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20 ways to enjoy outdoor NYC this summer: Theater, movies, music and bars

NYPost.com (Entertainment) 5/24 8:35A Johnny Oleksinski, Chuck Arnold
When the thermometer hits 80 degrees in New York City, there s no worse place to be than in your sweltering apartment dreaming of central air conditioning. So it s time to ditch the jacket, don your shorts and get outside. Here, The Post...

Op-ed: Today's 5G expansion is the key to tomorrow's New York City

CrainsNewYork.com (Media & Entertainment) 5/24 7:03A Julie Samuels , Nick Colvin
Hype about 5G-enabled technologies changing the world began long before 5G rollout: augmented reality would blur boundaries between physical and digital spaces, connected cars would end traffic jams, and our toasters would talk to our...

City's tourists fuel record $4.9B in tax revenue

CrainsNewYork.com (Media & Entertainment) 5/24 6:15A Mark Schoifet, Bloomberg
New York City’s tax revenue generated by tourists has surpassed prepandemic levels as a jump in domestic visitors helped offset a drop in international and business travel. Last year 62.2 million people visited the Big Apple, state Comptroller...

25 Top Splash Pads and Sprinkler Parks in NYC for Kids

Mommy Poppins 5/24 5:30A Jody Mercier
When we were growing up, New York City playgrounds had sprinklers. Now parks and playgrounds across the five boroughs have transformed into spraygrounds—entire playgrounds dedicated to water play with...

MTA looks to modernize fare gates to get more riders to pay

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/24 1:03A Michelle Kaske, Bloomberg
New York City transit officials are looking to modernize fare gates as part of a long-term plan to deter riders from skipping the fee, a problem that’s expected to cost nearly $800 million this year on subways and buses. The Metropolitan...

At a Glance: May 24

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/24 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
DRUG TRAFFICKING: The federal government awarded $15 million to New York and New Jersey’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area program, a group of law enforcement agencies tasked with seizing illicit drugs and reducing crime tied to drug...

Bill to expand reimbursement for mental health treatment honors Michelle Go

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/24 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
A bipartisan duo of New York lawmakers introduced federal legislation on Thursday to expand the number of inpatient psychiatric beds covered by Medicaid, an attempt to increase access to treatment during a national mental health crisis....

Manhattan’s community boards are getting less NIMBY, borough president says

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/23 9:46A Nick Garber
New York City’s community boards have long been known as bastions of anti-development sentiment, capable of persuading city lawmakers to block new buildings seen as too tall, or unsightly, or out-of-character for the neighborhood. But Manhattan...

Manhattan’s community boards are getting less NIMBY, borough president says

CrainsNewYork.com (Media & Entertainment) 5/23 9:46A Nick Garber
New York City’s community boards have long been known as bastions of anti-development sentiment, capable of persuading city lawmakers to block new buildings seen as too tall, or unsightly, or out-of-character for the neighborhood. But Manhattan...

Hochul directs $30M to open 109 new psych beds in community hospitals

CrainsNewYork.com (Media & Entertainment) 5/23 7:49A Amanda D Ambrosio
Gov. Kathy Hochul allocated more than $30 million to build 109 inpatient psychiatric beds at community hospitals, state mental health officials said Thursday, moving closer toward her goal of reinstating New York's inpatient mental health...

Court resurrects lawsuit against Local Law 97

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/23 7:12A Caroline Spivack
A state appeals court has revived a lawsuit that seeks to overturn a city law aimed at slashing carbon emissions from buildings. The legal challenge is a potential complication for the Adams administration as the city prepares to enforce the...

Court resurrects lawsuit against Local Law 97

CrainsNewYork.com (Media & Entertainment) 5/23 7:12A Caroline Spivack
A state appeals court has revived a lawsuit that seeks to overturn a city law aimed at slashing carbon emissions from buildings. The legal challenge is a potential complication for the Adams administration as the city prepares to enforce the...

Fortunes diverge for Park Avenue office landlords

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/23 12:48A Aaron Elstein
For office owners north of Grand Central Terminal on Park Avenue, it feels like the best of times. The bankers who occupy many of the buildings there have returned to work, an act of solidarity with landlords to whom they’ve written billions of...

Developer files plans for affordable housing at H+H clinic site in the Bronx

CrainsNewYork.com (Hospitality and Tourism) 5/23 12:33A Amanda D Ambrosio
L+M Development Partners filed plans this week to build affordable housing on a Bronx site owned by New York City Health + Hospitals, furthering city efforts to develop public hospital land to address its dire housing shortage. The project at...
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