He also had a message for protesters. “If you are angry with the government, if you are angry with the elected leaders, direct that anger to all of us, because if we haven’t done enough, we are the ones who should be held responsible," he said. “But the police officer in front of you is a working man or woman just trying to do their job.” … [Read more...] about Demonstrators take to New York City streets in Floyd protest
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“If people jump the gun and they don’t follow the rules, that’s the best way to guarantee we don’t get to our reopening, so of course we’re going to enforce this and we’re going to enforce it aggressively,” he said. … [Read more...] about ‘Let The People Decide’: New York City Business Owners Defy State Orders, Reopen Early
Patel decided that she would end up in the city one way or another. Now 24 with a new public relations job, Patel lives in Washington, D.C. But in two weeks, she’ll pack up her apartment and head to central New Jersey, where she’ll stay with her brother until finding her own place on Manhattan’s East Side. … [Read more...] about Not Everyone Is Fleeing New York City. These People Can’t Wait to Move In.
Anti-cop rage over the police-custody death of George Floyd boiled over in Brooklyn on Friday night — with an NYPD van being set on fire in Fort Greene Park and hundreds of protesters trying to surround the 88th precinct in Clinton Hill before being rebuffed by a massive police mobilization. … [Read more...] about NYPD van set on fire in Brooklyn as anti-cop rage boils over in New York
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Restaurants and bars are vital to the Big Apple, but many face the risk of closing for good due to the coronavirus pandemic. Owners are begging for reopening directives from Mayor Bill de Blasio. CBS2’s Jenna DeAngelis was on Ninth Avenue in Hell’s Kitchen on Thursday. It is lined with bars and restaurants, many doing takeout and delivery. They’re among thousands of establishments in all five boroughs that are desperate for an idea of when they can actually let people inside. … [Read more...] about Restaurant, Bar Owners Throughout Tri-State Area Desperate For Reopening Guidelines From Local Officials