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Toll traffic recovering to pre-Covid levels

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/15 5:34A Bloomberg
New York City toll bridges and tunnels are on pace for the busiest April in at least two years, adding to evidence that travel is rebounding as pandemic shutdowns ease and the economy starts to... To view the full story, click the title link.

Early retirement incentives for city workers is foolhardy and expensive

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/14 11:10A Andrew Rein
New York state has just authorized New York City to offer most civilian employees an incentive to retire early. The city should flatly reject this opportunity. Why should the city spend money to save... To view the full story, click the title link.

Record venture capital investment brings rise of New York mega startups

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/14 9:18A Ryan Deffenbaugh
New York City startups raised $10.2 billion in venture-capital investment during the first three months of the year, the largest total for any single quarter on record.   That record investment... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York City’s recovery depends on a skilled workforce

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/13 10:28A David Meade
There is a general consensus among policymakers that the state and nation will build their way out of the pandemic-induced economic downturn, with billions of dollars dedicated to a wide array of... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York City should invest in becoming a global life science hub

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/12 10:08A Jay Mohr
As New York emerged as an early epicenter of the pandemic, and we watched thousands of our neighbors die from Covid-19, one lesson became clear to those of us working on the front lines: Our nation... To view the full story, click the title link.

City opens dedicated vaccine site for TV, film, theater workers

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/12 8:17A Bloomberg
New York City on Monday opened a dedicated vaccination site in Times Square for film, television and theater workers as the city seeks to jumpstart New York’s all-important arts and entertainment... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York gaining a reputation it would rather not have

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/12 7:57A The Editors
With last week's state budget passage and the increase in taxes on the state's wealthiest earners, the $64,000 question comes up again: Will the richest of the rich in New York City pack up their... To view the full story, click the title link.

Local AAU hoops powers getting back on court at New York City Invitational

NYPost.com (Sports) 4/9 1:48P Zach Braziller
New York City basketball is coming back. Five of the area’s top AAU programs are working together to stage a tournament this weekend to give kids an opportunity to shake off the COVID-19 rust and get back in front of college coaches, virtually of...

Coney Island attractions reopen after losing year to virus

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/9 11:54A Associated Press
The Wonder Wheel began turning and the Cyclone whipped into action as Coney Island's illustrious amusement parks reopened Friday after the coronavirus pandemic shuttered New York City's iconic summer... To view the full story, click the title link.

New York City shouldn't need an emergency to build quickly

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/8 10:07A Jamie Torres-Springer
City construction is known to take a long time, but working under the emergency construction rules allowed by the state during the pandemic, the city Department of Design and Construction transformed... To view the full story, click the title link.

Now is the perfect time for congestion pricing in New York City

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/7 4:56A https://www.crainsnewyork.com/le
To the Editor: We disagree with Crain’s call for delaying federal approval of a congestion pricing zone in the Manhattan central business districts ("As the city looks to lure back visitors," March... To view the full story, click the title link.

Small landlords could see big benefits of marijuana legalization

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/6 3:30A Eddie Small, Natalie Sachmechi
New York City's small landlords could soon be smiling over state legislation passed last week to legalize recreational marijuana—and not for the obvious reason. Because federal law still restricts... To view the full story, click the title link.

Saving the taxi industry starts with getting rid of the TLC

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/5 12:48P Chris Lynn
The taxi medallion industry, created and protected as a city franchise by New York City law in 1937, has been decimated by regulators at the Taxi and Limousine Commission who consciously undermined a... To view the full story, click the title link.

Curfew mutes March Madness rebound for New York City sports bars

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/5 11:50A Cara Eisenpress
About 11:10 p.m. Saturday, during the last second of overtime at the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament semifinal game, Gonzaga’s guard hurled the ball 40 feet through the air, making a... To view the full story, click the title link.

City changing school rules to reduce shutdowns for Covid

CrainsNewYork.com (Sports) 4/5 10:03A Bloomberg
New York City schools are looking to expand in-class attendance by changing a rule that closed buildings for at least 10 days where two Covid-19 infections were reported. Mayor Bill de Blasio said... To view the full story, click the title link.
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