A New Mayor and a New Relationship Between City Hall and Albany

Unlike their feuding predecessors, Mayor Eric Adams and Gov. Kathy Hochul appear to be getting along. They have their reasons. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2022/01/03/nyregion/a-new-mayor-and-a-new-relationship-between-city-hall-and-albany.html James Barron Original Source: NY Times >>

Eric Adams Becomes New York City’s 110th Mayor

Mayor Eric Adams of New York City was sworn in at a pared-down ceremony in Times Square shortly after the iconic New Year’s ball drop. Mr. Adams takes office as a new wave of coronavirus infections sweeps the city, driven by the Omicron variant. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/video/nyregion/100000008142369/eric-adams-new-york-mayor-times-square.html Reuters Original Source: NY Times >>

Times Square New Year’s Eve Party Is Scaled Back as Omicron Spreads

Mayor Bill de Blasio made the announcement on the same day New York reported its highest recorded daily coronavirus case total ever. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/12/23/nyregion/times-square-new-years-eve-party-covid.html Karen Zraick Original Source: NY Times >>

N.Y.C. Mayor Announces $100 Booster Incentive Before New Year

Mayor Bill de Blasio said the city would offer $100 to residents who get boosters at city-run sites by New Year’s Eve. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/video/nyregion/100000008130720/nyc-booster-incentive.html Mayor Bill De Blasio Via Youtube Original Source: NY Times >>

N.Y.C. Welcomes Back New Year’s Eve Celebration

Mayor Bill de Blasio said people who were fully vaccinated would be allowed to gather in Times Square for New Year’s Eve. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/video/us/100000008079692/new-years-eve-times-square-celebration.html Reuters Original Source: NY Times >>

Indoor Dining Resumes in N.Y.C.

In the coming weeks, New Yorkers will also be able to return to sports arenas and attend larger weddings across the state. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2021/02/12/nyregion/indoor-dining-nyc.html Juliana Kim Original Source: NY Times >>

This New Year’s Eve, Times Square Will Be Filled With Hope. But Not People.

Celebrations will be muted as 2020 finally comes to an end, but they will bring much-needed touches of grace. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2020/12/30/nyregion/ny-new-years-covid.html Dan Barry and Sarah Blesener Original Source: NY Times >>