New York City Beaches Open For Swimming In Time For July 4th Holiday WeekendThe city encourages all beach goers to follow state guidelines, like keeping blankets and chairs 10 feet apart.
New Yorkers Will Be Able To Cool Off At City Beaches Starting July 1, Mayor SaysThe city normally opens its beaches on Memorial Day weekend. This year, the mayor kept them closed to avoid large crowds.
Mayor De Blasio Says Fencing Will Be Last Resort At City Beaches If People Do Not Obey RulesPeople will be allowed to walk on the beaches – with masks and social distancing measures – but there will be no lifeguards or large gatherings.
De Blasio Throws Cold Water On Warm Dreams Of New York City Beaches Being Open For Memorial DayMayor Bill de Blasio delivered a beach bummer on Friday, saying New York City's beaches will remain closed because he can't open them safely.