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To-Go Drinks Are Not Banned. They Just Need To Be Ordered With Food.

Over the last few weeks, social media has been alight with photos of revelers congregating outside now-open bars all over the city. That may or may...

Grab A Seat At One Of These Lower Manhattan Restaurants For Some (Safe) Outdoor Dining

It's hot all over New York City, and, for those hunkered down at home, the need to step outside for less screen time and more fresh air may be...

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...

With Governors Island Opening, New Yorkers Get Another Spot To Stretch Their Legs

Governors Island reopened on July 15. And there’s much to embrace with this hidden-in-plain-sight gem, located just eight minutes south of...

The Staten Island Ferry Has Resumed Its Pre-Pandemic Schedule

The city’s greatest free form of transportation is back to full strength. With New York City’s Phase III now in action, the Staten Island Ferry...

Dog Runs And Recreational Areas Are Open. Here’s What You Need To Know.

With the city beyond its Phase 3 reopening, New Yorkers can access dog runs and recreational areas. In Lower Manhattan, that means your furry family...

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,...

‘I Could Pull Through 9/11,’ Says Longtime Restaurateur, ‘I Do Not Want To Close Now’

The last few months have not been business as usual for Manveen Singh, owner of Tandoor Palace at 88 Fulton Street. “We have about 10 to 15% as...

As The City Reopens, New Yorkers Like Al Wright Are Starting To Process The COVID Era

“This thing had me scared, I'm not gonna lie to you,” Al Wright, a maintenance technician for Battery Park City Authority’s Parks Operation...

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...