Andrew Rigie, executive director of the NYC Hospitality Alliance.
An industry leader asks why city restaurants can’t follow the same rules as upstate eateries.
Personality
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A bike delivery worker in NYC in March of this year.
Gig workers have been on the frontlines during the pandemic, but their fight for more employment benefits still continues.
Policy
policy
MTA subway elevator
Along with massive service and workforce cuts, elevator installations and on-demand paratransit is on the MTA’s chopping block if federal funding doesn’t come through.
Policy
policy
As the school year starts up New York struggles to implement remote learning equitably.
Students left behind in the spring face the same technology issues this fall.
Policy
policy
On Thursday, the City Council voted to extend a cap on fees that the delivery apps can charge restaurants.
New York City will continue to cap fees paid to the likes of Grubhub and Postmates.
Policy
policy
Protestors on July 17, 2019 memorializing five years since the murder of Eric Garner.
The council is planning to introduce the legislation Thursday following outcries from the NYPD and police unions.
Policy
policy
Traffic jam on the Queensboro Bridge.
If commuters all take to their cars – or even just stay home – the MTA is doomed.
Policy
policy
Mayor Bill de Blasio takes the subway on June 23rd to celebrate phase two of reopening.
Your best chance to stay healthy on buses, trains and automobiles.
Policy
policy
Heavy traffic on the Williamsburg Bridge.
New York needs the revenue from Central Business District tolling more than ever, but it’s unlikely to stay on schedule.
Policy
policy
New York City Council Member Vanessa Gibson.
Female insurgents have the potential to completely reshape the foundation of the borough’s politics.
News & Politics
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Annie McDonough
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