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PPE Vending Machines Are Coming To Subway Stations

PPE Vending Machines Are Coming To Subway Stations

For those traveling to and from Lower Manhattan, the MTA announced a pilot program for PPE vending machines — stocked with reusable face masks,...

Want to Help Your Community From Home? Phone-Bank For The 2020 Census.

Want to Help Your Community From Home? Phone-Bank For The 2020 Census.

If you’re looking for a way to do good and make a difference in your community but don’t feel comfortable interacting outside your home, consider...

New York City Beaches Have Reopened. Here’s What You Need To Know.

New York City Beaches Have Reopened. Here’s What You Need To Know.

Eight public beaches have reopened in the city, according to the mayor's office, which means New Yorkers have the opportunity to go for a swim and...

Schools Are Giving Out Three Free Meals A Day Through The Summer

Schools Are Giving Out Three Free Meals A Day Through The Summer

At the beginning of the pandemic, the Department of Education launched a grab-and-go lunch program to ensure that kids across the five boroughs...

An Overview Of Businesses You Can Expect To Open In Phase 2

An Overview Of Businesses You Can Expect To Open In Phase 2

New York City’s second-phase reopening starts Monday, June 22, which means the following types of businesses are legally permitted to...

What Restaurants Need To Know About The Second-Phase Reopening

What Restaurants Need To Know About The Second-Phase Reopening

The second phase of New York City's gradual reopening begins June 22, and many restaurants will be able to serve patrons in outdoor-dining...

Having Trouble Paying Rent? This Nonprofit Can Help.

Having Trouble Paying Rent? This Nonprofit Can Help.

One in five New York City residents lives in poverty, and the coronavirus pandemic has exacerbated the difficult situations of so many New...

This Is No Time To Cozy Up: You Still Have To Stay 6 Feet Apart

This Is No Time To Cozy Up: You Still Have To Stay 6 Feet Apart

Last week, we sent a little reminder that,  though the city has started to reopen, the pandemic is nowhere near over, and you are still required to...

Here Are Some Free Webinars To Guide Small Businesses For The First-Phase Reopen

Here Are Some Free Webinars To Guide Small Businesses For The First-Phase Reopen

To help businesses better prepare for New York City’s first-phase reopening, the Department of Small Business Services is offering two webinars...

Here’s A Map Of Our Hand-Sanitizing Stations In Lower Manhattan

Here’s A Map Of Our Hand-Sanitizing Stations In Lower Manhattan

Our latest effort in supporting the neighborhood's COVID-19 era reopening is threefold: last weekend, the Downtown Alliance added social-distance...