Catering Hall Owners Plead For Gov. Cuomo To Allow Weddings To Resume; Venues On 'Brink Of Bankruptcy'While restaurants outside New York City are open at 50% capacity, catering halls can only host 50 people.
Schools: The New Normal | Health Expert Says Hand Washing, Social Distancing Are Most Important Protocols During In-Person ClassesQuestions are being raised about how to keep children safe from COVID-19 as many return to school for in-person classes.
New York City To Make Expanded Outdoor Dining Areas Permanent, Mayor de Blasio SaysThe mayor said restaurants will be allowed to permanently expand into parking areas in front of their restaurants and adjacent storefronts.
New York City Restaurants Want Clarity On Outdoor Heating Guidelines As Weather Gets ColderColder weather means New York City restaurants are facing new outdoor dining challenges.
Synagogue Prepares To Live Stream Services For Rosh Hashanah As Families Plan Smaller Gatherings Due To CoronavirusThe high holidays on the Jewish calendar are approaching with Rosh Hashanah beginning Friday, but the coronavirus pandemic means services will look very different.
Crowds Party In Washington Square Park Again At Non-Socially Distanced GatheringNearby NYU says it is aware of what's happening in the park and, even though it is off-campus, they have sent warnings out to students about non-socially distant gatherings.
As National Grandparents Day Approaches, Health Experts Remind Families Coronavirus Precautions Especially Important When Children Are Around ElderlyTime spent with grandparents is emotionally and socially beneficial for everyone, but that could be risky this year.
9/11 Remembered: New York City Commemorates 19th Anniversary Of Attacks With Socially Distant Ceremony During Coronavirus PandemicHundreds of people gathered at Ground Zero to commemorate the 19th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks and remember the nearly 3,000 people killed that day.
LIRR App Updates Let Users Check Train Capacity, Pick Less Crowded CarsThe crowds are measured not only by allowing LIRR access to your trip but also by sophisticated sensors built into a car's suspension to detect how many people are on board.
Gov. Cuomo: COVID-19 Infection Rate Below 1 Percent For 30 Days Straight, Hospitalizations Hit New LowNew York's coronavirus infection rate has remained lower than one percent for 30 days in a row and hospitalizations from the virus dropped to a new low, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday.
Health Officials, Local Leaders Urge Caution As Tri-State Area Residents Plan Labor Day Weekend GatheringsDe Blasio also urged residents to avoid traveling, especially to states with high infection rates.
New Jersey Restaurants To Reopen For Indoor Dining, Movie Theaters Allowed To Reopen With Limited Capacity Friday, Gov. Murphy SaysRestaurants must operate at 25 percent capacity with social distancing between tables. Staff must wear masks.
Teachers Who Are Also Camp Managers Say Experience This Summer Will Help Them When School Reopens Outside In NYCJust weeks before the start of the new school year, city leaders on Monday announced a new outdoor learning initiative -- an idea that's worked well for summer camps.
Road To Reopening: NYC Museums Welcome Back Visitors, Gyms Open Across StateIt's the day fitness buffs have been waiting for. Gyms are allowed to reopen Monday at 33% capacity across New York State, but not yet in the city.
Gov. Murphy: Most Schools In New Jersey Planning Hybrid Start To YearThe coronavirus pandemic has ensured that the start of the school year won't look like it usually does across the state.