Executive Order Allowing Groups Of 10 To Gather In New York Met With Some CriticismCity councilman Mark Levine, chair of the health committee, tweeted, "This shocking order, forced by a lawsuit, changes nothing about the risks associated with group gatherings - especially those held indoors."
Mayor Bill De Blasio Enlists Help Of Community Groups To Enforce Social DistancingPolice Commissioner Dermot Shea made it clear, police are seeking to avoid confrontation.
Gov. Cuomo Issues Executive Order Allowing Gatherings Of Up To 10 PeopleThe order allows "any non-essential gathering of ten or fewer individuals, for any lawful purpose or reason."
Here's What Your COVID-19 Memorial Day Will Look Like Outdoors Around New York CityFrom free masks to grass circles to roaming street announcements, Mayor Bill de Blasio led his COVID-19 daily briefing Friday with details on what social distancing and safety measures will be in place for Memorial Day weekend in New York City.
Coney Island Beaches Open For Memorial Day Weekend... Sort Of...You will be able to walk on the boardwalk, walk on the sand, and even wade in the water this weekend but the city says no swimming.
Columbia University Researchers Say 36,000 Lives Could've Been Saved If Social Distancing Started SoonerNew research shows thousands of COVID-19 deaths may have been preventable if the United States had acted faster with social distancing policies.
Health Expert Warns Against Expanding 'Corona Bubbles,' Says It's Too Soon To Stop Social Distancing And Hang Out With FriendsWait for word from health officials because if we don't and we move too quickly, we might have to do all of this all over again.
Nassau Passes Law Banning Non-Residents From Using County Beach, Some Towns Announce New Social Distancing RulesLong Island officials say it's not a matter of "not in my backyard." It's a matter of health and safety. They cannot have city residents flooding limited beach space.
Upper East Side Residents Concerned After Blatant Social Distancing Violations Near Restaurants, BarsSome restaurants put up signs discouraging loitering, but Mayor Bill de Blasio says businesses ignoring the rules will face consequences.
Point Pleasant Beach Implements Parking Restrictions As NJ Beach Reopenings Show Mixed ResultsMayor Paul Kanitra says while Gov. Phil Murphy ordered beaches to observe social distancing, the state provided no resources.
NYPD, Social Distancing Ambassadors Keep Park Crowds Under Control As Warm Temperatures Bring Out New YorkersAt popular Sheep Meadow in Central Park, some people were turned away by officers to keep it from getting too packed.
Virtual Clubs Helping New York's Nightlife Scene Stay Alive While Still Social DistancingOrganizers want the vibe online to feel like the real thing. That means there's a $10 cover charge, private tables, a wait to get in, and even a dress code.
Hoboken Opens Another Street For Pedestrians To Promote Social DistancingResidents can walk, jog and bike, but can't gather in groups. Face masks are required.
NYPD To 'Reset' Social Distancing Enforcement, Focus On Large Gatherings, Mayor SaysThe mayor said it is time to “reset” the city’s approach during Friday’s coronavirus briefing.
Airlines Drawing Criticism Over Inconsistent Social Distancing Guidelines As More Americans Start Traveling AgainWhen it comes to those middle seats, some airlines went back on their word after pledging to block them out.