Blog Posts on this date: "April, 2020"

04/30/2020 Today: Zoom Into Town Hall On Solutions For Housing And Small Business

Brian Kavanagh, the New York State Senator for Lower Manhattan, is hosting a virtual town hall today, Thursday, April 30, at 7p. He will be…

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04/30/2020 Food-Delivery Apps Are Charging Businesses Too Much In Fees, Downtown Alliance President Jessica Lappin Says

Businesses are hurting: Those that aren’t shuttered entirely during the pandemic are trying to operate with limited staff and resources and are still struggling. At…

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04/29/2020 There's A Job That Can Help Stop The Spread Of COVID-19

If you’re looking for work and have health-related professional experience, here is an opportunity: The Fund for Public Health NYC is hiring contact tracers. A…

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04/29/2020 Free Hotline Offers Help To Animal Lovers And Their Pets During The Pandemic

With so much of the city shuttered for the foreseeable future, it can be difficult to figure out what to do if your pet starts…

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04/29/2020 Repeat After Me: Do Not Drink Bleach

UPDATE, Monday, May 18: It's still not safe to drink bleach. In case anyone needs to hear this: That bottle of Clorox sitting under your kitchen…

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04/29/2020 Downtown Alliance To Award $800,000 In Cash Grants To Essential Small Businesses

To help businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Alliance for Downtown New York is awarding $800,000 in immediate cash grants to small businesses providing…

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04/28/2020 BREAKING: An Egg Has Hatched In The Water Street Falcon’s Nest

So, you thought it was just another Tuesday during an endless string of days and nights staying at home during New York City’s coronavirus pause? …

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04/28/2020 Here’s How To Clean Your Mask (And How Often)

Now that face masks are part of your routine whenever you leave the house (riiiiiiight?), it’s probably a decent idea to take a few minutes…

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04/27/2020 What Are The Rules Of Jogging During A Pandemic?

Parks are blessedly still open as part of New York City’s extended stay-at-home order, provided that park-goers enjoy them at a safe distance from one…

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04/24/2020 Essential Comfort Food: Where To Get Pizza In Lower Manhattan Right Now

There is no time in our lives where pizza hasn’t made us feel better. Since our current situation hinders us from frequenting our favorite spots,…

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