“It really is a part of the artist’s life in New York, so I don’t know what that’s going to look like if it’s just suddenly not an option anymore,” said Travis McClung, 28, who has spent close to nine years waiting tables while doing theater, singing and more recently, trying to build his career in video editing and post-production. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Without waiter jobs, what happens to creative New York?
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She was brought to the Times in 2017 by James Bennet, the opinion editor who lost his job in the aftermath of an op-ed published by U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton that advocated using federal troops to quell unrest in the wake of George Floyd’s death. Some Black reporters at The Times said they felt endangered by the piece and they were supported by dozens of colleagues. … [Read more...] about ‘New York Times’ opinion editor resigns, says she was harassed for her ideas
If students are learning from home, districts should do everything in their power to provide devices and internet connectivity to students and staff and have a plan to reach students who don't engage, education officials said, addressing some of the biggest problems that arose when schools were abruptly shut down in March. … [Read more...] about New York add four more states to mandatory quarantine list – bringing total to 22 – with fines of $2,000 for those who fail to fill in quarantine and tracking form
The spike in crime comes as the City Council voted to scrap $1 billion from the NYPD's annual $6 billion budget, after weeks of protests calling for the force to be defunded in the wake of the Memorial Day death of black man George Floyd. … [Read more...] about New York Gov. Cuomo says AOC’s claim that surge in crime is because of rent struggles is ‘factually impossible’ due to city’s eviction freeze – as shootings soar by 185% and murder rate doubles from last year
“This is an opportunity for the city and New Yorkers to understand what the NYPD is using, how it’s using it, and who it’s using it on,” Council Member Vanessa Gibson, a key supporter of the bill, said ahead of its passage. … [Read more...] about New York City Council passes police surveillance oversight bill
Council members in favor of the bill said that producing the traditional French delicacy involves animal cruelty, because it requires force-feeding a bird through a tube pushed down its throat. Selling foie gras in New York City will be illegal starting in 2022. … [Read more...] about New York City Council votes to ban selling foie gras