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New bill introduced by City Council allows outdoor dining on sidewalks, streets - amNewYork

BY KEVIN DUGGAN The Council introduced a new bill to allow outdoor dining on sidewalks, streets, and other open spaces on May 28, aiming to give Read full article: New bill introduced by City Council allo...→

New bill introduced by City Council allows outdoor dining on sidewalks, streets - amNewYork

BY KEVIN DUGGAN The Council introduced a new bill to allow outdoor dining on sidewalks, streets, and other open spaces on May 28, aiming to give Read full article: New bill introduced by City Council allo...→

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote work session on the tree protection ordinance rewrite Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held remotel [...] Read full article: City Council will hold June 25 virtual w...→

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

A local NAACP chapter presented a letter with a list of demands concerning police and community relations for Fort Worth city council members on Tuesday night. [...] Read full article: NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, P...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Activists demanding racial justice and calling for police defunding temporarily took over a meeting of the Denver City Council. Read full article: Protesters take over Denver City Council...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council member Ritchie Torres are issuing a subpoena on a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that reportedly [...] Read full article: City Council subpoena targets Dept. of H...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s annual budget on Wednesday in an unusually tight vote as councilors weighed continued pushes for police reform, [...] Read full article: Boston City Council passes budget in tig...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is set to vote on a revised budget that reallocates some police funds and helps the city as it faces a $65 million shortf [...] Read full article: Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budge...→

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

One of the most fraught budget votes in years faces the city council on Wednesday, with the count still uncertain for the annual budget coming up for approval [...] Read full article: Boston City Council budget vote remains ...→

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

Both the Los Angeles County’s supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council have approved millions in rent relief. Read full article: LA City Council, County Board Of Supervi...→

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

The FBI on Tuesday arrested Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on racketeering charges after a long-running corruption probe. Read full article: FBI charges member of LA City Council in...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

'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...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

The Buffalo Police Department brought disciplinary charges against Cariol Horne and fired her in 2008, a few months before she was eligible to receive a full p [...] Read full article: Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigat...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Councilors voted unanimously to ban the use of facial-recognition technology by police — technology the department currently doesn’t use anyway due [...] Read full article: Boston City Council votes to ban facial-...→

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...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

The St. Paul City Council will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a proposed raft of residential tenant protections that have drawn strong reaction [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council to move forward wi...→

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday, June 21, approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in a 13-2 vote. The general fund budget is approximately $673 million f [...] Read full article: City Council approves 2021 budget at spe...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second... Read full article: Second Recount of Paterson City Council ...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

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...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

A local NAACP chapter presented a letter with a list of demands concerning police and community relations for Fort Worth city council members on Tuesday night. [...] Read full article: NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, P...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

One of the most fraught budget votes in years faces the city council on Wednesday, with the count still uncertain for the annual budget coming up for approval [...] Read full article: Boston City Council budget vote remains ...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

The FBI on Tuesday arrested Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on racketeering charges after a long-running corruption probe. Read full article: FBI charges member of LA City Council in...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

The St. Paul City Council will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a proposed raft of residential tenant protections that have drawn strong reaction [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council to move forward wi...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council member Ritchie Torres are issuing a subpoena on a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that reportedly [...] Read full article: City Council subpoena targets Dept. of H...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

The Buffalo Police Department brought disciplinary charges against Cariol Horne and fired her in 2008, a few months before she was eligible to receive a full p [...] Read full article: Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigat...→

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s annual budget on Wednesday in an unusually tight vote as councilors weighed continued pushes for police reform, [...] Read full article: Boston City Council passes budget in tig...→

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote work session on the tree protection ordinance rewrite Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held remotel [...] Read full article: City Council will hold June 25 virtual w...→

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Councilors voted unanimously to ban the use of facial-recognition technology by police — technology the department currently doesn’t use anyway due [...] Read full article: Boston City Council votes to ban facial-...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is set to vote on a revised budget that reallocates some police funds and helps the city as it faces a $65 million shortf [...] Read full article: Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budge...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

Both the Los Angeles County’s supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council have approved millions in rent relief. Read full article: LA City Council, County Board Of Supervi...→

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Activists demanding racial justice and calling for police defunding temporarily took over a meeting of the Denver City Council. Read full article: Protesters take over Denver City Council...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

'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...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday, June 21, approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in a 13-2 vote. The general fund budget is approximately $673 million f [...] Read full article: City Council approves 2021 budget at spe...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second... Read full article: Second Recount of Paterson City Council ...→

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passes budget in tight vote

Boston City Council passed Mayor Marty Walsh’s annual budget on Wednesday in an unusually tight vote as councilors weighed continued pushes for police reform, [...] Read full article: Boston City Council passes budget in tig...→

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

Philly City Council Votes to Extend Eviction Ban as Part of Emergency Aid for Renters

With many people still suffering from the economic fallout of the coronavirus pandemic, the Philadelphia City Council on Tuesday unanimously passed a package o [...] Read full article: Philly City Council Votes to Extend Evic...→

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council will hold June 25 virtual work session on tree protection ordinance - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council will hold a remote work session on the tree protection ordinance rewrite Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held remotel [...] Read full article: City Council will hold June 25 virtual w...→

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Council votes to ban facial-recognition technology

Boston City Councilors voted unanimously to ban the use of facial-recognition technology by police — technology the department currently doesn’t use anyway due [...] Read full article: Boston City Council votes to ban facial-...→

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend

Five more Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, Mayor Lori Lightfoot's office said Tuesday ni [...] Read full article: 5 More Chicago Streets Will Close for Ou...→

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...→

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Seattle business owner says he plans to move due to lack of leadership and 'socialist' city council

Joey Rodolfo, the owner of a clothing store in Seattle, Wash., told “Fox & Friends” that he plans to move out of the state citing “no leadership” and a “social [...] Read full article: Seattle business owner says he plans to ...→

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor Dining Areas for Summer

Restaurants, bars, food halls and entire neighborhoods are building out additional outdoor dining areas for summer fun. Read full article: Ten Great Restaurant Patios and Outdoor ...→

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, Presents List Of Demands To Fort Worth City Council, '

A local NAACP chapter presented a letter with a list of demands concerning police and community relations for Fort Worth city council members on Tuesday night. [...] Read full article: NAACP Demands 'Real Change And Action, P...→

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budget

On Wednesday, the Boston City Council is set to vote on a revised budget that reallocates some police funds and helps the city as it faces a $65 million shortf [...] Read full article: Boston City Council Set To Vote On Budge...→

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Present Demands to City Council on Police-Community Relations

Members and supporters of a local NAACP chapter spoke before the Fort Worth city council members, listing their demands concerning police and community relatio [...] Read full article: Fort Worth NAACP, Community Groups Prese...→

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

Meeting Planned For North End After Complaints About Outdoor Dining

An emergency meeting will be held Wednesday to address concerns and problems about outdoor dining in Boston's North End. Read full article: Meeting Planned For North End After Comp...→

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

Boston City Council budget vote remains uncertain before Wednesday’s meeting

One of the most fraught budget votes in years faces the city council on Wednesday, with the count still uncertain for the annual budget coming up for approval [...] Read full article: Boston City Council budget vote remains ...→

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Mpls. City Council Members Double Down On Call To Disband Police Despite Surge In Violence

Some Minneapolis City Council members are responding to the recent uptick in violence amid a push to defund the Minneapolis Police Department. Read full article: Some Mpls. City Council Members Double D...→

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on Closed Glenarm Place

A new program allows groups of restaurants to apply for a permit for large patio dining areas. Read full article: City Approves Communal Outdoor Dining on...→

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

LA City Council, County Board Of Supervisors Approve Millions In Rent Relief Funds

Both the Los Angeles County’s supervisors and the Los Angeles City Council have approved millions in rent relief. Read full article: LA City Council, County Board Of Supervi...→

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Changes Debated By City Council

Philadelphia City Council debated reforms to policing, including a chokehold ban and requiring public input to police union contracts, at the same time police [...] Read full article: Chokehold Ban, Police Union Contract Cha...→

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Protesters take over Denver City Council meeting

Activists demanding racial justice and calling for police defunding temporarily took over a meeting of the Denver City Council. Read full article: Protesters take over Denver City Council...→

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

FBI charges member of LA City Council in corruption probe

The FBI on Tuesday arrested Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar on racketeering charges after a long-running corruption probe. Read full article: FBI charges member of LA City Council in...→

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoor Dining This Weekend, Deputy Mayor Says

More Chicago streets are expected to close this weekend to make way for outdoor seating at area restaurants, the city’s deputy mayor said Monday. Read full article: More Chicago Streets to Close for Outdoo...→

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debuts outdoor dining

Now that NYC has entered Phase 2 in reopening, restaurants across the city are starting to seat customers for the first time in three months. PIX11 Morning New [...] Read full article: Takeout Tuesday: Melba's in Harlem debut...→

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Activists take over Denver City Council meeting, demand to defund the police

Scores of activists stormed Denver City Council chambers Monday night demanding that their cries of frustration, anger and sorrow be heard and demanding that t [...] Read full article: Activists take over Denver City Council ...→

Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business owners to enforcing outdoor dining rules - amNewYork

As New York City entered Phase 2 of reopening on Monday after coronavirus, Mayor Bill de Blasio is placing the onus of enforcing outdoor dining guidelines Read full article: Mayor 'trusts' NYC restaurant, business ...→

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor, Outdoor Gatherings; Atlantic City Casinos Reopen July 2

Outdoor gatherings can increase from 100 to 250 people, with no limits on political or religious activities. The new limit for indoor gatherings is 25 percent [...] Read full article: Gov. Murphy Eases Restrictions On Indoor...→

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat at a restaurant again, outdoor dining is an option - Atlanta INtown Paper

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, restaurants are back in business to varying degrees. With the state relaxing the majority of rules on occupancy, the decisi [...] Read full article: Intown Al Fresco: If you’re ready to eat...→

'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...→

Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls for funding from City Council - amNewYork

A group of low-income recyclers is calling on City Council to include support for this coalition in the city's post-COVID-19 economic plan. Members of Read full article: Brooklyn-based recycling coalition calls...→

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for outdoor dining as Phase 2 starts

More than 3,000 Big Apple eateries have applied and were approved to offer sidewalk and curbside seating under the second stage reopening that began Monday, Ma [...] Read full article: Over 3,000 NYC eateries approved for out...→

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening For Outdoor Dining, In-Store Retail, Offices, Salons And More

Mayor Bill de Blasio said nearly 3,200 restaurants applied to reopen with seating in existing outdoor areas, sidewalks or curb lanes. Read full article: New York City Reaches Phase 2 Reopening ...→

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as Shops, Outdoor Dining and Playgrounds Return Monday

New York City gets more “back to normal” than it has in three months Monday, reopening what its mayor describes as “the single biggest piece of our economy” as [...] Read full article: NYC Reopening Hits Highest Gear Yet as S...→

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

St. Paul City Council to move forward with residential tenant protections

The St. Paul City Council will host a public hearing at 10 a.m. Wednesday on a proposed raft of residential tenant protections that have drawn strong reaction [...] Read full article: St. Paul City Council to move forward wi...→

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council gives mayor, health commissioner until Tuesday to turn over report on NYPD-involved deaths

The City Council is putting pressure on the mayor's office and the city's health commissioner to turn over an internal report that allegedly shows undercounted [...] Read full article: City Council gives mayor, health commiss...→

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase II Start Monday, Reopening Outdoor Dining, Playgrounds & More

Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave the final go ahead for New York City’s entry into Phase II Monday during an impassioned address on Friday, his final daily COVID briefin [...] Read full article: 'Here We Go:' NYC Mayor Confirms Phase I...→

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

City Council approves 2021 budget at special Saturday meeting - Atlanta INtown Paper

The Atlanta City Council on Saturday, June 21, approved the budget for Fiscal Year 2021 in a 13-2 vote. The general fund budget is approximately $673 million f [...] Read full article: City Council approves 2021 budget at spe...→

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council subpoena targets Dept. of Health report on NYPD-involved deaths

City Council Speaker Corey Johnson and Council member Ritchie Torres are issuing a subpoena on a Department of Health and Mental Hygiene report that reportedly [...] Read full article: City Council subpoena targets Dept. of H...→

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COVID-19 cases, reopens for outdoor dining

Bay Area’s fifth and final county — and the one with the highest number of COVID-19 cases — slowly resumes eating out, with new rules and practices. Read full article: Alameda County, with Bay Area’s most COV...→

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 reopening, outdoor dining

Big Apple restaurants and bars are eagerly, yet cautiously gearing up to open for outdoor dining Monday as the city enters Phase Two of reopening from its coro [...] Read full article: NYC restaurants gearing up for Phase 2 r...→

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigation Into Black Officer's 2008 Firing After Allegedly Stopping White Officer's Chokehold On Handcuffed Black Suspect

The Buffalo Police Department brought disciplinary charges against Cariol Horne and fired her in 2008, a few months before she was eligible to receive a full p [...] Read full article: Buffalo City Council Asks For Investigat...→

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

Second Recount of Paterson City Council Race Results in Tie

A day after a councilman formally contested the results of his race, a judge ordered another race that was decided by just one vote must undergo a second... Read full article: Second Recount of Paterson City Council ...→