederate [...] Read full article: City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission ...→

'This Is Something You Need To See': On Day Of George Floyd's Funeral, Hundreds Make Pilgrimage To Mpls. Memorial Site

'This Is Something You Need To See': On Day Of George Floyd's Funeral, Hundreds Make Pilgrimage To Mpls. Memorial Site

Crowds continue to fill the area near East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in south Minneapolis to remember and honor the life of George Floyd. Read full article: 'This Is Something You Need To See': On ...→

City to paint "Black Lives Matter" murals on five streets - amNewYork

The city will paint sprawling letters spelling out "Black Lives Matter" on five streets, one per borough, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday. A Read full article: City to paint "Black Lives Matter" mural...→

New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matter' On Prominent Streets In All 5 Boroughs, De Blasio Says

New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matter' On Prominent Streets In All 5 Boroughs, De Blasio Says

The message will be painted first on a street near City Hall, and the other locations in other boroughs in the days to come, the mayor said.  Read full article: New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matt...→

New Yorkers gradually return to mass transit as city reopens

The city’s restart will largely be determined by the recovery of the public transit system. Read full article: New Yorkers gradually return to mass tra...→

City to add 23 more miles of Open Streets to help New Yorkers maintain social distancing - amNewYork

City to add 23 more miles of Open Streets to help New Yorkers maintain social distancing - amNewYork

The city is closing another 23 miles of streets across the five boroughs to cars this weekend, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Wednesday, to help New Read full article: City to add 23 more miles of Open Street...→

City-based branch of Lutheran church to host online day of discussions around LGBTQ community, race and more - amNewYork

City-based branch of Lutheran church to host online day of discussions around LGBTQ community, race and more - amNewYork

A local branch of the Evangelical Church in America (ELCA) is hosting a day-long pride event online this weekend. The Metropolitan New York Synod, a Read full article: City-based branch of Lutheran church to ...→

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor Says

The city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds. Read full article: New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At ...→

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censorship of Memorial Day Artwork

To the artist, the removal of his work was an indication that officials didn't want to see a part of the city's history reflected back at them. Read full article: Black Artists Sue Miami Beach Over Censo...→

PRIMARY DAY: New Yorkers head to polls with caution during COVID-19 pandemic - amNewYork

BY ROBERT POZARYCKI AND MARK HALLUM One of the most unusual elections in New York City history reaches its climax Tuesday as residents head to the polls Read full article: PRIMARY DAY: New Yorkers head to polls w...→

Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate Confederate Memorial

Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate Confederate Memorial

Leaders of the country’s oldest city have decided to move a Confederate memorial that has been a fixture in its historic central plaza for 140 years Read full article: Country's Oldest City Moves to Relocate ...→

New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks as City Promises Crackdown

New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks as City Promises Crackdown

Sleepless New Yorkers took to the streets outside Mayor Bill de Blasio’s official residence late Monday night to protest against recent late-night fireworks th [...] Read full article: New Yorkers Protest Late-Night Fireworks...→

Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting Hours After Father's Day Celebration On Violent Night Across City

Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Double Shooting Hours After Father's Day Celebration On Violent Night Across City

Statistics for gun incidents are up more than 60% this year over last, according to department figures. Homicides are also up, by a gain of more than 20%. Read full article: Man Killed In Southwest Philadelphia Dou...→

US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Enjoy Special Father's Day

US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At Vineland Veterans Memorial Home Enjoy Special Father's Day

The U.S. Air National Guard transported residents of the Vineland Veterans Memorial Home to meet their families at an outdoor location on Father's Day. Read full article: US Air National Guard Helps Veterans At ...→

Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Father's Day March In Center City To Lift Up Black Fathers For Courage, 'Pure Grit'

Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Father's Day March In Center City To Lift Up Black Fathers For Courage, 'Pure Grit'

It was a call to action as about 100 men, women and children participated in the Fathers Fighting For Families march for injustice Sunday morning in Center Cit [...] Read full article: Urban League Of Philadelphia Leads Fathe...→

South Side Church To Hold Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's Day

South Side Church To Hold Memorial Service Honoring George Floyd On Father's Day

A church on Chicago's South Side is holding a special memorial service to honor George Floyd on Father's Day.  Read full article: South Side Church To Hold Memorial Servi...→

As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protesters Hit The Streets For 23rd Day To Demand Change

As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protesters Hit The Streets For 23rd Day To Demand Change

"The end of slavery happened when? In the 1800s, but we’re still out here in 2020. There’s a lot of work to do," one protester said. Read full article: As Country Celebrates Juneteenth, Protes...→

City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets

City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, more open streets

The city's transportation department is adding more bikeways and more open streets, while planning to close more sections of streets on weekends to allow for o [...] Read full article: City planning 30 miles of new bikeways, ...→

Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Events Commemorating End Of Slavery

Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Events Commemorating End Of Slavery

This year’s celebrations take on added significance amid the ongoing protests over racism and police brutality. Read full article: Juneteenth Freedom Day: New York City Ev...→

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dining, Says Open Streets Seating Won't Happen Until July

The city's DOT will be working "with community groups and partner agencies to identify additional seating within full street closures in July." However, not ev [...] Read full article: City Offers More Details On Phase 2 Dini...→

Your City Father's Day Photos

Your City Father's Day Photos

It's time to celebrate your fathers! Send a photo of your father and tell us how much you love him! Read full article: Your City Father's Day Photos...→

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Worst Day in Law Enforcement in the City of Atlanta That's Ever Been'

The fallout from the Rayshard Brooks' saga continued in Atlanta on Wednesday night on the heels of Fulton County, GA District Attorney Paul Howard's announceme [...] Read full article: Atlanta Police Union Head: 'It's the Wor...→

Daily conversations about race continue at McCaren Park on 20th day of protests across the city

Daily conversations about race continue at McCaren Park on 20th day of protests across the city

A vigil at McCarren Park has been held for two nights in a row is featuring daily conversations about race and bias.  Read full article: Daily conversations about race continue ...→

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running

When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Workers Kept the City Running

While the coronavirus slowed most of the city to a crawl, commuting in the Mount Hope neighborhood of the Bronx increased because of all the essential workers [...] Read full article: When Rich New Yorkers Fled, These Worker...→

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and summer nipping at its heels, rent [...]

With Memorial Day weekend fast approaching and summer nipping at its heels, renting a vacation home may seem like the perfect way to get a change of scenery wh [...] Read full article: With Memorial Day weekend fast approachi...→

Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Drink Away The Pandemic

Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Drink Away The Pandemic

New Yorkers were back at it on Saturday, drinking on the streets like the pandemic is over. Read full article: Photos: New Yorkers Are Trying To Day-Dr...→

Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Streets Closed Due to Protests

Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Streets Closed Due to Protests

Several road closures were in place in Philadelphia, including a stretch of Interstate 676, due to protest activity Saturday afternoon. Interstate 676 was clos [...] Read full article: Stretch of I-676, Some Center City Stree...→

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to Honor Lives Lost to Coronavirus

To remember the lives of Chicagoans who lost their lives to coronavirus, the city of Chicago created a public virtual memorial page for residents to honor thei [...] Read full article: City of Chicago Creates Memorial Page to...→

Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Lives Matter Day'

Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Lives Matter Day'

Jersey City's council approved a resolution declaring May 25 "Black Lives Matter Day" in New Jersey's second-largest city. Read full article: Jersey City declaring May 25 'Black Live...→

Still waters and empty streets: As Venice re-emerges from the height of the pandemic, residents re-imagine life in their city

Still waters and empty streets: As Venice re-emerges from the height of the pandemic, residents re-imagine life in their city

Before the COVID-19 pandemic more than 10 million tourists flooded Venice every year. But now with tourists gone, for the first time in living memory residents [...] Read full article: Still waters and empty streets: As Venic...→

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party leads to new confirmed coronavirus case

A person in Johnson County, Kansas, who spent Memorial Day Weekend at the Lake of the Ozarks has tested positive for COVID-19, according to the Johnson County [...] Read full article: Lake of the Ozarks Memorial Day party le...→

Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Coronavirus Cases from Protests, Memorial Day Weekend

Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Coronavirus Cases from Protests, Memorial Day Weekend

On Wednesday's broadcast of the Fox Business Network's "Lou Dobbs Tonight," Vice President Mike Pence said that so far, there has not been "an increase in | Cl [...] Read full article: Pence: 'No Significant Uptick' in Corona...→

City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission to Remove Confederate War Memorial

City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission to Remove Confederate War Memorial

On Wednesday, the city of Dallas filed an emergency motion, asking a judge to remove a temporary injunction, which would allow for the removal of a Confederate [...] Read full article: City of Dallas Ask Court for Permission ...→

No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day coronavirus spike in DC area | WTOP

Several states have been seeing an uptick in coronavirus cases this month, but the D.C. region has been spared, at least so far. Read full article: No evidence yet of post-Memorial Day cor...→

'This Is Something You Need To See': On Day Of George Floyd's Funeral, Hundreds Make Pilgrimage To Mpls. Memorial Site

'This Is Something You Need To See': On Day Of George Floyd's Funeral, Hundreds Make Pilgrimage To Mpls. Memorial Site

Crowds continue to fill the area near East 38th Street and Chicago Avenue in south Minneapolis to remember and honor the life of George Floyd. Read full article: 'This Is Something You Need To See': On ...→

Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over City Blocks in Seattle

Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over City Blocks in Seattle

Protestors in Seattle have taken over city blocks, baracking streets and encouraging others to occupy the city on social media. Read full article: Protesters Blockade Streets, Take Over C...→

City to paint "Black Lives Matter" murals on five streets - amNewYork

The city will paint sprawling letters spelling out "Black Lives Matter" on five streets, one per borough, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced on Tuesday. A Read full article: City to paint "Black Lives Matter" mural...→

LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests take over New York City for 13th-straight day - amNewYork

Demonstrators took to the streets of New York City for a 13th-consecutive day on Tuesday to protest police brutality and the cultural landscape of the Read full article: LIVE UPDATES: George Floyd protests take...→

New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matter' On Prominent Streets In All 5 Boroughs, De Blasio Says

New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matter' On Prominent Streets In All 5 Boroughs, De Blasio Says

The message will be painted first on a street near City Hall, and the other locations in other boroughs in the days to come, the mayor said.  Read full article: New York City To Paint 'Black Lives Matt...→

Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa County, Calif. linked to Memorial Day gatherings

Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa County, Calif. linked to Memorial Day gatherings

A health official in a California county said socializing over Memorial Day weekend is likely behind a recent spike in cases of the novel coronavirus.  Read full article: Spike in coronavirus cases in Napa Count...→

New Yorkers gradually return to mass transit as city reopens

The city’s restart will largely be determined by the recovery of the public transit system. Read full article: New Yorkers gradually return to mass tra...→

12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Memorial Day weekend gatherings: Officials

12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Memorial Day weekend gatherings: Officials

A dozen COVID-19 cases in a Pennsylvania suburb have been traced to Jersey Shore “beach house gatherings” over Memorial Day weekend, health officials said. Read full article: 12 COVID cases traced to Jersey Shore Me...→