Last week, enhanced unemployment benefits from the federal government expired after the Republican-controlled Senate failed to pass legislation renewing a relief program that has kept nearly 13 million unemployed Americans … Read more
As New York City heads into peak hurricane season, New York City Emergency Management’s podcast, “Prep Talk,” takes a closer look at hurricane preparedness in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read more
As COVID-19 closed and then partially reopened New York City restaurants for outdoor dining earlier this summer, Big Apple-based architecture and design firm Rockwell Group sat down at the drawing … Read more
Streetfilms auteur Clarence Eckerson filmed the official launch on Wednesday of the new open restaurant street in Chinatown between Worth and Mosco streets — and found more than 100 safe, … Read more
Chinatown’s Mott Street got a colorful upgrade on Wednesday with a block-long outdoor installation designed by architect David Rockwell.
More than 100 remain closed, but new outdoor dining space is bringing some relief to eateries that were among the first impacted by the pandemic. News 4’s Rana Novini reports.
Mayor Bill de Blasio may have endured criticism for taking less than a lukewarm approach opening streets for social distancing and to prevent an influx of vehicles during the pandemic, … Read more
On Wednesday morning, the Chinatown Partnership and the Rockwell Group — an architecture firm that has been donating its services to help the restaurant industry — will show off the … Read more
Anti-Asian attacks are up as New York City Council defunds hate crime prevention program.
Since the coronavirus broke out this spring, the plummeting foot traffic from tourists and residents has hit Chinatowns especially hard. President Trump has insisted on calling the disease “the Chinese … Read more
With so many al fresco dining options available, we’re rounding up the most iconic New York City streets and establishments now open for outdoor dining, from the most photographed block … Read more
In “Finish the Fight!,” excerpted here, New York Times journalists tell the stories of lesser-known figures in the battle to make the 19th Amendment a reality.