What to do in NYC this weekend to beat the heat

What to do in NYC this weekend to beat the heat

Summer sears the city early this year. Temperatures are expected to hit over 90 on Saturday and Sunday — part of a heat wave that will strike the Northeast and Deep South. Typically, Central Park is around 72 in May, according to CNN. But there’s no reason New Yorkers can’t take the heat. In addition … Read more

Heat advisory issued for NY, NJ ahead of sweltering weekend

Heat advisory issued for NY, NJ ahead of sweltering weekend

Storms leave, sweltering heat moves in Historically high spring temperatures are expected this weekend as sweltering weather sweeps across the region. Temperatures are expected to soar into the ’90s this weekend in what might be a preview of a long, hot summer to come. New York City, the Hudson Valley, northeastern New Jersey, and most … Read more

MTA ridership continues pandemic rebound, agency launches DineAWAY campaign to help restaurants

MTA ridership continues pandemic rebound, agency launches DineAWAY campaign to help restaurants

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — While still not at pre-pandemic levels, subway ridership continues to set new high watermarks in the push to return to normalcy. Subway ridership on Wednesday topped 3.6 million, breaking a previous record set just the day before on May 17, of 3.535 million. Additionally, on Tuesday, May 17, pandemic-era ridership … Read more

No changes to NYC mandates despite ‘high’ alert level; several NYC judges COVID positive, report says

No changes to NYC mandates despite ‘high’ alert level;  several NYC judges COVID positive, report says

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — COVID isn’t over. One example is the fact that some 20 New York City judges are now COVID positive after they attended a retreat in Montauk last weekend, according to published reports. Some of the judges with no symptoms have been able to return to work. There were some 70 … Read more

Grubhub ‘free lunch’ turns into an NYC food fiasco

Grubhub ‘free lunch’ turns into an NYC food fiasco

Grubhub’s free-lunch initiative in New York on Tuesday afternoon left customers fed up — and complaining on social media about its failure to deliver. “I was really annoyed because I was hungry and I wanted my food,” Ryan Melendez, 28, told The Post of his nightmarish attempt to score free fare via the digital food … Read more

New York City Mayor Eric Adams stands firm against mask mandates despite ‘high’ coronavirus alert level

New York City Mayor Eric Adams stands firm against mask mandates despite ‘high’ coronavirus alert level

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Wednesday stood firm in his reluctance to reinstate both the city’s indoor mask mandate and similar face covering requirements for schools, insisting that the city is now in a different place with treatments and vaccines available to blunt severe disease and death. “We’re … Read more

New York City elevates to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level, indoor masks urged

New York City elevates to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level, indoor masks urged

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City entered the “high” COVID-19 alert level Tuesday, and health officials are strongly recommending wearing masks in public indoor settings. Health officials say there is a high community spread, and pressure on the health care system is increasing. “New York City has transitioned to a high COVID alert … Read more

New York severe weather: Storms, flooding, potential tornadoes

New York severe weather: Storms, flooding, potential tornadoes

NEW YORK – Severe weather including storms and even a slight chance of tornadoes is forecasted for the New York City region beginning Monday afternoon. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch was posted until 8 pm Monday for eastern Pennsylvania, most of New Jersey, New York City and its northern suburbs, Nassau County on Long Island, and … Read more

New York City expected to elevate to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level in coming days, indoor masks urged

New York City expected to elevate to ‘high’ coronavirus alert level in coming days, indoor masks urged

NEW YORK CITY (WABC) — New York City is expected to enter the high COVID-19 alert level in the coming days, and health officials are strongly recommending wearing masks in public indoor settings. The city is currently in the medium alert level, but that is expected to change as cases increase. The New York City … Read more

NY pension money ‘held hostage’ by Vladimir Putin, Russia

NY pension money ‘held hostage’ by Vladimir Putin, Russia

New York employees and taxpayers are unwittingly financing Russian companies and the oligarch pals of Vladimir Putin with at least $519 million invested in assets now frozen by the war-mongering dictator, The Post has learned. City and state pension systems have pledged to sell off the holdings in protest of Russia’s assault on Ukraine, but … Read more