Gov. Andrew Cuomo: COVID-19 Outbreaks Will Be Analyzed On 'Block-By-Block Level' As State Targets Micro-Clusters To Slow SpreadThe hot spots identified by COVID case numbers and mapped out as red zones are replacing the old ways of going by region or zip code. Cuomo calls it more precise and less disruptive.
92-Year-Old Brooklyn Diner In Danger Of Closing For Good Due To Coronavirus PandemicA beloved Brooklyn diner in danger of closing for good has gotten help from neighbors determined to save it. They are rallying around the owner, a single mother of four.
Guggenheim Museum Reopens To Public After Months-Long Pandemic ClosureThere are three major shows at the museum, including one featuring Jackson Pollock's largest painting, plus a sculptural exhibit called "Knotted, Torn, Scattered."
September Job Growth Drops From Summer Months, Sectors Suffering From Pandemic Slowdown Hit HardThe economy regained about half of the 22 million jobs lost during the early shutdown months of the pandemic with the unemployment rate falling from 8.4% to 7.9%, but troubling trends persist.
NYS Comptroller Audit: Up To 50% Of NYC Bars And Restaurants Could Close Permanently In Next 6 MonthsIt's a harsh reality. The coronavirus pandemic is doing a number on local economies.
New York Musicians Using Song To Urge Women To Get Out To VoteIt is a catchy tune directed at some of the voters who tend to stay away from the polls.
Knife-Wielding Man Wanted In Bronx Cellphone Store Robberies Strikes Again, Slashed Worker, NYPD SaysPolice said the man has robbed at least 10 cellphone stores, getting away with more than $15,000, since July.
Vicky's Diner, Beloved Washington Heights Eatery, Forced To CloseIt proved to be the final straw for the small business, which faced an uphill battle even before the COVID-19 fight.
Yom Kippur Services Will Look Different This Year Due To COVID PandemicYom Kippur, which begins sundown Sunday and lasts through Monday evening, involves a period of self-reflection, fasting, and in non-pandemic times there would also be crowded formal services in synagogues. 
Volunteer Groups Gearing Up To Provide Coats, Blankets For Homeless Individuals As Temperatures DropSeveral nonprofit groups endeavor to warm up homeless individuals if only a little bit with coat and blanket donation drives.
Performing Artists In NYC Finding Ways To Return To The Spotlight As Shutdown ContinuesMore and more performers engage audiences at pop-up events, which are not publicized ahead of time.