After A Year Of Coronavirus Pause, NY And NJ Lift Most Restrictions
The shutdown is pretty much scrapped. But the pandemic still isn’t over.
Updated: May 19, 2021 11:45 AM
De Blasio Lays Out Phased Strategy To Reopen Schools, Prioritizing Students With Disabilities
As NYC nears an "orange zone" designation, the mayor laid out a phased approach to reopen schools.
Nov 23, 2020 2:24 PM
NYC Will Finally Allow Indoor Pools To Reopen
Indoor pools will be allowed to reopen on September 30th at 33% capacity.
Sep 18, 2020 1:42 PM
Columbia University Will Move All Undergraduate Instruction Online For Fall Semester
"With few undergraduate students living on campus, we have decided that all undergraduate courses will be virtual," the university president said.
Aug 14, 2020 5:06 PM
Columbia And NYU Say International Graduate Students Cannot Teach From Abroad
In an email sent last week, Columbia said it was conditioning the payment of teaching on the return to the U.S. “to avoid jeopardizing international students’ visa status."
Aug 12, 2020 4:45 PM
De Blasio Says Survey Shows Most NYC Public School Children Will Return To In-Person Instruction
A survey that ended Friday showed that only 26% of families wanted to enroll their children exclusively in online learning.
Aug 10, 2020 12:39 PM
With Federal Stimulus In Limbo, Some Question Whether NYC Has Enough Money To Reopen Schools Safely
At a virtual town hall for parents on Tuesday, Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza said the financial situation was dire.
Jul 30, 2020 5:48 PM
After Initially Giving Them A Choice, Columbia University Pressures Faculty To Hold In-Person Classes
“We will be safer in class than in grocery stores," a Columbia official asserted in an email.
Jul 29, 2020 8:56 AM
NYC On Track To Begin Phase 3 Of Reopening On July 6th
"The data is telling us 'yes' right now," de Blasio said.
Jun 25, 2020 1:44 PM
Arts & Entertainment
The Met & The New-York Historical Society Are Both Planning To Reopen In August
The Met is planning to reopen on August 29th with new social distancing guidelines in place, and the New-York Historical Society will have an outdoor exhibit starting August 14th.
Jun 24, 2020 1:36 PM
Colleges In New York Will Be Allowed To Conduct "Face To Face" Classes In The Fall
Last month, Columbia and New York University said in-person classes could occur as early as the fall with safety measures in place, including reduced density.
Jun 18, 2020 4:48 PM
NYC Announces Plan To Aid 100 Restaurants While Owners Still Await Details On Outdoor Seating Expansion
The program would offer restaurants up to $30,000 to pay for salaries.
Jun 11, 2020 3:57 PM
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