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Extra, Extra: Defiant Staten Island Restaurant Declares Itself An "Autonomous Zone"

Because wed all love a temporary autonomous zone these days, check out our day-end Thanksgiving link roundup. [ more ‘ ]

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Photos, Videos: Macy‘s Pulled Off Their Thanksgiving Day Parade During The Pandemic

Scenes from the 2020 Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade which was held in Herald Square, November 26, 2020 This year Macy‘s celebrated on a ‘closed set‘ in Herald Square [ more ‘ ]

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On The Plus Side, SantaCon‘s Canceled?

Santa is the con The SantaCon website encourages disappointed Santas to stay home and remain on the good list. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: Cuomo Says "Keeping The Schools Open" Is Central To His Winter Pandemic Plan

People line up outside the Food CoOp in Flatbush on Wednesday. Keeping the schools open and keeping them open by setting a safe positivity rate. [ more ‘ ]

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NYC Stockpiles Nearly 1 Billion Worth Of PPE As Second COVID-19 Wave Looms

During the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, 3M N95 masks and other personal protective equipment became scarce. One City Council member says its not enough. [ more ‘ ]

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Supreme Court Blocks Cuomo‘s COVID Restrictions On Religious Gatherings

Justice Amy Coney Barrett sided with the majority in Wednesdays ruling, her first decisive contribution to the court and a clear signal of what to expect from the Supreme Court in years to come. [ more ‘ ]

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Extra Extra: Bathroom Breaks During Zoom Meetings Are Generally Frowned Upon

Because Bruce Springsteen is coming back to SNL soon, check out todays end-of-day links: Michigans fake voter scandal, AI romance, RIP Maradona, joyless cooking, shocking dog bark, and more. [ more ‘ ]

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NYC Opens 25 More COVID Testing Sites To Meet Holiday Demand

A Health and Hospitals worker instructs a man at Penn Station on how to self-administer a nasal swab COVID-19 test. In order to make up for the long lines New Yorkers encountered last week, the city announced new testing sites hours before they opened. [ more ‘ ]

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Michelin-Starred Musket Room Now Selling Sandwiches Out Of 1962 International Harvester Van

Pork Katsu Sandwich (16) The van and sidewalk cafe outside offers a great way to eat some top-notch cooking for a more comfortable price. [ more ‘ ]

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De Blasio Promises New Plan On Reopening Schools Next Week, Regrets Not Having A Plan Already

Mayor Bill de Blasio said he shouldve had a plan on reopening schools before they closed again. I think we didnt have a plan B, and we should have had a plan B, said de Blasio. [ more ‘ ]

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Judge Lets City Move Homeless Men Out Of Lucerne Hotel On Upper West Side

The scaffolding outside the hotel is decorated with stars that say things like Exile UWS Racists and NIMBYS We are hurt,‘ one Lucerne resident said. ‘This decision negatively affects homeless people throughout America and thats really what this fight was about: having our voices heard, [ more ‘ ]

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Here‘s What To Expect From Macy‘s 2020 Thanksgiving Day Pandemic Parade

Thanksgiving Day Parade 2020 set up in Herald Square The fact we were able to stand on the Rockettes mat and be able to do a little kick line was probably the coolest thing that ever happened. [ more ‘ ]

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Cinematic Masterpiece Shows "Rockefeller" The Owl Being Released Into The Wild

Rockefeller the Owl perched on a hand prior to her release. After her journey to Manhattan with this years Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree, the owl is finally released. [ more ‘ ]

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Early Addition: Georgia Secretary Of State Says Trump Threw Him & His Family "Under The Bus"

Because Jared Ivanka arent welcome in NYC, check out todays midday links: Meghan Markle essay, Thanksgiving masks, The Weeknd vs Grammys, greatest actors of 21st century so far, dog butt pat, and more. [ more ‘ ]

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Coronavirus Updates: U.S. Health Secretary Says Coronavirus Vaccine Expected To Ship Within Weeks

People walk by the Pfizer headquarters in New York City. Officials said that the U.S. plans to initially roll out 6.4 million doses next month, and 40 million doses by the end of the year. [ more ‘ ]

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Democrats Will Have The Power To Override Cuomo‘s Veto. Will They Use It To Advance Progressive Policies?

State Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and deputy leader Michael Gianaris at a press conference announcing the supermajority on Monday. With at least 42 Democrats guaranteed to serve in the State Senate in January, lawmakers will have a veto-proof, two-thirds majority in both chambers for the very first time in New Yorks history. [ more ‘ ]

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Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police In The Bronx Files Wrongful Death Claim

Antonio Williams, who was shot dead by police in the Bronx on September 29th, 2019, is pictured in a photo held by his stepmother. The incident also took the life of an officer in a case of friendly fire. [ more ‘ ]

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Maskless Indoor Religious Gathering With Hundreds Of Attendees Not Illegal, De Blasio Says

NYC sheriffs observing a maskless religious gathering on Tuesday A post-wedding party with hundreds of maskless Hasidim was ruled legal by city sheriffs on Tuesday night. [ more ‘ ]

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NJ Democrats Reverse Stance, Reject Residents‘ Pleas, And Vote To Continue Jailing NYC Immigrants

Hudson County Corrections Rehabilitation Center In 2018, officials in Hudson County, New Jersey vowed to end a detention contract with ICE by the end of 2020. On Tuesday, they voted to renew the contract for another 10 years. [ more ‘ ]

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David Dinkins‘s Real Political Legacy: Transcending Racist Trolling, Advancing Black Hope

Mayor David Dinkins at his 1990 inauguration Dinkins‘s policies laid the groundwork for future actions credited to other mayors, including those that led to community policing. [ more ‘ ]

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NYC Sheriff Warns Of "Consequences" For Travelers Violating COVID Quarantine Rules

Travelers queue up before going through TSA security at LaGuardia Airport on November 24th ‘Sheriff teams will be out in force as the holidays approach. [ more ‘ ]

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CUNY Peace Officer Killed By Police After Allegedly Firing On NYPD Officers

Police leaders and Mayor de Blasio at a press conference following the shooting A campus peace officer who worked closely with the NYPD was fatally shot by police on Tuesday, after allegedly ambushing two cops responding to a domestic violence complaint inside his home. [ more ‘ ]

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Extra Extra: A Preview Of This Year‘s Thanksgiving Day Pandemic Parade

Because someone has to get Trump to leave the White House, check out todays end-of-day links: quarantining recommendations, Grammy nominations, Chappelle vs. Netflix, dog hangs with baby, and more. [ more ‘ ]

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Wealthy Patrons Swoop In To Buy Astor Place Hair, Promise To Keep It Open

A small group of affluent fans of Astor Place Hairstylists have joined together to save the iconic and affordable barber shop from pandemic-related ruin. [ more ‘ ]

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