Closures due to coronavirus

Cuomo signs executive order to withhold funds for schools that refuse to close – Telemundo New York (47)

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed an executive order Wednesday night to withhold funding from schools in hotspots that refuse to close. Before signing the executive order, the governor sent a letter to all schools, public and private, in critical areas to inform them that they must be closed, otherwise he will withhold the funds. However, the … Read more

This week will be ‘decisive’ in the battle of the coronavirus in NYC, says De Blasio – Telemundo New York (47)

Statistics of new coronavirus cases at hotspots in Brooklyn and Queens show some signs of stabilization during the fifth day of closures, Mayor Bill de Blasio reported Tuesday. However, New Yorkers could know later this week if the restrictions will continue beyond the original 14-day deadline, the president said. De Blasio emphasized that the crisis … Read more

Historic Grand Central restaurant suspends services after COVID-19 crisis – Telemundo New York (47)

NEW YORK – The Legendary Seafood Restaurant Grand Central Oyster Bar, the oldest in the Grand Central terminal, temporarily closed its doors after reopening on September 30, with 25% capacity, after months of not providing service due to the pandemic. In a statement on the restaurant’s page, they announced that they must temporarily close due … Read more

Broadway extends theater closings until May 2021 – Telemundo 62

NEW YORK – The Broadway League has extended its closure of live and in-person performances for another four months in light of the ongoing pandemic. Under previous plans, theaters were supposed to remain off until January 2021, but there was no specific date for shows to start again. The entity announced that ticket sales will … Read more