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Yes, You *Still* Need To Wear A Mask Outside

Attention, New Yorkers: Yes, you still have to wear a mask when out in public. A recent survey conducted by the New York Times found that...

Free MTA Bus Rides Are Ending. Here Are Other Free And Low-Cost Alternatives.

You’ll have to start paying for MTA bus rides again starting August 31, the agency announced this week. To protect drivers during the pandemic, the...

Download The Alliance’s ‘Bike Infrastructure And Commuting In Lower Manhattan’ Report

On Monday, the Alliance for Downtown New York released a report detailing the importance and growth of cycling, as an alternative transportation...

The US Census Deadline Is Approaching. Have You Been Counted Yet?

This week, the US Census Bureau announced it would conclude its door-to-door visitations by September 30, one month earlier than expected. (For those...

New York City’s Phase 4: What’s Reopening

New York City is moving forward with Phase 4 of its reopening, beginning Monday, July 20. Here's a heads-up on just what that entails.—Large...

Free Headshots For The Unemployed At Brookfield Place, One Day Only

If you’re on the job market, get ready for your closeup. On Wednesday, July 22, the photo agency Headshot Booker is hosting a pop-up photo shoot at...

Find Out If You’re Eligible To Apply For COVID Rent Relief

New Yorkers who have struggled to pay rent during the pandemic may be eligible for financial assistance. Earlier this week, Governor Cuomo announced...

Wednesday, July 15: The Black Business Equity And Access To Capital Rally

Leaders from a variety of Black-owned businesses and commercial real-estate developers are scheduled to march in the “Black Business Equity and...

Schools Are Giving Out Free Masks For New Yorkers Who Need Them

Friendly reminder: In addition to the Department of Education's grab-and-go program to ensure New Yorkers won't go hungry during the COVID-19...

‘We Just Went From Being Very Conscious To Ultra-Conscious’: A Day In the Life Of A Sanitation Worker During COVID

Work hasn’t slowed down one bit for Anthony Paolicelli, a sanitation worker whose route takes him through Lower Manhattan. If anything, the...