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New York City’s arts and culture jobs dropped by 66 percent last year

New York City lost two-thirds of its cultural and entertainment jobs in the past year amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to a new report from…

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In Pictures: Pandemic threatens New York’s iconic yellow taxis

Out of some 13,000 licenses, only about 5,000 taxis are running regularly at the moment, according to the union. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/gallery/2021/2/16/in-pictures-pandemic-threatens-new-yorks-iconic-yellow-taxis Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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Two dead, two injured in NYC subway stabbings

Two people have died and two others were injured following multiple stabbing incidents at subway stations in New York City. New York Police Commissione… Source:…

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Poll finds Yang with big lead in NYC mayor’s race

Andrew Yang holds a double-digit lead in the Democratic primary for New York City mayor, according to a new poll released on Wednesday…. Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/538168-poll-finds-yang-with-big-lead-in-nyc-mayors-race…

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Revel plans to build a network of EV fast-charging stations in NYC

Electric scooter company Revel is moving into EV charging. It’s building its first universal fast charging site in Bedford–Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, which it claims will…

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The Empire State Building Runs on the Wind Now

One of the most iconic buildings in the world is running on clean electricity. On Wednesday, the company that owns the Empire State Building announced…

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Central Park’s Rare Snowy Owl Visitor Shows Why We Must Conserve Land Everywhere

Central Park is prime bird real estate, and on Wednesday, a prime bird showed up. Birders flocked to the park to check out a snowy…

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N.Y.C. now largest U.S. city to grant LGBTQ businesses access to minority contracts

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender business owners are now eligible for billions of dollars in city contracts. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/feature/nbc-out/n-y-c-now-largest-u-s-city-grant-lgbtq-n1254782 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story…

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Yang to quarantine after campaign staffer tests positive for COVID-19

Andrew Yang, the former presidential candidate now running for mayor of New York City, is going into quarantine after a campaign staffer tested positive for…

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Empire State Building lights on eve of Biden inauguration to honor COVID-19 victims

The Empire State Building will be among several buildings across the country to light up on the eve of President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration in honor…

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New York AG sues NYPD over excessive force at Black Lives Matter protests

New York state Attorney General Letitia James is suing New York City’s police department, citing widespread excessive use of force from the country’s most recognizable…

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Yang to officially launch NYC mayoral campaign Thursday

NEW YORK — With a promise to institute a cash giveaway program to half-a-million New Yorkers, former presidential candidate Andrew Yang will announce his bid…

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NYPD official retiring amid investigation into hateful posts

Using a pseudonym, the former head of the department’s workplace discrimination office posted vulgar, racist nicknames when referring to multiple Black public figures. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/nypd-official-retiring-amid-investigation-hateful-posts-n1253910…

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New York City declares 3/14/21 a day of remembrance for COVID victims

New York City has named a day of remembrance for COVID-19 victims, NBC 4 … Source: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/532268-new-york-city-declares-3-14-21-a-day-of-remembrance-for-covid-victims Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Every NYC subway station now supports contactless payments

New York’s MTA has finished rolling out contactless payments across all the subway stations and bus lines in all five boroughs. The OMNY (One Metro…

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New York woman still missing two months after disappearing from Brooklyn home

Lynette Hernandez, 27, was last seen by her family in Nassau County, New York on September 19, 2020. She went to stay with her boyfriend…

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NYPD’s New Robot Police Dog Will Get Special Arm For Opening Doors

The New York Police Department’s new robot dog will receive a special robotic arm for opening doors and moving objects next month, according to a…

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Rats besiege New York Chipotle, eating avocados and attacking staff

Rodents were so brazen that the Upper West Side location closed after the wiring systems were chewed through As columnist Mary Schmich once said, in…

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Humpback whale spotted in New York Harbor near Statue of Liberty

The massive marine mammal frolicked in front of Lady Liberty, One World Trade Center and other iconic NYC sights. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/humpback-whale-spotted-hudson-river-near-statue-liberty-n1250601 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out…

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NYC bar manager allegedly hits deputy with car while fleeing arrest for breaking Covid rules

The manager of Mac’s Public House on Staten Island had also been arrested last week for allegedly refusing to stop serving patrons indoors. Source: https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/nyc-bar-manager-allegedly-hits-deputy-car-while-fleeing-arrest-n1250156…

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Former NYC deputy mayor says city faces ‘bleak’ financial situation amid pandemic

Randy Levine, president of the New York Yankees and former deputy mayor of New York City, said Sunday that the coronavirus pandemic has left a…

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