Fitness studio owners sue New York City for barring them from reopening with other gyms

The lawsuit was filed Wednesday by members of the newly formed Boutique Fitness Alliance — which represents about 100 group exercise studios in the city — and the New York Fitness Coalition, which comprises about 2,500 combined gyms and fitness studios throughout the state.

Cuomo clears the way for indoor dining in New York City

De Blasio had said in late June that New York City was on track to allow indoor dining at half capacity starting July 6. But it was put on hold over worries about the risk of dining in crowded, enclosed indoor areas where people are talking loudly and drinking.

Report: Immigration to New York City Drops 45 Percent in Last Four Years

New York City’s high rents — which have started dropping due to the pandemic — had been climbing for years as giant developments and luxury condos popped up all over, driving up neighborhood rents in the process. Last year, more than 25 percent of new luxury residential units were still sitting vacant.

New York City Medics, Scarred by Coronavirus Fight, Fear Second Wave After George Floyd Protests

The governor told a press briefing on Monday: “If you start to overwhelm hospitals again you have to close again. That was the Italy situation. You die on a gurney in a hallway because the doctors and the nurses are too busy. It overwhelmed the hospital system. That’s what we were looking at.”

Fewer than 10% of New York City’s office workers have returned to their desks during the pandemic – but the buildings account for almost 10% of the total tax revenue

 ’They see that new leasing activity has dropped off while the amount of sublet space coming into the market is on the rise, so the average landlord wants to keep the tenant in the building,’ said Franklin Wallach, senior managing director of the New York Research Group at Colliers.

What tourists need to know about visiting New York City during the pandemic

Teague’s advice to visitors who want to be respectful bargoers includes tipping well — fewer customers means fewer tips for employees who rely on the gratuities to pay rent. Plus, employees are doing extra work to set up safe sidewalk accommodations. Teague also recommends getting to bars early. The city’s coronavirus restrictions require guests to […]

Nauseating moment a New York City rat tries to EAT a live pigeon before the bird is saved by a pipe-wielding Good Samaritan

Multiple videos have shown uninhibited New Yorkers have sex on near-empty subway platforms, while a shocking clip filmed earlier this week showed a homeless woman performing a sex act on a man on an Upper West Side street.  

Indoor dining in New York City can resume later this month at 25% capacity

All tables must be at least six feet apart. Bars are only permitted to be used as service bars, meaning people will not be allowed to sit at them. They can only be utilized as a “source of making drinks” to be served at tables, according to the release. Restaurants must also “allow for outside […]

New York City restaurants can resume indoor dining at one-quarter capacity this month

FILE PHOTO: New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks by video feed from New York at the start of the virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention as participants from across the country are hosted over video links to the originally planned site of the convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S. August 17, 2020. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via […]

Real Housewives Of New York City Reunion: Tinsley Mortimer reveals why Dorinda Medley ‘hates’ her

‘Housewives super-fan and actress Sarah Paulson, when I asked her to rate your freshman season on a scale of 1 to 10, she gave you a 25,’ he said. ‘John Oliver said, ‘I think she’s good. Throwing tiki torches, naked diving into a pool and basically trashing Ramona’s house. I’m not sure I’ve laughed at […]