Council's worker-rights bill should have been more than just talk (Sports) 6/1 7:38A
The New York City Council and its leader, Speaker Corey Johnson, missed the mark on the Essential Workers' Bill of Rights, a subset of its emergency Covid-19 Relief Package. The legislation was... To view the full story, click the title link.

Day of peaceful city marches gives way to chaos after dark (Sports) 6/1 7:38A
A fourth day of protests against police brutality kept New York City on edge Sunday, as thousands of people marched and many protesters and officers tried to keep the peace after days of unrest that... To view the full story, click the title link.

The MTA hasn’t shared its subway plans as city prepares to reopen (Sports) 6/1 7:38A
The subway system holds the key to economic recovery as New York City prepares for a after three months of pandemic lockdown. But transit officials haven’t detailed their plan to reduce the risk to... To view the full story, click the title link.

City's finance jobs won’t recover for six years, analysis shows (Sports) 6/1 7:38A
New York City’s finance industry won’t recover from the devastation wrought by Covid-19 until 2026, according to an analysis by software firm ThinkIQ that ranks U.S. employment markets. The NYC... To view the full story, click the title link.

The 50 greatest home runs in New York sports history (Sports) 5/30 3:36P Robert Weintraub
New York City has been a baseball town since the 19th century. That span has seen countless memorable moments, the majority of which revolve around the longball. Legendary home runs have defined the sport in the city since even before Babe Ruth...

NYC golf courses devastated by continued coronavirus shutdown (Sports) 5/29 2:30P Mark Cannizzaro
Live in New York City and want to play golf? Get out of the city. It’s your only option. You’ll have to go play elsewhere — Long Island, Westchester, New Jersey or Connecticut, Pennsylvania, wherever if you’re lucky enough to find a precious tee...

City on track to begin reopening June 8, Cuomo says (Sports) 5/29 1:32P Lizeth Beltran
New York City is on track to begin phase 1 of reopening its economy on June 8, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday.  "We will stay on track by focusing on the hotspots, we want to focus on them next week,... To view the full story, click the title link.

Iconic Midtown sports bar Foley’s NY closing down (Sports) 5/29 12:47P Michael Blinn
A New York City sports mecca is no more. Foley’s NY, an iconic Midtown waterhole cherished by sportswriters, fans, and beer lovers alike, will be closing its doors permanently, owner Shaun Clancy announced via Twitter video on Friday. “Foley’s...

Green-Wood Cemetery (Sports) 5/29 11:32A
Green-Wood is a living cemetery that brings people closer to the world as it is and was, by memorializing the dead and bringing to life the art, history, and natural beauty of New York City, present... To view the full story, click the title link.

Former city ‘Train Daddy’ to be London Transport Commissioner (Sports) 5/27 11:28A
Andy Byford, the Briton lionized as New York City’s “Train Daddy,” is to be London’s new Transport Commissioner, taking up the role in June. Byford resigned as chief of New York’s subway and bus... To view the full story, click the title link.

The night Stephen Curry won over Knicks fans, New York City (Sports) 5/26 5:01P Mike Vaccaro
Stephen Curry wasn’t yet what he would become that night of Feb. 27, 2013. The Warriors weren’t yet what they’d become. And hard as it may be to remember this, Golden State wasn’t the best team on the floor at the Garden that night, and it wasn’t...

10 ZIP codes key to reopening New York City (Sports) 5/26 1:26P Gwen Everett
ZIP codes in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens will be targeted to speed up New York City's reopening, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Tuesday. Ten ZIP codes—five in the Bronx, three in Queens and two in... To view the full story, click the title link.

Hotels lost more than half their workforce, speedy recovery unlikely (Sports) 5/26 7:26A Natalie Sachmechi
New York City’s once-bustling hotel scene has shed more than half its workforce. in hospitality and leisure took the deepest dive in the city at 72% since this time last year. Hotels lost 56% of... To view the full story, click the title link.
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