New Years in Times Square will be greeted with a virtual event

The massive celebration of the arrival of the new year in Times Square, in New York, will be virtual this year, following the rules imposed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which in the United States has already cost the lives of more than 200,000 people. More than a million people congregate every year […]

Met Opera cancels season due to covid

In a blow to the performing arts world of the city and the country, the Metropolitan Opera announced Wednesday that it will cancel its entire season. In June, the Met announced it was canceling its fall season and reopening on December 31. Now the Met Opera, the nation’s largest performing arts organization, says it will […]

Body of 5-year-old boy who fell into the Harlem River

The body of a child has been found in the Harlem River near Randall’s Island, and according to police, it is that of the 5-year-old boy who disappeared after falling from a tree over the weekend. Authorities had been searching for the boy since he fell into the water on Saturday afternoon. The boy had […]

Sunset Park restaurants reject 10% customer increase

Even though the measure to increase restaurant bills by 10% was approved by the Council, in order to help restaurants that have been burdened by closures during the pandemic, some Sunset Park restaurants are not willing to implement such measure. This is how José Luis Hernández, owner of the Zona Sur restaurant, puts it: “You, […]

NY Philharmonic celebrates Hispanic heritage with street concerts

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month with a series of outdoor concerts. Through three short concerts a day, on the weekends, the musicians visit various neighborhoods throughout the five boroughs, surprising the residents and delighting them with live music. “One of the objectives of this project is precisely to bring music to […]

Chancellor of Education attends return to the classroom in NYC

This Monday, face-to-face classes began in some schools in the city. These are pre-kindergarten programs and campuses that specialize in students with special needs. The reopening, in phases, comes amid strong pressure from educators, who call for more security before returning to in-person teaching. We have the report, live from Elmhurst, with more details. Visit […]

De Blasio highlights first day of face-to-face classes in NYC

Bill de Blasio, the mayor of New York City, explained that more than 90,000 students return to school to take face-to-face classes this week. He highlighted that 734 schools began to operate to serve basic education students in District 75. He stressed that the “operations control room” of the Department of Education has achieved a […]

New York DMV Expands Its Online Services

The state Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is expanding its online services. That includes a driver’s learning permit pilot program for cars and motorcycles. In addition, for the first time, the DMV will also offer a process for customers to register their vehicles online. This is in addition to the other 60 services offered virtually, […]

Executives ask de Blasio and Cuomo for a plan for NY

More than 170 business executives have sent a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo asking them to form a task force that “develops a strategic plan for New York’s economic recovery from COVID-19.” The letter, signed among others by actress and SJP Collection owner Sarah Jessica Parker, Macy’s CEO and President […]

The second tallest skyscraper in New York opens

The second tallest building in the city finally opens for the first time, after two decades of construction. The Mayor was the one who cut the ribbon at the opening ceremony of the One Vanderbilt Building. Construction delays due to the pandemic delayed the opening for about a month. It was 21 years ago that […]