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How is indoor dining? Let’s hear from the owners

After prohibiting New Yorkers from eating in restaurants on March 16, Governor Cuomo released a report on Sept. 9 to introduce his initiative to reopen restaurants.

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Amid COVID-19 pandemic, stop the spread of flu

Amid the backdrop of the COVID-19 pandemic, with hospitals and health care workers already overburdened, medical experts say it’s more important than ever to slow the spread of the flu.

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Election woes hang overhead as New Yorkers vote early

As of Wednesday, Oct. 28, a record 66 million Americans have voted in the 2020 General Election including over 457,000 people in New York City.

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Robocalls made to disenfranchise Black voters must be stopped

Two U.S citizens who made robocalls to allegedly purposefully disenfranchise Black voters must be immediately stopped from making more robocalls before the election.

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Knowyournumb3rs Rebirth of A New Nation October 20 - November 4

As we approach the last remaining days of October, you may be preparing to relocate, or have a project that takes you a step closer to your journey.

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Digital Access to Dance November 2020

Since March, because of COVID-19, a full calendar of live dance performances was not possible. Venues that decided to roll out virtual offerings, some commissioned, many archival, continue into November.

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Battle of the Bands, HBCU Edition 2020 at Black Lives Matter mural in Bed-Stuy

The sounds of the drumlines, and the cheers, and the crowds brought out even more people to Restoration Plaza, along Bed Stuy’s Black Lives Matter mural on Fulton Street (Harriet Ross Tubman Avenue), Brooklyn. Councilmember Robert E. Cornegy, Jr. hosted the Battle of the Bands, HBCU Edition 2020 at Black Lives Matter mural in Bed-Stuy

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‘Who Ate The Pie,’ Harris welcomes audience

Elio Villafranca is one of the talents from Cuba, along with a few other countrymen, who is at the forefront of the latest generation of remarkable pianists, composers and bandleaders.

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Bronx DA collects over 135 firearms at gun buyback event

District Attorney Darcel D. Clark today announced that 136 guns—mostly revolvers and semi-automatic pistols—were turned in at the Bronx Gun Buyback held Oct. 24 at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

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Stringer calls on NYCHA to protect tenants during winter months amid COVID-19

Comptroller Scott M. Stringer is calling on Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYCHA Chair and Chief Executive Officer Gregory Russ to address alarming ventilation deficiencies and other conditions in NYCHA buildings that leave residents vulnerable to a potential second wave of COVID-19 during the winter months.

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Brooklyn BP demands assistance for NYCHA tenants after lead paint found in 9,000 apartments

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams joined a family who has been directly impacted by exposure to lead paint in a New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) development to demand the agency provide immediate assistance for families who have been exposed to lead paint.

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Jersey City recognized for addressing racial injustices amid COVID-19 response

Jersey City has been chosen as one of 25 communities across the country awarded by the Kresge Foundation for leading in the midst of challenges caused by the COVID-19 pandemic and working to solve issues of racial injustice.

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2020 Tony noms: A who’s who of theater

Although theater will not be back until May 2021, the 2020 Tony nominations are out and the awards will occur virtually this year, at a date to be announced.

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HBO Max’s ‘The Witches’ is a perfect new version

“The Witches” is based on Roald Dahl’s book. He’s a prolific author who made a career of focusing on characters that seriously despise little children.

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Improve your mental health with better sleep

For some, the holidays may be the happiest season of all, but for others the hectic pace and endless to-do lists can take a real toll on their mental health.

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Danai Gurira, Stephen Daldr, Lynn Nottage present ‘Act Out: Vote2020’ Oct. 29

Tony Award-nominated playwright, actress and activist Danai Gurira, one of the most brilliant voices in theater today, has teamed up with two-time Tony Award-winning director Stephen Daldry and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage to present a very special event to get out the vote

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Free virtual workshops guide NYers through open-enrollment periods

NYC Health + Hospitals recently announced a series of free virtual health insurance workshops to prepare New Yorkers for the upcoming open-enrollment periods.

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Tech censorship is on a dangerous path

Jack Dorsey and his big tech censorship by Twitter of the New York Post story on Hunter and Joe Biden is so egregious I have to speak up.

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Safety steps for spooky fun

Traditional family activities like trick-or-treating create fun moments and memories, but the effects of COVID-19 on this Halloween will bring about change for the spooky excitement.

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Beware of the enemy within

We are now just five days away from the Nov. 3rd general elections. Who would have thought back in 2016 that the long dark daunting path that had seemed endless, could come down to this?

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