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DC mayor hopes city can begin first phase of reopening next week barring any peaks

DC mayor hopes city can begin first phase of reopening next week barring any peaks

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday she plans to allow her district to begin phase one of reopening on May 29 -- if positive trends continue. Read full article: DC mayor hopes city can begin first phas...→

DC mayor hopes city can begin first phase of reopening next week barring any peaks

DC mayor hopes city can begin first phase of reopening next week barring any peaks

Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Thursday she plans to allow her district to begin phase one of reopening on May 29 -- if positive trends continue. Read full article: DC mayor hopes city can begin first phas...→

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Topping the safety checklist is wearing a face mask, social distancing, reducing crowds and washing hands. Read full article: Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.... Whi [...] Read full article: Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

7 More New York Counties Move to Phase III, Reopening Indoor Dining and Spas

7 More New York Counties Move to Phase III, Reopening Indoor Dining and Spas

New York’s Mid-Hudson region moves to Phase III Tuesday, reopening indoor dining and personal care services like nail salons and massage parlors (with restrict [...] Read full article: 7 More New York Counties Move to Phase I...→

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...] Read full article: Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you ne...→

New York City enters second phase of reopening amid pandemic

New York City enters second phase of reopening amid pandemic

Children are allowed back on playgrounds, restaurants are opening outdoor seating and barbershops are cutting hair again. Read full article: New York City enters second phase of reo...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

D.C. proceeds with phase two of reopening despite spike in new COVID-19 cases

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that she has decided to proceed with phase two of reopening the District’s economy despite a report of a new spike in the [...] Read full article: D.C. proceeds with phase two of reopenin...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decried property destruction and defended city police after demonstrators toppled and burned a Confederate statue on live TV Friday ni [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defend...→

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, moved one more step closer to normal Monday. Read full article: New York City reopens restaurants, salon...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

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 ...→

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Borgata, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget among those ready to welcome back guests Read full article: Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unve...→

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's June 17 press conference providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19, Whitmer said she hoped to move the state into Ph [...] Read full article: Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of G...→

Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are celebrating Phase 2 of reopening, if at all

Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are celebrating Phase 2 of reopening, if at all

New York City finally entered Phase 2 of our reopening Monday amid COVID-19, but are New Yorkers ready to celebrate just yet? Read full article: Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are ...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'

Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'

"It's been a difficult time for all of us, but we are really looking forward to be able to reopen." Read full article: Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can...→

Heading safely back to the subway as Phase 2 of reopening begins in NYC

Heading safely back to the subway as Phase 2 of reopening begins in NYC

Phase 2 of New York City’s reopening could bring another 300,000 people back to the city's transit system. Read full article: Heading safely back to the subway as Pha...→

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

While Chicago continues to see progress in combating the coronavirus infection rate, city officials say they’re following reports of surges elsewhere closely – [...] Read full article: Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of R...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

The Washington Teachers’ Union released a report Monday with suggestions on how schools can safely reopen in the fall as the coronavirus continues. They flagge [...] Read full article: DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reo...→

Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase Two of reopening | WTOP

With D.C. entering its Phase Two reopening plans on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said residents should still be cautious of the coronavirus. Read full article: Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase ...→

Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening In New York City

Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening In New York City

New York City has entered Phase 2 reopening after shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3 on July 1, Northam Says

Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3 on July 1, Northam Says

Restrictions on restaurants, stores, gyms and pools will loosen in Virginia starting next week. Virginia’s governor says data shows the state is ready to move [...] Read full article: Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3...→

Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of Closing

Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of Closing

As Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can [...] Read full article: Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venu...→

De Blasio, Justice Department spar over New York City’s reopening: ‘Hope Phase 2 is handled better’

De Blasio, Justice Department spar over New York City’s reopening: ‘Hope Phase 2 is handled better’

The Justice Department Tuesday clapped back at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after his spokeswoman slammed a letter from department officials applauding P [...] Read full article: De Blasio, Justice Department spar over ...→

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...] Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Nearly 1,000 playgrounds began opening their gates Monday as New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening.  Read full article: Playgrounds open to the public in Phase ...→

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said he is postponing the date for his state to move into its third reopening phase for at least 28 days amid a spike [...] Read full article: Louisiana governor delays next phase of ...→

National Theatre season to begin spring 2021; DC impov festival canceled | WTOP

Theatergoers will have to wait several more months to enjoy a live performance at the National Theatre in D.C. Read full article: National Theatre season to begin spring ...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Theaters can open to audiences of up to 50, but all but the smallest theaters will likely stay closed because production costs will far exceed the gate. Standi [...] Read full article: Top mayoral aides flesh out details of F...→

New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salons as Phase 2 reopening begins

New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salons as Phase 2 reopening begins

New Yorkers are finally letting their hair down! Big Apple barbershops and hair salons welcomed back scores of scruffy customers for post-quarantine cuts Monda [...] Read full article: New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salo...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3 on July 1, Northam Says

Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3 on July 1, Northam Says

Restrictions on restaurants, stores, gyms and pools will loosen in Virginia starting next week. Virginia’s governor says data shows the state is ready to move [...] Read full article: Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3...→

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 ...→

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.... Whi [...] Read full article: Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5...→

De Blasio, Justice Department spar over New York City’s reopening: ‘Hope Phase 2 is handled better’

De Blasio, Justice Department spar over New York City’s reopening: ‘Hope Phase 2 is handled better’

The Justice Department Tuesday clapped back at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after his spokeswoman slammed a letter from department officials applauding P [...] Read full article: De Blasio, Justice Department spar over ...→

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's June 17 press conference providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19, Whitmer said she hoped to move the state into Ph [...] Read full article: Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of G...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...] Read full article: Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you ne...→

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Nearly 1,000 playgrounds began opening their gates Monday as New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening.  Read full article: Playgrounds open to the public in Phase ...→

Heading safely back to the subway as Phase 2 of reopening begins in NYC

Heading safely back to the subway as Phase 2 of reopening begins in NYC

Phase 2 of New York City’s reopening could bring another 300,000 people back to the city's transit system. Read full article: Heading safely back to the subway as Pha...→

New York City enters second phase of reopening amid pandemic

New York City enters second phase of reopening amid pandemic

Children are allowed back on playgrounds, restaurants are opening outdoor seating and barbershops are cutting hair again. Read full article: New York City enters second phase of reo...→

National Theatre season to begin spring 2021; DC impov festival canceled | WTOP

Theatergoers will have to wait several more months to enjoy a live performance at the National Theatre in D.C. Read full article: National Theatre season to begin spring ...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

D.C. proceeds with phase two of reopening despite spike in new COVID-19 cases

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that she has decided to proceed with phase two of reopening the District’s economy despite a report of a new spike in the [...] Read full article: D.C. proceeds with phase two of reopenin...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase Two of reopening | WTOP

With D.C. entering its Phase Two reopening plans on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said residents should still be cautious of the coronavirus. Read full article: Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase ...→

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decried property destruction and defended city police after demonstrators toppled and burned a Confederate statue on live TV Friday ni [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defend...→

New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salons as Phase 2 reopening begins

New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salons as Phase 2 reopening begins

New Yorkers are finally letting their hair down! Big Apple barbershops and hair salons welcomed back scores of scruffy customers for post-quarantine cuts Monda [...] Read full article: New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salo...→

Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening In New York City

Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening In New York City

New York City has entered Phase 2 reopening after shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening...→

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Topping the safety checklist is wearing a face mask, social distancing, reducing crowds and washing hands. Read full article: Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of Closing

Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of Closing

As Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can [...] Read full article: Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venu...→

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Borgata, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget among those ready to welcome back guests Read full article: Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unve...→

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...] Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→

Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are celebrating Phase 2 of reopening, if at all

Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are celebrating Phase 2 of reopening, if at all

New York City finally entered Phase 2 of our reopening Monday amid COVID-19, but are New Yorkers ready to celebrate just yet? Read full article: Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are ...→

7 More New York Counties Move to Phase III, Reopening Indoor Dining and Spas

7 More New York Counties Move to Phase III, Reopening Indoor Dining and Spas

New York’s Mid-Hudson region moves to Phase III Tuesday, reopening indoor dining and personal care services like nail salons and massage parlors (with restrict [...] Read full article: 7 More New York Counties Move to Phase I...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'

Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'

"It's been a difficult time for all of us, but we are really looking forward to be able to reopen." Read full article: Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can...→

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said he is postponing the date for his state to move into its third reopening phase for at least 28 days amid a spike [...] Read full article: Louisiana governor delays next phase of ...→

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

While Chicago continues to see progress in combating the coronavirus infection rate, city officials say they’re following reports of surges elsewhere closely – [...] Read full article: Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of R...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

The Washington Teachers’ Union released a report Monday with suggestions on how schools can safely reopen in the fall as the coronavirus continues. They flagge [...] Read full article: DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reo...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Theaters can open to audiences of up to 50, but all but the smallest theaters will likely stay closed because production costs will far exceed the gate. Standi [...] Read full article: Top mayoral aides flesh out details of F...→

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, moved one more step closer to normal Monday. Read full article: New York City reopens restaurants, salon...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city employee during pandemic budget crisis - amNewYork

Mayor Bill de Blasio projects that up to 22,000 city employees could be laid off or furloughed to save $1 billion in agency spending for fiscal year Read full article: Mayor prepares to layoff 22,000 city emp...→

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green Phase Of Coronavirus Reopening Plan

Topping the safety checklist is wearing a face mask, social distancing, reducing crowds and washing hands. Read full article: Philadelphia Releases Guidance For Green...→

DC business owner sues city over fireworks license denial | WTOP

A D.C. business owner says he’s been denied a license to sell fireworks after doing so for decades. Read full article: DC business owner sues city over firewor...→

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make up for massive revenue shortfall: Mayor de Blasio

The move would save the city $1 billion amid ongoing effects of the coronavirus outbreak, Hizzoner said Wednesday. Read full article: NYC may fire 22,000 city workers to make...→

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

Concern grows for some restaurants as Illinois moves to Phase 4 of coronavirus reopening

CHICAGO — As Chicago moves to Phase 4 of the pandemic reopening, some restaurants are trying to figure out how to reduce health risks while recovering financia [...] Read full article: Concern grows for some restaurants as Il...→

Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3 on July 1, Northam Says

Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3 on July 1, Northam Says

Restrictions on restaurants, stores, gyms and pools will loosen in Virginia starting next week. Virginia’s governor says data shows the state is ready to move [...] Read full article: Virginia Can Move Into Reopening Phase 3...→

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

Michigan mayor resigns over race comment during City Council vote

A Michigan mayor has resigned amid criticism for saying she’d be “crucified” if she didn’t vote to reappoint a black city official. Beth Bashert stepped down a [...] Read full article: Michigan mayor resigns over race comment...→

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 ...→

Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of Closing

Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venues Like His Can't Make It Under Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions, Are In Danger Of Closing

As Chicago gears up for Phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan this Friday, the owners of the city’s storied performance and music venues say they still can [...] Read full article: Small Concert Hall Owner Says Music Venu...→

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5 of reopening plan this week as anticipated

(WXYZ) — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in an interview with WWJ Tuesday said that the state won't be moving into phase 5 of the reopening plan as she had hoped.... Whi [...] Read full article: Whitmer says state won't go into phase 5...→

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unveil reopening plans

Borgata, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, Golden Nugget among those ready to welcome back guests Read full article: Some Atlantic City casinos begin to unve...→

De Blasio, Justice Department spar over New York City’s reopening: ‘Hope Phase 2 is handled better’

De Blasio, Justice Department spar over New York City’s reopening: ‘Hope Phase 2 is handled better’

The Justice Department Tuesday clapped back at New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio after his spokeswoman slammed a letter from department officials applauding P [...] Read full article: De Blasio, Justice Department spar over ...→

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of Gov. Whitmer's Reopening Plan This Week

During Gov. Gretchen Whitmer's June 17 press conference providing updates on the state's response to COVID-19, Whitmer said she hoped to move the state into Ph [...] Read full article: Michigan Will Not Move Into Phase 5 Of G...→

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Virginia will enter phase three of reopening next week as coronavirus starts to decline

Gov. Ralph Northam announced Tuesday that Virginia, including Northern Virginia and Richmond, will move into phase three of reopening next week amid declines i [...] Read full article: Virginia will enter phase three of reope...→

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lightfoot To Ban Former CPD Officer Robert Rialmo From Future City Employment

The Chicago Police Board voted unanimously last fall to fire Rialmo, nearly four years after he shot and killed 19-year-old Quintonio LeGrier and an innocent b [...] Read full article: Ministers, Activists Want Mayor Lori Lig...→

Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are celebrating Phase 2 of reopening, if at all

Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are celebrating Phase 2 of reopening, if at all

New York City finally entered Phase 2 of our reopening Monday amid COVID-19, but are New Yorkers ready to celebrate just yet? Read full article: Ben Aaron finds out how New Yorkers are ...→

7 More New York Counties Move to Phase III, Reopening Indoor Dining and Spas

7 More New York Counties Move to Phase III, Reopening Indoor Dining and Spas

New York’s Mid-Hudson region moves to Phase III Tuesday, reopening indoor dining and personal care services like nail salons and massage parlors (with restrict [...] Read full article: 7 More New York Counties Move to Phase I...→

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testing Sites as City Prepares for Phase 4

The city of Chicago is launching four mobile coronavirus testing sites starting Tuesday in a new pilot program, according to the mayor’s office. Read full article: Chicago Launches 4 New Coronavirus Testi...→

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

Seattle mayor announces city will reclaim police-free autonomous zone taken over by demonstrators

(CNN) — Seattle’s mayor told protesters Monday “it’s time for people to go home” and leave the Capitol Hill neighborhood they have established as an autonomous [...] Read full article: Seattle mayor announces city will reclai...→

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you need to know, and what doctors warn

Gov. J.B. Pritzker announced guidelines for residents, business and industries as the state eases more restrictions related to COVID-19 on Friday that will reo [...] Read full article: Phase 4 of reopening Friday: What you ne...→

Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'

Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can't Just Show Up Anymore'

"It's been a difficult time for all of us, but we are really looking forward to be able to reopen." Read full article: Phase 4 Reopening Restrictions; 'You Can...→

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Playgrounds open to the public in Phase 2 of NYC reopening

Nearly 1,000 playgrounds began opening their gates Monday as New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening.  Read full article: Playgrounds open to the public in Phase ...→

Heading safely back to the subway as Phase 2 of reopening begins in NYC

Heading safely back to the subway as Phase 2 of reopening begins in NYC

Phase 2 of New York City’s reopening could bring another 300,000 people back to the city's transit system. Read full article: Heading safely back to the subway as Pha...→

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana governor delays next phase of coronavirus reopening because of spike in cases

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards on Monday said he is postponing the date for his state to move into its third reopening phase for at least 28 days amid a spike [...] Read full article: Louisiana governor delays next phase of ...→

New York City enters second phase of reopening amid pandemic

New York City enters second phase of reopening amid pandemic

Children are allowed back on playgrounds, restaurants are opening outdoor seating and barbershops are cutting hair again. Read full article: New York City enters second phase of reo...→

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of Reopening, But Could Move Back at Any Point

While Chicago continues to see progress in combating the coronavirus infection rate, city officials say they’re following reports of surges elsewhere closely – [...] Read full article: Chicago Set to Move Into Next Phase of R...→

National Theatre season to begin spring 2021; DC impov festival canceled | WTOP

Theatergoers will have to wait several more months to enjoy a live performance at the National Theatre in D.C. Read full article: National Theatre season to begin spring ...→

Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move Into Phase Four of Reopening Plan

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot discusses the city’s decision to move into Phase Four of the coronavirus reopening plan.... Under Phase Four guidelines in the “Re [...] Read full article: Mayor Lightfoot Discusses Chicago's Move...→

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday as Illinois Enters Phase 4 of Reopening

Gyms, fitness centers and health clubs across Illinois will be permitted to reopen Friday as the state enters phase four of Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s five-step reop [...] Read full article: Gyms, Fitness Centers to Reopen Friday a...→

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coronavirus reopening plan Friday. Here’s a guide to what’s allowed.

Gatherings of up to 50 people will be allowed across the state starting Friday as Illinois moves into the fourth phase of its reopening plan. Here's what you n [...] Read full article: Illinois will enter phase 4 of its coron...→

D.C. proceeds with phase two of reopening despite spike in new COVID-19 cases

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Monday that she has decided to proceed with phase two of reopening the District’s economy despite a report of a new spike in the [...] Read full article: D.C. proceeds with phase two of reopenin...→

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reopening in Fall

The Washington Teachers’ Union released a report Monday with suggestions on how schools can safely reopen in the fall as the coronavirus continues. They flagge [...] Read full article: DC Teachers Flag Safety Concerns for Reo...→

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days Since Reopening: Chicago Deputy Mayor

Approximately 50,000 people visited Chicago’s popular Navy Pier in the first 10 days following its reopening, city officials announced Monday. At a news confer [...] Read full article: 50K Visited Navy Pier in First 10 Days S...→

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

'The biggest step forward': NYC enters Phase 2 of reopening with outdoor dining, barbershops

“Closing was sad and very upsetting, to come to work today, thank God. It’s a breakthrough,” the owner of a Queens barbershop said. Read full article: 'The biggest step forward': NYC enters P...→

Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase Two of reopening | WTOP

With D.C. entering its Phase Two reopening plans on Monday, Mayor Muriel Bowser said residents should still be cautious of the coronavirus. Read full article: Bowser urges caution as DC enters Phase ...→

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Top mayoral aides flesh out details of Friday move into Phase 4 of reopening plan

Theaters can open to audiences of up to 50, but all but the smallest theaters will likely stay closed because production costs will far exceed the gate. Standi [...] Read full article: Top mayoral aides flesh out details of F...→

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defends Police After Confederate Statue Is Toppled

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser decried property destruction and defended city police after demonstrators toppled and burned a Confederate statue on live TV Friday ni [...] Read full article: DC Mayor Decries Property Damage, Defend...→

New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salons as Phase 2 reopening begins

New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salons as Phase 2 reopening begins

New Yorkers are finally letting their hair down! Big Apple barbershops and hair salons welcomed back scores of scruffy customers for post-quarantine cuts Monda [...] Read full article: New Yorkers flood barbershops, hair salo...→

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City reopens restaurants, salons, more in Phase 2

New York City, the epicenter of the outbreak, moved one more step closer to normal Monday. Read full article: New York City reopens restaurants, salon...→

Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening In New York City

Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening In New York City

New York City has entered Phase 2 reopening after shutting down due to the coronavirus pandemic.  Read full article: Comprehensive Guide To Phase 2 Reopening...→

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Pritzker releases safety guidance for Phase 4 with reopening of indoor restaurant services, gyms, museums

Notable changes for Phase 4 include allowing gatherings of 50 people or less — and reopening of indoor restaurant services to groups of 10 or less, with tables [...] Read full article: Pritzker releases safety guidance for Ph...→