Blog Posts Tagged "covid-19"

05/28/2020 New York Families To Get $420 For Each Kid Who Attends Public School

Before the coronavirus pandemic, New York State would have spent money on keeping school cafeterias running. Since schools are shuttered, the state is giving what…

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05/28/2020 ‘We Cut One Key A Day,’ A Downtown Locksmith Says, 'But There's Hope. We’ll Be Back.'

“I felt like a movie star,” Harry Santiago joked about his recent photo shoot for the Downtown Alliance’s portrait series. Granted, Santiago’s line of work…

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05/27/2020 How COVID-19 'Laid The Food System Bare' And What We Can Do Now

Perhaps one of the plus sides to all events shifting from in-person to online is that it’s easier than ever to catch something you may…

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05/13/2020 A New Bike Lane Is Coming To Broadway

To help people enjoy the outdoors while maintaining social distance, Lower Manhattan is getting a new temporary bike lane along Broadway, from Barclay Street to…

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05/11/2020 Now Open: More Downtown Restaurants Ready To Feed You

77 Burger is not the only the Lower Manhattan restaurant that has started to carefully open up for business again. Others have returned to the…

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05/11/2020 Key Resources For The Lower Manhattan Community During COVID-19

As Lower Manhattan pushes through the COVID-19 era, here is a list of resources we've created to help guide Downtown residents, workers and property owners. …

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05/07/2020 ‘Little By Little, They Know We Are Open’: Getting Back To Business At 77 Burger

New York City has been on pause for weeks. With new reported cases of COVID-19 on the decline, people who run businesses are starting to…

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05/04/2020 ‘I Want To Help My City’: How Dick’s Hardware Calculates What Downtowners Need

Dani Yamin just got her master’s degree in theoretical and applied mathematics. “Not exactly hardware-related,” she laughed when speaking over the phone to the Downtown…

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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 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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